MCBP Women's Fall Downhill Camp
Oct
1
Oct 2

MCBP Women's Fall Downhill Camp

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

Enjoy a weekend of riding and community by attending our two-day women’s downhill camp.  This is a great opportunity to gain confidence on your bike by working with like-minded women on your fundamental skills and then moving on to more advanced skills as the day progresses.

General Itinerary includes: 

  • Bike check and fit
  • Mountain bike fundamentals
    • Position and Balance
      • Neutral
      • Ready
      • Descending
      • Range of Movement on the bike (back and front, side to side)
  • Braking
  • Gears and Cadence
  • Cornering – Flat turns, berms, tight turns
  • Pumping the Bike
  • Getting over obstacles
    • Front wheel lifts
    • Rear wheel lifts
    • Intro to roll downs and drops
    • Intro to table top jumps

Registration link:  http://www.mountaincreekbikepark.com/camps/camps/womens-camp/

JORBA Jungle Jam
Oct
9
9:00 am09:00

JORBA Jungle Jam

  • Jungle Habitat

JORBA returns to Jungle Habitat for their annual Jungle Jam.  And Dirt Rock n Root also returns for the third year to lead some beginners fundamental sessions and trail rides. Come support the organization that helps keep our NJ trails accessible for riding!  Click here for more info.

Thunder Mountain and DRRT Women's MTB Skills Weekend
Oct
15
Oct 16

Thunder Mountain and DRRT Women's MTB Skills Weekend

  • Thunder Mountain Bike Park

Dirt Rock n Root Training returns to Thunder Mountain in October for a Women’s MTB Skills Camp. Take this opportunity to get your skills dialed before winter!

This two-day camp starts with mountain bike fundamentals such as: basic body position, braking, and cornering. In the afternoon, we’ll go on trail and work on techniques for climbing, descending and also getting over obstacles. On Sunday, we’ll continue to work on our skills: steep roll downs, small drops, front and rear wheel lifts and more. We’ll finish off the day with a run down Thunder Mountain’s XC trail.

While this is NOT a downhill camp, we will have the opportunity to ride the lift and experience a broader range of Thunder Mountain’s trails. You don’t have to be an experienced rider to participate, you just need a desire to ride your bike!

Join us and become part of the awesome mountain bike community and get to know other ladies with a passion to ride.

Registration link:   http://thundermountainbikepark.com/dirt-rock-n-root-womens-camps/


Women's Fall MTB Skills Camp with C.L.I.M.B.
Sep
18
10:00 am10:00

Women's Fall MTB Skills Camp with C.L.I.M.B.

  • Cunningham Park

Dirt Rock n Root Training is teaming up with C.L.I.M.B. on Long Island this year to offer some women's mountain bike skills workshops. This workshop is for members of C.L.I.M.B. only. Come support the organization that makes the Long Island trails such a great place to ride.

Rain date: September 25

For more information on C.L.I.M.B., click here

Thunder Mountain Masters RIders Downhill Camp
Aug
20
Aug 21

Thunder Mountain Masters RIders Downhill Camp

  • Thunder Mountain Bike Park

Attention Masters Riders Age 35 & up!   It’s never too late to learn how to downhill. Want to gain more confidence riding downhill? Want to feel the flow of the awesome trails at Thunder Mountain?

Thunder mountain is teaming up with 3X master’s world downhill champion Kathi Krause of Dirt Rock n Root Training for a co-ed master’s weekend of confidence-building skill instruction and riding.  You don’t have to be an experienced mountain biker to participant in this camp, you just have to have a desire to ride your mountain bike! This camp is geared towards beginner to intermediate men and women riders 35 and over.

Saturday starts with mountain bike fundamentals , including:  basic body position, braking, and cornering. Then we’ll head out to Sugar Line for more coaching and on-trail feedback.  After lunch we’ll work on some more skills and progress onto the blue trails.  

Sunday is all about more advanced skills. We will work on the skills for tackling drops and jumps including front, rear and level wheel lifts. Then we’ll take it onto the mountain to try out our new skills. 

