E-Bike Essentials

Own an EMTB or thinking about getting one? Join us for a day of intensive training at our purpose-built bike centre in Plas y Brenin. Whether you bring your own EMTB or hire one of our state-of-the-art Specialized Turbo Levo bikes, we'll ensure you leave with the skills to match your gear.

Plas y Brenin

1 Day

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Plas y Brenin


1 Day

Instructor Ratio


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EMTBs are cutting-edge pieces of kit, but the rider often limits their potential. That’s where we come in. At our workshop, complete with a skills area on-site, we’ll help you maximise the enjoyment and performance you get from your bike. Bring your own or try before you buy with our fleet of E-Bikes, and let’s hit the trails together.

The Objectives 

By the end of this one-day course, you will:

  • Understand Your Bike: Whether it’s your own EMTB or our Specialized Turbo Levo, you’ll gain intimate knowledge of the bike’s capabilities.
  • Master Fundamental Skills: From balance to braking, we’ll cover the essential EMTB skills.
  • Receive Personalised Coaching: Tailored to your needs and expectations, our coaching will give you the tools to take your riding further.
  • Develop a Personalised Action Plan: We’ll provide you with a customised plan to continue improving after the course.

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What to Expect

Morning: Meet, Greet, and Assess

  • Discussion of Needs: We’ll talk through your specific needs and what you hope to achieve.
  • Skills Assessment: A quick evaluation to tailor the day’s training to your current abilities.

Throughout the Day: Training and Trail Riding

  • Skills Training: Utilise our purpose-made skills area for hands-on training.
  • Trail Exploration: Head out on the surrounding trails to put your new skills into action.
  • Bike Options: Bring your own EMTB or hire one of our Specialized Turbo Levo bikes.

Afternoon: Personalised Action Plan

  • Review and Feedback: Reflect on the day’s learning and receive personalised coaching.
  • Action Plan Creation: Leave with a customised plan designed to take your riding to the next level.

Join us for a day that promises not only to enhance your riding skills but also to provide an understanding of how to get the most out of your EMTB. It’s a day of fun, learning, and adventure that awaits you at our specialised centre. Try before you buy, or hone the skills to go with your own bike – the choice is yours!

Experience Required

You need to have basic bike riding skills. No matter what your fitness level, riding an E-Bike means that you can get up the hills with ease, like they don’t exist!

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.