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[25 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Old Croton Aqueduct Trail – NYC, Dec 4

On Sunday, December 4, it’s time again to ride the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail.
Meet: 7:43 AM train from Grand Central Station arriving Croton-Harmon Station 8:35 AM. Ride starts at 8:45. Bike pass required.
The Route: Climb up to the Croton Reservoir Dam followed by cresting Bald Mountain via a few miles of singletrack. This is a flat day and more than half of the day’s 2,500 feet of climbing is done in the first 10 miles, after that is semi smooth riding all the way back to Manhattan. This is a …

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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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[4 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Fall Group Rides 10/23, 11/13, 11/25,12/4, 12/18

Fall schedule is here, mark your calendars. For last minute changes check our Facebook and Instagram.
Oct 23rd Skyline Ridge
Nov 13th Blue Mountain
Nov 25th Sprain Ridge
Dec 4th Croton Trail – NYC
Dec 18th Sterling Forest, NJ

#1 Sunday, October 9 – Stillwell, Long Island
Time: 8:30am
Meeting Spot: S Woods Rd, Syosset, NY
Difficulty: Intermediate
The Route: 12 miles (two laps) of no-drop. Cross friendly
#2 Sunday, October 23– Skyline/Ringwood, NJ
Meet: 8:00 AM Trailhead at 186 Skyline Drive, Oakland NJ
The Route: This is no beginner’s loop, multiple flats and snapped derailleurs are common. As are endos, scratches and …

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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 …

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[8 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
George Washington High School Mountain Bike Program @ Highbridge Park Completes Second Season

Now in its second year, the GWHS Mountain bike club hosted seven riders in a five week skills camp taught by Kathi Krause from Dirt Rock and Root Training. In each of the five two-hour classes, the students learned and practiced a core curriculum of basic mountain bike skills in the demo area, and then applied these new skills out on the trails and pumptracks at Highbridge. The program was funded through a grant from Northern Manhattan Fellowship, and was produced in partnership with Catholic Charities and NYCMTB volunteers.
Northern Manhattan …

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[28 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
CLIMB Fat Tire Festival @ Cunningham Park 9/10/16

FAT TIRE FESTIVAL Number IX – September 10, 2016
Reveling in all things Mountain Biking!
The CLIMB Fat Tire Fest, Run by Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclists, in collaboration with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS Parks Department, Nassau and Suffolk County Parks Department. It’s a festivity of ALL THINGS mountain biking!
Experience the exceptional trails and terrain of Long Island. Enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly day of riding, demos of the latest mountain bikes, rockin’ and rollin’ to great music, and enjoying tasty BBQ from our BBQ crew!