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YYCMTB Coaches

Mike getting busy in West Bragg. Photo: Reuben Krabbe

To learn mountain bike skills, you need good mountain bike skills coaches. YYCMTB has three excellent instructors to help you learn to ride better. Coaches All of our coaches have extensive experience and knowledge of mountain biking. They all have at least a PMBIA Level 1 or equivalent, and at least a 50-hour wilderness first aid certification or similar. Stephanie After racing downhill in AB & BC Cups in University, Stephanie discovered the world of freeriding in the concrete jungles of […]

Hey David, What Bike Should I Get?

Close-up, bike, drivetrain, orangeWhat bike is right for you?

What Bike Should I Get? I get asked this question fairly often – it’s right up there with “Is there enough air in my tires?” I’ll do my best to answer with a minimum of jargon and tech-speak, but there will be a bit here and there. Here are a few things to consider when making your next bike purchase. Get the Right Bike for Your Trails The bike shop staff may refer to bikes as being “XC”, “Trail”, “All […]

Private Mountain Biking Skill Sessions


Scheduling a private session from YYCMTB can be the fastest way to build your mountain biking skills! Are you not quite ready for a session with a bunch of other people? Would you rather be in a session by yourself or with a couple of close friends? Are you looking for coaching on a very specific aspect of your mountain biking? Can’t make it to our weekly or weekend skills sessions? Are you part of a corporate, school, or community group […]

YYCMTB At Your Service

YYCMTB - David and Mike

YYCMTB offers mountain bike skills coaching lessons and trail design/build services in Calgary, Alberta and surrounding areas. YYCMTB Mountain Bike Skills Coaching Our goal is to help you have more fun on your bike by improving your riding skills. Most people aren’t born with the ability to ride a mountain bike. We will work with you to improve your skills, build your confidence and help you enjoy your rides more. Together, we’ll develop your ability to ride all kinds of trails! […]