The First Annual Wild Ride Mountain Bike Festival will be taking place on Saturday, October 5th at the Lebanon Hills West Trailhead located at 4801 Johnny Cake Ridge Road in Eagan. This free event will be held from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and everyone is welcome. Penn Cycle, Valley Bike & Ski and Boehm's Cycle will be on hand as well as the Minnesota High School Cycling League and IMBA. Bring your own bike or demo one from the Trek Demo Rig and bikes from Giant and Felt will also be available to test ride.
|Image Credit: Lebanon Hills Mountain Bike Trail Facebook page|
Scheduled activities include group rides, mountain bike demonstrations, bike tune-ups, gear expos and prize drawings. The B-52 Slider Squad and the Cave Cafe food trucks will be on site to satisfy your hunger after riding the trails.
"This is event is ½ fun community festival trying to introduce mountain biking and the fantastic amenities at the West Trailhead at Lebanon Hills Regional Park to a greater audience and ½ recognition for MORC for the many MANY hours their volunteers put in making that system possible." - Katie Pata, Park Operations Coordinator for Dakota County Parks
Event parking will be available at the West Trailhead and at the School of Environmental Studies just a couple of blocks to the south on Johnny Cake Ridge Road. Look for the signs. Updates for the Wild Ride Mountain Bike Festival can be found on the Lebanon Hills Mountain Bike Trail Facebook page. Let 'em know you're going by visiting the Wild Ride event page on Facebook. Spread the word to help make the first-ever Wild Ride a huge success and an annual event for years to come.