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Fundamental of Mountain Biking Series

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2022 at 9:30 am


Fundamentals of Mountain Biking with the Arrowhead Bike Farm

Our goal is to introduce students to mountain biking and trail riding in the New River Gorge area! In this comprehensive course, students will explore and apply topics to enable safe, independent bike travel over a variety of terrain. We will focus on trail awareness and selection, choosing appropriate equipment, basic bike maintenance and repair, and lots of riding technique.

Tuesdays, Starting April 9th-May 3rd, 5:00-8:00 pm
Tuesdays, Starting May 17th-June 7th, 5:00-8:00 pm
Saturdays, Starting October 29th-November 19th, 9:30am-1:30 pm

Course Outline
Day 1
Introductions, Course Overview, Bike safety checks, gear for riding, MTB skills warm up, Guided Long Point Ride
Location: Arrowhead Bike Farm
Day 2
Planning a bike ride, hydration, nutrition, Intermediate Level Skills: wheel lifts, cornering, low speed drops, climbing/descending, rock dodge,
Location: Arrowhead Bike Farm
Day 3
Bike Maintenance- Cleaning, changing tubes, fixing chains, shifting and brake adjustment
Location: Arrowhead Bike Farm
Day 4
Skills-Braking, high speed cornering, manuals, Ride on Arrowhead Trails, riding in a group
Location: Arrowhead Bike Farm
Day 5
Group Ride at Wolf Creek (tentative)
Location: Wolf Creek Trails

*Schedule for October/November course will vary from what is outlined above

Comfort riding a bike on unpaved surfaces.

Required Equipment
Recently tuned bike (rentals available upon request)
Platform Pedals
Helmet less than 5 years old
Clothing conducive for riding in a variety of weather conditions

Recommended Equipment
Cycling gloves
Flat-soled shoes, mountain bike shoes or approach shoes work best

If you have any questions feel free to call the shop at 304-900-5501!


April 5
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Arrowhead Bike Farm
8263 Gatewood Rd
Fayetteville, WV 25840 United States
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(304) 900-5501