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TORC Lake Crabtree ALL Skills Ride (Beginner, Intermediate and Others)

TORC Lake Crabtree ALL Skills Ride (Beginner, Intermediate and Others)

Ride leader: Michael McDermott
Directions and trail info:  Meet at the parking lot above the Boat Ramps at 05:45 p.m.  This is the parking lot nearest the Trailhead for Loop 5 and the Lake Connector Trails.  (You will also see the fenced in area with the RTP High School Sailing Sailboats beside the parking lot.)  Hit the trails as promptly as possible @ approx. 06:00 p.m.
Go towards RDU airport on I-40 and exit onto Aviation Parkway going south. Lake Crabtree County Park entrance is on the left.
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Lake+Crabtree,+Cary,+NC&aq=0&sll=35.796472,-78.872769&sspn=0.008667,0.013797&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Lake+Crabtree&ll=35.839216,-78.790665&spn=0.001083,0.001725&z=19

Time: 05:45 p.m. (Ride by 06:00 p.m.)

WE WILL HAVE A SECOND GROUP THAT WILL MEET AT THE PARKING LOT AT 06:50 P.M. FOR LATE ARRIVALS!  THIS GROUP WILL HIT THE TRAILS AT 07:00 P.M.!

Type of ride: All skills no drop

Speed: 3 - 20 mph

Distance: between 1 - 24 miles

Time spent riding: 1 - 2.5 hours (longer depending on the group)

Difficulty: Lake Crabtree is one of the easiest trails to ride with ride arounds for all obstacles.

Details: No-drop ride for ALL Skill Levels / Riders.  We WILL split into groups based on experience / skill level.  Lake Crabtree County Park is a great location for rides.   Expect easy to slightly moderate elevation changes.   All trail obstacles have ride a rounds.  Pace will be dependent on the experience and skill levels of the attendees.

You MUST wear a helmet while riding on the trails.   Make sure you have plenty of water.

If you love mountain biking and care about the environment, you belong with IMBA.  That's because supporting IMBA is the most effective way for you to build, maintain and open the trails you love to ride.

Join those who are passionate enough to support the trails they ride on.  Join locally at IMBA-TORC Chapter.
http://www.imba.com/...

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We support businesses that support us!  Please feel free to meet at Rally Point Sport Grill after the ride for Food and Libations!!!

http://www.rallypointsportgrill.com/

We hope to see you there!!!

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time! Thanks for being such a welcoming group!

    2 · June 12, 2013

    • Mamoon H.

      You should join us more often :)

      June 12, 2013

    • Barry S.

      Super job Megan. You did great.

      June 13, 2013

  • Steve P

    1 · June 12, 2013

  • Owen P

    Great Ride! Super hot though! I havent sweat like that in a while!!! It was a shorter ride for me but a blast! See you guys next time!

    June 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will be my first ride with TORC, and I'm new to off road cycling (not new to biking, though). Looking forward to this! I'll be there at 6:50.

    June 12, 2013

  • Gene C.

    Are the trails open? TriangleMTB says trails are closed. I'll be there at 6:50 if the trails are open.

    June 12, 2013

    • Gene C.

      Just saw the trail conditions have been updated to "Open"!

      June 12, 2013

    • Mamoon H.

      great news, thanks for the update, see you at 6:50

      June 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    i will be there for the 650 ride

    June 12, 2013

  • Barry S.

    I will be on the 7pm ride.

    June 12, 2013

  • Mamoon H.

    Hi @Michael, I hope all is well. I will be there at 6:50 in the parking lot, are you guys meeting again at 6:50 like last time? Thanks.

    June 10, 2013

  • Michael R.

    Unfortunately, I am in the home stretch for class and have 2 papers and a powerpoint presentation due. I do look forward to the next week though.

    June 11, 2013

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