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New Meetup: Beginner @ Cunningham 9/26

From: George Z
Sent on: Monday, September 21, 2009 1:04 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Brooklyn Mountain Biking!

What: Beginner @ Cunningham 9/26

When: September 26,[masked]:30 AM

Where:
Cunningham Park
210th street and 67th ave
Fresh Meadows, NY 11364

Description

Cunningham Park is a fantastic urban trail system with 6.5 miles of trails for everyone from beginner XCers to dirt jumpers. There's no real elevation change to speak of, but plenty of tight and twisty trails, log rides, small rock features, two pump tracks, a big dirt jump line, and more on the way from our friends at CLIMB. You can safely take non-mtb'er family there for a gentle ride on non-challenging wider dirt paths, or you can ratchet it up and hammer on the tech trails with the 'core folks. It's a stellar trail system that you wouldn't expect within the borders of NYC.





This Ride is a Beginner Level Ride.

We will be going over the beginner trails, as well as a ride along the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway through the park. The road is about 3 miles long from start to finish and includes a few hills and descents.

Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

If there is interest some intermediate trails may be explored.



All members who will be attending this ride MUST wear a Helmet & Gloves are recommended.
*Please remember to bring plenty of Fluids and Snacks. Insect Repellant (Deet) is also recommended.




We ask that when RSVP'ing to this ride that you please leave one or more of the following comments:

1 - I am driving from __?___and can take __?__ people with with Bikes along with me
2 - I could sure use a ride from?
3 - I am driving myself but can't take anyone






Directions:

Take I-495 (Long Island Expressway) to Exit 27S, Clearview Expressway South. Get off at first exit for 73rd Ave. Turn left (east) onto 73rd Ave. Turn left (north) onto 210th St. Trailhead is at 210th St. and 67th Ave.

Public Transportation: F train to Jamaica/179th St. Ride bike east on Hillside Ave., turn left on 188th St. (Saul Weprin St.), right on 73rd Ave., turn left onto 210th St. Trailhead is at 210th St. and 67th Ave.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Brooklyn-Mountain-Biking/calendar/11424472/

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