Events

First Day Ride - Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride

January 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
1701 N Copia St, El Paso, TX 79930

Venue:
Chuck Heinrich Park / Franklin Mountains State Park
Admission:
$8.00 per person/$3.00 for pass holders/ $1.00 for Children 12 and under
Website:
http://tpwd.texas.gov/calendar/franklin-mountains/first-day-ride-guided-beginner2019s-mountain-bike-ride
Contact Phone Number:
Must have reservation to participate. Please Call: (915) 566-6441

C’mon over, work up a sweat and burn some calories, take in the splendors of the Franklin Mountains State Park, and start your New Year’s Resolutions off right mountain biking with us!

Meet at Chuck Heinrich Park

Length: about 5 - 6 miles / 2 hrs

Difficulty level: Beginner – Moderate. Meet at Chuck Heinrich Park. We’ll ride down the street for about 3/4 mile where we’ll transition on to gravel road leading us 1.5 miles to the Bowen Round House Ranch site; we’ll take a break then turn onto Lazy Cow trail for a fun 3 mile section of single-track returning us to the Chuck Heinrich parking lot. There are a few steep dips that we’ll stop ahead of to discuss body positioning and technique. Everyone has the option to walk their bike down if they don’t feel comfortable riding these sections.

BRING: functional mountain bike, cycling helmet, drinking water and eye protection (sunglasses). We highly recommend that each participant also bring flat repair materials (extra inner tube, plastic tire levers, handheld bicycle pump, etc.), snacks, cycling gloves, cycling shorts, sunscreen, and a backpack or hydration pack.


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