Gear Shifters

Come experience the great sport of Mountain Biking on the Landmark trails! Beginner to expert trail riders are welcome. We will go over bike skills, games, and trail riding with skilled local mountain bikers. We will also cover basic bike repair, trail etiquette, bike safety, leave no trace, personal safety, and group safety. Fee includes sessions, dry-wicking t-shirt, and water bottle.

Grades: 1st through 8th Grade

Spring Dates: Fridays, May 7, 2021 through June 25, 2021

Spring Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Fall Dates: Fridays, September 10, 2021 through October 15, 2021

Fall Time: 4:45 pm to 6 pm

Groups - Click on the level to register:

Green Pre-Requisites

  • Rider is able to ride a bike with gears and hand brakes.
  • Rider has experience riding their bike on paved or dirt roads.
  • Rider will be riding trails within the Landmark Trails like Rabbit, Elephant, Sherwood Forest, and the Jurassic Skills Park with small roots and rock obstacles.
  • Rider is open to trying new skills and trails.

Blue Pre-Requisites:

  • Rider is confident with the Green skills.
  • Rider is comfortable with basic mountain bike skills (i.e. standing with level pedals, understanding when to shift and brake).
  • Rider is able to ride up small hills, go over bridges and wooden structures.
  • Rider will be riding trails within Landmark Trails like Sherwood Forest, Little John, Zebra, OWO, Panda, Main Path, Connector and Creepy Teepee.
  • Rider is open to trying new skills and trails.

Black Pre-Requisites

  • Rider is confident with the Green and Blue skills.
  • Rider is able to climb for an extended period of time and able to go downhill safely.
  • Rider is able to maneuver the bike around and over various obstacles such as rock rolls, bridges and steep descents.
  • Rider is able to lift the front wheel off the ground.
  • Rider will be riding trails within Landmark Trails like Beaver Dam, Burnt Pathway, Minor Threat, and Rabbit Hole.
  • Rider is open to trying new skills and trails.

Recommended Bicycle:

  • Geared bicycle with hand brakes that pinch the rims of the wheels or have disk brakes
  • Minimum wheel size of 20 inches
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