Come feel the flow! Join us and become part of the awesome mountain bike community and get to know other folks with a passion to ride. 

Mountain bike with 6+ inches of travel and flat pedals recommended. Helmet required. Body armor highly recommended. Camp runs from 10-6 each day and is limited to 8 participants.  Sign up now so you don’t miss out.

Registration link:  http://thundermountainbikepark.com/dirt-rock-n-root-womens-camps/

Windham Mountain ProGRT
Aug
11
Aug 14

Windham Mountain ProGRT

  • Windham Mountain

We'll be up at Windham Mountain August 11-14 for the USA Cycling Pro GRT race.  This race will bring the top riders in the world together to race after the World Cup in Mont Ste. Anne, Canada.  It's the one opportunity we have to see the best racers in our own backyard! Come check it out!

While I am not offering a camp during this time, I am available for private coaching for those wanting to get an edge up on the competition.

Private lessons can be scheduled by emailing: dirtrocknroot@gmail.com

 

Whiteface WC Riders Appreciation Day Workshops
Aug
7
10:00 am10:00

Whiteface WC Riders Appreciation Day Workshops

  • Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

For those that can't commit to a full weekend, have only been riding downhill for a short time, or want to try out downhill mountain biking, our one-day Women's Downhill FUNdamentals Workshop at Whiteface Mountain is a great way to get started.

This workshop covers the fundamental downhill skills. We will work on body position, braking, descending fundamentals, bike and body separation and basic cornering. 

Where:  Whiteface Mountain Bike Park, Wilmington NY (Lake Placid area)
When:  Sunday, August 7
Time:   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This is a great opportunity to build up your confidence on the lower trails of Whiteface Mountain. We will work in the base area on skills and then take the shuttle bus to the trails to get some real time riding and feedback.

Women of all ages are welcome. 

Full-face helmet and suspension bike with a minimum of 5-6" of front and rear travel.  8" travel and downhill bikes highly recommended.

We recommend that your wear knee and elbow pads, body armor, gloves and goggles too.  

The $150 includes instruction by certified coaches and your full day lift/shuttle ticket.  Bikes are not included in this workshop. If you need a rental bike, you can reserve one from Whiteface Mountain Bike Park (www.downhillmike.com).

Registration:  https://www.bikereg.com/whitefacewomen

 

 

 

2nd Annual NYC Women's MTB Festival
Jul
30
Jul 31

2nd Annual NYC Women's MTB Festival

  • Cunningham Park

nd Annual NYC Women's and Girls Mountain Bike Festival

Trips for Kids and Dirt Rock n Root Training are excited to bring you our 2nd Annual NYC Women’s and Girls Mountain Bike Festival and Workshop.  We are stepping it up this year, offering two days of skills training and riding at Cunningham Park in Queens.

Saturday, July 30, we’ll host women ages 15 and up.
Sunday, July 31, will be about the girls from 9 years of age to 14 years.

This way, everybody gets their chance to meet other folks their age and find new people to ride with.

The focus of the weekend is to increase your riding confidence by learning proper body position, braking and shifting techniques, learning how to get over roots and other obstacles on the trail, pumping the bike and how to flow on the trail.

Our skills progressions are designed to help you meet your riding goals and have more fun on the bike in a safe and friendly environment. While this is targeted towards beginner and intermediate riders, anyone can benefit from a refresher of the fundamental skills of mountain biking.

We’ll visit favorite features in the park such as Play Station and the Pump Track as we ride through the park trail system.

Must have a helmet and mountain bike in good working condition.  Flat pedals and knee pads are recommended.

Location of event is at 73rd Ave and 210th StreetGPS: 40.739242, -73.7653261

Tentative Schedule

9-10:  Sign in, bike check

10-10:20  Coach and Participant Intro's  

10:30-11:15  Mountain Bike FUNdamentals

11:15 - 12:30   Play Station – work on cornering and flowing through turns. Cornering is the #1 place to increase your skills and keep up with your friends.

12:30 - 1:30Lunch

1:30 – 2:30     Pump Track – learn how to maintain momentum by pumping the bike. These techniques are used frequently as we encounter obstacles on the trails!

