10875 Hampton Rd, Fairfax Station, VA
What: Lower Intermediate to Intermediate Ride at FH!
Pace: Approx. 7-8mph, good for regular riders, not so much for beginners. This is a no-drop ride, you may feel that you are going to get dropped but we will regroup at intersections and make stops as needed to enjoy the park. I tend to go fast on downhills, but no worries, I slow down on hills haha.
Terrain: Ranges from easy to difficult. Some of the trails are fairly smooth, and there are a few steep climbs, and some technical sections, and 1 stream crossing, just be advised that the terrain can be difficult in places. This trail will make you work, if you haven't ridden in a while, you may find it too demanding. Advanced beginners are welcomed.
Distance/Time: Approx. 10 or so miles
Duration: Since this ride will be more in the casual side of intermediate, put aside at least 3-4 hours to complete this group ride, we don't want to rush. Time depends on group dynamics, trail conditions, wait-ups, mechanicals and/or number of breaks (we will take at least one 10–15 min. break if needed). Bring: Helmet (required), water, spare tube/patch kit, multi-tool, I.D., emergency contact info where it can be easily located on your person, a MTB is also a good idea ;)
Weather: Shine Only, the trails will be closed if wet at FH. Check the trail conditions before heading out, call (703)[masked] or at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fountainhead-Regional-Park/207150099413259. Directions: 10875 Hampton Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039 Where: We will meet in the parking lot directly in front of the trail entrance, by the mini golf course.
Please try to be on time! Wheels on trail by 9:15!
Call/Text me for questions[masked]FIVEFOUR
Note: Please read the document "Meetup Ride Waiver" (found under menu: More > Files > Meetup Ride Waiver) before attending this event. Mountain biking is an inherently dangerous sport, and by attending this ride, you acknowledge and have read, agree to and fully understand the aforementioned waiver.
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