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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Learn BMX Racing Skills at ‘Introduction to BMX’

All bicycles and ages welcome

SHOW LOW, Ariz. (March 26, 2018) – Learn basic BMX racing skills at Show Low’s BMX spring clinics with Introductory Clinic 1 (The Basics) on Monday, April 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. or Monday, June 4, from 9 to 10 a.m. Each one-hour class will teach bike fit and maintenance, safety equipment and proper fit, basic pedaling/pedals level, introduction to the track, obstacle names, basic pumping and balancing on the gate. Introductory Clinic 2 (Getting the Hang of It) follows on Monday, May 7, from 4 to 5 p.m., or Monday, June 11, from 9 to 10 a.m. The one-hour class will teach how the race works and how to read “moto” sheets, and introduces the rider to local BMX rules and programs and USA BMX programs, bunny hopping and setting a foundation, basic turns and pump laps.  New riders must complete both introductory clinics before continuing with the BMX camp or future clinics. Loaner bikes and helmets are available for use. The clinics will be held at the Show Low BMX track at Nikolaus Homestead Park, 1001 E Mills. Cost per participant is $5 per one-hour clinic. Register at Show Low City Hall’s recreation desk at 180 N. 9th Street, Show Low Family Aquatic Center at 1100 W. Deuce of Clubs or online at www.activityreg.com. For additional information, call (928) 532-4140.

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