Registration is now open

Fun “D” Mentals MTB Skills Course

 DORC is proud to present Australia’s best value mountain bike skills course.

This is a six week course that covers all the fundamentals of mountain bike riding.

The Fun “D” Mentals course is run by two of our DORC instructors. One is qualified with MTBA and is a Level 0 Instructor and the other has MTBA level 1 and also PMBI level 2 Instructor. This will ensure that you get the best mtb instruction available.

Anywhere else in the country this course would cost you around $500 per head. Thanks to DORC we can provide this course to our members for FREE. All you need to do is be a member of DORC and MTBA.

If you are interested in doing the course Register Here

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 style. It is important that you attend all six lessons.

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

Fun “D” Mentals

Course Dates

19th Aug – 23rd Sep 2018

Week 1. Sunday 19th Aug: Basic bike maintenance on the trail, bike set up, body position and balance. Easy ride through the old pine forest.

Week 2. Sunday 26th Aug: Revise week 1, braking/cornering, trail scanning. Easy ride through the old pine forest.

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

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

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

Week 6. Sunday 25th Sep: Culmination of all skills incorporated in a ride at a location TBA

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:

a. MTB in safe working condition (working brakes and gears)

b. safety gear including helmet, full fingered gloves, enclosed shoes and eye protection,

c. spare tube, puncture repair kit, multi/bike tool, pump,

minimum of 2 litres of drinking water, and;

e. Proof of current MTBA membership.

Any questions please contact Geoff and Jo Fox 0427611702

One thought on “Registration is now open

  1. hi,

    Given the event is fully booked, are you able to advise when you be planning further MTB skill courses during the year?


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