June 3, 2006
What: Fun Ride, Bike Repair and Skills Clinic
Where: Channel 3 Kids Camp
When: 11am on Saturday, June 3rd 2006
Cost: $5 per person, $10 per family
Registration: Register at event
Contact info: Matt Soucy firstname.lastname@example.org 860-712-2951
or Vernon Cycle email@example.com 860-872-7740
Description: Come join us on Saturday, June 3rd at 11am for a skills and repair clinic along with a guided instructional trail ride of the Root 66 race course. Learn how to:
Fix a flat * Repair a broken chain * Patch a tube * Downhill techniques
Uphill techniques * Clear obstacles
Rider’s should all have a mountain bike in good working condition, a helmet, and water they can carry with them on the ride (water bottle or hydration pack). All ages and levels welcome.
We anticipate an exciting day. There will be music, a bouncy for the kids, snackbar to purchase food, and a short track race to watch at noon.
All participants will be entered in a raffle for a free Specialized 14″ or 16″ mountain bike!
Any Fun Ride participants that are inspired to race in the Channel 3 Cross Country race on Sunday will receive $5 off their race entry fee. Check out root66raceseries.com for race time and details.
No charge for racer’s pre-riding the course Saturday!
Directions: From Hartford take I-84 to 384. Follow I-384 to end, bear right and follow Rt. 6 for about 4 miles. Turn left on Hendee Rd. Take first left onto Huchinson Rd. Take the first fight onto Times Farm Rd. Channel 3 Kid’s Camp is at the end of the road.
Channel 3 Volunteers:
Saturday, June 3 volunteers are requested from 11 to 2 to participate in the skills clinic and lead the fun ride.
Sunday, June 4 volunteers are requested throughout the day for parking, registration, marshalling, water station, and cleanup.
See Matt Soucy on arrival Saturday and Sunday to find out what spots need to be filled.
The has been posted on the Root 66 message board and the Nemba forum.
Don’t forget to promote the raffle!!! Vernon Cycle is donating a 13″ Specialized mountain bike for the raffle and the proceeds will go to the club. So buy tickets and tell your family, friends, neighbors, etc to show up on Saturday or Sunday to buy tickets.