Thursday , 9 April 2020

 

OWN THE TRAIL

Join mountain bike experts for a focused 90-minute midweek seminar that enables you to become a better mountain biker, presented by The Practice and TREAD. Hosted by Sean Badenhorst and Alasdair Garnett, OWN THE TRAIL offers a comprehensive summary on understanding/preparing your bike; skills for confidence and speed and training to reach your potential.

OWN THE TRAIL is an expert presentation and doesn’t include riding bicycles. It’s an information and inspiration seminar aimed at those looking to efficiently move up a level in their riding. It’s ideal for new and intermediate level Johannesburg mountain bikers with ambition or a hunger to know more about performance mountain biking.

 

The seminar includes:

KNOW YOUR BIKE (presented by Alasdair Garnett and Sean Badenhorst)

  • Understanding your suspension
  • Your ideal tyre pressure
  • Best gearing for you
  • Basic trailside repairs

RIDE WITH CONFIDENCE (presented by Sean Badenhorst)

  • Understanding the physics of mountain biking
  • How to read the surface and choose the best line
  • How to carry speed through corners
  • How to attack trail obstacles (rocks, bridges, sand, switchback turns etc)

TRAIN YOUR BODY AND MIND (presented by Alasdair Garnett)

  • Understanding your body now
  • Finding what your potential is
  • Knowing how to reach your potential
  • Achieving correct bike set-up
  • Setting realistic goals
  • The benefits of functional strength training

VENUE: The Practice, 57 1st Avenue Linden.

BOOKING: Booking is essential as space is limited to 20 places. Cost is R100 per person, includes snacks and soft drinks

DURATION: Approximately 90 minutes

DATE: 31 May 2017 from 18h00

Book your place via the TREAD site here: http://treadskills.co.za/events/221/own-the-trail-1/     (Please complete the full form for our records)

 

About your hosts:

Alasdair Garnett is an experienced road cycling and mountain biking coach. The former South Africa sub-veteran road race champion is also an accomplished mountain biker. He is one of only four South Africans to hold a Training Peaks Level 2 grading and is also an International Cycling Union Level 2 coach.

 

 

With more than 25 years of mountain biking experience, Sean Badenhorst is a South African mountain bike industry expert and the Chief Instructor at TREAD Skills, the country’s leading mountain bike skills improvement business. He is also one of South Africa’s most respected mountain biking journalists.

 

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