A program designed to provide a safe and fun mountain biking experience. 
Let's ride! The Tahoe XC Junior Mountain Riders Program provides children in our community with an opportunity to experience and grow in the sport of mountain biking. Our weekly club rides focus on developing safe, strong, responsible riders through instruction, practice, and fun in a healthy, supportive environment. We want our local kids to become life-long bike enthusiasts (as well as Nordic skiers!). Mountain biking is an ideal activity to help condition your body outside of the cross country ski season. The trails here at Tahoe XC are perfect for all abilities any time of year.
  
Mondays September 11 - October 16, 2017

Ride 4:30 until approximately 6:00pm, Meet at Tahoe XC Trailhead
 
6 week program - $50 per child - Includes Tech T-Shirt

Drop-in rate - $10 per child

Required Items:

Registration Forms - Complete before arriving! 
Geared mountain bike (recently tuned)
Helmet
Eye Protection
Gloves
Water (in bottle cage or backpack)
Snack (in pocket or backpack)
Inner tube spare (under seat or in backpack)
Closed-toed shoes
Layered clothing appropriate for conditions
Sunscreen
Smile and a positive attitude

Ages and ability:
Our rides are open to any child, age 7 - 11 who rides a geared Mtn Bike. Younger riders will be considered if they are experienced on dirt and capable of keeping up with the group.  Riders should have prior experience riding at least an hour and a half on dirt.

Type of riding:
Our rides take place on dirt fire roads and single track trails within the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area.  Depending on age, ability and conditions, our rides cover 5-10 miles, ascending and descending the fire roads and single tracks in the ski area.

Venue:
925 Country Club Drive, Tahoe City, CA 96415.  Riders will leave the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area trailhead promptly at 4:30pm and return by approximately 6:00pm.
 
Volunteer: 
Our coaches/instructors are volunteers. If you would like to lead or sweep a group please email andrews@tahoexc.org. We encourage all interested parents to volunteer. Basic volunteer requirements:  work well with children, like to have fun, basic mountain biking skills as well as minimal mechanical experience (such as fixing dropped chain and changing a flat tire.)  Volunteer benefits available: free program tuition and  XC ski area passes.
 
Calendar:
September 11, 18, 25 & October 2, 9, 16
 
Registration
Download the forms here.  Bring the completed forms to your first ride.
 

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