RYP Trials Riding Clinic in NC on 19-20 OCT

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  1. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    The Saturday session will run from 10:00 to 5:00 and 9:00 to 3:00 on Sunday. If you are interested send me a PM and I can provide more details.
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  2. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    PM sent.
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  3. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    Update: There is the potential of the price increasing slightly ($25-50 worst case) base on attendance to cover costs to host the event. If we get 15-20 riders the price will stay at $150, less than 15 riders will cause the price to increase a bit to cover required costs. I will post updates as the event draws closer.

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  4. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    Still plenty of spots available for this event. Don't hesitate if you are interested, need a few more riders to cover the costs.

    Also, Ryan Young will be able to provide a few bikes as rentals for the event at $200 for the weekend.
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  5. Tarheel Wheeler

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    Hope this happens!
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  6. Choicecut

    Choicecut Lean, Tender and Juicy.

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    Would it be safe to go ahead and reserve a hotel or should I hold off for a couple more weeks?
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  7. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    I would make reservation now. Worst case, most hotels have a 24 hour cancellation policy for refund but once they are full you're out of luck.
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  8. BEEF706

    BEEF706 King of the dumb dab

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    This is a little off topic as there is no way I can get there for this, but what would you consider the minimum experience/ability level to take this type of class? I am kind of thinking about attempting one next summer.
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  9. Tarheel Wheeler

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    We had plenty of novice riders at the last RY clinic. I should know, as I was one of them. Had my Trials bike for 1 month and attended Ryan's clinic sponsored by Metrolina Trials Riders this past March. Wanted to learn to do things the right way before I formed a bunch of bad habits.

    Hands down the best money you can spend. :deal
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  10. BEEF706

    BEEF706 King of the dumb dab

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    Tha is for the reply, I hope to do something like this next summer :clap
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  11. Twin-shocker

    Twin-shocker Long timer

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    Before taking many steps up the ladder and attending a school which will certainly help with advanced techniques, its well worth getting familiar with the basics, if you are new to trials.

    A very good way of doing this is to get a copy of the excellent Bernie Schrieber book, which explains the basics very well indeed. When you have got an understanding of the basics, is the time to look at further training, to help with the more difficult stuff.
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  12. Choicecut

    Choicecut Lean, Tender and Juicy.

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    I have heard that book recommended before, but not sure where people are getting it from. I found it on Amazon and a used copy is 199 bucks. Is there a digital copy or a cheaper version that folks are talking about?
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  13. lineaway

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    Talk to the guys at Trials Inc. There was a new (old) supply of the book last year. Most clubs bought several cases.
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  14. Longboardr

    Longboardr Been here awhile

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    :huh You've clearly not attended a Ryan Young school, he's going to spend the first day on as basic of techniques as you can get.

    Trying to steer anyone away from his school to read a book would be pretty damn silly considering the man spent a considerable amount of time learning from Bernie back in the day!
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  15. garrett

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    GO TO THE RYP COURSE!

    It's well worth it, he starts with basics and by the end of day 2 you're doing splatters. I'd take it again.

    The only thing I'd suggest to work on before the course, is balancing on the pegs. Its not necessary but makes the rest of the course easier. If you can't do it you should still go.
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  16. Tarheel Wheeler

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    Absolutely agree with you Longboardr. Would recommend this clinic over reading a book any day. Heck it's even cheaper than the price Choicecut found for a copy of the book anyway! :lol3

    Agree with garrett on balance drills. Also practice full lock figure eights and front wheel bounces too!
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  17. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    I appoligize for the delayed response to all that have sent PMs to me expressing interest. I am currently on a business trip that does not allow frequent access to the interwebs. :D

    I believe I am caught up on responding to messages, if not sent a follow up and I will reply soon.

    Thanks to all that have chimed in and answered questions regarding the event. Hopefully we can get a few more riders to come out and hone their skills and have fun while doing so. Hope to talk to you soon.
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  18. Huzband

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    With this, I may have a friend to join in. He's been interested since I got a trials bike last year. Good guy, excellent rider, always wanting to hone his skills.
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  19. Choicecut

    Choicecut Lean, Tender and Juicy.

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    Getting pretty excited for this class! I am going to ride in the novice class at the Trials Inc. event on the 31st and the 1st and should have a really good idea of what needs work. Can't wait to go to NC. Wife and daughter decided to tag along and hang out at the hotel pool all day while i'm in the class.
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  20. Twin-shocker

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    Thing is most newcomers to trials have no real idea of the basic techniques, and without a reasonable grasp of these attending a trials school isnt going to be of much use. For more advanced riders, who are comfortable with the basics a school is a very good idea.

    Newcomers would be well advised to get a copy of the Schrieber book, and to remember that learning to ride a trials bike reasonably well, is directly linked to mastering the basic techniques first, and there is little point even attempting the more advanced stuff initially.
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