Hi Friends - Let's have some 2019 West Side Wednesdays!
We are halfway through the work week! Let's celebrate with a fun, "begintermediate" ride at Carolina North Forest.
Meet time: 6:00pm
Ride starts at: 6:10ishpm
Ride length: 1.5 - 2 hours
Typical ride distance - Beginner: 6 - 8 miles
Typical ride speed - Beginner: 5 - 6 mph
Typical ride distance - Intermediate: 8 - 12 miles
Typical ride speed - Intermediate: 7 - 8 mph
Location: Carolina North Forest
Where to meet: The Municipal Rd gravel parking lot. Google the intersection of Martin Luther King Rd & Municipal Rd in Chapel Hill and follow the gravel rd to the parking lot.
Bathrooms: There is a porta-potty at the parking lot.
Water: There is no water source on-site.
* Please no first-time beginners. Around six months of general mountain biking experience is recommended. Please come confident with your bike.
* This is a no-drop social ride which will have multiple safety and social breaks. On-trail mechanical situations will be assessed by the group leader.
What to bring:
MOUNTAIN BIKES ONLY in good working order.
Please no hybrids, cruisers, cyclocross, gravel, or bike-pack touring bikes.
Helmet - required
Hydration (pack or water bottle)
Snacks if you get hungry on the trail
Good idea to bring first aid kit, tools, spare tube, gloves
It is common that we split into two groups - a beginner group, and an intermediate group.
If you have ridden Crabtree and Brumley and are ready to try some more challenging terrain, this ride is perfect for you!
NOTE: When CNF trails are closed, ride is cancelled. If there is a threat of impending thunderstorms - the ride will be cancelled same day.
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 $39. IMBA membership will help represent our dirt loving interests in the Triangle: