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Intermediate Mountain Bike Program

Weekly: Saturdays at 8:00 AM | 8 am

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Join us as we gather in Jesus' name and celebrate the outdoors through mountain biking. The program starts on Saturday, May 8th and will run for 6 weeks. It is designed for Intermediate level riders in our community.

To Register: Email MtnBiking@copperhills.org with the following details:

  • Name
  • Phone
  • Emergency Contact Name & Phone

There is no cost for the program, but participants must provide their own equipment. Read on for the requirements, necessary equipment, and training program.

When: Saturday Mornings at 8:00am SHARP (Please be there 15 minutes prior to start)

Requirements and Necessary Equipment:

  • Mountain Bike (No Hybrid style bikes)
  • Ability to currently ride 10-15 miles on trail
  • Bike is ready to ride (Bikes should be properly maintained prior to training)
  • Mountain Bike Helmet (Riders MUST wear a helmet at all times while riding)
  • Ability to carry water for 1.5-2.5 hours
  • Proper Eyewear
  • Long Finger Gloves for winter, short finger for summer
  • Extra tube, tire levers, CO2 or small hand pump
  • Bike Multi tool
  • Fuel – Gels, bars, etc. (Will be discussed before longer rides)
  • Best effort to do the prescribed weekly training schedule

Training Program

  • Week 1 – Introductions, discuss goals of the Intermediate Program – Trail Ride TBD
  • Week 2 – Trail Ride 15+ Miles TBD
  • Week 3 – Climbing and Descending TBD
  • Week 4 – Trail ride – Climbing and Descending. Location TBD.
  • Week 5 – Timed Trail ride (Loops). Location TBD.
  • Week 6 – Trail Ride- Medium length trail ride (20 miles) TBD


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