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Mountain Biking

Helpful Information for your Mountain Bike rides

Things that fit in a Fanny Pack

Be prepared when you go on your next mountain bike ride.  Click here for a suggested list of items that you'll want to consider carrying with you

Before Hitting the Trail Check Your Bike

Wheels...Spin wheels and make sure they are true
Tire Pressure...Adjust the tire pressure for the trail surface
Quick Releases...Make sure htey're tight
Headset...Make sure headset is free of dirt/sand and is not sloppy
Brakes...Brakes should work correctly and pads should be aligned on rim
Pedals...Make sure the spin freely and are secure
Shifters and Derailleurs...Make sure the gears work properly

Local Area Trail Maps and Descriptions

City CreeK Trail System

Click here for a trail map to the myriad of trials located in the City Creek area. Thanks to Bruce Olenick, the City of Pocatello, and the City Creek Management Area Trail User Group for their collaberation on this map.

Mountain Bike Activity Courses Offered at ISU

PEAC 1181 - Mountain Biking

Introduction to mountain biking and the trail systems that surround Pocatello. Combines a series of indoor lectures with practical outdoor riding experience. Topics include bike handling and riding techniques, clothing, equipment, safety and bike maintenance.