We haven't forgotten our little ones. There's even a place right here for them to practice if they have a balance bike.
June 16-18, 2017
Powered by Pedro’s, is produced by the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA) and the Kingdom Trails Association in collaboration with the Wildflower Inn and the Burke Chamber of Commerce. It’s a celebration of summer and ALL THINGS mountain biking!
Experience over 100 miles of unique trails and terrain that makes Kingdom Trails. Enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly weekend of riding, camping, demo-ing the latest mountain bikes, checking out all the gadgets and gear, rockin’ to great music, and enjoying yummy local food & drink in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom!
Check out this great video from last year!
September 8-10, 2017
is a movement developed by world-renowned skills instructor Lindsey Voreis to change women's lives through mountain biking! Together with Meredith Brandt (Grit Clinics, LLC) they run inspirational MTB skills clinics and weekend getaways where they inspire you to face fears and believe in yourselves while you accomplish more than you thought possible on your bikes!
This clinic is held at the Wildflower Inn where we work on perfecting skills using a large grassy area, a mountain bike-specific skills area and nearby trails. Each afternoon we ride to nearby cross-country style trails to shred!! Whoo hoo!!
Kingdom Experiences has partnered up with the talented Seamus Powell of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team to bring you a weekend of fun, bikes, beer and more at the Wildflower Inn and Kingdom Trails. Village Sport Shop will be catering to all bike-related needs, including rentals for the weekend. You will leave a better, stronger rider and have a great time in the process! Mark your calendars: September 23 - 25 is the weekend. For more information, check out our website for everything related to becoming a trail ninja:
The PMBI Association trains and certifies mountain bike Instructors & Guides to effectively teach mountain bike riding skills in both cross country and downhill environments, while guiding students safely on varying degrees of technical terrain.
The Level 1 Instructor Certification
Two dates - July 7-9 and July 10-12
is for both new and experienced instructors alike, looking to learn how to skillfully teach and guide beginner to intermediate mountain bikers, in both cross country and downhill environments. New instructors learn the tools they need to safely and effectively teach, while experienced instructors will increase their level of skill and understanding in teaching and riding theory, that the PMBI Certifications uniquely provide.
A strong focus is given to learning teaching skills in their own right, to develop a sense of this all important part of a mountain bike lesson. As you learn and practice proven, modern teaching skills through the course, you’ll see how being a good rider is only one part of being a professional instructor.
Riding skills and theory are also covered along with plenty of time to practice as well as receiving personal feedback for your own improvement, each day. The three day course is practical-based, spending each day riding and teaching on the trails. Additional PMBI Workshops covering topics such as bike-fit, mechanics and first aid, take place at the start or end of each day, to further build your knowledge and skill set during the course.
PLEASE NOTE: This course includes a teaching and riding assessment. Please ensure you make yourself familiar with the riding and teaching standards, as well as the prerequisites before registering. Further information on these standards can be found at : http://www.pmbia.org/courses/level-1/