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COACHING

IMPROVE YOUR CYCLING SKILLS

Want to hone your skills on the bike, including bike handling skills, group ride etiquette, and more? We’re here to help.

What We Offer

About Coach Kat

Kat Power is a PMBIA-certified Mountain Bike Instructor who coaches for Methow Cycle & Sport and the Trek Dirt Series. She loves to instruct mountain bike camps and clinics for kids and adults. She has years of experience building and working on bikes and loves to nerd out on maintenance and setup. She is passionate about teaching mountain bike skills because she is always being challenged and learning new skills the more she rides that she wants to share with others. 

Kid's Fall Mountain Bike Camps

Methow Cycle & Sport is excited to be able to offer kids mountain bike camps this upcoming fall while adhering to local and state guidelines for COVID-19. Camps will be led by Coach Kat Power.

These camps are for kids who are interested in learning and practicing skills on their bikes. We will spend time working on skills and going for trail rides. If your child is interested in the social aspect of biking, please check out the elementary school Cub Club option or the mountain bike class option offered by the junior and high school. If your child is interested in racing, please check out the Methow Cycling Team at https://washingtonleague.org/.

All of the following camps will start the week of September 13th. There will be no camps the week of September 27. Riders must have their own mountain bikes. Camps will run through the week of November 8, weather dependent.

If the cost is prohibitive for your child to participate, please contact Julie at juliem@methowcyclesport.com 

Methow Monsters Girls Shred Camp

For girls who want to ride longer distances and who want to work on trail skills such as jumps, riding confidently faster downhill, and riding rockier terrain. We’ll ride trails all over the valley and progress our skills together. *Transportation will be necessary.

Dates: Wednesdays 1-3 and/or Fridays 4-6 (one day or two days/week option)

*No camps week of September 27

Cost: One day option: $200

          Two day option: $300

Ages: 5th-8th graders

Ability level: Advanced - strong endurance and comfortable riding blue square and black diamond trails at Sun Mountain

Capacity: 8

Register Here

Intermediate Girl's Mountain Bike Camp

For girls who are comfortable on their bikes and want to improve their riding skills such as wheel lifts, riding turns (corners), and riding over bumpy terrain. We’ll focus primarily on skills and do short trail rides on the school trail system.

Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 

*No camps week of September 27

Ages: 5th-8th grade

Cost: $175

Location: School campus trails

Capacity: 8

Ability level: Intermediate - comfortable riding blue square trails at Sun Mountain

Register Here

4th-5th Grade Co-Ed Mountain Bike Camp

Intended to teach mountain bike skills to all ability levels. We’ll play games and practice skills for the majority of the time. We’ll spend a small amount of time on the school trails. 

Mondays from 3:30-5pm

*No camp week of September 27

Cost: $150

Location: School campus trails 

Capacity: 8

Ability level: All ability levels 

Progression Sessions

Take your mountain biking skills to the next level with instruction from Trek Dirt Series instructor Kat Power! 4 week and single day courses available.

Be on the lookout for more Progression Sessions coming soon!


Joe Brown and Julie Muyllaert, co-owners of Methow Cycle & Sport, offer individual and small group coaching for mountain bike and all-road skill building. We’re also happy to lead guided rides for your club, organization, or group of cycling friends.

Joe is a certified PMBIA coach with many years of competitive cycling under his belt. Julie is a cycling advocate, and also has extensive experience as a commuter and recreational cyclist.

Private Lessons

all abilities / one-on-one or bring some friends / ages 8+

$65/hour + each additional student $30/hour

  • One-on-one instruction is the quickest way to reach your riding goals
  • Select specific skills that you want to master or leave it to us to plan the lesson after a quick consultation and assessment
  • Two hour minimum. Recommended 3-4, depending on lesson goals
  • Do you have a few friends with the same riding goals? Bring them along too so you can practice and do homework together (max 3 students)


Small Group Lesson

all ability levels / 4-7 students / 4+ hours / one & two day options

$55/hour + each additional student $25/hour

  • Perfect for teams, clubs, and groups of friends who want to grow their riding together
  • Have more than 7 people? No problem! We can accommodate that too with a bit more planning - just let us know what you need
  • Options are virtually endless but we recommend a minimum 6 hours for 6+ students


Guiding Services

you just want to ride / explore North Cascades

$60/hour for groups up to 4

The Methow Valley contains a dazzling array of single track mountain bike trails covering a variety of terrain.  There is something here for everybody and we love to share it with you.  Let us show you the way and help you make lasting memories of your visit here.

No bike? We also rent bikes.

Please inquire about pricing for groups larger than 4 riders.


Call or email Methow Cycle for additional information.

“SEE YOU SOON”

Methow Cycle & Sport is involved in school bike programs, kid’s bike rodeos, charity rides, cycling clubs, trail development and were instrumental in helping to start the Evergreen Bike Alliance – Methow Chapter. We believe cycling is an important part of a healthy community so you will also see us teaming up with the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, Winthrop Planning Commission, Methow Recycles, and Methow Valley Long-Term Recovery.

We hope to see you on the trails but we also look forward to working with our local organizations to help create a friendly and sturdy Methow Valley.