What you will learn
Andy will take you through the core skills of the Lee Likes Bikes Training Method (learn more about the Lee Likes Bikes Training Method here). Expect to rock these skills, then learn to apply them on real terrain:
• Attack position
• Up and down obstacles
• Pumping terrain
• Shredding and having more fun!
About Coach Andy
Andy Somerville is a seasoned bike coach who helps riders of all ages improve their efficiency and performance.
As a founding coach and a director for the SoCal High School Cycling League, Andy has helped scores of teens (yikes!) win races and simply finish races in one piece. Andy is a licensed MTB 101 Instructor for the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (which uses the Lee Likes Bikes Training Method), teaching coaches to teach the good stuff to the next generation of high school cyclists. Also, Andy is one of the few elite Lee Likes Bikes skills instructors. When you work with Andy, you are getting a whole lot of experience plus excellent kung fu.
As an experienced racer in XC, Super D, and Enduro, Andy understands the rider’s viewpoint and real-world challenges on course and trail. Andy has keen observation skills, clear communication skills, empathy and a healthy sense of humor. His teaching style is down to earth and easy to understand.
Andy is ultra-passionate about cycling, health, trail advocacy and promoting access to our beloved sport. His mission is to help riders improve their skills and confidence so they can explore new trails and have great adventures. Off the bike, Andy works in marketing for a consumer products company and has raised three avid cyclists of his own.
Sea Otter DH photo by Zazoosh Media. Other photos by Joel Woodward.
Andy is teaching public skills clinics in Southern California and elsewhere.
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Andy is holding private and semi-private sessions in Southern California.
To arrange your session(s), email Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign up for private and semiprivate classes:
Each class is limited to six riders. We are all about quality instruction.
You can pay with Paypal balance, credit card or bank account. You DO NOT need a Paypal account. If you want to pay with credit card over the phone, email email@example.com.
After you send payment, Andy will contact you to set up/confirm your session(s).
Coach Andy assesses an attack position in Park City, UT. He’s showing a pretty good hip hinge himself.
All classes adhere to our policies.
Andy shreds in Big Bear, CA. Braaap!
Pumping the rocks during an Andy clinic in Orange County, CA.