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At M.F.R. (Mountain Flow Riders) we live for Biking, Building Skills and Coaching

Our Mission is to create a mountain biking environment that's accessible and fun for everyone. Find your flow by building skills that will take your riding to the next level, making riding smooth, efficient and fun.

We strive to help you find your flow in an environment that offers a variety of terrain and challenges for all mountain biking skill levels. Build the skills and confidence that will take you from street to trail, to flowing fun. At Mountain Flow Riders we integrate our lifestyle as action sports athletes into a unique coaching program that will get you the results you're seeking to enhance your riding experience. 

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OUR STORY

Experience & Passion

Welcome to Mountain Flow Riders, the culmination of years of experience in mountain recreation.  The philosophy behind MFR is simple; we teach the fundamentals of mountain biking through a progressive, comprehensive, and applicable structure in a fun and safe environment.  Our goal is to empower riders with more confidence in their abilities, while honing their skills - no matter what level of rider.  We specialize in coaching private sessions and small groups to ensure everyone gets a personalized coaching experience, while building relationships and memorable experiences with fellow riders.  If you would like to improve your skills and take your riding to the next level, come and ride with Mountain Flow Riders.

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WHAT LEVEL RIDER ARE YOU?

Whether you are brand new to the sport or a life long rider, our sessions are custom fit to your abilities and needs. If you have any quetions, contact us at mountainflowriders@gmail.com

LEVEL 1

* Comfortable on city streets, paved trails and side walks
* New to riding on dirt and singletrack trails
*Limited experience on a mountain bike
*Build confidence and improve fundamental skills

LEVEL 2

* Regular rider of singletrack trails
* Comfortable riding intermediate trails and some advanced trails
* Able to navigate small trail obstacles
* Familiar with wheels leaving the ground
* Build confidence

LEVEL 3

* Avid rider of singletrack trails
* Comfortable riding all advanced trails
* Able to navigate trail obstacles of all sizes such as roots, rocks and jumps
* Comfortable with wheels leaving the ground
* Build confidence

SESSIONS & CLINICS
  • One 2 hr. Clinic - $59 per rider Please contact to schedule your custo...

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    59 US dollars
  • 2 hr. Session. Please contact to schedule your custom Private Session....

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    2 hr

    99 US dollars
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    49 US dollars
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    59 US dollars
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    99 US dollars

THE COACHES

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KARL LAVTAR

Founder/Program Developer

PMBIA Level 1 Coach

WFR - Wilderness First Responder

PSIA Level 3 Alpine & Telemark, Children's Specialist 1, Freestyle 1

ACA L3 Whitewater Kayak, L2 Sea Kayak

 

Karl loves bikes! His passion for two wheels shows it. Whether it’s commuting to work, cruising around town, shredding dirt trails, or braaaaping on his moto, there’s always some new adventure around every corner. Too many cycling years to mention, he started off in Western New York as a child, then moved to Colorado to pursue his passion for the outdoors. Then Alaska and North Idaho. He enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge for pedaling bikes. He’s excited to share his passion through Mountain Flow Riders and looks forward to seeing y’all on the trails. Every ride, there’s something new to learn…..

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MAEVE NEVINS-LAVTAR

PMBIA Level 1 Coach

Youth & Women's Bike Coach

Freeski & Steep Ski Coach

AIARI Level II Avalanche Certified

Professional Trail/Land Planner

Maeve began competitively biking in 1990 as a high school road bike racer to compliment her off-season alpine ski race training.  After moving to Crested Butte, CO for college, she quickly upgraded her skinny tires for knobby mountain bike wheels in pursuit of high alpine wildflower lined trails. After moving to Alaska in 2012, she made a career out of “riding the talk”, merging her contagious passion for biking as a park planner, helping to create a destination trail network inclusive of purpose-built flow downhill trails and most recently "Ben's Bike Playground" in Chugiak, AK. After dabbling in the exuberant cult of single-speed mountain bike racing, she realized her heart is most fulfilled when empowering other riders. With over a decade of specialty coaching with youth and women riders, she's excited to be spreading her riding stoke with Mountain Flow Riders.

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MARTIN ANDREWS

PMBIA Level 1 Coach

WFA - Wilderness First Aid

PSIA / AASI Snowsports Instructor

 

Marty's love of two wheels began by riding dirt circles into his Seattle backyard as a 5-year old. He's been wrenching on bikes and adventuring ever since.  In his early teens at Stevens Pass, a dedicated mentor and ski coach introduced Marty to the rewards of teaching. Marty first visited North Idaho for a bike race in the late nineties and moved to Sandpoint in 2002, instructing at Schweitzer in the winter and guiding bike tours in the summer. Now approaching 30 years of instruction experience, Marty’s progression-based training methods and passion for teaching helps riders reach their full potential. Guided by his love of sharing adventures with others, he is looking forward to furthering your adventures with Mountain Flow Riders!

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“You can ride many trails, but if you find your flow and forward momentum, it changes your life.”

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CONTACT US

For additional information or to get in touch to schedule a session with Mountain Flow Riders.

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