Wednesday, February 9, 2011

CANAAN MTB FESTIVAL JUNE 24, 25, 26 2011

RIDE HIGH IN CANAAN

COME RIDE YOUR BIKE AT 3200FT IN THE COOL MOUNTAINS OF DAVIS, WEST VIRGINIA

WELCOME TO THE 3RD ANNUAL CANAAN MTB FESTIVAL

FRIDAY JUNE 24 IS LADIES DAY. SUE HAYWOOD WILL BE YOUR MOUNTAINBIKE INSTRUCTOR FOR THE DAY. MEET AT BLACKWATER BIKES AT 10AM. WE WILL RIDE TO BLACKWATER FALLS STATE PARK AND HAVE A SKILLS TRAINING SESSION MASTERING THE CORE SKILLS OF MOUNTAIN BIKING. WE WILL HAVE A HOMEMADE LUNCH AND ICE TEA AT BEAUTIFUL BLACKWATER FALLS. THEN AFTER LUNCH WE WILL PUT OUR SKILLS TO THE TEST ON SINGLETRACK. AFTER THE RIDE, WE WILL PARTY AT HYPNO COFFEE WITH BEVERAGES AND MUSIC. COME OUT AND ENJOY THE MAGIC OF CANAAN WITH OTHER LADIES. COST: $60 ($30 FOR LOCALS)

SATURDAY JUNE 25- GROUP RIDES OUT OF BLACKWATER BIKES IN DAVIS AT 10 AM. THERE WILL BE 3 GROUP RIDES OFFERED FOR DIFFERENT LEVELS: EASY RIDE WITH A FOCUS ON THE UNIQUE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT OF CANAAN VALLEY. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RIDE- RIDE ONE OF THE MOST AWESOME STATE CHAMPIONSIHP LOOPS EVER. THIS RIDE INCLUDES THE FAMOUS MOON ROCKS. ADVENUTURE TOUR- THIS IS A LONG RIDE THAT STARTS IN DAVIS AND RIDES INTO CANAAN VALLEY TO HAVE LUNCH AT THE TRAIL MIX ON TIMBERLINE ROAD. THIS RIDE WILL INLCUDE TOUGH SINGLETRACK AND AS WELL AS MELLOW ROADS. COST: FREE dONATIONS ACCEPTED GO TO TUCKER COUNTY TRAILS.

SATURDAY EVENING AND NIGHT- DISCOVER TUCKER COUNTY SHOPS, RESTAURANTS, BARS, STATE PARKS AND PEOPLE. PARTY SPOT WITH MUSIC AND BREWS AT MOUNTAIN STATE BREWERY AND PURPLE FIDDLE.

SUNDAY JUNE 26- TRAIL WORK 9:30-12 LED BY TUCKER COUNTY TRAILS.ORG MEET AT BLACKWATER BIKES READY TO GIVE BACK TO OUR BELOVED TRAILS. TRAIL WORK IS VITAL TO KEEPING OUR TRAILS RIDING WELL, KEEPING THEM OPEN AND KEEPING US SAFE. PLUS, ITS FUN AND GREAT EXERCISE.

BIKE HASH- 1PM OUT OF BLACKWATER BIKES. ALL YOU HOUNDS COME OUT AND CHASE THE HARES AROUND THE VALLEY ON YOUR BIKES. CRYPTIC MARKINGS, CORNY LANGUAGE AND BEVERAGE STOPS MAKE THIS A ONE OF A KIND EVENT. SIRIANNI'S PIZZA TO ALL PARTICIPANTS AFTERWARDS. COST $10

FOR LODGING INFORMATION CHECK VISITCANAAN.COM AND CANAANVALLEY.ORG THERE IS FREE CAMPING AVAILABLE IN THE NATIONAL FOREST AND CANAAN VALLEY WILDLIFE REFUGE.

FOR MORE INFO AND QUESTIONS CONTACT SUE HAWYOOD AT SUZEHAYWOOD@YAHOO.COM

Monday, February 7, 2011

Canaan MTB Festival June 24,25,26 2011

Exeperience a wild ride in Canaan this June at the 3rd annual Canaan MTB Festival.