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718 Cyclery Dirt Jam @ Cunningham 4/24/16

12 April 2016 No Comment

718 Cyclery Dirt Jam 042416

718 Cyclery, NYC’s leader in off-road and adventure cycling, announces Dirt Jam! This first-of-its-kind-in-NYC event will be held on Sunday, April 24th at Cunningham Park in Queens, NYC and feature off-road races, clinics, tech seminars, rider presentations, and product display/demos. 718 Cyclery is no stranger to hosting events of this magnitude, having recently hosted the City Slicker MTB Race in November 2015, and, most recently, Fat and Frozen, NYC’s first fatbike race in January 2016.

Dirt Jam! will also serve as a fundraiser for C.L.I.M.B. (Concerned Long Island Mountain Bikers). C.L.I.M.B is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to the growth and safe enjoyment of mountain biking. C.L.I.M.B. promotes a strong relationship between recreation and conservation by educating the mountain biking community on environmentally sound and socially responsible trail use

Race/Ride Descriptions

MTB Race: Separate Men’s and Women’s field. 1 lap around both sides of Cunningham Park (max 20 racers/race)
Nerf Rifle MTB Biathlon: 2 laps on east side of Cunningham Park. In between lap 1 and 2, racers will dismount for a Nerf Rifle target session of 5 shots. Each missed shot incurs a time penalty (max 5 racers/race, 4 heats)
Fatbike Derby: Racers will be RANDOMLY assigned to a team of 3, and also RANDOMLY assigned an off-road bike (fat, MTB…). Each rider is to make 1 lap of the East side of Cunningham Park. 3 laps total (max 30 racers/race)
Novice Ride: Riders will be able to use demo bikes on a guided run around both sides of Cunningham Park (max 20 riders)

Schedule

9:30am Bike Packing 101 Seminar
10:00am Men’s MTB Race. 1 lap utilizing both sides of Cunningham Park
10:30am Women’s Men’s MTB Race. 1 lap utilizing both sides of Cunningham Park
11:00am Novice Ride
12:00pm Nerf Rifle MTB Biathlon
1:30pm Trail Side Repair Seminar
2:00pm Fatbike Derby
Fees

$10/race, payable on race day

Register Here

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