Moab, Utah • Fruita, Colorado • Park City, Utah

Learn to Mountain Bike

Private lessons will improve any rider’s (beginner to expert) mountain biking abilities.


Private Lessons Are Perfect For…

  • Beginners interested in learning the fundamentals.
  • Intermediate riders seeking to break through a plateau.
  • Experienced riders wanting to hone advanced techniques.
  • Families wanting to learn together.
  • A group of friends looking to have a blast together.
  • Working on specific technical skills to get you on new trails.
  • Having specific questions answered.
  • A tailored experience based on your skillsets and goals.
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Our private mountain biking lessons will build upon your current riding abilities and increase confidence in tackling more challenging trails. We achieve this by taking the time to learn more about you as a rider, your strengths, your growth spots, and how you like to learn, which in turn allows us to provide a truly customized learning experience for you.​​

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My recent mountain biking adventure in Moab was an absolute dream come true, all thanks to Coach Jonathan, event organizer Silivi, and the amazing group of riders.Coach Jonathan's expertise and passion for mountain biking elevated our experience. He ensured we felt safe, pushed our limits, and improved our skills. His guidance was invaluable.Sylvi's meticulous event planning made the trip stress-free. From transportation to delicious meals, she left no detail unattended.Moab's trails are a biker's paradise, and with this incredible team and the amazing group of riders, it's an experience of a lifetime. Five stars and a heartfelt thank you to Coach Jonathan, Sylvi, and the fantastic riders for making it unforgettable!
Our group just left Sylvi and the Momentum crew to return home. Hard to leave them behind. The 4 day trip was executed to perfection from the moment we arrived to minutes ago (at the end). Each of our skills needs were met with excellent instruction. We had an absolute hoot also-so much fun, and new friendships.
Amazing mountain biking trip with Sylvi and Jonathan. So professional, attentive and nurturing. You won’t find better people to guide you.
Amazing retreat and wonderful coaches!
I had an absolutely wonderful time at the women's mountain bike retreat hosted by Momentum Mountain Biking. I walked away from the weekend with enhanced foundational skills, a more advanced skill set to tackle technical riding, judgement free coaching, and great connections with women who empower each other. 10/10 would recommend this experience to all levels of women mountain bikers.
Had awesome retreat with this crew!!! Loved every second and am a totally different rider now!!!
Fantastic People
Dave was the perfect guide and instructor for our half day ride at Lunch Loops in Grand Junction. He has a great sense of humor, pushed our skills, and led us at just the right pace. After the ride he went out of his way to also give us recommendations for meals and other non-guided rides during our trip. I will be back and hope to book Dave again.
Excellent professional mountain bike adventures to be had with Momentum Mountain Biking. I attended the women's Shredly weekend clinic and was treated to beautiful rides with excellent instructors. Everything was well organized and super duper fun. I left the weekend having fallen in love with mountain biking again.
Had a great lesson with Julie. She was able to teach me all of the basics and I was able to get a huge boost in confidence in riding trails around Moab. Highly recommend picking up a lesson from Momentum on your first day down to get familiar with mountain biking
Coaching from Sylvie was great! Attention to detail, reinfored cocepts a numbe of times. Great with positive feedback. Fun to be with. Would use her again!
Momentum Mountain Biking is a world class organization. They are extremely organized. Provide excellent coaching and always has the customer in mind. The rides they choose are spot on the skills I wanted to work on. Communication is awesome. I always knew where I needed to be and when. I would recommend anyone beginner to expert sign up for a lesson or clinic with Momentum!
The Momentum MTB experience was top shelf! They had world-class coaches, amazing food, and I left a better mountain biker and a better person💗 Thank you!
At the end of our fabulous vacation in fruita my husband said "The best thing we did was schedule you that half day private lesson the first morning!" You know it was helpful when the guy you've been riding with for over 10 years comments on how much improvement he saw. Momentum made it easy to schedule the lesson and fill out the questionnaire, and then set up the perfect coach, terrain, and focus for me. My coach Tina was so fun and helpful. She had read my self assessment and goals ahead of time and quickly assessed my skill and mindset in person. She knew just when to encourage and challenge me, and just when I needed a break. She was highly skilled in both verbally and physically teaching mountain biking and knew the trails like the back of her hand. My biking improved a ton and I had more fun challenging myself while we were in Fruita. My husband said his time waiting for me was cut in half! On my end that felt like I had the confidence and new approaches to trying features that I would have walked or been hesitant on in the past. Now that I'm home I've gone on a couple rides and I'm able to easily clear so many more sections of trail that I was 50/50 on before, I see so many more lines as options, and I've tried more obstacles that before didn't make any sense to me. I can't say enough good things about Momentum Mountain Biking!
