Skills Weekends

 

Wingello MTB Skills Weekend

The AMBC crew are heading back down to Wingello for a fantastic XC skills weekend with a series of training sessions and rides with our great team of instructors that will improve your riding, plus guarantee alot of fun!

Nestled in the Southern Highlands, Wingello State Forest is the home of the Highland Fling and is a mtbers paradise. With landscape reminiscent of an old-English countryside, it boasts endless trails intermixed with hills, gullys and creeks to keep things interesting.

This weekend will provide you with the opportunity to improve your riding skills in a social & relaxed environment. On offer will be a range of sessions targeted at improving your riding on both singletrack and trails.

As we want to make this weekend for everyone, non-riding family members are welcome to come along as well. Contact us to discuss options.

So, if you're the type of person who likes to keep learning and keen to improve your riding to take it to the next level, this weekend is for you !

Some of the things we'll cover in both novice and intermediate/advanced levels:

  • Rocky and loose riding
  • Climbing
  • Steep, tight & loose pinches
  • Line choice
  • Cornering - types and techniques
  • Bunny hops
  • Obstacles and jumps
  • Speed & momentum
  • Singletrack - technique & flow
  • Balance - trackstands, nose wheelies, tricks, etc
  • Braking
  • Racing techniques
  • Bike maintenance
  • Bike setup

Included:

  • Accommodation (cottage/cabin, dormitory, camping, self-accommodated - depending on your package selection)
  • All meals Saturday, breakfast/lunch Sunday
  • Snacks & drinks
  • Participation in skills sessions and trail rides for the entire weekend
  • AMBC experienced and accredited trainers onsite the whole weekend
  • A fun social-minded weekend

Accommodation Options:

We will be staying on a rustic property in Wingello village and riding (or driving if you prefer) to the forest each day for the sessions. To cater for all budgets and preferences, we will be offering the following accommodation options:

  • Cottage/Cabin - a combination of open-plan double & single bed options plus also limited private room twin share, double and family options available. First in, first served for these!
  • Dormitory - grab a mattress (supplied) and sleep in the quilting shed (bring your own sleeping bag).
  • Camping - sleep under the Southern Highland stars (bring your own tent, sleeping mat & sleeping bag). Bathroom and toilet facilities onsite.
  • Self-accommodation - for anyone wanting to organise their own accommodation in the area, we also offer a non-accommodated package which still includes meals as indicated above.

Cost (per person for weekend):

  • Cottage/cabin option - $400
  • Dormitory option (mattress on floor) - $300
  • Camping package (BYO tent & sleeping gear) - $280
  • Self-accommodation - $260

Event Dates

Check out the event dates and book now!

For more information download the brochure, give us a call on 0427 207 937 or email us! Looking foward to seeing you there!

The AMBC Experience

At AMBC, we're committed to providing the ultimate cycling experiences to our guests by including the following unique benefits on each of our events:

Exceptional Trainers:

Our trainers pass the highest AMBC training standards which translates into an exceptional experience and superior customer service for each and every guest on each and every event. Every skills weekend comes with two or three experienced traines.

Fun & Flexible Philosophy:

Whether you mountain bike for leisure, fun or adventure, AMBC events have built-in flexibility that caters for all participants. If you want to take a morning or afternoon off, your knowledgeable trainer can help you decide what non-biking options best suit your mood.

Social Evenings:

AMBC encourages social interaction during the evenings to help you become better acquainted with your companions.

In-house Travel Agent:

In order to make things easy and hassle-free for you, we can offer a Travel Agent to assist you with all travel arrangements.

AMBC Event Pack:

On registration, you will receive an Event Pack filled with detailed trip specific, regional, training and cultural information to help your prepare for your trip.

Comfortable Group Size:

A good trainer to group ratio ensures you have individual support, attention and the company of high-level trainers.

 











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