Duke of Edinburgh Award

KES MTB Club



School MTB Club 

Open to all Upper School students, the KES MTB Club will meet on regular Tuesdays 1600-1700hrs focusing on MTB maintenance and repairs (See table on right). The club will have organised rides each month (Sundays) and a residential trip each term. Explore the great outdoors on two wheels with some challenging climbs and exhilarating descents!

IV / V / VI Year Students should download and return (fully completed) to the DofE Office by Tuesday 1st October 2019.

You Tube - British Cycling Advice Videos

Downloads

KES MTB Club Guidelines

KES MTB Flyer & Application Form 2019-20

Links to Further Information

MTB Skills, Maintenance & Repair                                    (DofE Lecture Room after School)

DateSession SubjectTime / Location
Tuesday 8th October 19Intro & Bike Checks / M Check / Trail Etiquette / Trail Grades / What to Carry1300-1330hrs
Tuesday 5th November 19Punctures / Tyre & Tube Checks1605-1700hrs
Tuesday 3rd December 19Club Jersey design / Suspension1605-1700hrs
Tuesday 21st January 20Club Jersey follow up / Chain breaking / Cleaning / Repairs1605-1700hrs
Tuesday 4th February 20Indexing gears / Brake pad wear and replacement 
1605-1700hrs
Tuesday 25th February 20tbc1605-1700hrs
Tuesday 17th March 20tbc1605-1700hrs

Mountain Biking (Cross Country & Trails)                    (Parent drop off/pick up)

DateMeeting PointType of RideRemarks
Sunday 13th October 2019New Forest - FrithamCross-Country - Forest track0900-1400hrs
Sunday 8th December 2019Swinley Forest Trail Centre0830 at KES

Return 1500

Sunday 2nd February 2020Swinley ForestTrail Centre0830 at KES

Return 1500

Sunday 14th June 2020South DownsCross-Country - Chalk Downs0900-1500hrs

KES MTB Club RESIDENTIAL TRIPS                              (separate payment for residential trips)

DateLocation & ActivityTimes

AUTUMN RESIDENTIAL

Fri 8 - Sun 10 November 2019

DARTMOOR

Saturday - Dartmoor X Country ride

Sunday - Haldon Forest Trail Centre

Accommodation at Rural Study Centre

Depart KES 1330hrs Friday
Return to KES 1800hrs Sunday
SPRING RESIDENTIAL

Fri 20 - Sun 22 March 2020

TBC

Saturday - TBC
Sunday - TBC

Accommodation - TBC

Depart KES 1330hrs Friday
Return to KES 1900hrs Sunday
SUMMER RESIDENTIAL

UNLIKELY TO RUN
DUE TO GEOGRAPHY TRIP

Possible alternate during first week of Summer Holiday if enough want to attend.TBC

Skills Lessons

Part Names of a normal MTB (Open in new tab for better view)