Building on from our Phundamentals and Trail Bunnies courses, this course takes the experienced rider to new levels. Whether you are a weekend warrior who can tackle some drops/logs, rutted out tracks and/or the occasional step up or techie descent, or a XC racer who wants to refine some technique and maintain momentum .. Trailbreakers will have you leaving your mates behind in your dust.
We'll focus on your weight distribution, body positioning, bike control and technique so that you learn to ride technical with finesse rather than brute strength. You'll learn that it's about control, dynamic movement and traction, rather than speed and muscling the bike into submission. You'll learn to maintain and manage your speed, read the trail and pick your line, and carry speed through obstacles and corners. All up, you'll come away riding like you've always dreamed.. you'll look like you know what you're doing to!
How do you know if you're ready for this course? We encourage you not to overestimate your ability - this is a technical course and requires skills beyond the basics. Attendance at one of our Phundamentals or Trail Bunnies courses at least 3 months previously will definitely give you a 'yes'. If you haven't done one of these, then you need to be able to answer 'yes' to at least 5 of the following skills. If you can't, then you really need to give Phundamentals or Trail Bunnies a run first:
This course is specifically designed for the experienced rider who is looking to improve their technical skills. It focuses on technique, control and body positioning to bring your riding to a new level. Trailbreakers aims to improve your balance, technical aptitude, speed and skills and builds on the fundamental 'Toolkit' to a technical level. A good level of experience is required to participate in this course, and it certainly is not aimed at the novice rider or person who lacks confidence.
Our professional and friendly trainers are fully trained and are there to ensure you enjoy your experience. For more information on our staff, check out our page.
The course is run in a 6 hour session
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Children under 16 - please contact us to discuss. Bikes must fully functional mountain bikes - hybrids, slick tyres and pannier racks are not allowed on this course.
Minimum number of participants is 3 students per clinic, if you are booked into a course and the minimum number is not met, you will be able to reschedule to a later date (valid for 12 months from purchase date)
* AMBC recommends that your bike be fully serviced by a qualified bike mechanic before you attend this course.