Women’s Downhill MTB Skills Development Day – Rostrevor, Saturday 2nd June 2018

Racing Downhill Mountain Biking this year and looking to improve your riding skills?

The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland are hosting an downhill skills development day in Rostrevor Forest Park on the 2nd of June 2018.

This event is for female riders looking to progress their racing and technical skills in downhill mountain biking. Multiple Irish National Downhill Champion Colin Ross will be on hand to analyse your technique and instruct you on how to improve your skills in a safe and effective manner.

Skills that will be covered include:

  • Body position
  • Drop offs
  • Corners
  • Carrying speed

Riders must:

  • Have previous experience racing downhill or enduro mountain biking e.g. IDMS, BDS, Gravity Enduro Series, First Tracks Enduro Series, Grassroots Enduro Series or similar. 

  • Be interested and motivated in improving and progressing their mountain bike skills for downhill racing

Equipment required

  • Downhill or Enduro bike (i.e 140mm+ travel, dual suspension)

  • Full face helmet 

  • Protective gear (i.e. goggles, knee pads etc…)

Registration details:

  • Cost €5 to be paid in advance.

  • All participants must book a half day uplift with East Coast Adventure for the morning session (£17.50 per person). Contact Silvia (women@offroadcyclingireland.ie) for more details. 

  • Cancellation of place must be at least two weeks before.

  • Places are limited

  • Register using this link


Date: Saturday 2nd June 2018

Location: Rostrevor Forest Park

Start time: 9am sharp

End time: 1pm

Contact Silvia at women@offroadcyclingireland.ie for more information