Academy leader David Webster has been riding bikes for 20 years, including XC, downhill, BMX, road and trials. During this time he’s ridden in Colorado, Spain, Austria, Washington State and Taiwan.
Trained as a British Cycling Level 2 Coach, and trained/qualified as a Scottish Mountain Bike Leader to MBL/TCL level, David set up the Academy in response to the number of trail centres springing up around the UK.
With more people being exposed to the great sport of MTBing, David has found that more people are coming up against obstacles and features on the trail that their cycling proficiency test has done nothing to equip them for…
So rather than leave you out there learning the hard way (often via pain-association!) the Academy has developed a number of courses to help develop a strong foundation of riding skills.
According to the Academy, the skills courses will compliment existing fitness and experience with a healthy dose of Transcend finesse and technique that will easily see you through all but the most extreme riding either nature or the fiendish trail builders can throw at you.
Here’s the technical stuff the Academy can help you with : –