Excellent instruction, great day and great improvement on my riding skills! Look forward to additional learning in the future.
Exactly the experience I was seeking! I took a half-day guided tour. Momentum's pre-ride questionnaire was easy to fill out, and asked all the right questions to match me with the length and amount of challenge to make the ride epically fun and memorable for my first ride at Moab!
Jonathan Atwell was a great coach and we had a great time.
We had the best experience taking our high school group to mountain bike in Moab with Momentum Mountain Biking. Sylvie and the crew helped us gain new skills and confidence on the trails. They picked the perfect trails for us to ride with our newly acquired skills and taught us all about the geology and ecology as we went along. All of the guides were top notch and medically trained to deal with anything that may happen out in the trails. It was the best experience of our trip!
Had an awesome day of riding advanced trail. My skills definitely improved and by the end of the day I was feeling much more confident on making hard moves!
Had an amazing 3 day 1:1 Mtn bike skills clinic with Coach Kim! Very helpful with taking my mtn bike skills to the next level! Kim communicated and demonstrated multiple key points to mtb basics that allowed me to grow and enjoy riding my mtb.
Instructor Jeff Lefebve Felt he was very good. Explained and demonstrated techniques numerous times, positive constructive criticism, and provided lots of praise and patience.
I was lucky enough to attend a women's mountain biking retreat hosted by Momentum & Shredly in Park City, Utah and it was phenomenal. The coaches were all superb and helped my mtb skills grow exponentially in just a few days! My goal was to get wheels off the ground for jumping, which happened for me (woohoo!), and SO MUCH MORE. We got amazing drops and jumps and technical uphill riding instruction, and all of the basics were reviewed for good measure as well. A whole ton of fun and learning. Your riding will improve. Highly recommended!
Great experience!
Took a half-day private lesson with Jeff. He is amazing! I learned a ton about my bike, how to ride over rocks and turn on gravel, and how to up my game on the trial. Really worth it!
Momentum Mountain Biking was an awesome experience! Before coming to Moab, the team was very responsive on FB messenger, helping me understand how many lessons was right for me and how much travel I should get on my rental!The lessons themselves were great and my instructor, Jeff, was fantastic. I did two full-day lessons back to back and have absolutely zero regrets. Jeff was easy to communicate with and logistics were seamless. When it came to actually instructing, Jeff was both extremely supportive, helping me celebrate my wins, but also great at providing tactical tips (he would routinely try new strategies with me, build things back down and back up, until we would find something that clicked). I made amazing progress over the two lessons and couldn't be happier with the experience.
Jonathan determined my skill level immediately and provided excellent instruction to help me level up. Awesome day!
Awesome experience. It was great to learn new skills and put them immediately into practice. I am a beginner and it was definitely worth to take a lesson - I felt comfortable and safe throughout the ride and had so much fun. Sylvi has a great personality and is very knowledgeable about biking. Thank you Momentum Biking for the wonderful time!
I booked a private lesson to learn basic techniques of mountain biking, and to feel comfortable with rocks and a bit more speed/control. I received all of this and more. Sylvi was an excellent instructor and was very attentive. She gave me the confidence I needed to achieve my goals for the day. I rode away with new “tools” in my bag and the excitement to use them.
My husband and I had an awesome lesson with Shelly! We focused on fundamental skills and built confidence throughout the lesson. Shelly was great at giving instructions in a way that was approachable to us - e.g. by relating certain body positions on the bike to skiing. Scheduling a lesson was very easy. I would love to take another lesson with Momentum!
A great intro lesson to get some of the basics and top things to work on to improve skill level! Sylvi was wonderful and I very much enjoyed the lesson
