Matsu health
 
backcountry
 
  CMS Bike Club
 
 
 
 
Rides are on Wednesday and Friday 2:30-4:30 starting April 6 
 
Bring your own bike or ride one of our seven new bikes purchased through a grant from the Mat-Su Health Foundation. 
All riders must where a helmet. 
 
Ride Info
 
NOTICE:  We will NOT ride if it is raining.  Sprinkles are ok, but a hard rain is no fun! 
 
We need more parents to drive bikes to the trail head...   Please take bikes if you can!
 
***For all rides:  
  • Students check in at the library and have healthy snacks provided through our grant.
  • Parents meet in the back row of parking lot to load up. 
  • Bring water!!
 
  • Wednesday, May 11 -- Ride at the Experimental Farm.  -- Will ride a new route through the Bearberry trail.
  • Friday, May 13 -- IF we can get transportation figured out we can ride at Government Peak Recreation Area in Hatcher Pass off Edgerton Road.   Parents will need to pick up there, and we will need parents to help return school bikes. Check back for more info and a map.
SIGN UP FOR FRIDAY RIDE AT GPRA -- AT THE LIBRARY OR HERE
 Forms & Links
 
Parent Driver Form - needed for parents to transport students in their vehicle.
 
Student Permission to Ride - needed for students to ride in a private vehicle.
 
 
Experimental Farm Map image -- find the farm!
 
 
VMBAH -- Valley Mountain Bikers and Hikers
 
Active- Beginner's Guide to Mountain Biking -- great simple skills to know.
 
Bike Fitting Basics REI -  tips and short video 
 
Mountain Biking Basic Techniques from REI --  safety checks, shifting, riding, and falling!
 
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