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

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

Series takes place bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 5:30 – 8:00 pm starting July 10th. When booking individual classes, review dates to ensure you are booking the correct class.

Fall dates! Weekly on Tuesdays 5- 7:30 starting September 11th.

Series: (can also be booked as individual classes) Limited space available!

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 proper position, balance and control

Learn to Shred 103 – Navigating Trail Features 

Learning how to approach and go over obstacles

Learn to Shred 104 – Intro into Advanced Maneuvers 

Taking the fundamentals to the next level

Advanced Shredder Classes (can be booked individually or as a series): 

Bunny Hop & Wheelie

Rock, Drop & Jump 1

Rock, Drop & Jump 2 (prereq Rock Drop & Jump 1)

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SKILLS SERIES CLINICS INCLUDE:

  • 2.5 hours per class of instruction by certified skills coaches, broken into smaller groups
  • Shuttle to trail head
  • Post ride snacks and complimentary Deschutes Brewery beer and Humm Kombucha

Trip Overview

LOCATION
Bend
DURATION
4 Days
SKILL LEVEL
1 - 7
FITNESS LEVEL
4 - 7
Tour Style
Tour Size
8-30
STARTING PRICE
45
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Practice your new skills with a long shuttled ride!

Summer Series takes place bi-weekly on Tuesdays starting July 10th. Fall series takes place weekly on Tuesdays starting September 11th. Entire series is $150 for 4 classes. Individual classes in series are $45. 

Learn to Shred 101- July 10, September 11

Learn to Shred 102 – July 24, September 18

Learn to Shred 103 – August 7, September 25

Learn to Shred 104 – August 21, October 2

Summer Advanced Shredder Single Classes take place bi- weekly on Wednesdays starting July 18. Fall classes take place weekly on Wednesdays starting September 12. 

Classes are $45 or all 3 for $120.

Bunny Hop & Wheelie – July 18, September 12

Rock, Drop & Jump 1 – August 1, September 19

Rock, Drop & Jump 2 – August 15, September 26

Meeting times

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

Riding Distance

6 – 20 miles, depending on class.

Elevation

Varies.

Level

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.

* we have limited bike rental options, please reserve well in advance to secure your rental. If we do not have a rental available you will be responsible for reserving your own from another shop. 

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

  • Height and weight for the bike rental.
  • Ages of children or those over 60.
  • 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 can rent you a mountain bike 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. For more advanced riders, take one of our advanced shredder classes.