Elk Mountain Octoberfest Rail-Trail bike ride

Join Rail Trail Council on Sunday October 13th for a mountain bike ride leaving from the Elk Mountain upper parking lot. Come out and enjoy fall foliage, fresh air and great exercise. We will offer 4 guided rides, beginner, intermediate, advanced and technical. All rides leave promptly at 10 AM. Afterwards enjoy all the festivities at Elk Mountain's Octoberfest celebration! For questions, on the bike ride, call or email Rail-Trail[masked] [masked]. Any questions on Elk Mountain's Octoberfest call Elk Mountain[masked]-4400.

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  • deb

    what a beautiful day for a bike ride!

    October 14, 2013

  • Stephen C.

    Met a lot of new people,advanced group ride was nice and long like I like it at 5 hours.....not much actual trail riding,lots of long steep climbs which was great training fun....all in all a fun day out.

    October 13, 2013

  • Stu

    What/Where will the technical ride be? Not familiar with the rides in the area.

    October 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Got it. See you in the a.m.

    October 12, 2013

  • deb

    Hi Rick, it depends on what ride you go on. the beginner will be about 1 hour or so and intermediate about 2-2 1/2. The expert will be longer. All rides leave from Elk so they have hills.

    October 12, 2013

  • Rick

    chuck wants to know how long/hilly the ride will be

    October 11, 2013

  • Nina N.

    I'll be working at the Elk Mtn Ski Shop on Saturday and Sunday for their Fall Festival. Sorry I won't be able to join you biking. Stop by and say Hi!

    October 10, 2013

  • johannaroxanne

    I only have a beach comber bike...are any of the trails basic enough for that?

    October 6, 2013

    • Lynn C.

      Since we leave form Elk Mt, there a a lot of hills to tackle before we even get to the trail. Once on the trail your bike would be fine. This is actually a mountain bike ride that does a short stretch on the trail.

      October 7, 2013

  • Stephen C.

    @ Johannaroxanne,I don't think any of the trails would work for your bike...even most of the rail trails around here do not have much flat hard packed areas.

    October 7, 2013

  • Nancy W R.

    great bike rides- all levels. elk octoberfest is always a fun weekend. the chair is open, lots of vendors, etc.

    October 1, 2013

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