nd Annual NYC Women's and Girls Mountain Bike Festival
Trips for Kids and Dirt Rock n Root Training are excited to bring you our 2nd Annual NYC Women’s and Girls Mountain Bike Festival and Workshop. We are stepping it up this year, offering two days of skills training and riding at Cunningham Park in Queens.
Saturday, July 30, we’ll host women ages 15 and up.
Sunday, July 31, will be about the girls from 9 years of age to 14 years.
This way, everybody gets their chance to meet other folks their age and find new people to ride with.
The focus of the weekend is to increase your riding confidence by learning proper body position, braking and shifting techniques, learning how to get over roots and other obstacles on the trail, pumping the bike and how to flow on the trail.
Our skills progressions are designed to help you meet your riding goals and have more fun on the bike in a safe and friendly environment. While this is targeted towards beginner and intermediate riders, anyone can benefit from a refresher of the fundamental skills of mountain biking.
We’ll visit favorite features in the park such as Play Station and the Pump Track as we ride through the park trail system.
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 StreetGPS: 40.739242, -73.7653261
9-10: Sign in, bike check
10-10:20 Coach and Participant Intro's
10:30-11:15 Mountain Bike FUNdamentals
11:15 - 12:30 Play Station – work on cornering and flowing through turns. Cornering is the #1 place to increase your skills and keep up with your friends.
12:30 - 1:30Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Pump Track – learn how to maintain momentum by pumping the bike. These techniques are used frequently as we encounter obstacles on the trails!
2:30 – 4:15 XC Fun – We’ll move on from the pump track and take the skills to the trails where we canwork on the real trail obstacles and get immediate feedback on your technique
4:15 - 4:30 Wrap up and goodbye.
Let us know if you need a bike - demo bikes may be available.
Your registration fee includes: Goody bags, healthy lunch, a full day of skills training by certifiedskills instructors, lots and lots of fun on the trails with other like-minded women!