2:30 – 4:15     XC Fun – We’ll move on from the pump track and take the skills to the trails where we canwork on the real trail obstacles and get immediate feedback on your technique

4:15 - 4:30 Wrap up and goodbye. 

Let us know if you need a bike - demo bikes may be available.

Your registration fee includes:  Goody bags, healthy lunch, a full day of skills training by certifiedskills instructors, lots and lots of fun on the trails with other like-minded women!

 

Registration link:  https://www.bikereg.com/2016nycwomensmtb

Snowshoe Mountain Women's Weekend MTB Camp
Jul
16
Jul 17

Snowshoe Mountain Women's Weekend MTB Camp

  • Snowshoe Mountain

This July, Dirt Rock n Root Training joins a great crew of coaches at Snowshoe Mountain for their annual Women's Weekend MTB Camp.  This will be our 4th year coaching at the Snowshoe Camps.

This is a downhill mountain bike camp for all abilities. Women riders come together for weekend of personal progression and skill building. Make new friends, reconnect with old friends and enjoy a girl’s weekend for the books!

For more information and registration:  http://www.snowshoemtn.com/events-and-activities/events/2016/07/mountain-bike-camp-womens-weekend.aspx

DRRT July Women's Ride Workshop
Jul
9
10:00 am10:00

DRRT July Women's Ride Workshop

  • Kittatiny Valley State Park

Join Dirt Rock n Root Training for a full-day women's mountain bike ride workshop. This is a great workshop for teens and adults alike to learn how to have more fun mountain biking. Experience some of our local trail systems while learning skills to boost your confidence on your mountain bike.

Although geared towards beginner and intermediate riders, anyone can benefit from learning the fundamental mountain bike skills:  basic body position, breaking, cornering, climbing, descending, getting over small obstacles, and more.  At each workshop, the morning will be dedicated to working on core skills and getting more comfortable on the bike. After a lunch break, we’ll take it to the trails for real time experience and feedback. 

A mountain bike in good working condition required.  Helmet required.  Flat pedals, elbow and knee pads recommended. 

When:  Saturday, July 9
Time:  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:  Kittatiny Valley State Park, Goodall Rd, Newton, NJ
Who: Women riders age 15 and higher
Cost:  $150/each  

Space is limited to 8 participants – be sure to register early!

**Please note: Lunch is not included in this workshop.  Please bring your lunch with you. There are deli’s close to the park where you can grab a quick sandwich. 

Registration link:  https://www.bikereg.com/drrtjuly

Mountain Creek Women's 2-Day Camp
Jun
25
Jun 26

Mountain Creek Women's 2-Day Camp

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

Enjoy a weekend of riding and community by attending our two-day women’s downhill camp.  This is a great opportunity to gain confidence on your bike by working with like-minded women on your fundamental skills and then moving on to more advanced skills as the day progresses.

General Itinerary includes: 

  • Bike check and fit
  • Mountain bike fundamentals
    • Position and Balance
      • Neutral
      • Ready
      • Descending
      • Range of Movement on the bike (back and front, side to side)
  • Braking
  • Gears and Cadence
  • Cornering – Flat turns, berms, tight turns
  • Pumping the Bike
  • Getting over obstacles
    • Front wheel lifts
    • Rear wheel lifts
    • Intro to roll downs and drops
    • Intro to table top jumps

Registration link:  http://www.mountaincreekbikepark.com/camps/camps/womens-camp/

DRRT June Women's Ride Workshop
Jun
19
10:00 am10:00

DRRT June Women's Ride Workshop

  • Cunningham Park

Join Dirt Rock n Root Training for a full-day women's mountain bike ride workshop. This is a great workshop for teens and adults alike to learn how to have more fun mountain biking. Experience some of our local trail systems while learning skills to boost your confidence on your mountain bike.

Although geared towards beginner and intermediate riders, anyone can benefit from learning the fundamental mountain bike skills:  basic body position, breaking, cornering, climbing, descending, getting over small obstacles, and more.  At each workshop, the morning will be dedicated to working on core skills and getting more comfortable on the bike. After a lunch break, we’ll take it to the trails for real time experience and feedback. 

