Freeplay Mountain Bike Escapes & Clinics

Carlsbad, CA

This seaside resort city boasts 7 miles of spectacular coastline that includes dramatic cliffs, rocky shores and sandy California beaches. Located just 35 miles from Downtown San Diego it is the perfect place for a weekend get-away of off-road riding and enjoying the beach-town vibe!

The Carlsbad half-day skills clinic starts with a small group skills session before riders hit the trails for a coached ride. Riders of all levels are encouraged to attend. Riders will be group by skill and coaches will differentiate instruction based on the needs of the riders. Beginner and intermediate coached rides available.

When: June 17, 2017 from 12pm-4pm. If you reserved a demo bike please arrive by 11:30am.
Where:  3701 Sky Haven Lane, Oceanside

DIRECTIONS to Lake Calavera trailhead:
5 freeway to 78 East
Exit College Blvd, go right
Left on Lake Blvd
Right on Sky Haven Lane
* The trailhead will be on your left. You will see us set up there!
If you have a GPS just type in 3701 Sky Haven Lane, Oceanside and please call us if you have any questions about the new location!

Cost: $50 (Includes: Skills session, coached ride, goodie bag, t-shirt, post-ride mingling*)

Participants will have the opportunity to test out a Specialized mountain bike from the Specialized Demo Truck! (Sign up early to reserve a demo bike.)

*Optional post-ride mingling over “dutch treat” beer and pizza at Pizza Port with coaches and riders.

Trail Description: Lake Calavera is a set of three fun loops you can do as a contiguous ride, or shortcut if you like. It is a mix of double track and single track riding. The terrain is sandy chaparral, with curvy single rack and some fun downhill sections.The set of loops vary in difficulty which is perfect for breaking into small groups based on skill level.

What to Bring:

  • Bike (Demos available from Specialized)
  • Pedals (Flat or clip-ins)
  • Bike Shoes depending on the type of pedals you bring or have
  • Helmet
  • Sunglasses (optional but suggested)
  • Gloves
  • Padded shorts
  • Water bottle or hydration pack
  • Snack for the ride
  • Bike tools and an extra tube
  • Warm clothes for after the ride

Need to stock up on items for the clinic and/or summer riding? Stop by Ride Cyclery to get what you need! For savings of 30-75% head to Ride Cyclery June 10-11 for their Liquidation Sale! Located: 4901 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008