Archive for August, 2011
The Frederick Bicycle Coalition is proud to host Frederick’s Second Annual Ride with the Mayor event. Mayor McClement will join us as we ride from the gazebo behind the William Talley Recreation Center to the Harry Grove Stadium to watch the Frederick Keys take on the Potomac Nationals. All participants will receive a free general admission ticket to the game! All ages are welcome; however, we ask that children under the age of six either ride in a trailer or in a tow behind bicycle. Registration will begin at 12:45pm and we will leave for the stadium at 1pm. Come out and join us!!!!
Here are the details:
Please ride responsibly and wear a helmet
Here is another great opportunity to help create a new system of trails in Emmitsburg. PLEASE help with this project!
Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 8am – 1:30pm
Location: Emmitsburg, Maryland
Rainbow Lake on Hampton Valley Road
The Project: Complete corridor clearing & Begin tread construction
Bring gloves, sturdy shoes, a drink & a snack.
Description: The Town of Emmitsburg has started construction on a stacked loop trail network. This will become the newest singletrack in Frederick County. 75% of the Beginner Trail’s corridor has been cleared and the goal is to finish this work and begin shaping the tread on Saturday, August 27, 2011.
In time, this trail system should boast in excess of 20 miles of diverse single track, on terrain comparable to the Frederick Watershed AND Schaeffers Farm. The Town of Emmitsburg has also approved the design Intermediate and Advanced Trails. Upon the completion of the Beginner Trail they will be built.
Join us Saturday for a great morning of trail building followed by a BBQ in Community Park.
Contact Tim O’Donnell: firstname.lastname@example.org – 301-447-3839
It is time for the 2nd annual Brunswick Bicycle Festival and best of all it is FREE. Last year several of us did a beautiful road ride to the event from downtown Frederick and enjoyed some music and food. Check it out!
Brunswick Bicycle Festival
Join us at Railroad Square in Downtown Brunswick, Maryland
(a bike friendly town) for the SECOND annual Brunswick
Bicycle Festival. There will be activities, food,
Sample Activities: Bike Rodeo for Children, Hill Climb, and 5 Mile Loop Ride (things for non-bicycle riders as well)
Music by: Hard Swimmin’ Fish, Flat Foot Sam & The Educated Fools
Location: Railroad Square near the MARC train station,
on mile marker 55 of the C&O Canal. Easy access to the towpath for bicycling.
One mile to the Brunswick camp ground (also on the towpath).
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011
For more information visit
OK folks, it has been a long time coming, but new trail is getting built in Emmitsburg, MD and they need your help! Corridor clearing will be taking place August 13th and they are hoping for a good turn out to show their town council there’s excitement for the project. The complete project will be a stacked loop system and they’ll be breaking ground on the first piece of a multi-phase project.
Where is Emmitsburg? It is north of Frederick, MD and the trails will be built on the town reservoir property which is situated on the same ridge as Gambrill and the Frederick Watershed so expect similar terrain. Want to know more about the project? Check these recent articles: Frederick News Post, The Gazette
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2011
Time: 8am- 1pm
Location: Rainbow Lake on Hampton Valley Road. Google Maps link.
Contact: Tim O’Donnell- email@example.com – 301-447-3839