Fromme - Intermediate

  • April 16, 2014 · 6:30 PM
  • Fromme - Second Gate

Spring is here!  Richard's rides are back! This month we'll switch between Burke and Fromme.

Riding level: Intermediate*

This week's ride will be on the lower trails on Fromme!

We'll meet at the second gate (by the washrooms/water tower) then head up and ride Bobsled, Floppy Bunny, others... followed by King of the Shore or Natural High and then out on Lower Griffen.

 

If you have questions - send me a message or post a comment.

*Intermediates

You’ve been mountain biking for at least one or more seasons and have decent general riding skills and fitness.

You're capable of controlling bike speed and direction on moderate (green and blue) single-track.

You can handle terrain that is technical, with rocks, roots, and some drops. You may get off your bike and walk when the terrain gets technical.

You can climb on single-track as long as it is not too technical.

You ride at least 2-3 times; month during riding season.

 

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Waiver

All organizer(s) are volunteers who do not accept responsibility for rider safety and health state before, during and at any time after this event.

Your Assumption Of Risk:

By agreeing to participate in this ride you acknowledge that mountain biking is considered a high risk activity and injuries are a common and ordinary occurrence of the sport. These risks include and are not limited to equipment failures, weather conditions, collisions with natural and man-made objects, including, but not limited to exposed rock, trees, snow, ice, earth stumps and man-made obstacles on or adjacent to the mountain bike terrain, collisions with other cyclists, pedestrians, animals, et al; becoming lost or separated from the group; failure to ride safely or within your own ability, and you accept these risks and the possibility of personal injury, death or property damage and the loss resulting therefrom due to any cause and without limitation. In the event of injury or loss, you and/or next of kin waive all future claims against the organizer(s), et al.

Organizer(s) reservations:

The organizer(s) shall reserve the right to turn away any participant who shows up without RSVP, unprepared and/or ill-equipped to handle this ride. A helmet, water, good sense of humour and a sense of fun are required no exceptions. Other required items are appropriate clothing, armor, food and a trail side repair kit.

 

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  • Paul

    I didn't see anyone. Waited until 640 then went up and did bobsled and some random lower trails. Part of lower Griffin. Forgot which trail we usually take. Ended up at McNair so it's all good

    1 · April 16, 2014

  • Pavol L.

    Is anyone there yet,

    April 16, 2014

  • Paul

    I'll still head up. Took my bike with me to work.

    April 16, 2014

  • Gary T

    Sorry gang; got caught up with work and no way I'll get there in time now. Seems to be brightening up as well! >8^(

    April 16, 2014

  • Richard

    Well the good news is that it seems to have stopped pouring and there is only a light rain here on the North Shore. The bad news is something has come up and I can't make it out to lead the ride. I'll leave it up for people who still want to go. Sorry for the last minute notice!

    April 16, 2014

  • Gary T

    Hi gang! Will anyone be driving to this ride from Downtown/Kits area and be able to offer me and my bike a lift? Thanks!

    April 15, 2014

    • Fiona

      Sorry Gary! I won't be able to make the ride today.

      April 16, 2014

  • owen

    Unfortunately I cant make it this week but next time...

    April 15, 2014

  • Eric S.

    So which trail your guys ride?

    April 13, 2014

    • Richard

      from the description above, "ride Bobsled, Floppy Bunny, others... followed by King of the Shore or Natural High and then out on Lower Griffen."

      April 14, 2014

  • Lisa

    Have a Meeting :(

    April 13, 2014

  • Gary T

    So, just to check... this is Fromme and not Burke? >P^)

    April 13, 2014

    • Richard

      Let's see - Fromme, meet at Second gate, doing Bobsled, Floppy Bunny, no lights... yup we're on Fromme this week! ;-P

      April 13, 2014

  • ÄŒ§ ¦.

    hoping I'll have my breaks fixed by then

    April 3, 2014

    • Richard

      breaks or brakes? body or bike... if its body, heal fast. If its bike, since when do need them - it's all rollable! ;-P

      April 4, 2014

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