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TORC - Ride Like A Girl 2014 - Women's Only (All Skills) Ride

  • Mar 11, 2014 · 5:45 PM
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Women's only all skills mountain bike ride. Helmets are required but experience isn't!

Meet time:  5:45pm

Ride starts at: 6:00pm

NOTE: When trails are closed, ride is cancelled.

Ride Like a Girl @ Lake Crabtree County Park every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Riders should meet at the very last parking lot on the right at 5:45 and be ready to ride at 6:00pm. We will divide up into beginner and intermediate groups.

The ride coordinator is Sarwat, ride leaders are Trina, Karen, Beth, and Laura.  If you would like to be a ride leader or sweep on this ride-please message me (Sarwat)! You don't have to commit to every week, even once a month would be appreciated. 

Meet location:  Boat ramp (not rental) parking area.  Enter the park and drive all the way to the back lot.  Road will circle to the right and then turn left up hill to the parking area.

All women are invited to join these rides regardless of skill, speed or fitness.  Ride will divide up into groups as necessary depending on who attends.

For this ride, beginner truly means beginner.  If you have never been on singletrack, join the fun and ride in a no pressure, no drop group. Beginner riders should expect 1-4 mph rides that will last any where between .5-1.5 hours depending on the group.  Distance will be 1-4 miles.

Intermediate and above riders should plan their rides according to the ride leader and group.

Trail description:  Trails are easy to moderate.  Smooth flowy trails with slight up hill and down hill grades.  All features have ride-arounds.  You MUST wear a helmet.  We recommend bringing a water bottle/hydration pack and wearing bike gloves also.

Other helpful information can be found here:

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.

Please consider joining the TORC chapter of IMBA, part of your membership fee goes back to TORC to finance trail maintenance and trail building.  You can sign up as an individual basic membership for $30.  IMBA membership will help represent our dirt loving interests in the Triangle:

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  • Carol A.

    I seriously misjudged the traffic coming from Clayton, will have to make the next one and leave way earlier!

    March 11, 2014

    • Sarwat

      Hi Carol, hope you can make a future Tuesday night ride, it would be nice to see you again!

      March 12, 2014

  • Susanne D.

    Awesome!! So much fun and great to see everyone out. Looking forward to the next one!

    1 · March 12, 2014

  • Cori

    Great group of ladies and a great ride!! Thanks for scheduling the weekly girl's ride :-)

    1 · March 11, 2014

  • Patsy

    Hey all, I had a GREAT time !!! Ride was very fun. Hopefully I can get Tuesdays off and ride with you all again !

    1 · March 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Still working :< Can't wait for the next one!

    March 11, 2014

  • Dana

    Im sorry something came up last minute but I hope to make the next one.

    March 11, 2014

  • Beth H.


    March 11, 2014

  • Sarwat

    Crabtree is open, looking forward to it!

    1 · March 11, 2014

  • Sarwat

    I will check with the park around 2 pm to see if the trails will open. Keep an eye here for an update or call the park to check on the trail status before heading out. And lets hope for the best because I want to ride with all of you!

    March 11, 2014

  • Patsy

    Hi Susanne, I was going to ask the same thing :-) The night ride at Harris Monday was cxld due to wet trails. I live near there and run the trails all the time, decided to run the bike trail to take a look .... mud and standing water everywhere !! I think Crab drains a little better than Harris. Hope we can ride :-)

    March 10, 2014

  • Susanne D.

    Is this ride still going on? Crabtree has been closed correct?

    March 10, 2014

  • Paula

    I hope I can join you tomorrow! Right now, I'm a maybe.

    March 10, 2014

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