A mountain bike in good working condition required.  Helmet required.  Flat pedals, elbow and knee pads recommended. 

When:  Sunday, June 19
Time:  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:  Cunningham Park, Queens, NY
Who: Women riders age 15 and higher
Cost:  $150/each  

Space is limited to 8 participants – be sure to register early!DER

Registration link:  https://www.bikereg.com/drrtjune

**Please note: Lunch is not included in this workshop.  Please bring your lunch with you. There are deli’s close to the park where you can grab a quick sandwich. 

Midwest Women's Mountain Bike Clinic
Jun
10
Jun 12

Midwest Women's Mountain Bike Clinic

  • Brown County Park

 

In June, Dirt Rock n Root Training returns to the midwest to coach at the Midwest Women's Mountain Bike Clinic.  This awesome event brings women from all over the midwest together at Brown County Park in Nashville IN for a weekend of skill building and community. This clinic is open to women of all abilities, and it's fun to watch the ladies move through the different levels as they return year after year to partake in this event.

For more information, check out this link.  http://www.midwestwomensclinic.com/

Jun
3
4:30 pm16:30

Creek Kids Summer Downhill Camps

This year, we're offering Kids camp for two different age groups!  A half day camp for kids ages 6-9 and a full day camp for kids ages 10-15.

Kids Ages 6-9  Half Day Camp

Our half-day mountain bike camp for kids ages 6-9 is a great way to get kids acquainted with the fundamental mountain bike skills that will help give them more confidence and more fun on their bikes. We’ll include the use of games to help the kids learn the skills while having fun. These skills include:

  • Basic Body Position and Balance – How to stand on the bike, how to put your feet on the pedals, how to move on your bike to create a stable, balanced position
  • Braking - How and when to use your brakes 
  • Gears - How to use your gears (cadence, shifting and pedaling technique)
  • Vision - How to ride better by looking ahead
  • Pumping the bike
  • Basic cornering techniques

This session includes a minimum of one run on the the Greenhorn trail for the riders to practice their new-found skills and receive real-time feedback.

* Full Suspension Bikes are reccomended but not required.

Kids Ages 10-15 Full Day Camp 

Our full-day mountain bike camp for kids ages 10-15 helps kids learn the ins and outs of downhill riding.  We start off with the fundamental mountain bike skills in the morning and continue to grow our skills in the afternoon by learning how to get our front and rear wheels off the ground..

Morning:

  • Basic Body Position and Balance – How to stand on the bike, how to put your feet on the pedals, how to move on your bike to create a stable, balanced position
  • Braking - How and when to use your brakes 
  • Gears - How to use your gears (cadence, shifting and pedaling technique)
  • Vision - How to ride better by looking ahead
  • Pumping the bike
  • Basic cornering techniques

Trail ride to practice techniques

Afternoon:

  • Getting the wheels off the ground – Front and Rear Wheel Lifts
  • Roll downs and beginners progression drops
  • Introduction to table top jumps

 

Trails used for this camp include Greenhorn, Ego Trip and Breakout.  Both morning and afternoon sessions will include runs on these trails for the riders to practice their skills and receive real-time feedback

For more information and registration:  http://www.mountaincreekbikepark.com/camps/camps/creek-kids-summer-downhill-camp/

May
26
May 29

Mountain Creek Spring Classic Pro GRT

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

Come join us at Mountain Creek Bike Park for the USA Cycling Pro GRT on Memorial Day weekend. This race always brings a great crew of athletes to tackle the challenging granite terrain of MCBP.

Although we are not offering a camp during this race, we are available for private lessons for those who want to get an edge on the competition. 

To schedule your private lesson, email dirtrocknroot@gmail.com

DRRT and TBW May Ride Workshop
May
22
10:00 am10:00

DRRT and TBW May Ride Workshop

Join Kathi Krause of Dirt Rock n Root Training and Tenafly Bicycle Workshop for a full-day mountain bike ride workshop. This is a great workshop for teens and adults alike to learn how to have more fun mountain biking. Experience some of our local trail systems while learning skills to boost your confidence on your mountain bike.

