Get FIT and FAST on your Mountain Bike!

Mountain Bike Bootcamp will be returning FALL 2017!

(Dates TBD – video is for information only, dates are not accurate.)


Mountain Bike Bootcamp

This program for adult mountain biking enthusiast and aspiring racers alike.

This Bootcamp is designed for riders who want to develop both their skills and fitness to become really fit and REALLY FAST on their bike!

What’s Included in Mountain Bike Bootcamp?

  • Fitness program combined with mountain bike skills coaching to prepare riders for the 2017 mountain biking season.
  • Group gym training sessions, led by Ali Boudewyn, Athletic Therapist an Exercise Physiologist
  • Spin classes and outdoor riding / cross training sessions, led by Adam Walker, former Canada Cup XC Series Champion, PMBI and NCCP Certified Coach.

Program Schedule / Details

  • Weekly 1hr Group Strength Training with Ali BoudewynAli Boudewyn, Athletic Therapist and Exercise Physiologist
    • Sessions will cover:
      • Postural correction
      • Spine mobility
      • Scapular setting & stability
      • Glute activation & recruitment
      • Balance & coordination drills
      • Breathing and deep core training
      • Mountain bike specific strength training
      • PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretching
      • Self soft tissue/fascial release techniques
  • Weekly 1hr Spin Class with Adam WalkerAdam Walker - Cycling Coach & Canada Cup Champion
    • Sessions will cover:
      • Bike fit and position
      • Pedaling technique and posture
      • Breathing
      • Aerobic intensity
      • Mountain Bike specific high intensity intervals
  • Weekly 3hr Outdoor Riding Session with Adam Walker (most likely Saturdays).
    • Sessions will cover:
      • Position and Balance
      • Braking technique and control
      • Gear selection
      • Terrain awareness, line selection
      • Roll downs, front wheel lifts, small drop offs, bunny hops
      • Pump track – learning to FLOW
      • Singletrack trail riding – navigating twisty trails with roots and rocks

Other Program Details

  • 8 Weeks, 24 sessions, 32+ hours of coaching/training, open to both men and women
  • 30 minute biomechanical assessment with Ali Boudewyn, Athletic Therapist and Exercise Physiologist
  • 30 minute coaching consult with Adam Walker, Former National Cycling Champion and Professional Mountain Bike Instructor
  • Race prep leading into Canada Cup XC Race on March 5 at Bear Mountain
  • Bike setup and mechanic skills workshop
  • 15% off Equipment and $25 off a Performance Tune Up for your bike at Oak Bay Bikes Westshore
  • 20% off your first private lesson of continued skills development and performance coaching with The Cycling Co.
  • 50% off bike rental available through The Hub bike shop for the Saturday sessions (total cost $100 for all 8 sessions).
  • 50% off entrance fee for the Bear Mountain Canada Cup XC Race for all bootcamp participants.

Haley Smith at Bear Mountain Resort


$750 per person.

Flexible payment plan options available, email [email protected] for details.


Mountain Bike Bootcamp dates will be announced soon!

Contact us to be added to our Bootcamp information email list and we will keep you up to date as dates and details are confirmed.


Mountain Bike Bootcamp is for you if:
  • You’re thinking you want to race in the Canada Cup XC Race at Bear Mountain
  • You’ve mountain biked before but want to improve your skills, fitness and comfort level on the trails
  • Your partner is a mountain biker and wants you to join them on rides but you lack the skills/confidence
  • You want to try something new to get fit in 2017

The Mountain Bike Bootcamp program is jointly organized between The Cycling Co., the North Langford Recreation Centre, and Bear Mountain Resort.

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