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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: We will meet at the intersection of the Black Creek Greenway and Old Reedy Creek Road. THERE IS A BENCH BESIDE THE BLACK CREEK GREENWAY AND THIS BENCH WILL SERVE AS THE LANDMARK FOR OUR MEETING PLACE!!!

Park at the Gravel Road Entrance to Umstead State Park, Old Reedy Creek Road!!! Meet at 05:45 p.m. Hit the trails as promptly as possible @ approx. 06:00 p.m. SEE THE LINK BELOW FOR WHERE WE WILL MEET!!!,+Raleigh,+NC&hl=en&ll=35.836611,-78.779569&spn=0.00521,0.01236&sll=35.83842,-78.780845&sspn=0.00521,0.01236&safe=strict&amp...

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

Type of ride: All skills no drop

Speed: 3 - 20 mph

Distance: between 1 - 24 miles

Time spent riding: 1 - 2 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. We will ride ONE Loop of Lake Crabtree and then return to the ORC Entrance of Umstead!!! PLEASE BRING LIGHTS IF YOU HAVE THEM!!! We plan to meet back at the ORC Entrance to Umstead between 06:45 p.m. - 07:00 p.m., if you want to join the ride at that point. If you do not have lights, you can "bail" after our first loop at Lake Crabtree. 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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  • Michael R.

    Exhausted when I got home, but a great ride. I surprised myself. I have been anticipating the ride and missed not riding. I look forward to a great season.

    March 14, 2013

  • Heather

    Great ride, great host!!

    1 · March 13, 2013

  • Courtney

    Looking foward to it.

    March 12, 2013

  • Heather

    Really looking forward to this!

    March 10, 2013

  • Richard O.


    March 9, 2013

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