Get-started mountain bike course

Get started course in mountain bike, 3 hours

Are you curious to start biking of pist? At Fjälläventyr’s mountain bike course in Sälen you get the basic tools to safely and securely get you off the road by bike. We mix theory and practice and show you the how to go around curves and over stones and obstacles and we do it in small groups with experienced and inspiring instructors.

The course is suitable for adults of all ages, as well as adolescents in the company of adults. The aim of the course is making you feel safe on the single tracks of Sälen on your own and you will also receive tips on exercises to do yourself. Feel free to bring your own bike, if you need equipment you can rent from us!

Basic course in mountain bike, 6 hours

Taking the skills one step further and showing more specific how to reach the next level. After the test-on course, we deepen the techniques of taking curves in speed, brake and gear, uphill and downhill, and how to safely maneuver the bike over rock´s and obstacle. We mix theory and practice, we review the functions of the bike and how to take care of the material so that it always works properly and we do it in small groups with experienced and inspiring instructors.

The aim of the course is to get the basic techniques of having fun while safely riding in terrain, both up and down and along technical forest paths. You will get inspiring tips on things you can practice to continue developing on your mountain bike.

Feel free to bring your own bike, if you need equipment you can rent from us!

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Cykelinstruktörer

Ludwig Lind

Owner and CEO since 2002. Musher, Photographer, Guide

Born and raised in Sälen, from three generations of entrepreneurs in tourism and guiding. Started dogsledding at the age of eight and has been doing it ever since. "What I love about Fjälläventyr is how it connects nature, animals and likeminded adventurers. Trying something new keeps us young... and bold!"

+46 702 64 09 21
+46 280 210 11
ludwig@fjallaventyr.com

Björn Olsson

Mountain guide/ Bike Coach

Passionate musher in the winter turns avid mountain biker in summer time, Björn has been on bikes since he could walk. Loves the big climbs because they lead to epic descents.

+46 768 81 33 30
+46 280 210 11
bjorn@fjallaventyr.com

Q&A - get prepared

What do I need to bring?

Riding your on bike and have your own gear is optional. You can rent a bike and protection from us. A warm sweater or rain jacket is practical to keep warm when we stop for breaks. Helmet is mandatory on all tours, thin gloves and knee pads are recommended.

How do i dress?

Weather change fast in the mountains and it’s important to be prepared. Dress with layers and avoid cotton closest to your body. A warm sweater or rain jacket is practical to keep warm when we stop for breaks. Helmet is mandatory on all tours, thin gloves and knee pads are recommended.
For your feet – use sneakers with as flas sole as possible like Vans or Converse.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE WEATHER IS BAD?

We adapt the riding to the conditions but we normally don’t cancel.

IS CHILDREN WELCOME?

We welcome youngsters from age 16 in the company of a parent

WHAT INSURANCES APPLY?

Mountain biking is done at your own risk, please look over your insurance cover before making the trip.

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