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Rides

BEGINNER WOMEN'S MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE

Want to learn how to ride the rocks and over logs? Check out our women's beginner mountain bike ride and Facebook group.

Aug 31 - Colyer Lake 6 pm. This is the last organized ride of the summer, see you in the spring!

Please try to arrive 15 minutes early to allow for time to look at your bike and adjust your tire pressure.

Bring water and and well maintained bike with at least front suspension. If you don't have front suspension please consider getting a demo bike from the shop.

BEGINNER WOMEN'S Gravel Ride

Gravel riding is easy for anyone to get into. We welcome novice to experienced riders. Bring a gravel bike or mountain bike and a water bottle. 

Yes, you will meet new people, Yes, you will learn new skills, Yes, you will gain fitness., Yes, It is okay to walk your bike. Most importantly you will have FUN, that is the only requirement.

NEW LOCATION for each week, check out the Facebook group for locations. We have been listening to the community of women riders, it is clear that you have goals and they include learning to ride gravel.

Educating and Inspiring riders is a passion that fuels us. The support of our community and being encouraged to try something new keeps us focused. We want to share that same kind of support with women who don't have a team supporting them. Pedaling forward, pedaling together we will form new connections and build our community by way of bike.

TUESDAY ROAD RIDES WITH STATE COLLEGE CYCLING

5:30pm (April and September)

6:00pm (May through August)

1st Tuesday of the month – Circleville Park (On Circleville Road))
2nd Tuesday of the month – Fairbrook Park
3rd Tuesday of the month – Greg Township School in Spring Mills
4th Tuesday of the month – Bernel Road Park (Near The Airport)
5th Tuesday of the month – Fairbrook Park

Thursday Slow and Easy Rides
(June, July, and August. Haymarket Park @ 6:00pm)

Whether you’re just getting started in the sport and want to learn to ride with a group or you’re returning to the sport after some time away.

Levels:

D(8-10mph)
C(10-12mph)
CC(11-13mph)
B(13-15mph)
BB(15-17mph)
A(17-19mph)
AA(19+mph)

Tuesday Levels:

CC
B
BB
A
AA

Thursday Levels:

C
D

Read the group Information

RIDES WITH NITTANY MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION

NMBA is our local mountain bike club and are a great group of people.  They lead a no drop beginner ride every Thursday@6pm from the Galbraith Gap parking lot. 

Check out their schedule here

HUNTING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING

Please respect hunters during the PA state hunting seasons.  Keep in mind that there is no hunting on Sundays. 2020-21 seasons listed below.

  • DEER, ARCHERY: Sept 19-Nov. 20 and Dec. 26-Jan. 18.

  • WILD TURKEY (Male or Female): Oct. 31 -Nov. 20 and Nov. 25-27

  • SPRING GOBBLER (Bearded Only): May 1 – May 31, 2021

  • BLACK BEAR: Nov. 21-24

  • DEER: Oct. 17-Oct. 24, Dec. 26-Jan. 18

Also: PA Gamelands (Scotia):  Closed to riding except except for Sundays starting the weekend of September 29.  Please stick to designated trails.

Any Private landowners, who allow access to their land, have asked that cyclists remain off their trails during all major hunting seasons. As always, please respect private property. These landowners have been kind enough to allow us to use their trails during the rest of the year.

Be aware of hunting seasons in PA, Southern Centre county is WMU 4D

Check the PA Game Commission website

 

REGIONAL BIKE TOURS

CVIM Cycling for Care

BIKE MS: CITY TO SHORE RIDE