CLASS SCHEDULE

Class Day Dates Time $ Details
Sweet Shots 1 Thursdays April 17-May 1 6-8pm $120 ($50 drop in fee) 3 weeks of skills, FR L1-L3
Sweet Shots 2 Wednesdays May 14, 21, June 3 6-8pm $120 ($50 drop in fee) 3 weeks of skills, FR L1-L3
Sweet Ride 2 Wednesdays April 16-May 7 10am-11:30am $160 Some skills, more trail riding, CC L1-L2
Sweet Ride 1 Tuesdays May 13 – June 3 10am-11:30am $160 Some skills, more trail riding, CC L1-L2
Mikes Bikes: Dirt Convert Class, CA Sunday March 30 9am-12pm $75 Dirt Convert: Basic Skills Class, CC L1-FR L1
Sunday’s Cool: Drop & Rail Sunday April 27 1-4pm $75 Drop offs, railing corners, FR L1-L3
Sunday’s Cool: Pump & Jump Sunday May 4 1-4pm $75 Pump track, jumping, FR L1-L3
Kat & Anita

Kat & Anita

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MIKES BIKES: Dirt Convert Class - Registration Link

This ladies class is perfect for new and experienced mountain bikers interested in building confidence by turning fear into fun on the trail!

  • Date: Sunday, March 30
  • Time: 9am-12pm (with optional social ride after class)
  • Location: China Camp, San Rafael, CA
  • Cost: $75
  • Skills Covered: body position and balance, wheel lifts over obstacles, high speed cornering, switchbacks, roll downs, on-trail training
  • The following bikes will be on site to demo on a first come, first serve basis: Rumor Comp 29, Epic Comp Carbon 29, Camber Comp Carbon 29

Tentative Schedule

  • 8:45am – Meet at China Camp (picnic tables by ranger station parking lot)
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm – skills class
  • 12:00pm -1:00pm – lunch
  • 1:00pm – optional social ride

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SWEET SHOTS – freeride focused

Add to your arsenal of mountain slaying skills in a supportive and fun environment. Each week we will break down various skills then apply it to the trail. This program is freeride focused.

  • Session 1: Thursdays, April 17- May 1 – Registration Link
  • Session 2: Wednesdays, May 14, 21, June 3 – Registration Link
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park
  • Meet: in the clearing inside of the park
  • Levels: FR L1 – FR L3
  • Skills: Jumps, Drops, Cornering, and Skinnies
  • Trails: Ryan’s, 2Hi (Jubilane) and VooDoo Child, Rehab, Pump Track
  • Cost: $120 ( $50 per day)

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SWEET RIDE – cross country focused

  • Session 2: Wednesdays, April 16 – May 7 – Registration Link
  • Session 1: Tuesdays, May 13 – June 3 – Registration Link
  • Time: 10am-11:30am
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park
  • Meet: in the clearing inside of the park
  • Max: 8 students
  • Levels: CC L1 – CC L2 (Cross Country)
  • Cost: $160
  • Format: This program is cross country focused and geared towards newer riders. We’ll start each session with 40 minutes of skills drills then hit the trails to work on applying skills to the trails.
  • Session 1 Skills: balance and stance, stopping, climbing and descending, high speed cornering, wheel lifts 1
  • Session 2 Skills: balance and stance, wheel lifts 2, roll downs, cornering switchbacks
  • Sessions can be taken in any order
  • Trails: Boot Camp, Movin’ On, Step It Up

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SUNDAY’S COOL – freeride focused

  • Sundays
  • April 27 – Drop & Rail – Registration Link
  • May 4 – Pump & Jump – Registration Link
  • Time: 1pm-4pm
  • Location: Duthie
  • Level: FR L1 – FR L3
  • Cost: $75
  • Classes: these skills focused classes go into depth on technique
  • Dirt Convert: basic skills class; body position, braking, climbing, descending, cornering / Trails: Clearing field, Lower Boot Camp, Deuces Wild (10am-1pm)
  • Drop & Rail: railing berms and drop it like it’s hot ladies! / Trails: Clearing Drop Zone, 3 Little Pigs (Voodoo), Ryan’s Line Drops
  • Pump & Jump: pump track and jumps / Trails: little and big pump track, Luna Jumps, Voodoo Jumps, maybe Gravy Train or Semper

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CLASS DETAILS:

Parking: the main lot fills up quick so expect to park at Cascade Ridge Elementary School and ride over to the main lot. It’s a 15-20 minute ride up to the clearing.

