Public Mountain Bike Skills Clinics

Master the essential skills of mountain biking. Beginners will gain a solid foundation for safe, enjoyable riding. Experts will improve their smoothness and speed, and learn to ride new terrain. Learn new skills. Increase your confidence. Have more fun!

These public clinics are the world’s quickest and least expensive way to learn the good stuff. Every rider will benefit.

Special session at Platte Middle School.

– Sponsored by The Fix bike shop

Sessions run from noon to 3 p.m.

May 17 – Core skills – open
May 24 – Core skills – open
May 31 – Core skills – open
June 14 – Core skills – open
June 21 – Aggro riding – open
June 28 – Aggro riding – open
July 5 – Trail riding – open
July 19 – Trail riding – open

– Meet at The Fix bike shop, 3085 Bluff St., Boulder 80301 :

– We will do drills on pavement and ride the The Fix’s world-famous test track.

– Arrive early to sign the waiver and pay the $5 one-time use fee.

Pump tracks are so fun — and the skills translate to all riding.


Core skills clinics
– Riding position
– Braking
– Cornering essentials
– Terrain essentials
* Feel free to bring your road bike

Aggro riding clinics
– Must be experienced rider. Core skills clinic strongly recommended.
– Review riding position
– Learn to “pump” bumps for control and speed
– Manuals and hops
– Drops
– Jumping (if you are ready)
* Demo bikes are available by appointment. Call The Fix,

Trail riding clinics
– Must be experienced rider. Core skills clinic strongly recommended.
– Apply the core skills on real terrain
– Locations TBA

Employing the core skills at Hall Ranch in Lyons, CO.

– $100 per person. Minimum 3, maximum 10 per class.

– Includes core skills handout

– $5 one-time use fee for the test track (payable at The Fix). If you have an annual trail pass, you are covered.

Lee McCormack is a longtime rider, racer, communicator and teacher. He co-wrote the book Mastering Mountain Bike Skills (available in six languages worldwide), writes for cycling magazines and runs the site Lee teaches riders of all ages, abilities and styles — even BMXers and roadies!

More info: Skills clinics with Lee

– Go to and send payment to Note the date of the session you want, along with your name, age, riding experience and hopes.

– To pay by check or cash, email

– Free setup/fit consultation. Most bikes are wrong, and most riders don’t know the difference. Call for appointment.

– 10% off parts and service, including protective gear. : 303-939-8349 : Ask for Alex

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