Beginners Skills Ride with Will Fraser MTB


A loop around Latrigg aimed at improving core MTB skills

Join us at Alpkit Keswick on October 22nd for a Beginner MTB skills ride, led by Will Fraser MTB.

This ride with Will Fraser MTB is suitable for beginner mountain bikers and will have a focus on core skills that will help with all riding disciplines and underpin more advanced techniques.

Primarily we will look at:

  • Body positioning (ready position and how to react to terrain)
  • Line choice basic theories and how to choose your line
  • An introduction to how and where to brake

  • A pleasant loop around Latrigg will give good views and the perfect trails on which to practice these skills.

    Please note that coaching rides include elements of talking, demonstrations and practicing skills so please bring appropriate extra clothing to stay warm when we are stationary for a few minutes. You'll head back to Alpkit Keswick after your ride to de-brief and refuel with warm drinks and snacks.

    Participants will need to bring:

  • A mountain bike in good working order. If you would like to hire one from Alpkit/Sonder then please give 10 days notice.
  • A certified helmet and protective eyewear. You are welcome to wear any other pads such as knee pads that you would like.
  • Gloves
  • A waterproof jacket and appropriate extra clothing for pausing on trail.
  • Working front (white) and rear (red) lights with enough battery to last for the duration if the ride.
  • Snacks and drink to keep you going through the session.

  • The ride will start and finish from Alpkit Keswick. Setting off at 9:30am.
    Tickets cost £20 with 8 spaces available.

    Will Fraser MTB:

    Tickets are available through eventbrite below