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Kiosk, Pool Lot Trailhead of Mountain Bike Trail, Walnut Creek Metro Park
Ride canceled due to rain/mud? Need Paydirt? Just want to give back to the trail? The ARR Trail Crew is here to help! :) Meet at the POOL PARKING LOT near the bike repair station. Please arrive on time as once we head out to the trail it will be difficult to find or contact us. We will be shaping dirt for better drainage and trail flow. Please sign up here so we know how many to expect. Wear sturdy boots and clothing suitable for "heavy gardening". Bring water (hydration pack or bottle). Bring work gloves if you have them. ARR will be providing tools (shovels, Pulaskis, wheelbarrows, loppers, saws, etc) Fill out your waiver -- it's easy! The link is right here: https://fs27.formsite.com/eINPMl/form1/index.html The Austin Ridge Riders is YOUR local not-for-profit Mountain Bike Club. ARR builds and maintains the sweet singletrack we all enjoy. If you are not yet a member of ARR, SIGN UP TODAY! http://www.austinridgeriders.com/membership/ To get credit for pay dirt, you need to download and fill out the form http://www.austinridgeriders.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/paydirtform.pdfhere. You can get ahead of next years Pay Dirt starting now.
we start at 12:30pm Wheels down at 12:30 p.m. (this means arrive early and be ready to pedal at 12:30pm) 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)
ALL WEATHER Ride and/or clinic appropriate for conditions at 12:30 pm. Too wet to ride dirt? We KNOW you want to RIDE! The show must go on! If the trails are wet/muddy we will ride paved paths and bike routes for a fun urban trek/tour. Thank you for staying off and not damaging muddy trails! Ride/Clinic will be held rain or shine. If it's raining, we will hold a clinic under the pavilion or ride to an appropriate location for food and beverage. We will typically hold a short clinic prior to the ride with topics based on the needs/interests of the group in attendance. Riding skills, bike maintenance, trail etiquette, trail building, etc. Arrive early and be ready with your bike at 12:30 pm This is for all levels of riders with an emphasis on making sure there are ample opportunities for beginner/novice riders to enjoy. We will break into groups according to interests/abilities. Beginners are especially welcome and encouraged to attend. 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/clinic lasts approximately 2 hours and there may be an optional visit to other destinations for food and beverage. Here is the link to a one-time online waiver that is valid from now until the end of the year. This waiver MUST be filled out to ride with us. https://fs27.formsite.com/eINPMl/form1/index.html 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/) This is a great way to learn new skills, maintenance tips and trails and urban routes in and near near Walnut Creek. Anyone interested in helping by being a ride or clinic leader contact Charlie Riou or ARR via Meetup or FB. www.austinridgeriders.com (http://www.austinridgeriders.com/) Facebook Austin Ridge Riders (https://www.facebook.com/AustinRidgeRiders)
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.