What we're about

Meet other local mountain bikers to organize rides, review trails, gear and trade tips. All skill-levels welcome. We'll try to organize rides that fit all experience levels. Mt biking is a great way to be a kid again so "Get on your bike and ride!"

I've organized this site to be available to the Central Texas Mountain Bikers community as a resource for gathering and for sharing the passion of offroad riding. This site is for riders, shops and organizations to post rides and events to support this community.

If you're interested in hosting rides or events, please contact me.

Thanks,

Ken

Some additional resources:

http://www.mtbproject.com

http://www.trailforks.com

http://www.bikemojo.com

http://www.austinridgeriders.com

http://www.austinbike.com

Upcoming events (5+)

Let's Go To Bentonville!!

Bentonville

Roadtrip to Bentonville AR https://www.visitbentonville.com/bike/trail-maps/off-road/ The world class trails in Bentonville are stupid fun... It's like the Disneyland for MTB!!! Walmart has dumped tons of money into a bunch of custom trail building, so many features, so many trails, so many choices... It is an 8 hour drive We will hook up with the local IMBA chapter So let's get a bunch of people together to rent an airbnb and bike the heck out of the trails for the Memorial Day weekend Who wants to go? https://youtu.be/yO17nzId6xI

Texas Cycle Werks South Austin Trail Rides

Texas Cycle Werks

Texas Cycle Werks, proud sponsors of the ATX100K endurance race series, hosts weekly shop rides each Tuesday and Thursday leaving from the shop in south Austin and heading out to the South Austin Trail Network and/or Barton Creek Greenbelt. Rides vary in length and difficulty based on who all shows up and wants to do what. Location: Texas Cycle Werks (https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=5446+West+US+HWY+290%2C+Austin%2C+TX%2C+78735%2C+us) 5446 West US HWY 290, Austin, TX Please arrive with your bike in good running order and all necessary equipment. These rides happen every Tuesday and Thursday with wheels-down at 6pm, weather permitting. Of course in the Winter months, you will need proper lighting to participate. Some of the ride is on the road, so make sure you have white light to the front and red to the rear to be street legal. Otherwise, bring water, helmet, and other safety gear and such to keep you and your bike healthy.

Trail Work on Peddler's Pass (Brushy Creek Trails)

Brushy Creek Sports Park

KOM Trails has finished their work building a flow trail on Peddler's Pass. Now we need to do the finishing work. What we'll do We will be moving dirt, shaping berms, etc for the new flow trail. Wear closed toes shoes and work / weather appropriate clothes. Children are OK with parental supervision. There is some poison ivy so cover up if you are allergic. TMBRA racers can get their 2020 Paydirt hours starting now. Start early so you don't get caught by the deadline. • What to bring Bring gloves and water (Camelbak or water bottle). ARR will provide tools (wheelbarrow, loppers, shovels, etc.) and some gloves. Bring your own tools if you prefer your own. Bring your Pay Dirt form if you need Pay Dirt hours. You can start on 2020 spring PayDirt now. • Important to know We will meet in the parking lot near the baseball fields for a safety briefing and crew assignments. Go west of Parmer on Brushy Creek Rd. Turn left into the park. Then left at the stop sign by the restrooms. Meet at the end of that parking lot close to Parmer. Please sign our on-line waiver here: https://fs27.formsite.com/eINPMl/form1/index.html All minors need an adult to sign their waiver. ARR is YOUR Local Non-Profit Mountain Bike Education and Advocacy organization to promote mountain biking and create great trails for us to ride. While ARR membership is not required to attend the ride/clinic, we do encourage you to join. As an IMBA Club (International Mountain Biking Association), when you join IMBA and indicate The Austin Ridge Riders as your local club you will become a member of the Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club! Your membership supports trail development/maintenance and mountain bike education and advocacy in and around Austin. To sign up go to Austin Ridge Riders membership (http://www.austinridgeriders.com/membership/) To get credit for pay dirt, you need to download and fill out the form. Bring it with you to have the ARR Trail Crew leader sign. http://www.austinridgeriders.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/paydirtform.pdfhere.

ARR All Level Ride @ Walnut Creek 9:30 am

Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park

Wheels down at 9:30 am. (this means arrive early and be ready to pedal at 9:30am) This is for all levels of riders, which will break into groups according to ability. Beginners are welcome, and there will be no drops. Meet in the parking lot by the swimming pool. Helmets are required along with a bike in good working order. The ride lasts approximately 1.5 hours. The Fast Group usually rides 12-16 miles, the Intermediate Group does 8-12 and the Beginner's Group averages 8- 10 miles. Here is the link to a one-time online waiver that is valid from now until the end of 2018. This waiver MUST be filled out to ride with us. https://fs27.formsite.com/eINPMl/form1/index.html While ARR membership is not required, we do encourage you to join. As an IMBA Chapter Club (International Mountain Biking Association), when you join IMBA and indicate The Austin Ridge Riders as your local chapter you will become a member of the Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club! Your membership supports trail development/maintenance and mountain bike evangelism in and around Austin. To sign up go to Austin Ridge Riders membership (http://www.austinridgeriders.com/membership/) This Sunday Ride will be canceled if trail conditions are wet...if there is any doubt as to whether or not the Sunday Ride is a go please check Facebook and Meetup.com. Almost every week, someone will ask for confirmation and the ride leader will post a response. This is a great way to learn your way around Walnut Creek. Anyone interested in helping by being a group leader see Paul Corr at the group ride or send him an email. www.austinridgeriders.com (http://www.austinridgeriders.com/) Facebook Austin Ridge Riders (https://www.facebook.com/AustinRidgeRiders)

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Texas Cycle Werks South Austin Trail Rides

Texas Cycle Werks

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