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NCA Mountain Biking For Kids

Whitefield , Lancashire
  • Date Updated

    06 May 2020

  • Type

    Service

  • Location

    Whitefield

Children’s MTB course (Age 10 to 16 years)

  • Bike check and set up A simple M Check which entails checking components on the bike to make sure it is going to perform to a safe standard while on the course, setting up the seat height and tyre pressures, checking the brakes.
  • Using the correct gears A brief chat about using gears correctly in different circumstances depending on terrain.
  • Braking control Using correct braking techniques while on the trails.
  • Body position The correct techniques required for descending and climbing.
  • Weight shift  Allowing your body to relax allowing the bike to move freely.
  • Slow speed control Learning to control your bike at slow speeds which will help you out of some difficult situations.
  • Front wheel lift Lifting the front wheel over small obstacles like rocks or logs while on the trails.

Information

Localities

Whitefield

Requirements

Referral Required

No

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  • Address
    The Barn Countryside Centre
    Philips Park MTB Trail , Park Lane , Whitefield , Lancashire
  • Postcode

    M45 7QJ

  • Notes

    The Barn Countryside Centre has free parking, toilets and changing room facility, tea and coffee making

    The mountain bike track at Philips Park is a blue and red graded flow trail, designed with sections suitable for coached sessions