PEAC 1540 - Mountain Biking
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental skills that are necessary to be able to safely and successfully enjoy the sport of mountain biking. Students will become aware of the proper fit of helmets and bikes, gear selection, RPM and frame configuration, single-track techniques of climbing and downhill riding, and environmental concerns.
The students will become knowledgeable about the skills and techniques associated with mountain biking and being able to safely and effectively negotiate the various challenges of off-road trail riding. The class will also address bike care and maintenance.
Students should have some experience riding off-terrain and physical ability to ride 5-10 miles on trail.
Contact Hours: 30 hours minimum
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