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[19 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
718 Cyclery 2nd Annual City Slicker Race “Clay’s Gold” 11/19

City Slicker 2 “Clay’s Gold”
718 Cyclery is proud to announce the City Slicker 2 Race/Evert at Cunningham Park, in Queens NYC on November 19th, 2016 (meet at trail-head on 210th Street and 67th Ave). Building on the great time that the 2015 City Slicker was, we hope to add some great events and sponsors to the mix. All proceeds to benefit CLIMB (Concerned Long Island Mountainbikers)
CITY SLICKER HISTORY
The City Slicker Race was dreamed up on a mountain camping trip in Vermont as a way to promote mountainbiking in NYC. …

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[10 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
2016 Adventure Film Festival – Benefitting Sierra Club NYC Outdoors! 11/16

SIERRA CLUB ICO (INSPIRING CONNECTIONS OUTDOORS)
Come join us on Wednesday, November 16th at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema for the 4th Annual Adventure Film Festival New York.

The show will be benefiting the New York City Inspiring Connections Outdoors (NYC ICO) which is the Sierra Club’s community outreach program for children and adolescents who face the challenges of growing up in New York’s inner city areas. We’re a 100 percent volunteer organization working to provide young people with outdoor recreational opportunities, leadership training, positive group experiences and environmental education, while imbuing in …

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[10 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Meet Todd Wells @ Hasings Velo 11/18 6:30-9pm

Next Friday, 11/18 Hastings Velo will be hosting an evening with Pro Racer Todd Wells from 7-9pm for a meet and greet. Refreshments will be served. Easy walk from Hastings Metro North Station or ride up the Old Croton Aqueduct!
If you don’t already know, Todd is 12-time MTB XC national champion, 3-time Leadville winner and 3-time national cyclocross champion. He’s is in town that weekend for Supercross at Rockland Community College.
Please spread the word and hope to see you there.
https://www.facebook.com/HastingsVelo/
Hastings Velo
45 Main St
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 478-2453

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[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
CLIF Bar & CLIMB present  The Edgewood MTB TT  Edgewood MTB Preserve, Deer Park, NY  Saturday October 15th 2016

Register here: Register here
This will be a FREE event – spots are limited to 50 riders!
Race Description:
This will be a time trial event- one rider starts every 5 minutes. Once registration is complete, each racer will be given a specific start time based on your avg MPH.
The TT course will be approximately 12 miles in length. 1 lap. If you are not familiar with The Edgewood MTB trails, we encourage you to get out prior to the race and ride the course! The TT course will incorporate most of the …

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[20 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, Moved to Sat. Oct. 8

Join Trips for Kids moved on rain date October 8th for Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day! It’s a free event for all ages and all riding levels! They have guided rides, a kid’s obstacle course, and Clif Bar’s portable pump track. Hope to see you out on the trails!

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[19 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Kids Clinic 8/23 & Kids Camp 8/27 @ Mountain Creek

KIDS TRAX CLINIC – TUESDAY, AUGUST 23rd
Trax Kids Clinic is for beginner groms looking to test out biking on the smooth flowy dirt of our Trax course and get some tips from our Bike Park coaches.
For Ages 2-12
Learn more HERE

KIDS CAMP – SATURDAY, AUGUST 27th
Our Kids Camp is a great way to get your little ripper acquainted with the
fundamental mountain bike skills that will increase their confidence
and ability to have more fun on their bikes!
Taught by Kathi Krause, 3x Masters World Champ!
Ages 6-9, Half Day : 10am-1pm
Ages 10-15, Full Day …

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[8 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Deloitte IMPACT Corporate Volunteer Service Day @ Highbridge Park

Deloitte IMPACT Corporate Volunteer Service Day Recap
On a cool morning in early June, 32 volunteers from Deloitte and NYCMTB gathered at the Highbridge trailhead and pulled together a fantastic demonstration of teamwork to complete some outstanding maintenance projects. With great prizes on the line from REI, the teams battled it out for the win during one of the most memorable corporate work days we’ve ever hosted.

NYCMTB’s Ourtdoorfest activation was scheduled for the following morning, and with many trails still blocked by debris from recently fallen trees, the task …

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[8 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
NYCMTB hits central park with TFK and CLIF Bar

On Saturday, June 18, Clifbar,Trips for Kids Metro NY, and NYCMTB volunteers guided over 300 participants through a modular mountain bike skills course and pumptrack in central park during NYC Parks’ annual Adventures NYC event in Central Park.
The professionally built course, funded by CLIF Bar, was built by Highland Mountain Bike Park. Mark Hayes of Highland personally came down to the city to observe the deployment and operation of the course in order to gain valuable feedback about how these tracks work in various event settings, and was …

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[8 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Highbridge Flow Jam @ Highbridge Park Kicks off Outdoorfest NYC 2016

Highbridge Flow Jam Kicks off Outdoorfest NYC 2016
NYCMTB/IMBA participated in this citywide event in early June, with an activation at Highbridge Bike Park on the 11th with BMX and MTB skills clinics, bike demos and guided rides.

NYCMTB Board Member Al Cayne led an hour-long class on pumptrack and BMX fundamentals, and each of the twenty participants got a chance to test out their new skills on the newly built pumptracks on demo BMX bikes provided by event sponsors,Sugar Cayne Bike Fest, and Brooklyn Bike Park.

Following the …