Cycling Events October 2013 – Recreational and Family Rides

Take a Kid Mountain Biking DayOctober 5th is the 10th Anniversary of the International Mountain Bike Association’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.
To find an Event Near you go to IMBA’s Interactive Map
These events are a great way to introduce a kid to the great sport of Mountain Biking.
Most Events include family friendly group rides, Demos, riding tips and giveaways.

Some Events we recommend are:

New Jersey

Trips for Kids JORBA

RSVP required – email to
Bikes/safety gear available – first come first serve
10AM – 3PM lunch will be provided
Parents not riding must stay at location
Waiver forms will need to be completed for all riders

Event Details
Date and Time:

Sat, 2013-10-05 08:00 – 13:00

Event Contact
 Rick Archer
Phone: 856-237-7836

JORBA and Marty’s Reliable Cycle
Take a kid mountain biking day presented by Marty’s Reliable Cycle and JORBA (Jersey Off-Road Bicycle Associaton)

– Guided Kid’s Mountain Bike Rides (guardians must ride too)
– Kid’s Mountain Bike Demos
– Helpful mountain biking info

The ride is about 4 miles long and both the child and parent/guardian have to come on the ride.

The first 25 kids to sign up receive a free water bottle from Specialized. If we get more then 25 kids then we have some Marty’s Bottles that we can give them.

This is a great opportunity to pass your passion for pedaling on to kids. Let’s get them out on the trails!
For more info, please email
or Mark

Event Details
Date and Time: Sat, 2013-10-05 10:00 – 12:00
Black River Park Trail, Roxbury, NJ and Dickerson Mine Preserve Mine Hill, NJ
Contact: Mark Perez
Phone: 201-650-3176

Mountain Creek Bike Park

Event Details
Date and Time: Saturday October 5th 9:00-5:00

Event Contact

 Chris Gengaro
Phone: 908-489-7545


Yorktown Cycles – Blue Mountain Peekskill, NY
Saturday- October 5, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 2:00 pm

The day will include:

-kids group ride
-obstacle course
-lots of fun for all!

What to bring:
Your bike, helmet, water and of course a kid!
For more information, please contact
(914) 245-5504

Trips for Kids Metro New York

Come Celebrate Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day with Trips for Kids and Bicycle Habitat

This family-friendly event is appropriate to all ages and all skill levels. We will be doing kids rides and clinics to celebrate of the International Mountain Biking Association’s national “Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day”.You and the kids can bring your own bike( in good working condition), or pre-register to borrow a complimentary bike from Trips for Kids.

Preregister here:

It’s free. It’s off the F train. It’s a day packed with adventure. Highlights include:

Seven miles of trails. All ages and types of riders are welcome to participate. Raffles and Great Fun !

Trek will also be there with their 2014 demo bikes ( for the big kids)

Come out explorer the city in a new and different way, meet the MTB community, including IMBA, CLIMB, Discover Outdoors, NYCMTB, and your local neighbor

Register now for a chance to win a $100 gift card from Bicycle Habitat!

Event Details
Date and Time:  Sat, 2013-10-05 10:00 – 3:00
Event Contact
 Andree Sanders
Phone: 917-658-9289

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