23 Jun (Sat): FREE Basic Mountain Biking Skills Session by Mountain Bike Association (Singapore)

Learn basic Mountain-biking Off-Road skills with expert instructors from the Mountain Bike Association (Singapore)!
Learn from the experts!

You will learn the basics of riding a bicycle (MtB) on easy off-road trails, including bike handling on up-slopes and down-slopes, use of gears, and braking techniques.
Basic Mountain-biking course by Mountain Bike Association
Participants of the 2017 Session.
Photo by Chen Yimin.
Experienced instructors who are MtB Instructors accredited will give a half hour presentation about Mountain-biking, biking techniques, and safety. Followed by a practice ride around the Kampong Trails and other interesting trails, ending back at the Assembly Area.
Practice on easy off-road trails.
This year, the Mountain Bike Association is opening registration for 50 participants. Registration details below.

Open to participants (male and female) aged 15 - 50 years old. Participants must be able to ride a bicycle confidently on tarmac roads, in order to learn how to handle a bike off-road.

Participants can bring their own mountain-bike or rent one (at their own cost) from the shops in Ubin.

Participants must wear a bike-helmet (available from the bike shop), and be properly attired in shorts, T-shirt and shoes (sports-type shoes). Only 'haversack-type' bags can be carried on the ride.

The instructor can deny participation to anyone he deems 'unfit' to participate. All participants participate at their own risk, and the instructors and The Mountain Biking Association of Singapore will not be held accountable or responsible.

Date: 23 Jun (Sat)
Time: 8am- 1pm
Meeting point: Mountain Bike Association Booth at the Assembly Area (map).
Website: http://www.mbasg.org/

Cost: No charge, the activity is free!

Registration required. To register, email Chris de Souza at chrisdesouza52@gmail.com with your name, age, gender, offroad-biking experience (never been off-road / newbie / some experience).

What happened...

Some of the participants and volunteers at the end of the session
Mountain Bike Association (Singapore) at Pesta Ubin 2018

Some of the volunteers at the end of a fruitful session.
Mountain Bike Association (Singapore) at Pesta Ubin 2018

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