Friday, June 29, 2007

Weekend of fun in the sun!

Come join the crew from the Highgear and the Trek Store for a weekend of fun on the trails around Swanson Park in Bellevue. Trek's Ride the Best Demo Tour will be on site with FREE consumer Demo's. Choose from Trek's all new Madone and Lemond's Tete de Course road bikes and Trek Fuel EX 9.5 and Fisher Hi Fi mountain bikes. Word on the street is you'll be able to get a sneak peak at some 2008 Fisher Paragon and HiFi 29'r bikes as well. Demo's will run both day's from 10am-3pm.
On Sunday is the second round of the MetrO! Mountain Bike Challenge. This is a great opportunity to introduce your kids or a friend to the great sport of mountain biking. Complete details can be found here.

Entry Fee: $10, each participant gets a FREE pair of socks and waterbottle, as well as an event goodie bag. Better yet, mom or dad rides free with each registered child!

Event Categories, Distance and Prizes:
Beginner Men, Women and Juniors (age 13-18) ~ 1 Lap

Intermediate Men, Women ~ 2 Laps

Advanced Men and Women ~ 3 laps

Kids (under 12) short course (ages 4-8) & long course (ages 9-12)

Prizes awarded to the top three finishers in each category

Course: The Swanson course features wide and narrow singletrack over rolling terrain. Swanson is one of the most popular trails in the metro area and is a great trail for riders of all ages and abilities.

Directions: From I-80, take Hwy. 75 (Kennedy Freeway) south to Cornhusker Road. Turn right and head west, Swanson Park is located on the north side of Cornhusker Road between 25th St. and 36th St. in Bellevue NE. The entrance is well marked into the park,just look for the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Dept Training Facility entrance. Turn in and take your first left into the Swanson Park parking lot.

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