Although geared towards beginner and intermediate riders, anyone can benefit from learning the fundamental mountain bike skills:  basic body position, breaking, cornering, climbing, descending, getting over small obstacles, and more.  At each workshop, the morning will be dedicated to working on core skills and getting more comfortable on the bike. After a lunch break, we’ll take it to the trails for real time experience and feedback. 

A mountain bike in good working condition required.  Helmet required.  Flat pedals, elbow and knee pads recommended. Demo bikes available from Tenafly Bicycle Workshop at an additional cost. 

When:  Sunday, May 22
Time:  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:  Cunningham Park, Queens, NY
Who: Men and Women age 15 and higher
Cost:  $150/each   Sign up by April 15 and pay only $130 for the workshop!!!

Space is limited to 8 participants – be sure to register early!

Registration link:  www.bikereg.com/drrt-tbw-may

**Please note: Lunch is not included in this workshop.  Please bring your lunch with you. There are deli’s close to the park where you can grab a quick sandwich. 

Ready, Set, and Ride! - Week 3
May
17
5:00 pm17:00

Ready, Set, and Ride! - Week 3

Dirt Rock n Root Training and Tenafly Bicycle Workshop present the Ready Set Ride Mountain Bike Workshops.

This is a fun way to learn the fundamentals of mountain biking for those that can't commit to a full day or weekend of training.  his series of three 2-hour group lessons starts off reviewing fundamental bike position and moves on to cover topics such as braking, shifting, turning, descending and climbing. This is great for parents and kids alike to gain more confidence and have more fun riding their mountain bikes on trails.

Each week builds on the previous week’s skills. Each lesson will start with a skills session, followed by on the bike trail riding to practice these skills. Ready Set Ride funs from 5-7 on three consecutive Tuesday evenings:  5/3, 5/1- and 5/17.  

May 17 is Week 13of a 3 week series, must attend all three sessions.

  • 5/3: Week one focuses on basic body position, braking and shifting
  • 5/10: Week two focuses on to cornering skills, climbing and descending techniques
  • 5/17: Week three will wrap up with learning how to get over small obstacles and lifting the front wheel to clear those obstacles

When:  May 3, 10 and 17 from 5 - 7 p.m.
Where:   Demarest, NJ
Who:  Cyclists age 15 and up
Cost:  $225 for the series

Registration link:  www.bikereg.com/rsr-april

This is not a workshop to teach them how to ride, but to teach them the fundamentals that will help them enjoy riding more. Participants need to already be able to ride a bike.

Must have a mountain bike in good working condition, wear a helmet.  Flat pedals and knee pads recommended. Demo bikes available at additional cost through Tenafly Bicycle Workshop.

 

Thunder Mountain Women's Weekend
May
14
May 15

Thunder Mountain Women's Weekend

Ladies on trail at the 2015 Thunder Mountain Women's DH Weekend

Ladies on trail at the 2015 Thunder Mountain Women's DH Weekend

Attention Ladies! Want to go from fearful to fearless on your mountain bike? Want to gain more confidence riding downhill? Want to feel the flow of the awesome trails at Thunder Mountain?

Thunder mountain is teaming up with Dirt Rock n Root Training for a women’s weekend of confidence building skill instruction and riding. You don’t have to be an experienced mountain biker to participant in this camp, you just have to have a desire to ride your mountain bike! While this camp is geared towards beginner to intermediate riders, all levels of riders can benefit from the skills we review.

Saturday starts with mountain bike fundamentals such as: basic body position, braking, and cornering. Then we’ll head out to "Sugar Line" for more coaching and on-trail feedback. After lunch we’ll work on some more skills and progress onto the blue trails. Sunday is all about more advanced skills. We will work on the skills for tackling drops and jumps including front, rear and level wheel lifts. Then we’ll take it onto the mountain to try out our new skills.

Come feel the flow! Join us and become part of the awesome mountain bike community and get to know other ladies with a passion to ride.

A mountain bike with 6+ inches of travel and flat pedals is recommended. Helmets are required. Body armor is highly recommended.

Registration Link:  http://thundermountainbikepark.com/dirt-rock-n-root-womens-camps/

Ready, Set, and Ride! - Week 2
May
10
5:00 pm17:00

Ready, Set, and Ride! - Week 2

Dirt Rock n Root Training and Tenafly Bicycle Workshop present the Ready Set Ride Mountain Bike Workshops.

This is a fun way to learn the fundamentals of mountain biking for those that can't commit to a full day or weekend of training.  his series of three 2-hour group lessons starts off reviewing fundamental bike position and moves on to cover topics such as braking, shifting, turning, descending and climbing. This is great for parents and kids alike to gain more confidence and have more fun riding their mountain bikes on trails.

Each week builds on the previous week’s skills. Each lesson will start with a skills session, followed by on the bike trail riding to practice these skills. Ready Set Ride funs from 5-7 on three consecutive Tuesday evenings:  5/3, 5/1- and 5/17.  

May 10 is Week 2 of a 3 week series, must attend all three sessions.

  • 5/3: Week one focuses on basic body position, braking and shifting
  • 5/10: Week two focuses on to cornering skills, climbing and descending techniques
  • 5/17: Week three will wrap up with learning how to get over small obstacles and lifting the front wheel to clear those obstacles

When:  May 3, 10 and 17 from 5 - 7 p.m.
Where:   Demarest, NJ
Who:  Cyclists age 15 and up
Cost:  $225 for the series

Registration link:  www.bikereg.com/rsr-april

This is not a workshop to teach them how to ride, but to teach them the fundamentals that will help them enjoy riding more. Participants need to already be able to ride a bike.

Must have a mountain bike in good working condition, wear a helmet.  Flat pedals and knee pads recommended. Demo bikes available at additional cost through Tenafly Bicycle Workshop.

 

Ready, Set, and Ride! - Week 1
May
3
5:00 pm17:00

Ready, Set, and Ride! - Week 1

  • Demarest, NJ

Dirt Rock n Root Training and Tenafly Bicycle Workshop present the Ready Set Ride Mountain Bike Workshops.

This is a fun way to learn the fundamentals of mountain biking for those that can't commit to a full day or weekend of training.  his series of three 2-hour group lessons starts off reviewing fundamental bike position and moves on to cover topics such as braking, shifting, turning, descending and climbing. This is great for parents and kids alike to gain more confidence and have more fun riding their mountain bikes on trails.

Each week builds on the previous week’s skills. Each lesson will start with a skills session, followed by on the bike trail riding to practice these skills. Ready Set Ride funs from 5-7 on three consecutive Tuesday evenings:  5/3, 5/1- and 5/17.  

May 3 is Week 1 of a 3 week series, must attend all three sessions.

  • 5/3: Week one focuses on basic body position, braking and shifting
  • 5/10: Week two focuses on to cornering skills, climbing and descending techniques
  • 5/17: Week three will wrap up with learning how to get over small obstacles and lifting the front wheel to clear those obstacles

When:  May 3, 10 and 17 from 5 - 7 p.m.
Where:   Demarest, NJ
Who:  Cyclists age 15 and up
Cost:  $225 for the series

Registration link:  www.bikereg.com/rsr-april

This is not a workshop to teach them how to ride, but to teach them the fundamentals that will help them enjoy riding more. Participants need to already be able to ride a bike.

Must have a mountain bike in good working condition, wear a helmet.  Flat pedals and knee pads recommended. Demo bikes available at additional cost through Tenafly Bicycle Workshop.

 

DRRT and TBW April Ride Workshop
Apr
17
10:00 am10:00

DRRT and TBW April Ride Workshop

  • Morristown, NJ

Join Kathi Krause of Dirt Rock n Root Training and Tenafly Bicycle Workshop for a full-day mountain bike ride workshop. This is a great workshop for teens and adults alike to learn how to have more fun mountain biking. Experience some of our local trail systems while learning skills to boost your confidence on your mountain bike.

Although geared towards beginner and intermediate riders, anyone can benefit from learning the fundamental mountain bike skills:  basic body position, breaking, cornering, climbing, descending, getting over small obstacles, and more.  At each workshop, the morning will be dedicated to working on core skills and getting more comfortable on the bike. After a lunch break, we’ll take it to the trails for real time experience and feedback. 

A mountain bike in good working condition required.  Helmet required.  Flat pedals, elbow and knee pads recommended. Demo bikes available from Tenafly Bicycle Workshop at an additional cost. 

When:  Sunday, April 17
Time:  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Morristown, NJ
Who: Men and Women age 15 and higher
Cost:  $150/each   

Sign up by March 31 and pay only $130 for the workshop!!!

Space is limited to 8 participants – be sure to register early!

Registration link:  www.bikereg.com/drrt-tbw-april

**Please note: Lunch is not included in this workshop.  Please bring your lunch with you. There are deli’s close to the park where you can grab a quick sandwich. 

DRRT / TBW Kids MTB FUNdamentals Workshop
Apr
16
10:00 am10:00

DRRT / TBW Kids MTB FUNdamentals Workshop

Dirt Rock n Root Training and Tenafly Bicycle Workshop present the Kids FUNdamentals Workshop!

Our Kids MTB FUNdamentals workshop is a fun way for kids to get down and dirty with mountain biking in a safe and fun environment. During this 3-hour workshop, kids will learn proper body position, braking, shifting, turning, how to get over small obstacles and more.  We’ll start in the open areas to learn the basic skills and then take it to the trails for real-time experience and feedback.

When:  April 16, 2016
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where:  Demarest, NJ
Who:  Boys and girls ages 8-13
Cost:  $100  
Discounted to $80 if registered by 3/31

Registration link: www.bikereg.com/drrt-tbw-kidsfun

This is not a workshop to teach them how to ride, but to teach them the fundamentals that will help them enjoy riding more. Participants need to already be able to ride a bike.

Must have a mountain bike in good working condition, wear a helmet.  Flat pedals and knee pads recommended. Demo bikes available at additional cost through Tenafly Bicycle Workshop.

 

DRRT 4th Women's Clinic at CranX
Dec
5
12:00 pm12:00

DRRT 4th Women's Clinic at CranX

  • CranX Indoor Bike Park

Missing your bike already? Riding season doesn't have to end...take it to indoor park! If you're not familiar with park riding, let us break it down for you....

Join Kathi Krause and Karen Eagan for our 4th DRRT Women's Clinic at CranX Indoor Bike Park in Syracuse, NY.

We'll cover - basic bike fundamentals, pumping the bike, jumps and flow, cornering – flatland and berms, riding the back bowls, foam pit, skinnies. Experience all the features of CranX with other like-minded women and experienced certified coaches.

Who Should Attend:  Women riders looking to improve their skills. These skills apply to riders of all abilities and can be used for all types of cycling including trail riding, cross country, enduro, downhill, freeride, park, dirt jumping, BMX and more.

When:   Saturday December 5
Check starts 12/5 at 11:00 a.m. Pre-registration preferred but walk-ins welcome.

Where:  CranX Bike and Sports Park, 6341 Thompson Rd., Syracuse, NY  13206

Cost:      $125 - Ladies Only!*

*Cost includes 6 hours of coaching, $28 park entry fee for Saturday and provides a discount rate to ride on Sunday

Schedule:

11-12     Registration and bike fit/setup overview

12-1       Fundamentals overview and assessment of participant skills

1-6        Skills coaching and freeriding  (includes 30 minutes break from 3:15 – 3:45) Skills include:

  •  Pump Track
  • Cornering – riding the corkscrew
  • Beginner Jumps /  Intermediate Jumps
  • Bowls
  • Skinnies (if desired)

6 p.m.   Wrap up

Park is open until 10 p.m. for freeriding

***Please bring your xc, dirt jump, or bmx bike with you as there are limited rentals available.***
***Helmets required.  Elbow and Knee Guards highly recommended!"

Click here for Registration.

 

Focus on Table Top Jumps
Oct
25
2:00 pm14:00

Focus on Table Top Jumps

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

Focus on Table Top Jumps - Need help getting air?  This Focus On session is designed to help you understand the basics of table top jumps and get you comfortable getting air.

