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Fat/Mountain Bike around Glenmore Reservoir (2/16/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - MTB
Event Location: North Glenmore Park (Weaselhead Natural Area Parking Lot)
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Feb 16 2017  1:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Feb 16 2017 11:45:00 AM
Event Duration:3 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Rick M
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
We will do ~20 km of fat/mountain biking (off-road) in possibly muddy, technical conditions (but not hard, just typical real MTB).

We'll do the ride in Glenmore Park, including a lap around the lake with as much off path trails as we can find.

Note: although novice riders are welcome you must have some mountain biking experience and have a real fat or mountain bike...no Walmart specials!


Required Items to Bring:
- A mountain bike or fat bike
- Bike Helmet - Mandatory !
- a thin toque or balaclava (A Ski Helmet also works well for this event).
- Warm clothes, in layers, as for XC skiing (cycling and skiing generate similar amounts of body heat).
- Backpack with water or warm drink in a bottle, snacks, dry socks and extra clothing layers.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Personal first aid kit
- Camera
- Bear spray
- Change of Clothes for after-ride

How to Get There:
Event Directions:North Glenmore Park - parking lot at 37 St / 66 Ave SW (Weaselhead Natural Area Parking).

Notes:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!