Home Grown Mountain Biking Tours is stoked to present…
The 3rd annual HG Slice of Lemmon “Ladies Edition” Skills and RideClinic
This clinic is OPEN TO ALL LEVELS! Small groups will be selected based on ability level and experience. Professional Mountain Bike Instructors will provide a safe environment to progress your abilities on the bike, and help you apply those skills on Mt Lemmon trails. This “all-mountain” style of riding offers fast descents, technical climbs, swoopy corners, drops & rollers, switchbacks, steep terrain, loose dirt and rocks, and off-camber single track. While these trails require a higher level of skill to navigate, they are incredibly rewarding and fun!
PREREQUISITES: **BASIC BIKE HANDLING SKILLS, AND ACCESS TO A TRAIL MOUNTAIN BIKE** Full Suspension, 5+ Inches of Travel, and Dropper Seat Post Recommended **Or rent a bike from us… New Carbon Stumpjumper for $80
*PAYMENT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE RESERVATION. ALL RIDERS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE HG’S PRE-RIDE QUESTIONNAIRE:
When: Sunday, November 7th- 9a-4pm
Where: Gordon Hirabayashi Campground, Mt Lemmon, Arizona
Who: PMBIA Professional Instructors
Cost: $175 per person – includes lunch
MEET YOUR COACHES:
Tara has been mountain biking for 25 years, and has devoted her life to growing the sport and helping increase opportunities for riders, specifically in the all-mountain, or “enduro” discipline. Tara is a PMBIA Certified Coach, and a Head Coach for Ladies Allride with Lindsey Richter, traveling to Montana and Wyoming in the summers to help spread the stoke to ladies in this sport. Tara is a founding member and past president of TORCA (Tucson Off-Road Cyclists & Activists), and owner of Home Grown MTB Tours, a guiding, coaching, shuttle, and rental company. Tara’s first love is downhill, and riding fast and challenging terrain is where she finds her flow.
Matt relocated to Tucson from California several years ago and dove head first into the MTB scene. He is a lead guide for HG, a Director on the board for TORCA, and talented mechanic for Tucson Performance & Endurance Center. Matt makes his living riding and working on bikes, and has a “calm, cool, and collected” style that makes him a pleasure to be around. As a PMBIA certified Coach, Matt has worked with hundreds of riders to help them improve their skills and ride with more confidence. Whether he’s riding the chunk on the local trails or traveling to bike parks for downhill action, Matt is a talented athlete who is always happy to share the stoke with those around him!
**PLEASE NOTE: HG believes a well-rounded athlete benefits from the perspective of both male and female coaching. While this clinic is focused on the ladies, HG will utilize it’s professional male coaches to provide coaching assistance and mechanical support.