Bike Skills Weekend

Learn to ride in hills and on all surfaces, learn to adventure on your bike, build your confidence and explore!

We have 4 Bike Skills Weekends set for 2023. Book the 1st weekend below.

2023-04-22 Road Hill Climbing and Descending: Technique and practice, Basic bike maintenance & cleaning.Training Plans, Training options.

2023-05-27 Gravel & All Surface Riding Technique: Get yourself set for Dirty Challenges and Spring / Summer adventure rides. Technique and skills.

2023-09-23 Touring & Adventure Riding: Route Planning, Navigation, Cycling Photography, Bike Packing/luggage setup. Health & Safety, Awesome Asian Rides AARs….. +Skills.

2023-11-04 Ladies Weekend – General Skills: Learn how to ride up and down and brake with confidence. Wellbeing, breathing, stretching and winter training and indoor training info + next year goals.

See a recap of our last bike skills weekend.

Our bike skill weekends are great for new and intermediate riders wishing to improve their cycling skills. The following 8 points make our learning weekend special:

1. Learn on quiet low traffic roads.

2. Learn on our pump track and private roads.

3. Learn some off road basics.

4. Learn to ride in the hills! Braking, turning, up and down. Learning not to be intimidated and have confidence.

5. Learn as a group. We divide into small groups based on skill levels. Learn indoors and outdoors

6. Learn how to recover and relax post-ride

7. Learning starts off in Shanghai at the S-Cave a few weeks before. You won’t arrive unprepared.

8. Learning is fun and social. Eat, drink, make funs and help build the cycling community.


The itinerary for the 1st weekend

FridaySaturdaySunday
Afternoon leave SH by bus. Simple drinks and snacks on the bus. Alternativily Self-drive or train. 9am breakfast.9am: Breakfast
Check in10am Lesson 1: cafe 2nd floor / indoor. Explanation of how to climb, corner and brake in the hills.930am: Lesson 4: Small group hill climb. Split into groups. Video riders cornering . Van coffee tent.
Dinner11am Lesson 2: ride up and down to Santang / Sanyang.1130am: stretching for cyclists.
Sleep12.30 Picnic at the pump track. Lesson 3: pump track. how to cycle safely on different surfaces.1230am: lunch.
2pm Casual Ride or Cycling Food Cooking Class: homemade energy bars or recovery shakes.2pm: bus back to Shanghai.
4pm: Ancient hall yoga for post-cycled recovery.
Fireplace dinner and fun

Sign Up for the first Weekend – April 22nd

Order

First please choose a room. If we are full we can help organize other places in the area. Then choose the learning weekend entry, bus, food and bike (if you need one). Add items to your cart and then checkout with your preferred payment type. Confirmation will be emailed and please make sure you leave your wechat id when you checkout. We will add you to a wechat group and feel free to ask any questions there or to our team beforehand.

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2023skills1 Shared Room & Breakfast

Book a bed in our great value same-sex shared rooms! Price includes two nights and Saturday and Sunday Breakfast. Alternatively, book our standard rooms or houses through the Stay section of our website.

¥296.00
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Book a bed in our great value same-sex shared rooms! Price includes two nights and Saturday and Sunday Breakfast. Alternatively, book our standard rooms or houses through the Stay section of our website.

¥296.00
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2023 skills1 Entry

Entry for the skills weekend.

¥168.00¥298.00
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Entry for the skills weekend.

¥168.00¥298.00

2023skills1 Bus

1 person and 1 bike return. We are organising a bus after work Friday and back Sunday PM. Please note that the bus might get cancelled if we have less than 10 people signing up for it!!! We will let you know one week before the event.

¥368.00
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1 person and 1 bike return. We are organising a bus after work Friday and back Sunday PM. Please note that the bus might get cancelled if we have less than 10 people signing up for it!!! We will let you know one week before the event.

¥368.00
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2023skills1 BBQ

BBQ meal for Saturday night.

¥150.00
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BBQ meal for Saturday night.

¥150.00
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