Bicp Clinic

Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Alafia River State Park

14326 County Rd 39
Lithia FL 33547


Event/Parking Field


Regular park entry fees in addition to registration fees


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BICP level 1 - Intro to Mountain biking skills clinic 3 Key essentials & 10 fundamentals

This introductory, half-day clinic will cover the Three Key Essentials to being a successful mountain biker and the Seven Body and Bike Separation Skills that are key to overcoming obstacles in the trails. We will provide instructional skill discussion, demonstrations, group skills practice, followed by a group ride to practice these new skills on the trails - everything you need to know to start riding the trails! We will conclude with a lunch (provided) where we can answer any further questions!
Three Key Essentials to Being a Successful Mountain Biker.

1. Level Pedal
2. One Finger on the Brakes
3. Scanning the Trail

Seven Body and Bike Separation Skills

1. Neutral
2. Ready
3. Braking
4. Forward
5. Back
6 . Left (S2S)
7. Right (S2S)

BICP LEVEL 2A - Different Wheel lifts and Climbing

Quickly review of level 1
( 3 Key essentials & 10 fundamentals )

BICP level 2A will teach 4 different wheel lifts to cover come roots and rocks on the trail with easy and various speeds for different scenario. 5 skills to be successful on those punchy climbs and what to do when you don't make it and how to keep it going when the going get tough .

10 skills for level 2A
1. Shifting
2. Ratcheting
3. Trackstand
4. Basic front wheel lifts
5. Basic rear wheel lift
6. Level lift
7. Pedal front wheel lift
8. Climbing dismount
9. Restarting on a climb
10. Climbing (3 ways)
A. Seated
B. Standing
C. Crouched

BICP LEVEL 2B - Cornering, Switchbacks and Descending.

Quickly review level 1
(3 Key essentials and 10 fundamentals)

BICP LEVEL 2B will teach how to tackle those corners and switchbacks that can be tricky to carry speed and momentum through. With switchbacks come descents. You'll have confidence, knowing you'll be able to dismount properly when the trail gets gnarlier then you last remembered or expected. For those of you in for the long haul, we'll show you how to roll down lunge on the descent!

10 skills for level 2B
2. Ratcheting
3. Trackstand
4. Riding straight lines (skinny's)
5. Rock dodge
6. Small circles & Switchbacks
7. High speed cornering
8.Roll down lunge
9. Descending
10. Descending dismount