Get ready to race!
Learn everything you need to know to complete your first mountain bike race.
Our beginner race clinics will take place on Tuesday evenings at Wakefield Park.
The clinic series is designed to help you prep for the Wednesdays at Wakefield race series that kicks off in June, 2019. Come out and learn the basics of racing, while learning the course you will be racing on.
When: Tuesday Nights, May 7- May 28, 2019 from 6:45 pm- 8:00 pm at Wakefield Park (check MORE Calendar for additional details).
What: Learn mountain bike fundamentals and get to know the race course. This clinic series will prepare you for the Wednesdays at Wakefield race series in June/July.
Where: Wakefield Park: 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA. Meet in the Recreation Center Parking lot on the right hand side.
What you need: A mountain bike in good working condition, helmet, water, and a great attitude.
Registration: $50 (plus, a MORE membership ($39.00) if you are not a member).
If you are a non-member please check out using the email address you want us to use when we create your membership record, otherwise please tell us in the checkout notes what information you'd like us to use. You will receive an email from IMBA once your membership record has been created. Please allow 1-2 weeks for MORE to enter the data into the IMBA database.
We will spend 15-20 minutes in the field doing instruction and then head to the trail and progress through the race course.
May 7 Clinic 1: Go over body positioning and bike handling.
May 14 Clinic 2: Body positioning and bike handing plus, proper shifting and braking.
May 21 Clinic 3: Small and medium size obstacles. Riding the berms.
May 28 Clinic 4: Race day prep and pre-ride the course