The Annual Mountain Bike Capital Weekend is filled with events and activities. Bike Clinics with pro cyclists; free family fun ride and Colorado Freeride Festival at Winter Park Resort are the main highlights but the weekend is so much more.
Alison Powers and ALP Cycles Coaching along with other high-level mountain bike coaches / professional riders will be at Hideaway Park, downtown Winter Park to offer personalized training and skills clinics bikers of all abilities an ages. These clinics are designed to help riders become more confident by dialing in bike handling skills, confidence, fitness and more. Registrants will ride with Alison Powers (5 x National Champion, USA Cycling Level 2 coach, who grew up in Fraser). Other coaches include Alison Dunlap (2001 world mtn bike champion, USA Cycling Level 1 coach), Ann Trombley (2000 Olympian, USA Cycling Level 1 coach) and Sarka Ruzickova Swenson (Mountain Bike and skills Coach). Bike clinic participants will receive drink tickets and lunch ticket at Hideaway Park, coaching lessons and organized rides, Mountain Bike Capital USA™ t-shirt & hats, and discounted tickets to Winter Park Resort. Along with bike skills clinics there is a FREE Family Fun Ride on Saturday from Hideaway Park along the Fraser River Trail with six stops filled with education, activities, free bags, water bottles and stickers! Rendezvous Mountain Bike Capital USA™ Weekend proudly supports and coincides with Colorado Freeride Festival. For more information on this fun-filled weekend and to register for clinics visit playwinterpark.com.
The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber are ramping up for the annual Rendezvous Mountain Bike Capital USA™ Weekend this coming Friday through Sunday, July 28-30.
The 2017 Colorado Freeride Festival, the state’s premier gravity mountain biking event, is this weekend at Winter Park Resort.
At the four-day event, nearly 800 athletes will be competing in several events; Air Downhill, Super Downhill, Maxxis Slopestyle and a new event called Short Track, an exciting lap race for all ages and abilities. This is one of the nation’s premier bike events and racers will be competing for over $25,000 in prize money.
For spectators, there will be free activities including MAXIS stunt team demonstrations, a vendor Festivillage with some of the biggest bike manufacturers, Family Bike Festival with Kids Pump Track, and the ever popular Intergalactic Pond Crossing.
The highlight of the weekend will be the Maxxis Slopestyle finals taking place on Saturday and featuring some of the world’s best riders.Intergalactic Pond Crossing on Saturday is back for a eleventh straight year and the new Short Track event will be an exciting addition to the weekend of events and racing. The Downhill Finals will close out the weekend on Sunday.
For a complete schedule of all events, visit www.coloradofreeridefestival.com.