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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
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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
Sign Up Here (required)
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 …

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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 …