Little Ripper Holidays

Is this course for you?

  • You're a Little Ripper aged 8 - 12 years old
  • You can attend all three sessions
  • You want to go mountain biking a meet new friends
  • You want to learn new skills
  • You want to learn how to jump and corner properly

    Format

  • Day 1 - Trail Craft
  • Day 2 - Jumps and Drops
  • Day 3 - Natural Trails

Course Details

  • Price: £75.00
  • Duration: 09:00-12:00 or 13:00-16:00 for three consecutive days
  • Capacity: 12
  • Rider experience: Beginner to intermediate
  • Type of trails: Green, Blue and Red Graded Trails Skills Loop
  • Classroom session included: no
  • Hiring bike inculded: no
  • Food included: no
  • Download full course details here:

What you'll learn

  • Booked as a block of three, these sessions will cover the following:
  • The core, simple skills covered in our Trail Craft and Finding Flow and Getting Air Courses
  • How to stand properly on the bike allowing you to increase your speed without losing balance or control
  • How to lift your front wheel off the ground and use your legs to find grip, balance and speed
  • How to ride drop-offs safely and in balance
  • How to move your body on the bike to deal with sharp bumps and simple trail features
  • Typical corners you'll find on a Red Route including tight switchbacks, berms and flat corners
  • How to jump with control
  • How to remain stable and neutralise bumps and undulations on the trail
  • Discover how dynamic movement in corners can allow you to find more grip
  • Understand how a berm and a jump use the same skills
 
  • Tuesday 4th April 2017
  • Morning Session 4th, 5th, 6th April, Scotland
  • 7 place(s) available
  • Tuesday 4th April 2017
  • Afternoon Session 4th, 5th, 6th April, Scotland
  • 9 place(s) available
  • Tuesday 11th April 2017
  • Morning Session 11th, 12th, 13th April, Scotland
  • 2 place(s) available
  • Tuesday 11th April 2017
  • Afternoon Session 11th, 12th, 13th April, Scotland
  • 7 place(s) available
  • Tuesday 4th July 2017
  • Morning Session 4th, 5th, 6th July, Scotland
  • 12 place(s) available
  • Tuesday 4th July 2017
  • Afternoon Session 4th, 5th, 6th July, Scotland
  • 12 place(s) available
  • Tuesday 25th July 2017
  • Morning Session 25th, 26th, 27th July, Scotland
  • 12 place(s) available
  • Tuesday 25th July 2017
  • Afternoon Session 25th, 26th, 27th July, Scotland
  • 12 place(s) available

Summer Kids Club

Is this course for you?

  • You're a young rider roughly aged 10-15 years old
  • You love mountain biking
  • You're getting faster than your parents
  • You want to go mountain biking a meet new friends
  • You want to ride the more difficult trails at Glentress
  • You want to push your limits
  • You want to learn how to jump properly

Course Details

  • Price: £30.00
  • Duration: 13:30-16:30 Every Friday afternoon
  • Capacity: 12
  • Rider experience: Advanced Younger Riders
  • Type of trails: Blue, Red and Orange graded trails. Natural trails and the Freeride Park.
  • Classroom session included: no
  • Hiring bike inculded: no
  • Food included: no
  • Download full course details here:

What you'll learn

  • Book on as many as you can to progress through the summer. We'll be covering the following:
  • The core, simple skills covered in our Trail Craft and Finding Flow and Getting Air Courses
  • How to stand properly on the bike allowing you to increase your speed without losing balance or control
  • How to lift your front wheel off the ground and use your legs to find grip, balance and speed
  • How to ride drop-offs safely and in balance
  • How to move your body on the bike to deal with sharp bumps and simple trail features
  • Typical corners you'll find on a Red Route including tight switchbacks, berms and flat corners
  • How to jump with control
  • How to remain stable and neutralise bumps and undulations on the trail
  • Discover how dynamic movement in corners can allow you to find more grip
  • Understand how a berm and a jump use the same skills
 
  • Friday 7th July 2017
  • Dirt School Advanced Riders Club, Scotland
  • 10 place(s) available
  • Friday 14th July 2017
  • Dirt School Advanced Riders Club, Scotland
  • 11 place(s) available
  • Friday 21st July 2017
  • Dirt School Advanced Riders Club, Scotland
  • 12 place(s) available
  • Friday 28th July 2017
  • Dirt School Advanced Riders Club, Scotland
  • 11 place(s) available