     Cascade Ridge Elementary School
2020 Trossachs Boulevard Southeast
Sammamish, WA 98075

     Main Parking Lot
Duthie Hill Lodge: 27101 SE Duthie Hill Road
Issaquah, WA 98029

Bring:

  • bike – in good working order
  • helmet – full face or half shell
  • gloves – full finger recommended
  • flat pedals
  • skate or Five Ten style shoes
  • shin/knee guards (I have extra you can borrow)
  • elbow pads
  • H2O and a snack

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PRIVATE LESSONS (Ladies or Co-Ed)

  • $175 for 2 hours for up to 2 people
  • $450 for a 3 Pack of Private Lessons (6 hours of coaching)                                  Choose 2 skills per lesson: jumps, drops, cornering (high speed, switchbacks, berms, wall rides), skinnies, wheel lifts, steeps

Private Lesson Options


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GROUP SESSIONS (Ladies or Co-Ed)

  • 2 hours
  • 4-6 people – $75/person
  • 7-12 people – $65/person
  • 3 hours
  • 4-6 people – $85/person
  • 7-12 people – $75/person
  • All Day (5 hours)
  • 4-6 people - $105/person
  • 7-12 people – $95/person

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TRAVEL (Fly me out to teach your group!)

  • Airfare + Housing
  • $350 – Half Day, 3 hour class
  • $500 – Full Day, 5 hour class
  • Up to 8 students
  • $25 per additional student

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REGISTER

  • Email Kat to check for availability
  • kat@sweetlines.com

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TRAIL OPTIONS

WA: Duthie HillColonnade, Black Diamond-Summit Ridge Park

CA: China Camp, San Rafael, your local trails

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RIDER LEVELS

Cross Country Level 1 (CC L1)

  • New to riding mountain bikes, 6 months or less
  • Trails: Not sure, maybe Boot Camp at Duthie, Saint Edward State Park

Cross Country Level 2 (CC L2)

  • Been riding for 6 months or more
  • Interested in improving basic skills
  • Trails: Boot Camp, Movin On, Step It Up, Saint Edward State Park

Freeride Level 1 (FR L1)

  • Riding: minimum of 1 year
  • Trails:
    • Saint Edward State Park, Tolt McDonald, Tape Worm
    • Duthie: Movin On, Step It Up, Ryan’s Eternal Flow but going around most features

  Freeride Level 2  (FR L2)

  • Riding: minimum of 2 years
  • Trails:
    • Tokul West
    • Whistler: B-Line, Crank It Up, Heart of Darkness
    • Duthie: Boot Camp, Ryan’s Eternal Flow (hitting some of the features), Voodoo Child
  • Skills: some experience riding skinnies and technical trails, (drops: can do 1-2 ft)
  • Racer Category: Downhill Cat 2-3

Freeride Level 3 (FR L3)

  • Riding: minimum of 3 years
  • Trails:
    • Tokul East: Flowtron, Exit Trail, Last Frontier
    • Duthie: Ryan’s Eternal Flow, 2 Hi, Gerks, starting Gravy Train, HLC & Semper Dirticus
    • Whistler: Ho Chi Min, A-Line, B-Line, Crank It Up, Heart of Darkness
  • Skills: lots of experience riding technical trails, can do small drops (2-3 ft easily), 4-8’ table tops
  • Racer Category: Downhill Cat 1-2

Freeride Level 4  (FR L4)

  • Riding: 4+ years
  • Trails:
    • Duthie: 2 Hi, Gravy Train, HLC, starting Semper Diritcus
    • Whistler: Dirt Merchant, A-Line, Schlayer
    • Tokul East: Crazy Ivan
  • Skills: can do 4-6’ drops, 8-10’ table tops
  • Racer Category: Downhill Cat 1 or upper Cat 2

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FORMS

 

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