Geoff Fox’s FunDmentals skills course

Fun “D” Mentals

Mountain Bike Skills Course

12th May – 25th Jun 2018

This free 6 week course is for all riders (beginners to advanced) who want to improve their riding skills (you must be a DORC and MTBA member).

Whether you have been riding for 2 weeks or 10 years you can always improve your skills and finesse your stylle

During this course we can adjust all lessons to suite all riders. This course is based on the leading MTB industry standard from PMBIA (Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association).


Fun “D” Mentals

Course Dates

12th May – 25th Jun 2018

Week 1.  Saturday 12th May: Basic bike maintenance on the trail, bike set up, body position and balance. Easy ride through the old pine forest.


Week 2. Saturday 19th May: Revise week 1, braking/cornering, trail scanning. Easy ride through the old pine forest.




Week 3. Saturday 2nd Jun:  Revise week 2, wheel lifts,  negotiating trail features. Easy ride through                                             the new pine forest.


Week 4. Saturday 9th Jun: Revise week 3. pumping, climbing/descending and switchbacks. Easy                                   ride Charles Darwin.


Week 5. Saturday 16th Jun: Revise week 4. Roll overs, drops, stairs and urban obstacles. Urban ride                                           Darwin City.


Week 6. Saturday 25th Jun: Culmination of all skills incorporated in a ride at the either Lee Point or                                             Charles Darwin National Park.



All sessions will start at 8:00am Saturday and will be two hours in length, except for week six.

Week six will take between two to three hours to complete.


Participants are required to arrive 15 minutes before the start time to ensure that they are ready to start at 8am.

All participants must be DORC/MTBA members to participate.

Basic requirements will be as follows:

  1. MTB in safe working condition (working brakes and gears)
  2. safety gear including helmet, full fingered gloves, enclosed shoes and eye protection,
  3. spare tube, puncture repair kit, multi/bike tool, pump,

minimum of 2 litres of drinking water, and;

  1. Proof of current MTBA membership.


Any questions please contact Geoff and Jo Fox 0427611702


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