Cost: $150 (includes morning tea & lunch)
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This mountain bike skills clinic is open to all who want to learn the basic skills and improve existing ones. You will be shown techniques which will enable you to ride more confidently, efficiently, and tackle new terrain. Both novice (with some off-road experience) and intermediate riders are welcome – the group will be split, according to experience.
What the Clinic will cover:
You’ll need to bring:
Our two instructors will bring a wealth of mountain bike experience and enthusiasm to the day, and will ensure that you learn lots in a fun environment.
PAUL TRAYNOR is an outdoor education teacher specializing in motivating people to realise their potential through mountain biking. He began competitive mountain biking in 2006, winning the MTBA Expert national championships and also the national series in that year. In 2007 he joined the Merida Australia MTB team and is now a member of the recently formed Merida-Flight Centre MTB team, racing with some of Australia’s best riders. His attitude toward teaching MTB'ing is relaxed and positive, sharing what he has learnt in his years of racing to help others raise their skill level in order to enjoy their riding more.
FIONA DICK – has been riding MTB for over a decade, both XC and DH, enjoys the occasional enduro event but mostly loves hitting the trails with friends, taking on technical challenges. As well as teaching MTB skills clinics, Fi has worked in many areas of the bike industry including guiding, retail, wholesale, event coordination. In addition to her full time job as Operations Coordinator at Wild Horizons, she is Social Ride Coordinator for Manly Warringah MTB Club.