Samsara Bike Club Spring/Summer 2020

Fortnightly bike club for all ages and abilities from 6 years. We ride and work on off road techniques at various location - see below for more information .

 

Choose from four groups - G1 adults, G2 a&b advanced youth, G3 a&b higher intermediate youth or G4 (G4 is now full email to join waiting list) lower intermediate youth.

If unsure which group to choose, want to go on a waiting list or want to d0 a trial  then email ollie@livebiking.co.uk

We are based at Samsara Bike Park - part of Riverhill Himalayan Gardens. The Gardens are open in the summer months and have a fantastic cafe and children's play activities. So much to do while your child is with me on the trails!

2020 Spring Dates Group 1 and Group 4

(All dates are Saturdays unless stated)

5. 7th March Samsara @ Riverhill.

6. Sunday 22nd March  BMX @ Cyclopark

2020 Spring Dates Group 2a/b and Group 3a/b

(All dates are Saturdays unless stated)

5. Sunday 15th March BMX @ Cyclopark. 

6. 28th March Samsara @ Riverhill.

2020 Summer Dates Group 1 and Group 4

(All dates are Saturdays unless stated)

1. 18th April Samsara @ Riverhill.

2. 2nd May XC from Styants Bottom Road National Trust car park.

3. Sunday 17th May (Normal times) BMX @ Cyclopark.

4. 30th May Samsara @ Riverhill.

5. 13th June XC from Hosey Hill Car Park.

6. 18th July  Samsara @ Riverhill.

2020 Summer Dates Group 2a/b and Group 3a/b

(All dates are Saturdays unless stated)

1. 25th April Samsara @ Riverhill.

2. 9th May XC from Styants Bottom Road National Trust car park.

3.  Sunday afternoon 17th May.

      (group 3 14.00/group 4 15.30)  BMX @ Cyclopark.

4. 6th June Samsara @ Riverhill.

5. 4th July XC from Hosey Hill Car Park.

6. 11th July  Samsara @ Riverhill.

The Samsara Bike Club is for children and adults who have had some experience of mountain biking and want to develop their skills, and enjoy new challenges.

Sessions are run by Ollie Ireland, qualified mountain bike and BMX coach.

All participants must be able to ride a bike on hills with control, be able to use gears, brakes and steering at the right time. They must also own a mountain bike and helmet (both in safe working order).

 

For any bikes or maintenance needs, The Bike Warehouse in Sevenoaks  will give a 10% discount to club participants - just mention 'Ollie'!

£85 for 6 fortnightly sessions

New times for Autumn:

 

G1 & G3a/b              9.30 - 11.00am          

G2a/b and G4              11.15 - 12.45pm       

(BMX  bike and helmet hire at Cyclopark is included in the £76)

Taster Session £15

Please contact us if you would

like your child to try the club

(subject to availability)

A session will only be cancelled due to weather if it poses a threat to safety. 

In the event of cancellation full payment will be refunded.

​Venues

Samsara @ Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Riverhill, Sevenoaks, TN15 0RR.

Styants cross-country ride

Meet at National Trust Car park. Follow a25 east from Sevenoaks, turn left down Styants Bottom road just after Crown Point. Car park on left after 50m.  (There is limited parking so it would be really helpful if you can drop off/pick up as quick as possible).

 

There is additional parking on the road. Be aware there is a low level bar on entrance, if you have bikes on roof rack.

 

Cyclopark 

The Tollgate Watling Street Gravesend Kent DA11 7NP

All participants will be supplied with BMX bike and helmets. The cost is covered by the initial payment. LONG TROUSERS AND SLEEVES MUST BE WORN.

Hosey Hill Cross Country Ride

Hosey Hill Car Park, Hosey Hill, Westerham TN16 1PL.

Beware there is a low gate if you have a bike on the roof!

Plough cross-country ride

Meet at The Plough Pub Car Park, High Cross Rd, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks TN15 0NL.

Swinley Forest

Meet by the front of visitor center. 

Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW

http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/leisure-services/look-out-discovery-centre

Swinley is over an hour away but is a great venue for all the family on and off bikes! 

Pensurst Bike Park (PORC)

Grove Rd, Penshurst, Tonbridge TN11 8DU

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