Virginia was excellent, patient and most of all used her experience to help me progress on the drops from my previous skill set.
My coach Beth was fantastic! She is very professional, direct and constructive with her feedback. Beth truly loves her job and takes coaching very seriously. You will come out of your training session at least a level or two more advance!
Great instructors and easy to work with. I had a lovely experience both with planning and on the trails with this rockin’ group of mountain bike enthusiasts!
We had an top notch experience, all the way from the booking process, through a few changes we needed to make to our plans, and ending with a five star private group lesson with Jeff. Each person we interacted with provided incredible customer service and the skills we learned during the coaching session has given us great techniques to progress our riding. If you are venturing to the Moab or Fruita area I would highly recommended planning time in your trip to take a course with Momentum Mountain Biking, you won’t regret it!
Julie was fantastic! She met where I was in terms of ability, pushed me to challenge myself, and gave me the tools to improve drastically. Thanks for an amazing lesson!
Keely is a terrific teacher. He’s thoughtful, knowledgeable and a good communicator. He showed me through example and by observing and critiquing my riding.
Excellent! Knowledgeable, skilled and was able to both demonstrate, critique and support critical riding techniques in a fun and professional manner. Looking forward to my next lesson with Sylvi and her talented team of instructors . I love this women owned and highly responsive approach to business.
I went in pretty nervous and feeling unsure if I was going to able to be comfortable mountain biking in Moab, or even progress through some of my (many) skill gaps. An absolute great time and really surprised myself.Our instructor Beth was a joy, gave us confidence when we needed it, but didn’t push us outside of our comfort zone.Thank you so much. I’ve never had instruction or guiding before, and we’ll be 100% doing it again.
Great experience. Basics and confidence building made easy. Thank you
Hola! What an awesome time. We booked weeks in advance knowing the weather would be spectacular.Haha! Two days before snow and rain came into the forecast. We were offered the option of changing days but that wasn't available to us so we stayed with the original plan.Beth and Jonathan took us out on a cold, wet miserable day. Both my friend and I were dialing in new tweaks to our bikes and these conditions made us think carefully about our choices.As we made our way down the LPS we saw the drops and chunder Moabis famous for. After a short period we separated and one of us went with Jonathan while the other went with Beth.We both learned so much from the experience and are more capable and confident riders now. If you want to learn more about what Moab has to offer and dial in your skills...seek out Momentum - they'll have you covered.
This experience was amazing! I have been mountain biking but never had a formal lesson. Beth and Sylvi rocked it. Not only was the day super enjoyable I am a much more confident rider now. We worked on specific elements (small drops, right turns, technical rocky climbs, and braking skills) at my request. Don’t delay, book them!
I’ve had the good fortune of doing three clinics with Momentum Mountain Biking and I can honestly say it has completely changed my riding. Having raced mountain bikes in the Sydney Olympics, won the World Championships and the World Cup Overall, I considered myself a pretty good rider. But after my time with MMB, I now ride things like a downhiller; faster, more aggressive, and smoother than I ever did even at the height of my racing career. They have a great teaching style, are easy to understand, and offer encouragement and positive feedback that brings you to a new level of technical riding. I can’t wait to do it again!
Reid surprised us. We didn’t expect all of the tips and tricks. He was knowledgeable about the area and professional throughout. I would definitely schedule a ride with him in the future.
We are East Coast city dwellers on vacation, and my partner learned to ride a bike (any bike) just a few years ago. So, needless to say, we are complete newbies to Mountain Biking. An old friend who does lots of Mountain Biking in the West recommended Moab Mountain Bike Instruction as a place that would be patient, provide technically excellent teaching, and wouldn't judge or scoff at our inexperience. That recommendation was dead on. Our instructor had the patience of a saint and quickly re-calibrated the lesson as she identified fundamental skills that needed to be addressed.
Julie was amazing! I learned so much and she taught me things I thought would be impossible for me to do. I feel so much more confident and can’t wait to try some more difficult trails.
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Momentum Mountain Biking is committed to providing you with noticeable gains you will see while riding in Moab, Fruita, and Park City, as well as your trails back home.

