MTB/E-MTB skills - basic


An ideal day to learn and consolidate basic mountain bike techniques. In several stages you will ride along some of the most beautiful trails in the hills around lake Origlio, surrounded by nature, training and improving your skills at different stations in complete safety and tranquillity. It is not necessary to have any particular technical knowledge, but a minimum of physical fitness is required. Participants with an e-MTB are welcome.



Content of the course:

  • get to know your bike
  • correct set-up
  • position on the bike and balance
  • technique for easier turning
  • brake correctly 
  • exercises to ameliorate your balance
  • shifting gears
  • ride up- and downhill
  • make optimum use of power support (for e-MTBs)
  • how to face an obstacle
  • get on and off your bike on a trail
  • tour of approximately 20km and 500m of climb

Scheduled dates

There are currently no scheduled dates.
120.00 CHF
  • Experienced and Swiss Cycling certified guide

  • Small groups, minimum 3 and maximum 8 participants

  • Pic nic (not included)


Ritrovo: Taverne, SBB railway station (map)
Duration: 09:15 - 16:15
Distance: ca. 20km
Climb: ca. 500m




BikePort Sagl
Viale Stazione 36b

6500 Bellinzona


Tel. +41 91 243 09 78





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