Looking to learn how to ride a mountain bike? Our adult beginner mountain bike lessons are perfect for those who are new to the sport and want to learn the basics. Our experienced instructor will guide you through everything you need to know, from basic mountain bike handling to riding techniques on the trails. We’llContinue reading “Spring is here!”
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In light of the current case surge that we are experiencing with the new COVID variants, I’ve decided to hold off starting lessons for the moment. Even with the mandatory mask and safety protocols in place, these variants are gaining the upper hand. So rather than take the risk, I’m going to hold off lessonsContinue reading “Delayed Start”
Winter Season is here!
As many people know, I have now switched over from teaching mountain biking to ski lessons. I am a CSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor and teach all ages and abilities at Grouse Mountain Resort in North Vancouver. I will be back to teach mountain biking lessons again in April 2021 when the ski season isContinue reading “Winter Season is here!”
Only a few days left!
Wow, what a busy summer! Currently booking out the last week of July before we take our summer break in August!
New for 2020 – Youth Lesson
Now that we are well into our BC Restart Phase 2 and have run a couple of sessions to ensure everything is working with our Restart Safety Plan, I’m pleased to announce that we are now able to offer Youth Private Lessons. Based on our successful Mountain Biking Foundations series, our youth private lessons forContinue reading “New for 2020 – Youth Lesson”
COVID-19 Restart Safety Plan
We are just finalizing our COVID-19 restart plan. Our focus will be mainly on physical distancing (Elimination). Where that’s not possible additional safeguards will be in place. As lessons are delivered outdoors, appropriate areas with space to maneuver the bikes that keep both the students and instructor safe will be selected. Our instructor will carryContinue reading “COVID-19 Restart Safety Plan”
Looking into Phase 2
As we begin the slow journey to opening up the BC economy we are looking at what steps we’ll need to have in place in order to provide one-on-one private lessons starting in late May or early June. Recreation/sports are able to re-open in Phase 2 under enhanced protocols after the May long weekend. MoreContinue reading “Looking into Phase 2”
Normally we would be ramping up for another season of teaching, however, given the current situation with COVID-19 we will be self-isolating and maintaining our social distancing. Please be safe and be kind to each other, stay home, the trails will still be there once this has passed.
Waiting for Spring
We are currently on the slopes teaching skiing! Mountain bike lessons will start up again in April! Stay tuned.
Last Group Ride for the year!
We bundled up and got the rain gear out for one last TORCA Beginner group ride at Bert Flinn on Saturday, November 23rd. We had a mix of new regulars, some old regulars from years past, as well as, some new faces. This will likely be the last group ride we’ll lead this year butContinue reading “Last Group Ride for the year!”