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If you’re just starting out with mountain biking, the Beginners section is for you. Whether you just got your first bike or have been on some rides and want to learn more, this area has everything you need.

Here you’ll learn the basics like how to climb, descend, corner, shift gears, take care of your bike, and more. We explain the gear you’ll need as a beginner, like helmets, gloves, pads and proper shoes. You’ll get tips on where to ride safely as you get used to trails. We share rules on how to ride politely around others.

Our goal is for new riders to enjoy mountain biking while being safe. We want you to have fun and not get hurt as you go from your first time mountain biking to becoming a confident rider.

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