Category Archive: Lessons

  1. Run Up To Raystown

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    Run Up To Raystown

    We’re getting excited for Dirt Rag’s Dirt Fest​! To get ready for the amazing Allegrippis Trails, we will be offering a Pump and Jump Clinic on May 11th at 7:30pm. The clinic is free with paid park admission.

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  2. Take It To The Trails

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    Trail It To The Trails 2016

    Take it to the Trails is a mountain bike group ride leaving from The Wheel Mill and rides through Frick Park. Before the ride, we will have a Mountain Bike Skills Lesson at 10:00am. We will cover essential skills such as log overs, body position, corning, etc. The lesson is free for the first 15 riders. The ride to Frick leaves at 11:00am from The Wheel Mill. After the ride, we will return to The Wheel Mill for a BBQ and refreshments (Yes, beer for 21+). Email harry@thewheelmill.com with any questions.

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  3. Private Lessons

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    Private Lessons

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    Bike Skill Lessons

    Private lessons are available for beginner and intermediate level riders. Our instructors are seasoned bike riders with years of experience. They have the knowledge and the experience to help you get your riding to the next level. We offer Mountain Bike, BMX and general bike skill lessons.

    Learn to Ride Lessons

    Never got to learning bike riding? Is your child struggling to learn how to ride? We can help! We have successfully taught hundreds of people to ride a bike. Message us today about booking a lesson.

    Details

    – Private lessons are $50 + tax an hour and includes a day pass for riding after instruction. If you are a season pass holder save $10 off your lesson.

    – Rental Bike, helmet and pads are available for an additional fee.

    – There is a one hour minimum for all private lessons.

    – Must be booked 48 hours in advance.

    – All lessons must be paid for at the time of booking.

    – All guests must have a valid waiver to be admitted for entry. If the rider is under 18, please check our waiver section HERE.

    – To book contact mike@thewheelmill.com.

    – Any cancellation within 48 hours of the lesson is non-refundable or transferable.

    – Please show up 15 minutes before your lesson to get set up.

  4. Free Clinic!

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    Run Up To Raystown

    We’re getting excited for Dirt Rag’s Dirt Fest​! To get ready for the amazing Allegrippis Trails, we will be offering a Pump and Jump Clinic on May 12th at 7:30pm. The clinic is free with paid park admission.

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  5. Take it to the Trails

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    Take it to the Trails

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    Take it to the Trails is a mountain bike group ride leaving from The Wheel Mill and rides through Frick Park. Before the ride, we will have a Mountain Bike Skills Lesson at 10:00am. We will cover essential skills such as log overs, stance, turning, etc. The lesson is free for the first 15 riders. The ride to Frick leaves at 11:00am. After the ride, we will return to The Wheel Mill for a BBQ and refreshments (Yes, beer for 21+). Email Mike@thewheelmill.com with any questions.

  6. Women’s Weekend

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    Women’s Weekend

    Carley Young from Ride Like A Girl will be hosting Women’s Weekend at the park along with guest instructors Karen Brooks, Shanna Powell and others. There will be a variety of skill clinics and events including a ride to Frick Park and an after party at OTB in the South Side.

    General Information:

    Dates: June 27th and 28th.

    Price: $60 for the weekend pass, instruction, sticker & shirt or $50 for the weekend pass, instruction & sticker.

    Registration: Call 412-362-3693, stop by the park or online at this LINK (Click “Events” then “Women’s Weekend.”).

    *Schedule Change: The Sunday MTB ride at Frick Park will start at 2:00pm due to OpenStreetsPGH.

    Sponsors:

    Dans Comp

    Jaunt

    Liv Cycling

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  7. Takeaim Cycling Clinics

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    Takeaim Cycling Skills Clinics

    Don’t let the winter darkness take hold. Invest in yourself and be ready for when the flowers pop with new and refined skills to hit the trails. The Wheel Mill is a unique and exceptional place to learn and hone skills.

    TakeAim Cycling LLC owner, IMBA and MBIT Certified Level II Coach Harlan Price will be putting on a series of winter skills clinics at The Wheel Mill in three day blocks in February.

    Next Class:

    February 2nd-5th

    To Register:

    To sign up for the Dark Day’s of Winter Skills Clinic hit this LINK.

    Feb 3-5

  8. Wood Fest

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    Wood Fest

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    On January 31st, we will be hosting Wood Fest an indoor mountain bike festival. Throughout the day, there will be clinics by TakeAim Cycling, bike demos from local bike shops, challenges/contests, Dirt Rag Garage Sale, food and drink from OTB and Point Brugge, and indoor camping!

    Any individual can set up a table for the Dirt Rag Garge Sale and/or get a campsite but spots are limited. To reserve a spot click this LINK.

    Schedule:

    10am-5pm: Riding related activities; Clinics with Harlan Price from TakeAim Cycling, Log Over Challenge, Food Down, Skinny Challenge and Pump Track Challenge.

    5:00pm-9:00pm: Dirt Rag Garage Sale.

    6:00pm: Food and Bar Open.

    10:00pm-10:30pm: Camp Set Up (Must reserve).

    10:30pm: MTB Movie on the Big Screen.

    Rates:

    To Ride: Normal riding rates apply.

    To Compete: No Charge.

    T0 Camp: $15 (Must reserve).

    Clinics: No Charge. First come, first serve.

    Garage Sale Spot: Free with reservation.

    Food and Drink: Assorted Prices. Cash only.

     

  9. Free Jump Clinic

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    Ride Like a Girl with Carly Young

    July 3rd: Pro BMX Racer Carly Young will be at the park giving a free Jump Clinic from 2-5pm. The clinic is free with paid park admission and open to all riders.

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  10. TakeAim Clinics

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    TakeAim Skills Clinics

    Join Harlan Price, the designer of the Fundamental Skills Area and owner of TakeAim Cycling, for Evening Clinics 5:30-7:30pm, 8-10pm

    Private clinics are available on Monday and Tuesday. Contact Harlan at 717 253-3298 or Harlan@takeaimcycling.com

    June 16th: 

    5:30-7:30pm: Mountain Biking Fundamentals: All levels have something 

    to learn! 

    8-10pm: Conquering Logs and Obstacles

    June 17th: 

    5:30-7:30pm: Pump and Flow: Become one with your bike!  

    8-10pm: Steeps and Drops. 

    All levels are welcome to each clinic.

    $35 each session includes park pass.

    $5 discount for each additional session.

    10 person limit per class

    Register on BikeReg.com or at The Wheel Mill

    Harlan Price is a certified Level II IMBA and PMBI Coach. He’s a former National Series Champion, member of Team USA, current State Champion in Single Speed and travels the East Coast instructing all levels of mountain bikers in order to add more fun to their riding experience!

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