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 Folsom Bike 2017 Spring Junior MTB Program

JR MTB Team (8-14 Years Old)


The Folsom Bike Jr. MTB Team is a mountain biking club focused on our next generation of mountain bikers. It does not matter if you are brand new or if you have been riding a mountain bike since you were 3, riders between the ages of 8 and 14 years old are invited to participate.  We’ll have skills practice and ride the trails near Folsom Lake.  Even if you have participated in this program before, we promise there is still more to learn and our curriculum will continue to help you build your skills toward whatever mountain bike goals you have!  


 

When: Every Thursday night from March 2nd to April 20th (8 weeks) 

Practice Location: Granite Bay / Granite Beach  http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=10916

**We recommend supporting the local state park & buying a park pass  http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1049

Emphasis: Improving riding ability, being safe, and having fun! 

Cost: $125   This includes a pre-season bike maintenance check at Folsom Bike, a custom technical t-shirt, number plate, a saddle bag, and expert coaching and fun rides every week!

Online Registration is NOW OPEN!  For Junior registration  CLICK HERE  Register soon to make sure you get a spot on the team as space is limited. 

Parents and other adults who wish to volunteer at practices must sign up as a ride volunteer.  For Ride Volunteer registration CLICK HERE

Key Dates:  February 20th 4:30 p.m.  Adult ride volunteer mountain bike ride and informational meeting at

Folsom Bike (7610 Folsom Auburn Rd. Ste 100 Folsom, CA )

February 28th anytime between 4:30pm to 6:00 p.m. Packet pick-up, bike safety check, and coaches talk at 5pm & 6pm.

Folsom Bike (7610 Folsom Auburn Rd. Ste 100 Folsom, CA )

Practice Dates and Times:  Every Thursday March 2nd through April 20th     

March 2nd and March 9th (4:30 – 6:00 p.m.)     March 16th, 23rd, and 30th, and April 6th, 13th, and 20th (5:00 – 6:30 p.m.)


 Details: 

Spring season practices will be on Thursday evenings starting at 4:30 p.m. March 2nd and 9th, and then will begin a 5:00 p.m. from March 16th through April 20th.  All practices will be about 90 minutes long. Our skills practices and rides will be tailored to riders’ abilities – giving younger/newer riders step-by-step direction on certain skills and providing more challenging drills and obstacles for our more experienced riders. All riders need to have a mountain bike in good working condition, a helmet, and clothing appropriate for mountain biking. We’ll give you some pointers on that and a lot more information and tips to help get you prepared at our February 28th pre-season coaches talk. 

On February 20th, coaches and adult RVs (no juniors) will ride from Folsom Bike (7610 Folsom Auburn Rd. Ste 100 Folsom, CA) at 4:30 p.m. on trails toward Granite Bay, then we’ll circle back to the shop for short group discussion from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. (Beer and wine will be available for purchase.)  

Sign up now parents – it’s going to be a GREAT SEASON for all of us!  To join us on the February 20th ride, volunteers must be registered, signed waivers and will need a mountain bike in good working condition and a helmet.  If you have any questions about being an RV or have any concerns about your riding abilities, please don’t hesitate to contact Coach Bob at bdelp@live.com. or Jill Barry at Jillb@folsombike.com  with questions.

 **ALL RIDE VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE THEIR OWN REGISTRATION BEFORE THEY CAN VOLUNTEER****

Still have questions?Email: Jillb@folsombike.com

Location - Granite Beach, Granite Bay, CA

 

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