Kick Starter Lesson

Our Kick Starter course is a 2hr adult group lesson with a gentle introduction to mountain biking which covers the basic skills, ideal for newcomers to the sport. 

Key Points

  • Welcome coffee and introduction
  • Bike setup
  • Riding position
  • Balance skills
  • Gear usage
  • Braking techniques
  • Question and answer throughout 
  • Total distance 7km


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.


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.


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


The duration of this lesson is 2 hours. Please arrive early for a complementary tea or coffee.


€60 per person.


Ballinastoe Mountain Bike Trail in Wicklow - directions here

Group Size

This is a public adult 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.