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Downhill MTB Training Camp - Initiation

1 riding DAY, From 160€
 

This introduction course is reserved for all those who wish to discover downhill. Under the supervision of a professional guide, you can benefit from their adapted and personalized technical advice which will allow you to progress at your own pace.

The course will take place on the grounds of the Pic du Jer, several time training spot of the French national DH MTB team, and for already three years now, theater to a UCI Mountain Bike World Cup.

On the program of this day, safety rules, positioning on the bike, fundamental, braking, piloting, trajectories, and crossing!

Riding day

Price per person (€) - w/o bike*

Price per person (€) - with bike

(*) In order to constitute a homogeneous group in terms of equipment, we ask the participant wishing to come with his own bike to have at least suspensions of 160mm rear / front.

Dates & Details

April to November

 Next dates:

  • 30th July 2020
  • 13th August 2020
  • 27th August 2020
  • 01st October 2020
  • 03rd October 2020
  • 15th October 2020

 Number of participants: From 2 to 8 people. Our groups never exceed 8 people in order to keep an optimal exchange between the instructor and the trainees.

Does your group already include more than 8 people? No problem, we can find a second instructor and thus form a second group.

Initiation course: is intended for anyone wishing to discover downhill mountain biking in complete safety, ideal for trying out the discipline and/or benefiting from technical advice that will make your mountain bike ride easier.

Advanced course: for all those who already practice downhill or enduro (or who already have some basic skills) and who wish to improve their skills in the discipline.

Given its annual 8-month riding season, the Pic du Jer is exceptional mountain biking terrain. Acclaimed worldwide for its black track featured in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, the Pic du Jer has become in just a few years a training spot popular amongst both amateur as well as professional riders.

With no less than 3 downhill tracks and 2 enduro trails (plus a few “secret” trails), the Pic du Jer is now an unmissable mountain bike spot in the region and probably one of the best bike-parks in the Pyrenees.

The bikes

The “With bike” option includes the rental of a COMMENCAL 2020 downhill mountain bike (Supreme DH 29 or Furious). Top equipment for a top day!

Location VTT Descente Pyrenees Commencal Supreme 29

Commencal Supreme DH 29 2020

Location VTT DH Pyrénées Commencal Furious

Commencal Furious 2020

Cost

 Includes

  • 2020 Commencal downhill bike rental (with bike option), Supreme DH 29 or Furious
  • Helmet and protection (with bike option)
  • 1 lunch at Pic du Jer restaurant
  • Instruction from accompanying state certified coach on bike
  • Lift in cable car to Pic du Jer

Does not include

  • Drinks and other personal expenses

 

Extra-cost options

  • Transfers from airport (Pau, Toulouse, Biarritz, …): price upon request

  • Accommodation:  price upon request

  • Cancellation insurance:  price upon request

Program

Schedule 

> 9.15 am : Bike & Py shop appointment in Lourdes

> 10 am – 12:30 pm : MTB riding technique downhill

> 12:30 pm: Pic du Jer restaurant meal

> 1:30 pm – 5 pm : MTB riding technique downhill

> 5:30 pm : return to the shop, refreshment and debriefing

 (Program may change depending on the number of people, weather conditions, etc…)

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