- Wingello MTB Skills Clinic
- Sun 20 Sep 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Wingello State Forest - Wingello
- Skills Clinics
Cost: $150 (includes morning tea & lunch)
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:
- Bike set up and maintenance
- Body position
- Ascending and Descending
- Riding obstacles
- Roll downs/drops
- Short trail ride at the end of the day to put into practice what you’ve learnt!
You’ll need to bring:
- Mountain bike – please make sure this is mechanically sound.
- Riding gear – helmet, gloves, shoes, sunnies
- Water bottle/hydration pack
- Rain jacket & change of clothes (just in case!)
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.
ROD MCGEE – as an athlete, Rod represented Australia numerous times, with the pinnacle being winning the 1995 World Championships in the Teams Pursuit. As a coach, he worked with both the NSW and Australian Institutes of Sport, travelling throughout Europe and Asia. Throughout both careers he’s been a keen MTB enthusiast and it is now his favoured discipline, competing regularly at club and endurance events. In partnership with two of his brothers Rod has established McGee’s Cycling Store in Bowral.
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.
- Wingello State Forest