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TORC Lake Crabtree--Beginners Only

TORC Lake Crabtree Beginner Ride:  

Ride leader: Debbie

Directions and trail info:  Meet at the parking lot above the boat ramps.  This is the parking lot nearest the Trail head for Loop 5 and the Lake Connector Trails.
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: 6:15 pm. (Ride by 6:25)

Type of ride: Beginner only

Speed: 3 - 6 mph

Distance: between 6 - 12 miles or less

Time spent riding: 1 hour

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

Details: No-drop ride for all riders, we can split into groups per experience / skill level if necessary. This ride is for the Beginner Rider. 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.
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  • Debbie

    Fantastic group of mostly First-Timers! Thanks Joe & Tim for helping me out tonight....it was much needed. Great job everyone!

    June 30, 2014

    • Jason

      I would be very interested in a skills clinic. Sorry I couldn't make the ride, 6:00 pm can be tough with work schedule sometimes.

      July 1, 2014

    • Andy J.

      Clinic would be awesome... before I develop any more bad habits! :)

      July 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks everyone for the encouragement and mountain biking crash course :) It was by far one of the most exhilarating things I have ever done! Look forward to more!

    1 · July 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Made it back to car ok. Thanks for the ride!

    1 · June 30, 2014

    • Debbie

      Next time, we'll get you around the whole block. Great job today!! :-)

      June 30, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks. I just need to ride more to build up my stamina and get used to the humidity out there.

      July 1, 2014

  • Sarah R.

    That was great, and I learned stuff! Thanks!

    1 · July 1, 2014

  • Ravi S

    Had a great time... Thanks for tips and tricks too.

    1 · June 30, 2014

  • Tim C.

    It was great meeting everyone - fun ride, hope to see you all back out there.

    1 · June 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you guys!! I had a great time with great people!! Hope to see u all again...

    1 · June 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yeah! Way to go.

    1 · June 30, 2014

  • Debbie

    Ride posted upon request. :-) There is a possibility I may be late due to starting a new position...but I hope not!! If so, I can help designate someone to help lead.

    1 · June 26, 2014

    • Anthony

      Let me know if you need a sweeper or if you'll be late. I can come out and help.

      June 30, 2014

    • Debbie

      Anthony...the numbers are coming down some...I think we'll be ok...thanks, though! And thank you Karuna!! It was a very tough day and I'll be glad to get on the trail.

      June 30, 2014

  • Joe B

    It all depends on how my knee feels that night.

    June 27, 2014

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