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Single Track Summit in Idyllwild
Start Date/Time: Saturday, August 18, 2012 7:00 AM
End Date/Time: Sunday, August 19, 2012 4:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Category:
Out of Town Ride
Description:
  • August 18th

  • singletrack summit

  • Second Annual Festival of Bikes in Idyllwild
  • Featuring Exhibits from:
  • Intense Cycles
  • Siren Bicycles
  • Marin Bikes
  •  
  • Wingnut Gear
  • And Rides All Day Long
  • Downhill with Shuttle
  •  Cross Country

Rides all day led by locals who know these amazing trails! There are very nice campgrounds in the area with all the frills (water spickets & showers).

Mark your calanders & check back for details about carpooling out of Bakersfield. The club can reserve sites @ Mt. San Jacinto State Park. http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=636

Created by SSFTA Admin On Monday, June 25, 2012 12:00 AM

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CLUB NEWS
Foothill Classic and Sambarn Scheduled Events
Published: - Thursday, January 28, 2016

 

Online Registration for the Foothill Classic (Feb 28th 2016) is now open: https://www.usacycling.org/register/2016-483

 

 

SamBarn Promotions has also posted a 2016 schedule (some of the dates are still tentative, so please check back) of the rest of their events for the year:

The Rock Cobbler: February 7th
Foothill Classic XC MTB Race: Feb 28th
De Vlees Huis Ronde (if you're into racing skinny tires): March 5th
Keyesville Classic: March 19th and 20th
Kern County Junior Stage Race and JumpStart Classic (another skinny tire event, but we can support our confused brethren): (tentative) May 14th and 15th
The Grapes of Wrath - an epic road and dirt ride over 130 miles!: October 22nd
NorCal vs SoCal California State Cyclocross Championships: Dec 17th and 18th

If you want to be involved, but aren't in the mood to compete, please reach out to samATamesviolinsDOTCOM; they are always looking for volunteers, supporters, and people to cause a ruckus.

 

What we discussed at the January Meeting...
Published: - Thursday, January 14, 2016

January 2016 Board and Advisory Team Meeting
Published: - Tuesday, December 8, 2015

 

Please join us for our first meeting of the new year, on January 12th. The Board of Directors and the Advisory Team want to hear from you!

SSFTA meetings with the 2016 Board and Advisory Team are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at Rusty's Pizza Parlor on Auburn and Oswell. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 pm, but come early to eat. The smaller banquet room is reserved for SSFTA from 6:00pm. Come hang out and eat at 6:00pm, down to business at 6:30pm.

All members and guests welcome to attend!

Do you have an idea for the SSFTA? Visit our Project Proposal Formpage to find out how you can share your idea with the club and get feedback form the board!

 
   

OTHER BIKE-RELATED ANNOUNCEMENTS
Legal Info Regarding Events Not Hosted by the SSFTA
 
Legal Info:
 
While the SSFTA supports all cycling events, these events are not hosted by the SSFTA, and all liability will be handled by the race promoter, and not the SSFTA. Please be aware that with any bicycle related activity there are certain inherent dangers, including but not limited to the hazards of road, off road terrain, accidents, actions of participants, weather, and other "acts of God". By your participation in any event, you certify that you are aware of these inherent dangers of bicycle riding, and are aware of the safety rules of the road and trail applicable to cyclists.
 

Rock Cobbler 3.0

 

Febuary 7th, 2016.

100 miles or so of dirt, road, hills, "fun" and adventure. Enough said. 

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Foothill Classic MTB Race

 

Hello race fans! The date has been set and look forward to seeing you February 28th 2016 for our annual foothill classic mountain bike race presented by Covenant Coffee... This is our local grassroots event and we truly enjoy this one! Official race flyer coming soon and with any luck the trails will be sweet and the foothills will be green!

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All Action Racing - Enduro Race
 
 
Enduro-style race event in the foothils, March 12, 2016
 
Via their Facebook page: 
 
"Rain or shine we will have a good
Race CADs: 
-BEGINNER 15 mile per hour average or less But Getting faster every ride
-SPORT 16-19 Miles per hour average (with Age groups) 
-EXPERT 20-26 miles per hour average
-PRO: 27-100 Miles per hour all day every day For more info (661)332-3071 or message me on Facebook"
 
Legal Info:
While the SSFTA supports all cycling events, this event is not hosted by the SSFTA, and all liability will be handled by the race promoter, and not the SSFTA. Please be aware that with any bicycle related activity there are certain inherent dangers, including but not limited to the hazards of road, off road terrain, accidents, actions of participants, weather, and other "acts of God". By your participation in any event, you certify that you are aware of these inherent dangers of bicycle riding, and are aware of the safety rules of the road and trail applicable to cyclists.
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ABOUT SSFTA

Southern Sierra Fat Tire Association is a fun, non-profit, social gathering of mountain bike enthusiasts committed to serving and promoting the sport of mountain biking in Kern County. 

For more information, please contact us:
info@ssfta.com
(661) 412-2029
PO Box 1067, Bakersfield, CA  93302-1067

WEEKLY RIDES
Monday 6pm - Beginner/Intermediate
Wednesday 6pm - Intermediate/Advanced
Saturday 8am - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
Sunday 8am - Beginner
 

ALL RIDES START AT JULIET THORNER SCHOOL WEEKEND START TIMES VARY WITH SEASON
CLICK THE "WEEKLY RIDES" LINK FOR DETAILS

 

   

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