Forest Rider

Beginners Mountain Bike Course

Get off the sofa and go mountain biking ~ Half Day Course ~ £65Beginners Mountain Bike Course

This beginners mountain bike course is aimed at those just starting out in Mountain Biking, we’ll show you the MTB Skills and Techniques to gain confidence and enjoyment to get the most from Mountain Biking

During your half day Forest Rider course, we’ll cover:

  • Checking your mountain bike is safe before the ride.
  • Using the right riding position to smooth out the lumps and bumps of trails.
  • How to brake confidently and more efficiently.
  • The use of all those gears you’ve got on your mountain bike, and how to keep your gear shifts smooth.
  • Basic cornering skills and techniques.
  • Tackling those smaller tracks called ‘singletrack’.

Price £65 per rider.

Group ratio minimum of two riders and a maximum of four to every instructor.

Price includes all instruction and permission to Mountain Bike in Swinley Forest. 

Please note our courses and these gift vouchers are structured for over 18s only. If you wish to book a mountain bike session or gift voucher for an under 18, please see our U18s Sessions here.

Forest Rider Course Sunday 25th March 2018 09:30-12:30 £65





Forest Rider Course Saturday 7th April 2018 09:30-12:30 £65





Forest Rider Course Sunday 20th May 2018 09:30-12:30 £65





Forest Rider Course Sunday 24th June 2018 09:30-12:30 £65





Forest Rider Course Gift Voucher   £65.00



Gift vouchers are valid for 9 months from the date of purchase.

After completing the booking process, you will be sent an email confirming your place. Joining instructions and Health Declaration will be sent in the week running up to the event. Full Terms and Conditions available here
The Beginners Mountain Bike Course is aimed at new riders. If you have already been riding for a while you may want to consider our Intermediate Mountain Biking Skills Course called the Trail Rider. Or for the Ladies out there – we run a Ladies Only Beginners Mountain Bike Course