The Head for the Hills team is keeping a very close eye on the ever-changing COVID-19 space.
Restrictions on 'outdoor personal training' currently restrict the maximum group size to 10 people and 1.5m social distancing rules must be observed.
Some programs are restarting...
Some of our programs are starting up again. If you were affected by one of our postponed programs, we will be in touch with information very soon if we have not already contacted you.
We are committed to offering fun, safe and educational mountain biking opportunities through this time and appreciate your support.
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Head for the Hills exists to develop pathways into and through the sport of mountain biking.
We run a diverse range mountain bike coaching programs, training, skills lessons and activities in Adelaide, South Australia. From programs to help people experience their first ride off the beaten track throught to delivering coaching for athletes in competition at the national level. We have programs specifically designed to support women in the sport as well as programs for schools who offer more than just the main stream sports.
Adelaide has arguably the most accessible mountain biking trail network in the world and we are here to help you make the most of it!
Inspired by Matthew Acklands race report, I’ve decided to post my thoughts on my own performance in the twelve hour version of the Bike SA Dirty Weekend. I always intended to analyse and critique my preparation and performance but making it available for all to read is a great way to encourage others to reflect on their own performances. With a little bit of time and effort we can learn a lot from ourselves and I know first hand just how easy it is to simply walk away from an event, taking outcomes or results at par value.Read More
The guided track walk and pre-ride for is on again at Willunga, designed specifically for beginners, novice racers or anybody a little nervous about getting down the track! It will happen before the Saturday Practice session at 8am sharp.
The session will include a track walk guided by Tyson Schmidt, followed by a slow ride down the course with coaching through the most technical bits.Read More
I rarely listened in English lessons and find it hard to believe my two finger typing technique could input much more than a login name and password! I’d like to thank you for taking the time to read this and those who read my previous post on celebrating your wins. I really appreciated the feedback that came my way so please feel free to leave any additional thoughts and comments below or in the land of Facebook.
For my second post I wanted to keep the good vibes going. Goal setting can be tricky business and I feel like many people look at it in a way that sets them up for failure, rather than success; and if not failure, maybe just a feeling of stagnation or poor performance. A simple re-alignment of your goals can be the difference between feeling like you are reaching new heights and feeling like your progression is stuck in the mud.Read More