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Night Urban Mountain Bike - Bowness Park to Tuscany Ravine (12 Mile Coulee) (12/20/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - MTB
Event Location: Bowness Park - Near the skating lagoon
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Dec 20 2018  6:45 PM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Dec 20 2018 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours ish
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Rick M
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Join us for a night ride along some new and old trails. It is not supposed to be too cold so bring your lights and let's get out there! Novice and experienced, regulars and first timers welcome.

We will meet at the Bowness Park parking lot near the skating lagoon.

We rode this last week and it makes a fun ride.

The trails are snowy and in the shade so expect the same on Thursday Fat bikes and/or studded tires would not be out of place. And expect about 15 km)

Required Items to Bring:
-A mountain bike with good tires.
- Bike Helmet with a thin toque or balaclava (A Ski Helmet also works well for this event).
- Good lights-at least 10 watts or 250 lumens along with batteries good for 2+ hours.
- Backup light - good flashlight at least so you're not totally in the dark if there is a problem with your main light.
- 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.
- $ for optional rehydrating
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Multi-layer shirts, jersey, sweaters, fleece, wind shell/ski jacket.
- Long-johns/tights, and wind/snow pants over top.
- Riding boots or shoes with insulated booties.
- Multiple layers of socks.
- Neck warmer or scarf, Arm-warmers.
- Insulated bike gloves, lobster gloves, glove liners (bring an extra warmer pair just in case.
- Clear eye protection.
- Spare tire tube, mini air pump, tools for adjustments and minor repairs.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Bowness Park, 48 Ave / 88 St NW. First parking lot inside the park.


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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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