Jet and her colleagues do a GREAT job with this event, so join if you can. -JG
IMBA’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is a great opportunity for everyone, young or old, to experience mountain biking for the first time or to get back on the saddle again.
If you are looking for a fun activity for the whole family check out the Take A Kid (and Mom) Mountain Biking Day and Bike Safety Rodeo, in Grass Valley, California. This TKMBD event is being put on by the IMBA club YBONC (Youth Bicyclist of Nevada County), as part of IMBA’s 10th year of celebrating the TKMBD event. The event is nestled under tall pines in the historic Gold Country of Nevada County, adjacent to Condon Park Trails, and venue is at Lyman-Gilmore School.
Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day – Grass Valley
Sunday, December 1, 2013
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lyman Gilmore Middle School
10837 Gilmore Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
In honor of IMBA’s 10th anniversary of Take a Kid Mountain Biking program, this year IMBA is encouraging kids to take the moms mountain biking! Kids, moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grandparents — we like to see everyone enjoying the great outdoors on a mountain bike.
Day of Activities includes:
- Registration (Complete Waivers, Goodie Bag of Race Plate, Water Bottle, T-Shirt)
- Bike Helmet Safety Check
- Bike Inspection (By local mobile Wheels in Motion Van)
- Bike Safety Course (7 Bike stations-stopping, riding/braking, circles, figure 8′s, etc)
- Mountain Bike Ride on Lyman-Gilmore School Trails
- Mountain Bike Features
- T-Shirt Painting with Recycled Bike Parts
- Keyring Station with Recycled Bike Chains
- Fender Blender Smoothie on a Bike, or Homemake Hot Chocolate (if cold weather)
- Local Caterer
Cost is $5 per Person (covers event insurance and facility use fee)
Grass Valley School District, Tour of Nevada City Bike Shop, IMBA, Specialized, BONC-Bicyclists of Nevada County, and Nevada Union H.S. Mtn. Bike Club teens
If you are not it the Auburn/Grass Valley area, join your local Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day event by finding an event using the map on the IMBA website.
See you there!
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