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Introduction to Mountain Biking

  • Location Somerset
  • Price from £75.00
  • Cycling
  • Learn new skills
  • Adrenaline fix
  • Microadventure


Do you own a mountain bike but lack the skills and confidence to ride it off-road?
This introduction to mountain biking course is aimed at giving you the skills and confidence to enjoy riding off road.
During the course we will cover:
Mountain Bike basic safety checks, Bike fitment, riding position, effective use of gears and brakes, basic riding skills, to overcome small trail obstacles, cornering, climbing and descending steeper terrain safely, route reading and basic navigation. We’ll also cover some basic trailside repairs.
By then end of the day you’ll have all the skills required to competently ride blue graded trail centre trails.
Tea and cakes will be provided at the end of the course.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing Please wear clothing according to the weather/conditions on the day
  • Waterproofs Please wear clothing according to the weather/conditions on the day
  • Food Bring a packed lunch and any snacks you may require to keep your energy up!
  • Drink Please bring a water bottle to keep you hydrated throughout the day
  • Other You need to supply your own bike and helmet


Custom Policy

Cancellation by you If you need to cancel your activity we must be notified in writing by the person who made the booking. Any cancellation by you will be subject to the following schedule
More than 4 weeks until activity - Alternate date will be offered or full refund less 25% of the total cost of your activity or course
Less than 4 weeks until activity - No refund will be given
If you have paid a deposit, this is non refundable at any point
Voluntarily withdrawing from a course or activity once it has started, including for medical reasons - No refund will be given
If we have to remove you from a course or activity or do not allow you to commence same - No refund will be given
Cancellation by us: Whilst we make every effort to ensure our activities and courses run as advertised, sometimes situations beyond our control result in us having to move things around a bit. Examples of this are weather conditions making the activity unsafe beyond acceptable risk or client numbers failing to reach the minimum level required to run the activity.
In the unlikely event that we have to cancel an activity or course, you will be offered the following options:
Transfer of your booking to an alternate date that is mutually convenient.
A full refund of the cost of the activity or course
In the event that we do have to cancel an activity or course, Lodestar Adventure accept no liability or responsibility for other costs you may incur through cancellation such as travel and accommodation charges and strongly advise that you take out appropriate travel insurance to cover any risk






Lodestar is the experience provider for Introduction to Mountain Biking