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NYC Women's Mountain Bike Festival

  • Cunningham Park Queens, NY (map)

Join us for a day of fun on the trails at Cunningham Park in Queens.

1st Annual NYC Women's Mountain Bike Festival

Trips for Kids and Dirt Rock n Root Training bring you NYC’s first Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic and Festival in Cunningham Park in Queens. Join us for a fun day to get down and dirty with mountain biking. Experienced coaches will be on hand to help you with skills from fundamentals to advanced. We'll visit the cross country trails, PlayStation, Pump Track and other areas of Cunningham. 

We will review body position, braking, shifting, turning, getting over obstacles, descending and climbing. Targeted to beginner riders, but even experienced riders can benefit from these skills.

Registration and more info here

Must have a helmet and mountain bike in good working condition.  Flat pedals and knee pads are recommended.

Location of event is at 73rd Ave and 210th Street  GPS: 40.739242, -73.7653261

Tentative Schedule

9-10:  Sign in, bike check

10-10:20  Intro's - coaches and participants  break into groups

10:30-11:15  Fundamentals

11:15 - 12:30   Intensive  #1

12:35 - 1:30  Lunch

1:30 - 3:00     Intensive  #2

3:00 - 4:15  Intensive  #3

4:30 Wrap up and goobye. 

Intensive Include:

Play station -Intro to jumps and drops / cornering - front and rear wheel lifts

Pump Track - pumping the bike and cornering - maintaining momentum

XC Fun - on trail experience - cornering, clearing obstacles, climbs and descents

**Each group will work through the intensives over the course of the day.




Later Event: August 1
MCBP Women's Ride Day