Our "Focus On" sessions are two hour intensives on specific skill areas. There will be a maximum of six participants per session to ensure everyone gets the one-on-one time and feedback while working on these skills.  Focus on sessions run from 2-4 p.m.

For registration, click here: http://www.dirtrocknroot.com/sessions/focus-on-table-top-jumps-102614

Downhill FUNdamentals
Oct
25
9:30 am09:30

Downhill FUNdamentals

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

For those that can't commit to a full weekend, have only been riding downhill for a short time, or want to try out downhill mountain biking, Downhill FUNdamentals sessions are a great way to get started.  These co-ed sessions are open to men and women riders of all ages.

This 3-hour workshop covers the fundamental downhill skills. We will work on body position, braking, descending fundamentals, bike and body separation and basic cornering.  This workshop takes place from 9:30 - 12:30 at Mountain Creek Bike Park.

For registration, click here:  http://www.dirtrocknroot.com/sessions/intro-to-downhill-mountain-biking-102614

MCBP Women's Ride Day
Oct
24
10:00 am10:00

MCBP Women's Ride Day

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

For 2015, Dirt Rock n Root continues to host the Mountain Creek Bike Park (MCBP) Women's Ride Days (WRD). The WRDs are an opportunity for women to become familiar with the trails at Mountain Creek and meet other women who ride downhill.  Discounted Lift Tickets and Rentals are available at Mountain Creek Bike Park.

JORBA Jungle Jam
Oct
11
9:00 am09:00

JORBA Jungle Jam

Support JORBA!  Come to the JORBA Jungle Jam at Jungle Habitat for a day of skills training, fun rides and more!

Focus on Drops
Sep
20
2:00 pm14:00

Focus on Drops

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

Focus on Drops - Working in the progression drop park, you will learn the proper techniques for hitting drops that will carry over on to the trails. Lessons learned here can be applied to larger and larger drops. This is a co-ed session - women, men and teens welcome!

For registration, click here:  http://www.dirtrocknroot.com/sessions/focus-on-drops-91414

Our"Focus On" sessions are two hour intensives on specific skill areas. There will be a maximum of six participants per session to ensure everyone gets the one-on-one time and feedback while working on these skills.  Focus on sessions run from 2-4 p.m.

 

Downhill FUNdamentals -
Sep
20
9:30 am09:30

Downhill FUNdamentals -

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

For those that can't commit to a full weekend, have only been riding downhill for a short time, or want to try out downhill mountain biking, Downhill FUNdamentals sessions are a great way to get started.  These co-ed sessions are open to men and women riders of all ages.

This 3-hour workshop covers the fundamental downhill skills. We will work on body position, braking, descending fundamentals, bike and body separation and basic cornering.  This workshop takes place from 9:30 - 12:30 at Mountain Creek Bike Park.

For registration, click here:  http://www.dirtrocknroot.com/sessions/intro-to-downhill-mountain-biking-102614

Mountain Creek Bike Park Fall Women's MTB Camp
Sep
12
Sep 13

Mountain Creek Bike Park Fall Women's MTB Camp

Come to Mountain Creek Bike Park and join Kathi Krause of Dirt Rock n Root Training for a 2 day women’s downhill clinic September 12-13!  We’ll start by reviewing the core fundamentals and then move on to key skills for conquering the mountain – descending position, cornering, braking, drops and jumping.  We’ll work on how to pick the best line down the trail, and how to clear obstacles that we find along the way.  There will also be video analysis, so you can see how you are improving!

For more information and registration, Click here.

MCBP Women's Ride Day
Sep
12
9:30 am09:30

MCBP Women's Ride Day

  • Mountain Creek Bike Park

For 2015, Dirt Rock n Root continues to host the Mountain Creek Bike Park (MCBP) Women's Ride Days (WRD). The WRDs are an opportunity for women to become familiar with the trails at Mountain Creek and meet other women who ride downhill.  Discounted Lift Tickets and Rentals are available at Mountain Creek Bike Park.