Firecrest MTB – Young Rider Development Programme – DeVo

Introduction

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme (Known as DeVo) runs Mountain Bike Skills Courses for riders from 8 years to 18 years of age. DeVo focusses on having fun and developing the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

The programme works on Five Levels, DeVo1 is the Introduction to Mountain Biking for riders aged from 8 years to 12 years, DeVo Evo is the progression for those riders looking to take their skills a bit further and DeVo2 for riders from 12 years to 18 years enables riders to progress their skills and move onto specialising in the specific disciplines of Mountain Biking.

Girls DeVo

Girls DeVo provides mountain bike skills training for girls aged from 8 through to 16. Working with Girls just starting or looking to build their mountain bike skills a those looking to develop their mountain bike skills. These courses run monthly from September to May on a Saturday morning delivered by Lead Coach Maxine Filby and the Firecrest MTB Coaching Team.


Latest Dates –

DeVo Level1 – Tuesday 30th August
10am – 12pm – 8-12yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Evo – Tuesday 30th August
12pm – 3pm – 8-12yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Level2 – Thursday 1st September
10am – 4pm – 12-18yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Level2 – Saturday 3rd September
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Level2 – Saturday 17th September
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Level2 – Saturday 1st October
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Level2 – Saturday 15th October
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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You can now book session as they go live on the Firecrest MTB and British Cycling websites. As participant number return to normal following the pandemic we are able to open up the courses as they go live rather than waiting until 10am on the Monday after the course. This will make booking ahead a lot easier and enable you to plan the session you can attend easier.


Location and Timings

DeVo is run by Firecrest Mountain Biking at Rushmere Country Park. The courses are run during the School Holiday’s with DeVo Level2 Courses on alternate Saturdays and Girls DeVo on one Saturday a month..

Cost

The DeVo Courses range is cost from £12.00* per participant for the DeVo1 Holiday Courses through to £30.00* per participant for the all day DeVo2 Holiday Courses.


DeVo1

DeVo Level1 – Tuesday 30th August
10am – 12pm – 8-12yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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The DeVo1 Courses are for Mountain Bikers aged from 8 years to 12 years old looking to develop their Mountain Bike Skills. They will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding and get out and experience the trails on Aston Hill.

The perfect introduction for young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses. Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level1 Mountain Bike Skills Courses provide a great introduction to the Mountain Bike Trails at Rushmere Country Park from the Pumptrack to a taster of the Cross Country and Downhill Trails.

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition.


DeVo Evo

DeVo Evo – Tuesday 30th August
12pm – 3pm – 8-12yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Holiday MTB Skills Training Courses. The DeVo Evo Course (Short for ‘Development’ ‘DeVo’ and ‘Evolution’ ‘Evo’) is for young riders that aren’t old enough or ready to ride at Level2 but are looking to progress their skills to more challenging terrain at Rushmere Park.

Please Note: – This Courses is for Mountain Bikers aged from 8 years to 12 years old who have attended 4 or more Level1 DeVo Courses or have been adivsed by Ian to book on this course and are looking to progress their skills.

The Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Rushmere Country Park will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding.

All the of Firecrest Mountain Biking’s DeVo Courses provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Evo Mountain Bike Skills Courses provide a great opportunity for younger riders to develop their skills and ride more of the Mountain Bike Trails at Rushmere Country Park.

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition.


Girls DeVo

Dates Coming Soon

Girls DeVo has been introduced to provide mountain bike skills training for girls aged from 8 through to 16 looking to develop their mountain bike skills. These courses run monthly on a Saturday by Lead Coach Maxine Filby and the Firecrest MTB Coaching Team.


DeVo2

DeVo Level2 – Thursday 1st September
10am – 4pm – 12-18yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Level2 – Saturday 3rd September
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
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DeVo Level2 – Saturday 17th September
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
Book your place here>>>

DeVo Level2 – Saturday 1st October
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
Book your place here>>>

DeVo Level2 – Saturday 15th October
9.30am – 12.30pm – 12-16yrs of age
Rushmere Country Park
Book your place here>>>

You can now book session as they go live on the Firecrest MTB and British Cycling websites. As participant number return to normal following the pandemic we are able to open up the courses as they go live rather than waiting until 10am on the Monday after the course. This will make booking ahead a lot easier and enable you to plan the session you can attend easier.


The DeVo2 Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Rushmere Country Park will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence and speed. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding. From getting faster on the trails at Rushmere Country Park through to racing at Local, Regional and National Competitions.

These sessions are now part of British Cycling’s Gravity Pathway Development Programme running across 6 regional centres in England. Find out more about this exciting programme and what it means to the DeVo Programme riders here>>> 

For young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses they build on the skills taught on the Level1 Courses. All the Training Courses Firecrest run provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level2 Mountain Bike Skills Courses will be using all the trails at Rushmere Country Park from the Pumptrack to the tight and technical trails and big jumps in the Bike Park.

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition. If you’re looking to develop your Mountain Bike Skills these are the courses for you!

Firecrest’s Mountain Bike Skills Courses are structured to provide a progressive programme of Mountain Bike Skills Training so you can come on them all or just come along on the days you can make to suit.

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