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Highbridge 10 Year Anniversary Bike Jam

19 October 2017 No Comment

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN!

On Sunday the 29th we’re celebrating ten years of volunteerism at Highbridge Park the only way we can think of; by riding the trails, sending it over the jumps and railing the pump track berms. It will be a day of riding and racing for all ages and skill levels.

Thanks to all volunteers, sponsors and New York Parks Department for making this event possible!

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Event Schedule
9:00am XC Race Registration is now open!
10:00am Women Only Ride, More info below
11:30am Start XC Race Advanced
12:15pm Start XC Race Intermediate
12:45pm Start XC Race Beginner
1:15pm Start XC Race Kids
1.30pm Start of Pump track competition
2:00pm Guided Trail Group Ride
3:00pm Guided Trail Group Ride
3:30pm Start of Dirt Jump Competition
4:00pm Guided Trail Group Ride

Ladies First
The first group ride of the day is led by Kristen Phillips from Art Of Cycling and it’s a women only ride. If you’ve never been to Highbridge Park this is a great opportunity to get familiar with the trails, and if you’re racing later-on, to get a leg up on the competition by knowing the courses.

IMPORTANT: The digital waiver below has to be completed to participate in the Women’s Ride

Women’s Ride Digital Waiver

If you have any questions about this ride please contact artofcyclingnyc@gmail.com

Meeting: 9:45am at 131 Fort George Ave, next to the dirt jumps

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XC Race
We hope you’re as excited as we are about bringing Cross Country racing back to Highbridge Park. This a free time trial race with no prize purse, however, glory and major bragging rights are at stake so bring your A-game. There will be 4 categories for Men and Women and participants will be let out on the course in 30-60 second intervals. Only one category will on the trails at any time and we’re starting with the Advanced group, followed by Intermediate, Beginners and lastly we’re letting the future generation battle it out.

  • Advanced, approximate time on bike 25-40 min
  • Intermediate, approximate time on bike 20-30 min
  • Beginner, approximate time on bike 10 min
  • Kids, approximate time on bike 5 min

REGISTER FOR RACE HERE

Kids/Beginners Course:
Speedway Trail. 1/4 mile course close to the jump park, minimal climbing with some rocks and roots throughout the course
Kids: One lap, Total course length ¼ mile
Beginners: Two laps, Total course length ½ mile

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Intermediate/Advanced Course

This course utilizes most of the trails available at Highbridge Park and will pose a challenge even for experienced riders. It’s almost two miles long on mostly technical singletrack.
Intermediate: One lap, Total course length 2 miles
Advanced: Two laps, Total course length 4 miles

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Beginner Group Rides and Skill Clinics

Starting 2pm, after the Cross Country Race, there will be free basic skill clinics and hourly guided tours of the park. We have a fleet of mountain bikes available should you not have one. Space is limited and first come, first serve apply to all rides and clinics.

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