Announcing a new Meetup for Brooklyn Mountain Biking!
What: Downhill riding @ Diablo (Advanced / Strong Intermediate)
When: Sunday, June 27,[masked]:30 AM
Diablo Mountain Bike Park
200 McAfee Vernon Road
Vernon, NJ 07462
While the park itself does have a few (3-5) trails for beginners, the majority is for more advanced Downhill riders.
The park is "lift assisted riding", meaning you take a ski lift (with bike) up to the top and its all downhill from there. Depending on trails there will be significant drops and obstacles.A full day lift ticket is $38.
Bike rental is available on location as anything other than a strong, full suspension /downhill bike is not recommended
and can lead to injury and damage to bike. Bike rental is $89, and it is recommended to reserve online b/c they can run out of bikes.Full face helmet and knee/shin guards as well as elbow/forearm guards can also be rented on-site, and if you don't have them, I'll call the ambulance for you. I believe it is a requirement, though I can't confirm.
Rental details can be found @ http://diablofreeridepark.com/bikeparkrentals.html
The drive is approximately 1 hour from most parts of NYC. If riding with someone please be considerate and offer some $$ for tolls and gas.
Feel free to post any questions/comments!
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/Brooklyn-Mountain-Biking/calendar/13850520/