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[16 Jun 2017 | One Comment | ]
Westchester TRIFECTA June 24th

Dirt Lovers,
We are quickly approaching Saturday, June 24, the day we set out to complete the 2017 edition of The Westchester Trifecta. One day, three trails and a bunch of stuff in between. In total we’re looking at almost 100 miles of gravel, pavement, dirt and single track. It’s only three days after the Summer Solctice but there’s still a chance we’ll run out of daylight…
With three successful years in the bag the formula is as follows:
We’re taking the first train from Grand Central to Cold Spring. On the way back to …

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[14 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Spring Group Rides

Spring/Summer Group Rides
For last minute changes check our Facebook Group and/or Instagram
#1 Sunday, May 21:  NYC – Nyack – NYC , ON/OFF Road
#2 Saturday, June 3: Wolfe’s Pond Park, Staten Island
#3 Saturday, June 17: Graham Hills, Pleasantville
#4 Saturday, June 24: The Westchester Trifecta
#5 Sunday, July 9: Sterling Forest, NJ
#1 Sunday, May 21 – Trifecta Primer Ride
See if you’re ready for the big Trifecta. Or just do it anyway.
Time: 8:30am
Meeting Spot: GW Bridge, Manhattan side
Difficulty: Long but not technical
The Route: 9W to Nyack and back. Not as boring as it sounds…we …

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[11 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
First Saturday’s at Wolfes Pond Trail Maintenance

Big thanks to Partnerships for Parks and the volunteers who showed up on Saturday and helped clean up the trail head on Hylan and Holton, close off a social entrance, and cutback growth on the trails.  First Saturdays continue at Wolfes Pond June 3rd.  Join us and make a difference.

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[19 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Northeast Singletrack Mountain Biking Workshop 4/23

Northeast Singletrack Mountain Biking Workshop
Sunday, April 23, 2017
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM View more dates
Graham Hills County Park
Member price: $85 Non-member price: $105
Register
Overview
The northeast is world renowned for offering a wide variety of epic mountain bike trails, filled with steep climbs and descents, large rocks and boulders, and tight twisting trails. If you have experience on a mountain bike and are eager to improve your trail riding ability, join us for a day of focused skills instruction. Our Outdoor School Instructors will provide detailed breakdowns of riding skills along with …

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[28 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
IIIIIIIIIIIIt’s Back!!!!  US Open @ Mountain Creek May 25th-28th

LIKE A DOWNHILL MOUNTAIN BIKE PARTY…
The U.S. Open of Mountain Biking was established in 2003 with the goal of creating excitement in the American mountain bike scene. Featuring a unique and ‘open’, Pro/AM format, the U.S. Open offers the most challenging and competitive racing in the nation and sets the standard as a proving-ground for up-and-coming and elite racers alike. Anyone can enter the Open Class and compete amongst the pros for the cash purse and a chance to prove where they rank. Amateurs compete for bragging rights and some …

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
718 Cyclery  Maintenance Series 04: Bearings and Wheel Truing  Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:00pm  8:00pm

Class 04: Bearings and Wheel Truing
Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:00pm 8:00pm
718 cyclery
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Slightly more advanced, this class is a great finale for our Basic Maintenance Series of classes. This class covers bearing adjustments (hubs, bottom brackets and hubs), as well as wheel truing.

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Women’s Bike Maintenace Class: Bike Demystification, Basic Maintenance, and Flat Fixing @ 718 Cyclery

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:00pm 8:00pm
718 cyclery
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Women’s Bike Maintenace Class: Bike Demystification, Basic Maintenance, and Flat Fixing
Get to know a little more about your machine in this hands-on introductory workshop, and walk away feeling more self-sufficient. This class will cover routine bike maintenance, the tools you should never leave home without, and how to fix a flat, with plenty of time to ask questions.
About the Instructor:
Where bicycles are concerned, Meredith’s heart is in the liberating power of the riding, and working on, of all types of …

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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 …