Intro To Mountain Biking (Bring Your Own Bike)

This 90-minute introductory session is designed and guided by a BICP-certified mountain bike coach with over 20 years of riding experience. During the first 30 minutes of the lesson, you’ll learn the basics of mountain biking on smooth, flat terrain. Then once you’re comfortable on the bike, we’ll hit the beautiful beginner-level trails at Victoria Park to practice some of the newly learned skills.

*Please note- By adding this event to your cart, means you will not receive a bike rental and helmet as part of your registration, but rather are required to provide your own. If you are looking to include a bike & helmet in your registration, please click here.

Meet at the Victoria Park Pavilion (look for the Canada Flag!)

Please Bring: Fat/mountain bike, helmet, fitness clothing and sneakers (required!)

Rain Location: This event goes rain or shine – let’s embrace the elements, shall we?


Mike Robertson

MTB Instructor

Mike is an experienced mountain biker with over 20 years of riding under his belt. He has developed a passion for the sport and all the health, wellness and social benefits that come with it. As a certified MTB instructor through the Bicycle Instructor Certification Program (BICP) and a certified Field Leader through the Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC), Mike has been sharing his love of the sport for the past seven years.In addition to his certifications, Mike is also certified in First Aid, ensuring that safety is always his top priority. His ultimate goal is to introduce more people to the joys of recreational mountain biking in a safe and fun environment. He loves nothing more than seeing people experience the thrill of the ride and the beauty of nature that can be found on the trails. Mike is a proud member of the amazing mountain biking community in Prince Edward Island, a board member of Mountain Bike Atlantic, and he is dedicated to promoting the sport and bringing more people into the fold. With his passion, experience, and certifications, Mike is looking forward to introducing you to the world of mountain biking at the Island Tides Festival.


Sunday, June 25


10:00 am ( 90 Min )


Victoria Park Pavilion


6 Victoria Pk Drwy S, Charlottetown



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