ABOUT

MTB Leadership is a sister company of Exmoor Adventures Ltd, specialising in the delivery of British Cycling Mountain Bike Leadership courses.

Dan French was originally an MBLA tutor, who moved over to delivering the British Cycling award in 2014.

Dan found his passion for mountain biking when he was a teenager growing up on Exmoor, and has biked extensively across the UK and Europe.

As well as mountain biking, Dan is a keen kayaker, surfer, and anything else active and adventurous!

Most of our level 2 leadership courses take place from the scenic location of Porlock on Exmoor, where there is a huge network of local MTB trails, lending themselves perfectly for the delivery of these courses.

We also deliver level 2 courses on the Quantock hills, Dartmoor and the Mendips.

For activity centres interested in the level 1 course, we can help set you up as an accredited centre, and we also hope to be delivering level 3 courses in the future.

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    10-03-2019

    9 Adscombe Ln, Adscombe, Over Stowey, Bridgwater TA5 1HN, UK

    9 Adscombe Ln, Adscombe, Over Stowey, Bridgwater TA5 1HN, UK

    This course is designed for riders who have limited off road experience. We go through all the basics from pre ride checks and bike set up, through to correct gear selection, tackling rough and rocky terrain as well as learning wheel lifts, track stands and much more.

    Course includes:

    • Pre-ride bike checks
    • Bike set up
    • Route/line Choice
    • Spares & equipment to carry
    • Correct gear selection
    • Ready/attack position
    • Technical ascending/descending
    • Tackling mud, gravel, rocks
    • Track stands
    • Front wheel lifts
    • Cone of movement
    • Basic trail-side repairs
    • Puncture repair

    Course Location: Adscombe, Quantocks.

    Course cost: £70pp

    Mountain Bike hire included.

    Please e-mail info@mtbleadership.com to book your place.

    Level 2 MTB Leadership – Practicing Track Stands

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  • All day
    23-03-2019-24-03-2019

    Unnamed Road, Lewes BN8 6LR, UK

    Unnamed Road, Lewes BN8 6LR, UK

     

    Course Tutor: Dan French

    Course Location: South Downs. Exact location TBC

    Course timings: 9-7 Day one. 9-5 Day two.

    Course cost: £195

    Course content: Please click here

    British Cycling website: Please click here

    Mountain Biking on Exmoor!

     

    To book, or enquire: mtbleadership@gmail.com or call 07976 208279.

    Courses can be delivered at a variety of locations across the South West, as well as bespoke packages.  Please contact us for full details.

  • All day
    23-03-2019-24-03-2019

    Parson’s St, Porlock, Minehead TA24, UK

    Parson’s St, Porlock, Minehead TA24, UK

     

    Course Tutor: Dan French

    Course Location: Porlock, Exmoor

    Course timings: 9-7 Day one. 9-5 Day two.

    Course cost: £195

    Course content: Please click here

    British Cycling website: Please click here

    Mountain Biking on Exmoor!

     

    To book, or enquire: mtbleadership@gmail.com or call 07976 208279.

    Courses can be delivered at a variety of locations across the South West, as well as bespoke packages.  Please contact us for full details.

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  • All day
    24-03-2019-24-03-2019

    Unnamed Road, Lewes BN8 6LR, UK

    Unnamed Road, Lewes BN8 6LR, UK

     

    Course Tutor: Dan French

    Course Location: South Downs. Exact location TBC

    Course timings: 9-7 Day one. 9-5 Day two.

    Course cost: £195

    Course content: Please click here

    British Cycling website: Please click here

    Mountain Biking on Exmoor!

     

    To book, or enquire: mtbleadership@gmail.com or call 07976 208279.

    Courses can be delivered at a variety of locations across the South West, as well as bespoke packages.  Please contact us for full details.

  • All day
    24-03-2019-24-03-2019

    Parson’s St, Porlock, Minehead TA24, UK

    Parson’s St, Porlock, Minehead TA24, UK

     

    Course Tutor: Dan French

    Course Location: Porlock, Exmoor

    Course timings: 9-7 Day one. 9-5 Day two.

    Course cost: £195

    Course content: Please click here

    British Cycling website: Please click here

    Mountain Biking on Exmoor!

     

    To book, or enquire: mtbleadership@gmail.com or call 07976 208279.

    Courses can be delivered at a variety of locations across the South West, as well as bespoke packages.  Please contact us for full details.

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  • All day
    31-03-2019

    Unnamed Road, Minehead TA24 8HY, UK

    Unnamed Road, Minehead TA24 8HY, UK

    Practical assessment

    The practical assessment consists of an all-day mountain bike journey during which each candidate will be assigned to lead a section of the assessment route, working with a ratio of 1:5. You will be expected to deliver a flowing journey whilst demonstrating good leadership and navigational skills.

    The assessment procedure is informal and is designed to help you develop your skills as a mountain bike leader. The group you lead can consist of other riders who are also being assessed on the same day and/ or riders who are there, simply to fulfil the role as participants on the ride.

    MTB Leadership Assessment

    Written assignment

    The written assignment is an open book home study task and comprises of a range of short answer questions. This task is based on the information included in the British Cycling Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Handbook and other resources provided on the course.

    Once payment has been received for your assessment place, the assessment questionnaire will be sent to you via e-mail (paper copies are available upon request) and should be returned to your course provider no later than seven days prior to your practical assessment date. Please ensure you allow plenty of time to complete and return the questionnaire before your assessment day.

     

    Location: Exmoor

    Cost £95

    Please contact us on info@mtbleadership.com for full details.

  • All day
    31-03-2019

    Unnamed Road, Minehead TA24 8HY, UK

    Unnamed Road, Minehead TA24 8HY, UK

    Practical assessment

    The practical assessment consists of an all-day mountain bike journey during which each candidate will be assigned to lead a section of the assessment route, working with a ratio of 1:5. You will be expected to deliver a flowing journey whilst demonstrating good leadership and navigational skills.

    The assessment procedure is informal and is designed to help you develop your skills as a mountain bike leader. The group you lead can consist of other riders who are also being assessed on the same day and/ or riders who are there, simply to fulfil the role as participants on the ride.

    MTB Leadership Assessment

    Written assignment

    The written assignment is an open book home study task and comprises of a range of short answer questions. This task is based on the information included in the British Cycling Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Handbook and other resources provided on the course.

    Once payment has been received for your assessment place, the assessment questionnaire will be sent to you via e-mail (paper copies are available upon request) and should be returned to your course provider no later than seven days prior to your practical assessment date. Please ensure you allow plenty of time to complete and return the questionnaire before your assessment day.

     

    Location: Exmoor

    Cost £95

    Please contact us on info@mtbleadership.com for full details.

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