HELLO, I'M GRAHAM!

Welcome to
sublime rides...

"I have been coaching and guiding in the Lake District for over ten years, and riding for even longer! I grew up in the small tourist village of Windermere and became a qualified Mountain Bike Leader and Coach, leaving no stone unturned on some of the best Mountain Biking the UK has on offer.

I live for helping people progress their riding, be it coaching them down the trail and improving their ability or showing them around some new trails, giving people the confidence to get outside!

In my spare time I bet you can guess where you will find me… riding my bike! It could be out on the fells, down the pump track or even cruising the lanes in search of the perfect brew."

Portrait of Graham in a Sublime Rides jacket, with Lake District mountains behind him
Graham dropping in above Thirlmere, in neon duotone colours

Coaching

Coaching is our true passion here at Sublime and we are proud to have coached hundreds of people over the years. With each session tailored to your needs we can cover anything you have been struggling with, from body position right the way through to bunny hops or even railing that turn. Working on yourself could be the best upgrade you have ever made on your bike!

Read more about our coaching packages below, or get in touch if you have any questions!

Guided Adventures

With the Lake District as our playground, we offer bespoke guiding designed around yourself or your groups needs. We cater for every ability, even if it's your first time on an MTB. We can even arrange hire bikes for you!

Contact us via any platform to discuss what you want to get up to, after all, this is your personal adventure. But don't panic if you are not sure what you fancy, as we can build a day for you!

Graham and two guiding clients in duotone colours
Sublime Rides vouchers fanned out on table

Our Packages

We believe in a little and often when it comes to coaching, and our most popular package by far is the Three Session booking we offer.

Of course we still offer Full Day coaching for those who would prefer that. Just book in on our website and hey presto!

We also offer Half Day sessions, which can be good if you are unsure of what you might need, or if you are visiting from afar.

Visit our shop to book your ticket to ride!

3 Session Package

Decompression time is important for learning new things, so having your coaching in bite sized chunks means you can practice what you've learned before your next session. Whether it's nailing those turns, overcoming that rock garden, or even just controlling your speed. We are here to help!

Each session is generally three hours long and we can fit in and around your busy schedule. During the summer months we even offer evening sessions!

Graham and client riding down steep hill
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Some of your questions answered

We get a lot of questions about our coaching and guiding. You can find more answers on our FAQ page here:

All FAQs
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What are the terms and conditions?

You can find our full terms and conditions in the dropdown menu under "About".

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What do I need to bring?

Please turn up in your normal riding kit, including appropriate shoes and an in-date helmet. Be prepared for the day ahead, pack a waterproof, snacks and water. Also please pack a spare inner tube for your bike. We always recommend bringing an extra warm layer just incase.