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MTB SKILLS Finale 

The home of everything mountainbiking in Finale

 

Matteo Nati - World Cup Bike Mechanic

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Gabby Molloy - World Renound MTB Technical skills Coach

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Here at our home in the hills above Finale Ligure, we have a 3 Bedroom apartment set up for mountainbiker's with ensuite or shared bathroom options, Bike Storage, Bike Workshop and Bike Wash.

The location is around ten minutes drive from Finale Ligure, set amongst olive groves and orchards, close to where many of the famous MTB tracks finish.

 

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• Technical Bike Handling Instruction.           

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• World Cup Bike mechanic, Bike Workshop, Tuning and Telemetry

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Out of the noise and rush of town, escape to the countryside and soak up the idyllic Italian life, chatting dialect with the oldies in their gardens, overlooking the mediteranean or immerse yourself in the local forest tracks to relax and unwind.

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We can also arrange Shuttle Pick ups, and Gabby regularly guides for RIDE ON NOLI and JUST RIDE FINALE

 

 

For enquiries contact Gabby
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SKILLS LESSONS

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 MTB SKILLS Finale is run by Gabby Molloy, founder of the renound MTB Skills Clinics in New Zealand in 2004. Over the past twenty years she has taught over 6000 people from all over the world and in-between raced many National and International races including DH World Cups, Enduro World Series races, World Champs and Oceania Champs.

Now based in Finale Ligure with her husband Matteo Nati and their son Noah, she offers lessons and guiding for all levels of mountainbiker's - Beginners right through to advanced/racers.

 LESSONS ARE HELD IN ENGLISH

 

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Looking to concentrate on your riding and make the most of your lesson, book a One on One with Gabby.

This lesson is comprised of breaking down your riding to the foundation and putting it back together again, we start out in the open on gravel roads and easy tracks doing drills and sessioning sections to hone technique then later apply it to suitable tracks.

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Get a group together (or even just two of you) and arrange a full day lesson with Gabby.

This lesson is comprised of breaking down your riding to the foundation and putting it back together again, it is mainly spent out in the open on gravel roads and easy tracks doing drills and sessioning sections to hone technique.

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Ride On Noli WILDOPEN Shuttle Tour guided by MTB SKILLS Finale.

If you're not sure about committing a whole or half day to a lesson, why not try the WILDOPEN Shuttle Tour guided by MTB SKILLS Finale. In this way you can ask questions about cornering, braking, riding steep dropping corners etc, and get technique or bike set-up advice without it cutting into your day of riding. Not only will you finish the day stoked on the insanely good trails you will have ridden, but you will be going faster and safer, and have a whole bunch of new SKILLS tricks to take home with you and use forever.

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We can arrange WEEKENDS and CAMPS that include Coaching, Accomodation in our Apartment onsite, Bike Servicing, Telemetry Suspension Testing and shuttles.

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 What to expect:

The coaching session offers premium Technical Skills Training taking the rider through bike set-up, bike positioning, braking, cornering, steep descents, roots/rocks/steps, pumping and optional discussion around jumping. These techniques have been refined over 20 years of coaching all ages and abilities of mountainbikers the world over.

Regular results consist of rider changing from being the slowest in their group to the fastest - unless the whole group attends the lesson! or the most scary tracks become the rider's favourites, rider feels safe, in control and confident in all situations, hence... they can go faster.

This is a tried and true method that makes sense across ALL terrain so it's easy to remember. Rather than "do this in corners", and "do this technique on a steep chute", whereby you end up having the problem of what to do if you have a steep chute WITH a corner in it. At MTB SKILLS Finale the method or basic platform is always the same.

 

Problems that will be resolved;

*You feel like you need to brake, lose speed or will wash out in corners

*Experience difficulty in steep or slippery chutes/ruts

*You are scared of going over the handlebars

*Want to go faster in control or are looking to improve your race-craft

*You find slippery roots, gravel, mud, rocks scary or difficult

*Feels unpredictable whether the bike will kick or not on drops or jumps

*Why and how to pump

We look at all of the above and more, using a systematic, easy to understand method that works on all terrains.

 

COACHING SESSIONS USUALLY MEET AT 9AM IN FINALE

BUT ALTERNATIVE TIMES CAN BE ARRANGED

 

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What our customers say

"Thanks for Saturday. Wish I had done it years ago. Loved being on a learning path again and congrats on the course. You guys have a good thing going on. Went for a ride on Sunday around local tracks and found that a real eye opener applying new techniques. I think I have been trying to muscle the bike around for years. Created a real hunger to learn more."

 

- Kelvin McArthur - New Zealand

Today was 10/10. My expectations were high, but the session was over the stars!! You made the hard and tough trails feel like nothing. I'm amazed by how breaking everything in to small details and just with these small adjustments I'm now experiencing a whole new type of riding, without getting tired. Everyone should book a session with you ASAP!

 

- Clara Langner - Sweden

Three years ago I had an accident while biking. Afterwards I was unsure when driving and had really troubles with technical trails. Gabby helped me feel safer and gave me lots of tips to be stable on the bike again. Thank you so much! Had so much fun with you! I would recommend a tour with Gabby to everyone.

 

- Anne Stamm-Schmidt - Switzerland

Contact Us

  Gabby +39 345 342 7586 - Matteo +39 331 742 6365

Lessons available on request 9am - 4pm


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Tovo San Giacomo 17020, Italy