Gravel Groms and Mini Groms (the Team Mount Beauty junior ride programs) are aimed at facilitating fun participation in mountain biking for junior club members through adult led rides on a regular basis.
Who is it for?
Mini Groms is for children aged 2 – 5 years.
Gravel Groms is for children aged 5 – 16 years.
When is it?
Saturdays during Terms 4 & 1.
Mini Groms – be ready to ride at 8:30pm, expecting to finish by 9am.
Gravel Groms – be ready to ride at 9am, expecting to finish at 10am.
What does my Grom need?
- Membership of Team Mount Beauty through AusCycling, details here
- Minimum AusCycling insurance level of Lifestyle or Race.
- A mountain bike suitable for the level of riding that they wish to undertake and maintained in a safe condition. Parents looking for bike advice and/or assessment of a bike please contact Team Mount Beauty.
- An approved helmet, closed toe sturdy shoes, gloves and a full water bottle or suitable hydration pack.
What happens at Mini Groms?
Mini Groms is a junior biking session for little ones who are just starting out on their balance bikes and upwards to those already cruising on their pedal bikes. The sessions are based around learning through fun and exploration on our bikes whilst playing games and being in a social and safe environment.
What happens at Gravel Groms?
Sessions mostly start at 9am at the Big Hill carpark & trailhead area, and finish at 10am.
The Groms ride in groups suitable to their riding interests and skills. Groups are led by an adult Leader on an adventure through the Big Hill MTB Park.
Sessions primarily focus on participation and having safe fun.