Kickstarter Lesson

Our Kickstarter course is a gentle introduction to mountain biking with some trail riding and an introduction to the basic skills, ideal for newcomers to the sport.

Key Points

  • Guided tour, approx. 7km
  • Bike setup
  • Riding position
  • Balance skills
  • Gear usage
  • Braking techniques
  • Question and answer throughout 

Terrain

The skills are practiced in wide open spaces as we make our way around the blue grade trails. The terrain is a mix of forest road and trail centre single track.

Fitness

Participants require a basic level of fitness. However, during the course there are frequent breaks to accommodate questions and answers. The focus is on leisure and fun.

Bike

50% off bike rental, add in cart if needed. Otherwise your own bike should be in perfect working order. 

Duration

10. 30am to 12.30pm - 2 hours. Please arrive early for a complementary tea or coffee.

Cost

€50 per person.

Location

Ballinastoe Mountain Bike Trail in Wicklow - directions here

Group Size

This is a public group lesson and where you will be riding with other bikers of varying experience. Max group size of 8 people. Please note these are adult lessons, over 18's only. Minors may arrange a private lesson with an accompanying adult.