Frequently Asked Questions
We have put together a list of our most common questions, click on the question to reveal the answer. If you have a question which is not here feel free to Contact us.
Q: Do I need to be really fit?
A: No each lesson is based around you learning to ride your mountain bike and improve your personal skills. All lessons are at your pace. You can not absorb the new skills if you are worried about your Heart and Lungs on every climb.
Q: What if I forget a piece of personal equipment?
A: Not to worry we have lots of spare clothing and equipment you can use.
Q: If I have a mechanical problem on the trail will my day be over?
A: No all our guides and coaches carry spares to keep you going. On the basic courses we will even fix your punctures!! Should you break or be unable to continue simply re book for free.
Q: What about the weather?
A: All our locations have a wet weather plan, or rebook.
Q: Why don’t you take Internet bookings.
A: All customers are different to ensure we get your package just right ten minutes on the phone will give both parties a realistic start state. From their we put together the best days training for you. Its always better to be honest and you will get so much more from your day.
Q: What if I book the wrong course?
A: On the rare occasions this happens two guides/coaches are always at each session so we can split groups or deliver 1:1 training.
Q: Will I be out of my depth I feel apprehensive looking at the skills and clients.
A: No, Companies like Switchbacks are Level 2 and 3 guides who are from racing and Downhill back grounds. They choose AMBikeSkool to train their guides so all their clients receive first class training, and in the unlikely event they have an accident the client is in good hands.
AMBikeSkool is located in Exeter, Holden Forest, Dartmoor, Exmoor and Sherwood Pines. We provide Instructor courses, bespoke courses and adventure racing. Visit our courses pages to find out more details.
AMBikeskool look forward to hearing from you soon and seeing you out and about on the trails.