MTB Skills Session for Beginners: Galway (Jan 27th)

Starting off mountain biking and like to learn some basic skills? Interested in hitting the trails over the winter?

Galway MTB and Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission are hosting a mountain bike skills session in Derraura Mountain Bike Forest, Co Galway on Saturday the 27th of January for beginner female cyclists.


  • How to set up your mountain bike
  • Braking and gearing
  • Cornering
  • Moving about on the bike
  • Basic skills including trackstands and wheel lifts.

What do I need?

  • A working mountain bike
  • A helmet
  • Rain coat
  • Water and food
  • Flat pedals and skater-style shoes if possible
If you don’t have a mountain bike, not to worry. Let us know and we can arrange for bike rental for you.

Register your place on the session by completing this form 

Cost: €5

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Location: Derroura Mountain Bike Trails, Co Galway

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