**CANCELLED** Annual MTB Demo
**DEMO CANCELLED ON SAT OCT 27TH**
Well, I hate saying this, but Mother Nature once again doesn't look like it's really on our side. We've been watching NOAA and every other weather site closely and it looks like the rain totals have been bumped up, and there's a strong chance of rain through tomorrow morning and then rain/showers afterwards.
Taking everyone's safety, and trail conservancy into consideration, I think it's best to cancel/postpone. There's a lot of moving parts associated to setting up the vendors, permits, food, etc, etc, and it's not easy making that decision, but I think it's probably the best decision at this point.
We will be looking at trying to set up another date and will post it as soon as we have more info.
Ride the Latest In MTB Technology
We'll have both Specialized and Trek on hand, a first for the DC area, offering their latest and greatest in mountain bikes(and a couple of gravel bikes!) for everyone to demo! You've heard all the buzz about the newly designed 2019 Specialized Stumpjumper? It'll be here, ready for demos! There will also be a fleet of electric mountain bikes from both Specialized and Trek - some of THE most fun bikes to throw your leg over! Been thinking about that next mountain bike purchase but haven't been able to test ride in a real world scenario? Here's your chance! Ride the industry's latest, in the dirt, and see what bike is best for you!
Specialized mountain bikes: Stumpjumper FSR S-Works 29'er, SJ FSR Expert Carbon 29'er and 27.5, SJ FSR ST Comp Carbon 29'er and 27.5, SJ FSR ST Women's Comp Carbon 29'er and 27.5, Turbo Levo FSR Comp Carbon 6fattie/29
Specialized gravel bikes: Women's Diverge Sport, Men's Diverge Comp Carbon
Trek mountain bikes: Fuel EX, Stache Hardtails, Powerfly FS, Top Fuels
Reps from Shimano, MORE, SRAM, Gore, etc.
Interested in checking out the lastest from Shimano and SRAM? We'll have reps on hand from both companies demonstrating their latest in tech! Check out the latest in car racks from Saris, clothing technology from Pearl Izumi and Gore Bike wear, and more!
Mid-Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts (MORE) will also be co-hosting this years event, bringing even more fun to this years Demo! They'll be helping lead rides and answering any and all questions about their development of the trails at Meadowood and the enormous efforts they put into building and maintaining all of our favorite mountain bike trails in the DC/Baltimore area. Be sure to say "Thank You!" to MORE for everything they've been doing since 1992!
We'll be grilling food, providing cold beer from Caboose Brewing, and we'll have Kicking Horse Coffee on site serving up some of their Kick Ass coffee to keep us fueled, all FREE of charge! Bring the whole family, bikes and come out and have fun on Sat. Oct. 27th, from 10am-4pm!
All Demo Bike riders will need to have a valid ID, credit card, and helmet in order to test ride. If you ride with clipless pedals currently, please bring your shoes and pedals. We will have standard platform pedals for anyone not riding clipless.
Interested in attending? Help us keep track of attendance and let us know on Facebook!
Location and Directions to Meadowood Park
Directions: From 95 South, take Exit 161 US1 South towards Woodbridge. Take your very first left onto Furnace Rd. After about 1/2 mile, take a left onto Old Colchester Rd. Go about 1.2 miles and the entrance to Meadowood Park will be on the right hand side. Do NOT park in the small gravel lot directly off of Old Colchester. Pull into parking lot and go through gate and up the gravel road to the open meadow. You've arrived at Meadowood Park.
For more info: Meadowood Recreation Area
****IPHONE MAPS recognize the 10207 Old Colchester Rd., however GOOGLE recognizes 10223 Old Colchester Rd. as the address.****
****The event is not at the main parking lot on Gunston Rd. next to the school. It's in the huge, open meadow off of the small parking lot on Old Colchester Rd.****
iPhone map: Search 10207 Old Colchester Rd. Lorton, VA
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