The Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club (CAMBC) will be leading a weekly beginner/social ride over the next month or two. The rides will be aimed at beginner riders who want to become intermediate riders. The group ride will cover a variety of interesting topics, and practice skills for difficult trail sections.
The rides will take place every Tuesday at 6pm, starting on July 23 (rain dates will be the following Thursday). Depending on interest, topics may include:
- Techniques such as crossing logs, picking lines, stream crossings, downhill position, riding steep uphills, etc.
- Gear selection and setup (seat height, riding shorts, clipless pedals, tire selection and pressure, shock adjustments
- Hydration and nutrition
- Bike maintenance (lubing chains, changing flats, etc.)
- Racing tips