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Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Feature, Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017

Presented by REI Greensboro   Monday, March 27, 2017  7:00 – 9:30PM High Point Theatre  220 E Commerce Ave, High Point, NC 27260   Click to order tickets online.   Are you ready for an adventure? The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to the High Point Theatre. Go on a big-screen expedition to exotic landscapes, learn about remote cultures and be inspired to explore the world outside. See the best adventure, environmental and cultural films from the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. This stop...

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Saturday Group Ride 2/18/17

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Group Rides | 0 comments

Saturday Group Ride 2/18/17

We are riding Saturday morning. Meet up and be ready to roll at 09:00 at Plainfield Rd. parking lot. Where: Plainfield Rd. parking lot located 1 mile west of the Church street end of Plainfield Rd. When: Saturday 2/18/2017 @ 09:00 am We’ll ride the connector trail to Reedy Fork Trail then continue onto Blue Heron. This ride is for all riders of all skill levels. It is intended to be a fun, social ride for all. It is a no drop ride, meaning we don’t leave anyone behind and will stop as needed. If you want to ride ahead, that’s OK. Faster...

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Church St. parking eliminated.

Posted by on Feb 11, 2017 in Feature, Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Church St. parking eliminated.

Please be aware that on street parking on Church Street, (Blue Heron and Reedy Fork trailheads) has been eliminated.  You may park in the lot south of there on Church Street and use the Peninsula Trail to loop down to Church Street.   We recommend that the Richardson Taylor Preserve parking lot on Plainfield road provides better trail access especially for young or less experienced cyclists.  The trail in the Northeast corner of the RTP lot connects down to the Reedy Fork trail. 

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Fat Tire Society Survey

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Feature | 0 comments

Fat Tire Society Survey

In advance of our upcoming annual meeting on February 13th, we invite you to complete this brief survey. