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Become a dynamic and skilled mountain bike rider with proper position and technique to master the trails with the Cog Wild Bike School.


Cog Wild’s certified PMBIA coaches will coach you through the fundamentals of mountain biking via a carefully planned series of courses and individual classes on more advanced techniques. Learn to ride the trails with confidence and graduate with a Shredder’s Degree from Cog Wild Bike School!


Learn to Shred 101 – Fundamentals of Mountain Biking | Foundation building for all mountain bike maneuvers

Learn to Shred 102 –  Fundamentals into Movement | Navigating the trail at higher speeds with the proper position, balance, and control

Learn to Shred 103 – Navigating Trail Features & Intro to Advanced Maneuvers | Learning how to approach and go over obstacles

Bonus Course – At the end of each series we will offer a special bonus class that can be booked individually by anyone who has graduated from Cog Wild Bike School.



  • 2.5 hours per class of instruction by certified skills coaches, broken into small groups
  • Shuttle to trailhead
  • Post-ride complimentary Deschutes Brewery beer and Humm Kombucha



Trip Overview

3 Days
1 - 7
4 - 7
Tour Style
Tour Size
Learn to Shred 100 Series
Bonus Class
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2019 Cog University Skills Series Dates:

Series includes 3, 2.5 hour sessions for $125

May Session (Tuesdays) | 101: May 7 | 102: May 14 |103: May 21

June Session (Wednesdays) | 101: June 5 | 102: June 12 | 103: June 19

July Session (Thursdays) | 101: July 11 | 102: July 18 | 103: July 25

Aug/Sept Session (Tuesdays) | 101: Aug 27 | 102: Sept 3 | 103: Sept 10

Bonus classes are booked individually and are only $60/class for Cog U graduates

Bonus 104 (booked separately) | May 28 | June 26 | August 1 | September 17

Meeting times

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled clinic start time.

Riding Distance

6 – 20 miles, depending on class.




Beginner to advanced.

Terrain & Trails

Terrain will be appropriate to class level.

Recommended Clothing & Gear

Exercise clothes, such as comfortable shorts, t-shirts and tennis shoes are great, as well as a long sleeve sweatshirt or lightweight jacket. Hydration packs are recommended for carrying drinking water. Helmets are required on all rides. Gloves are recommended. Pads are optional if they will make you feel more comfortable trying new things.

Needed Information.

During the reservation process you will need to share the below info for each rider:

  • If each rider has mountain bikes before: beginner, intermediate or advanced and any additional details you would like to share.
  • Any dietary or medical restrictions.

Can I use my own bike?

Yes! Your own mountain bike is best because you are used to it, but we you can rent a mountain bike from a local shop if needed.

I have been riding for a long time, what can you teach me?

Our coaches have lots of experience with all skill levels. This series is great for any level of rider hoping to hone in their skills or start from the beginning. We believe even experience riders can benefit from starting from the fundamentals to advance their techniques and take their riding to the next level.