Freeman Ridge Bike Park- Kingfield ME
Informal Intro to Bike Park Skills: Friday, August 5th 9:00am-1:00pm
Swing by to check out the bike park, enjoy progressive machine-made features, learn some new skills, and get a pre-ride in before heading to NEMBAfest. Guides will be available from 9:00am-1:00pm to show you around the park.
All clinics meet at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center (look for rides/skills sign near kiosk)
Participants must be 16 or older, have a working and safe bicycle, a helmet and enough water and food to last the duration of the session. Session lengths are listed below in descriptions.
Friday August 5th
1:30pm Jump Clinic (all genders, non-binary riders)
2:00pm Beginner (all genders, non-binary riders)
2:30pm Wheelie Clinic (with Lawton Denis Industry Nine Ambassador and YouTube Creator)
3:00pm Intermediate (all genders, non-binary riders)
4:00pm Youth Skills Clinic (ages 9-11)
4:00pm Youth Skills Clinic (ages 12-15)
Photo Credit- Herb Swanson
Saturday August 6th
9:30am Beginner (all genders, non-binary riders)
9:30am Intermediate (all genders, non-binary riders)
9:30am Enduro Intermediate (all genders, non-binary riders) w/ Adam Craig
10:00am Jump Clinic (all genders, non-binary riders)
11:00am Intermediate (all women)
11:00am Youth Skills Clinic (ages 9-11)
11:00am Youth Skills Clinic (ages 12-15)
1:00pm Cornering Clinic (all genders, non-binary riders)
1:00pm Enduro Expert (all genders, non-binary riders) w/ Adam Craig
1:30pm Intermediate (all women)
Which clinic is best for you?
Beginner (2hrs): For those new to riding or who don't ride that often but would like to grow in the sport and to feel more confident on a variety of terrain. Body position, breaking, and cornering will be demonstrated and practiced, then we will head out the trail.
Novice (2hrs): For those who are new to the sport but feel ready to step it up a notch. Body position, braking techniques, and cornering techniques will be reviewed and practiced, as well as front wheel lifts and other techniques that may be needed to negotiate progressive obstacles on the trail.
Intermediate (2hrs): For those who have been riding for a while and want to find more confidence and flow on trails. We'll focus on line choice, advanced cornering techniques, and trail skills that will help riders conquer more technically challenging terrain.
Enduro Intermediate Clinic (2.5hrs): For strong intermediate and advanced riders who are looking to explore a new racing opportunity. For the rider who is confident riding up and down hill on technical terrain.
Enduro Expert Clinic (2.5hrs): For experienced/expert Enduro riders who are looking to take their game to the next level. Must have skills and confidence on steep downhill terrain.
Youth Skills Clinic (1.5hrs): All abilities, learn or improve bike handling skills, and experience the fun of riding with peers. Taught by the coaches from CT Cycling Advancement Program.
Jump Clinic (2hrs): Learn the basics of how to jump with Dynamic Cycling Adventures
Cornering Clinic (2hrs): Learn the basics of cornering with Dynamic Cycling Adventures