TeamGreenAdventures presents: Beginner Mountain Biking

  • Percy Warner Mountain Bike Trails 1300 Forrest Park Drive Nashville, TN, 37205 United States

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 6:00 PM

Join Team Green for some after-work beginner-friendly mountain biking! This month, we'll head out to the trails at Percy Warner Park.

Enjoy the spring weather and join us out on the mountain biking trails for an after-work ride at Percy Warner Park! We’lltackle a section of trail that is friendly for both beginners and advanced riders, so don’t let your experience level deter you. Participants need to provide their own mountain bike, or you can rent one from Cumberland Transit!

If you're a beginner mountain biker, check out our Mountain Biking Checklist for tips.

When: Thursday, June 15th at 6pm
Where: Percy Warner Park Mountain Bike Trailhead
1221 Forrest Park Drive (across from Cheekwood)
Nashville, TN 37205
Cost: FREE for members and non-members. Registration required.

Trip Leader: Paul Handley & Sheryl Handley

Difficulty: The trails at Percy Warner Park are great for all levels of mountain biking experience. There are multiple trail options, totaling roughly 9 miles. We'll choose routes based on the experience level of the group, and split into two groups if we have enough riders. Participants should expect the ride to last approximately 1.5 hours. Feel free to bring a bike light or headlamp in case it starts to get dark before we finish up.
Registration Deadline: Registration for this event closes on Wednesday, June 14th at 3pm. 
Group Size: This trip is limited to a maximum of 10 mountain bikers.

Parking: Free parking is available at the trailhead. Please do not park in the neighborhood surrounding Cheekwood or along the road.

POLICIES

Children Policy: This event is open to ages 10 and up with parental participation. Participants under the age of 18 should have prior experience riding a mountain bike for at least 5 miles.
Dog Policy: Dogs are not permitted at this event.
Weather Policy: This trip is drizzle or shine. Should heavy rain or severe weather be expected during the event or within 12 hours before the event, the event may be canceled or postponed due to unsafe trail conditions. Your trip leader will contact you should any changes occur due to weather.
Cancellation Policy: If you register for this event and are not able to attend, please notify your trip leader directly.

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Percy Warner Park is suitable for all levels of mountain biking experience. The park features 9 miles of trails that range in difficulty from easy to difficult, including everything in between. Participants will decide with trip leaders on-site what trails they want to do and how far they would like to ride. This trip is designed to be beginner-friendly, while also allowing those who are more advanced riders to come participate as well.

Mountain bikes can be rented from Cumberland Transit for $45/day. Bikes can also be rented from Middle Tennessee State University’s Outdoor Recreation Center. Rentals are $12/day (24 hours) for non-students, or $25 for the weekend. For more information, please call (615) 898-2104 or visit their website here. Team Green Members also receive half-off of all gear rentals at MTSU! Bike rental should be reserved and coordinated by the participants, and is not an official feature of this Team Green event.

REGISTRATION

This event is currently open to Team Green members and non-members. Registration is FREE. A confirmation email will be sent immediately upon registration including directions and additional details.

This event is now closed for online registration. Email your trip leaders if you're interested in attending. Uncertain weather conditions may require us to postpone this event.