We pride ourselves on offering private lessons focused on a skilled coach’s assessment of your skills, not just a canned checklist of topics. Our proven step-by-step progression training method combined with our certified coach’s eye for detection and correction will have you enjoying our area’s classic trails in no time. Trails like: 

Moab Area

Slickrock Trail

Whole Enchilada

Dead Horse Point

Magnificent "Mag" 7

Captain Ahab

fruita Area

Zippity Do Da

Kessel Run

Holy Cross


Horsethief Bench

Park City Area

Wasatch Crest

Silver Queen

Bob’s Basin



Your Schedule

We will work around your schedule to provide the lesson when it’s best for you.

Your Style

We tailor to your learning style preferences so the mountain bike lessons have the most impact and retention.

your skill set

Our experienced coaches will customize the lesson to your current riding experience, learning preferences, and comfort level.

your gains

Our coaches know how to evaluate your riding and give you feedback that will make an immediate difference in your riding experience.

Women's Multisport MTB Retreat

Join SHREDLY and Momentum for three days of multisport adventures, including daily guided instructional mountain bike rides, daily rejuvenating yoga sessions, and a half-day scenic stand-up paddle boarding journey down the Colorado River.

Quick Summary

  • Lodging: Element Moab
  • Meals Included: Yes
  • Yoga: Every morning
  • SUP: Half-day outing on the Colorado River.
  • On-trail instruction at a variety of local trails.
  • Evening social with more educational opportunities.

All Skill Levels

Moab, UT
May 25-28, 2023

Women’s Mountain Bike + Hot Spring Retreat

Join Momentum and SHREDLY for three days of daily guided instructional mountain bike rides, daily rejuvenating yoga sessions, and refreshing evening soaks in beautiful hot springs.

Quick Summary

  • Lodging: Avalanche Ranch
  • Meals Included: Yes
  • Yoga: Every morning
  • Riding: Everyday
  • Hot Springs: Everyday
  • On-trail instruction at a variety of local trails.
  • Evening social with more educational opportunities.

Beginner to Intermediate

Carbondale, CO
Aug 17- Aug 20, 2023

Women’s Mountain Bike + Hot Spring Retreat

Join Momentum and SHREDLY for three days of daily guided instructional mountain bike rides, daily rejuvenating yoga sessions, and refreshing evening soaks in beautiful hot springs.

Quick Summary

  • Lodging: Avalanche Ranch
  • Meals Included: Yes
  • Yoga: Every morning
  • Riding: Everyday
  • Hot Springs: Everyday
  • On-trail instruction at a variety of local trails.
  • Evening social with more educational opportunities.

Intermediate to Advanced

Carbondale, CO
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2023

Women’s Mountain Bike Retreat

Join Momentum and SHREDLY for four days of learning, growing, and forging friendships surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in Park City, Utah.

Quick Summary

  • Lodging: Park City Peaks
  • Meals Included: Yes
  • Yoga: Every morning
  • Riding: Everyday
  • On-trail instruction at a variety of local trails.
  • Evening social with more educational opportunities.

All Skill Levels

Park City, UT
Sep 28-Oct 1, 2023

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All of our coaches have been certified by either Bike Instructor Certification Program (BICP) or Professional Mountain Bike Instruction Association (PMBIA). Both are regarded as top-of-the-class certifications in the industry.

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Our coaches will make you ride better.

It's one thing to know how to ride a mountain bike. It's another to know how to teach others how to improve their mountain biking. Thankfully our experienced coaches know how to do both, exceptionally well. Get to know the skilled team at Momentum Mountain Biking.

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