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A cycling coaching company based in the Forest of Dean



We offer individual sessions or courses of mountain bike or mechanical tuition. Rachael, our lead coach is a British Cycling qualified coach with a great deal of cycling experience to draw on from time racing enduro as well as in her current work as a cycling journalist. 

Adam is MIAS qualified and able to coach sessions and lead groups of cyclists, plus teach groups or individuals the basics of bike mechanics. Together we are equipped to coach and tutor on a one to one and group basis over a variety of topics and skills whether this be in a private, a workplace or a school setting.




Private Sessions

We offer specific courses covering important trail skills, you can check out the options below.

We also offer tailored courses to suit all abilities, if you have a specific goal in mind then we can design a session or a series of sessions around that goal and, of course, achieving it!

Boost Basics

This course breaks down the core mountain bike skills in to easy to handle chunks, we call it the Boost Basics because we like alliteration but, fear not, it’s not basic. It’s a 3 hour course that will set you in good stead to progress your riding, safe in the knowledge that you are in the correct position and are using the correct techniques. The course is suitable for complete beginners and for those who are regularly riding blue trails, who want to progress to riding red trails.

The course covers:

  • Bike set up and suspension check

  • The ‘ready’ and ‘attack’ position

  • Braking

  • Introduction into cornering

  • Correct gear selection

  • Climbing position


  • One rider - £90

  • Group session - £50 per rider

Session Dates:

23rd August 2019 - 9am - 12pm Bream, nr Lydney, Forest of Dean


Boosting Up

Boosting Up is our mountain bike course for intermediate riders, it’s for those who are riding red trails and who might be struggling with particular trail features or who want to go faster and progress to riding black trails and downhill tracks. This 3 hours course will enable to you become more confident with handling whatever the trail throws at you, it’ll help you maintain flow and make more use of the traction on offer to you.

The course covers:

  • Tackling steep descents

  • Advanced cornering

  • Bunnyhops

  • Pumping

  • Maintaining flow

  • Tricky trail features


  • One rider - £90

  • Group session - £50 per rider

Session Dates:

23rd August - 1pm - 4pm Bream, nr Lydney, Forest of Dean


E- Boost

E-boost is our course for electric mountain bikes! Its for e-mtb’ers that have just bought an e-bike and want to learn how to get the best from it or riders that want to brush up on riding skills and apply them to riding an e-mtb. This 3 hour course covers everything you need to know about e-biking from set up, controls, managing power and tackling trail features too.

This course covers:

  • Set-up and e-bike care

  • Taking charge of the controls

  • Adapting to using the power

  • Good climbing technique

  • Descending on steeper terrain

  • Learning to leave the ground


    • One rider - £90

    • Group session - £45 per rider


 Six Weeks of Summer MTB Coaching Course

Based upon the six weeks of the summer season we are running a group course that works on a different coaching skill throughout August and into September. There is a maximum of 6 places on the six week course which will be run on a Tuesday morning from 10-12pm. The course is suitable for those riding either beginning to blue trail centre trails and those progressing on to reds, the core skills will be covered on flat terrain before taking to the trails to compound the skills learnt in a singletrack setting to suit each rider.



Women Only Coaching

We offer women’s only coaching sessions for both our Boost Basics and our Boosting Up course for those that would rather ride and learn with a group of like minded women. The courses are run by our lead coach Rachael so it s full female affair! Whether you want to book on a course that is already running or you have a group of girlfriends that you’d like to get together for a session on a date that suits you, just shoot us an email or give us a bell and we’ll make it happen!

Our next dates women only dates are in September:

2nd Sept 2019 - Boost Basics - 9am-12pm, Boosting Up - 1pm-4pm

20th Sept 2019 - Boost Basics - 9am-12pm, Boosting Up - 1pm-4pm

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We offer a unique cycling course tailored specifically for groups of school students. Our course is designed around using the school environment and focuses on the basics of cycling with a mountain biking flavour. The course is designed to take place during school term time with hourly sessions over a 6 week period. To maximise learning time we limit the hour sessions to 12 riders but are used to running consecutive sessions so the whole class can participate in smaller groups! Our sessions are interactive with lots of games and challenges to compound the skills learnt.

A brief overview of the course is as follows, please get in touch for detailed session plans.

  • Week 1 - Cone of movement and the ‘ready’ position

  • Week 2 - Gear selection for climbing climbing body positions

  • Week 3 - Descending braking

  • Week 4 - Cornering and line choice

  • Week 5 - Manipulating points of contact and slow speed balance

  • Week 6 - Riding in groups, riding on the trails and racing


Our Qualifications


British Cycling Level 2 Coaching instructors


MIAS qualified leaders- guided rides


MIAS qualified maintenance courses


Get in touch to discuss our coaching:

Rach - 07377 714215 or