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Instructor Info:Clemencia Caporale
Office Extension x5536
Term: 2013F
Meeting Info: Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Robert Crown Center FOYER
Description: This class is designed for beginners. The curriculum will cover proper techniques of shifting, braking, hill climbing and descent, body and pedal position, and navigating obstacles on the trail. Students will also learn basic bicycle maintenance and tuning. We will spend part of the class time riding for fun and fitness, and the rest on improving riding skills. Completion of this course, will equip participants with the skills necessary to successfully ride many of the natural trails in the Holyoke Range (Hampshire's back yard). Class begins on September 4 and ends on October 16. 5-College students will be graded pass/fail.