CLUB 8-YEARS-OLD & UNDER
Our Club 8 & Under encourages core skills during a 10 week programme to build confidence in young riders. During these sessions the learners will build core cycling skills and take part in games and challenges that develop good cycling techniques. Current members please see upcoming sessions.
CLUB 8+ YEARS OLD
For the older children, the club offers intermediate mountain biking skills that will instil confidence and developing cycling techniques. Cyclists are challenged with advanced tools and obstacles that are designed to develop and encourage balance control and build confidence in all terrains . Current members please see upcoming sessions.
NON-RIDERS INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS
For those non-riders, we offer one-to-one sessions and small group coaching to get young children off stabilisers as confident young riders ready to join our group sessions.
ADULT ONE-TO-ONE AND GROUP COACHING
We also offer adult one-to-one sessions for those who are interested in the more developed advanced mountain bike techniques. We can offer tailored classes to suit specific skill levels, building confidence and making you safer, faster and advancing your technique. Classes are limited to a maximum of 6 riders.
MIKE MONAGHAN / FOUNDER & HEAD COACH
Mike is a very keen mountain biker with a lifetime of cycling behind him. Since a career within the global automotive sector, Mike took early retirement to pursue a passion for cycling. With the help of his wife and the enthusiasm of his young grandchildren to encourage him, Mike has drawn upon a need in the area to promote and develop a growing sector in cycling. Working with British Cycling, he has developed a programme that is flexible for busy families, while encouraging talent amongst young aspiring cyclists. Mike is competing again this year in the gruelling 40 mile mountain bike challenge known as the Hamsterley Beast raising money for the Great North Air Ambulance.
MARK SALISBURY / LEVEL 2 CYCLING COACH
Mark is a level 2 qualified coach and keen cyclist. He takes part the Road, Mountain and Cyclocross disciplines, he is a very enthusiastic cyclist often doing his daily 60 mile work commute by bicycle. He has ridden many cyclo-sportives including Stockton’s very own 100 mile Tour de Moor, and RideLondon 100, often clocking up in excess of 300 miles per week during the warmer months.
He is planning to use his British Cycling Racing License to have a go at racing cyclocross during the 2018/19 season.
He can be regularly seen out and about in his Team Cystic Fibrosis cycling kit, a cause he is equally enthusiastic about. Mark has a good basic knowledge of cycle maintenance and has built several bikes himself.
MICHAEL BURNIP / COACH
SAM MORGAN / LEVEL 2 CYCLING COACH
Sam is a student of Teesside University where he is studying Sports Development. He loves mountain biking and comes with over 2 years experience as an outdoor instructor.
KAREN MONAGHAN / SAFEGUARDING / ADMINISTRATION
Karen is a keen outdoor activity supporter and enjoys helping everyone. She is our organiser and manages our administration. Karen keeps track of the children as they arrive and depart the club along with ensuring our safety and wellbeing at all times.
IAN HAILSTONE / SAFEGUARDING
Ian is a very keen cyclists and enjoys our family rides and is at home on the road or off road. Ian is our qualified child welfare officer and is responsible for safeguarding your children during sessions, events and rides.
Please check our facebook for updates on on latest events.
10 Week Programme **MARCH 3rd 2018 Until May 19th 2018*
Non riders from 09.00 / Under 8’s from 9.30 / over 8’s from 10.30
Week 1. Saturday 3rd March 2018 Preston Park
Week 2. Saturday 10th March 2018 – Preston Park
Week 3. Saturday 17th March 2018 – Preston Park
Week 4. Saturday 24th March 2018 – Preston Park
Week 5. Saturday 7th April 2018 – **Sutton Bank 10.00AM- See Event.
Week 6. Saturday 21st April 2018 – Preston Park
Week 7. Saturday 28th April 2018 – Preston Park
Week 8. Saturday 5th May 2018 – Preston Park
Week 9. Saturday 12th May 2018 – Preston Park
Week 10. Saturday 19th April 2018 – **Hamsterlery Forest 10.00 AM – See Event.
Club Family ride February 19th 2018
Events and competitions to be confirmed ASAP.
Please get in touch with questions, for more information also find us on Facebook.
Our group sessions are based at Conyers School Yarm from April 21st 2018