VaShon's Daylight Savings Ride - All Abilities Welcome!

Update: Calling all riders! Experienced and Novice alike. Let's celebrate the first day of longer daylight hours and ride our hearts out. We'll go ahead and unwind after the ride with pizza and mountain bike sodas at Round Table (pitchers on me).

To all my fellow mountain bikers:

Come join us as we master the ins and outs of the Granite Bay trail. This ride is designed with the novice and more experienced rider alike. No rider will be left behind. There will always be someone around to ensure that everybody feels safe and has a good time.

Mountain biking is an exciting sport that can be enjoyed by everyone who knows how to ride. It does, however, present some additional challenges compared to the average neighborhood ride. Master these basic skills and turn those obstacles into something to look forward to. We will reserve plenty of time to tackle those hills and master those turns with confidence. Perhaps our more experienced riders can show us how to navigate through the technical spots with ease.

All abilities are welcome! We will meet at the Cavitt Junior High parking lot at 1:00 pm and start riding 15 minutes later. Expect to be out on the trails for at about 90 minutes or longer. Depending on rider turn out, we may break up into groups mixing riders of different levels together!

Please bring a well-tuned mountain bike. Remember to bring a spare tube and plenty of hydration (water or electrolyte beverage) and a light snack if needed. HELMETS ARE ALWAYS REQUIRED. Please ride at your own risk.

We will enjoy some mountain bike sodas and yummy treats after the ride. Hope to see you on the trails!

~Mitzi “Slowsky”

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  • Jodi

    Thanks everyone for a great day - wonderful to see some old friends and special thank you to Blaine, Susan Lee, and Daphne for helping me with route finding and riding trips and waiting for me! You guys rock - so nice to see you (and meet you Susan Lee!)

    4 · March 10, 2013

    • Daphni Ames

      It was so nice to see you today! I was happy to help out! You did great today!

      1 · March 10, 2013

    • Jodi

      Thanks Daphni - great to see you too - look forward to riding again soon!

      March 10, 2013

  • VaShon R. Elmer (Shon Elmer)

    Mitzi, WHAT HAPPENED??!! We missed you

    March 10, 2013

    • Mitzi Arce

      I missed you guys too. My car decided to act up and I couldn't get out. I was scrambling all day trying to get this fixed for tomorrow. It sounds like you guys had a blast. I'm so happy. Until next time. :-)

      1 · March 10, 2013

  • susan

    Fun ride today, Thank You!

    3 · March 10, 2013

  • Jim C

    The granite bay round table on Douglas closed... any alternative?

    March 10, 2013

  • Jim C

    Mitzi you gotta put gas in it!! Hecka ride

    March 10, 2013

  • Mitzi Arce

    Eek! Am running into some car trouble. Will try and catch up.

    March 10, 2013

    • Susan Lee

      What's your eta

      March 10, 2013

    • Mitzi Arce

      Help! When cars make funny noises and show check engine lights. :( Hope you guys had fun! Sorry to miss out.

      March 10, 2013

  • Joel Jonas Carpio

    I can sweep in case I bring my sidekick. Well, we can sweep until the benches where we turn around. :-D

    1 · March 7, 2013

    • Joel Jonas Carpio

      Had to reshuffle Fam schedule. Have fun! It looks like you have other sweepers!

      March 10, 2013

  • Joel Jonas Carpio

    Sorry, Mitzi - Got another schedule conflict appear. Have fun!

    March 10, 2013

  • Stephanie

    +1

    1 · March 10, 2013

  • Tracy Jue

    Sorry I signed up 4 two rides

    March 9, 2013

  • Mac

    I just got over a nasty cold. Maybe I will sweep.

    1 · March 9, 2013

  • Mitzi Arce

    Should be in the 70s tomorrow. Perfect day for mtbing!!!

    4 · March 9, 2013

  • Jodi

    I'm kind of a likely maybe

    1 · March 6, 2013

  • VaShon R. Elmer (Shon Elmer)

    I don't think I've ever ridden GB, so Mitzi, you still have to lead, OK?

    February 28, 2013

  • VaShon R. Elmer (Shon Elmer)

    OK I'm in!

    1 · February 28, 2013

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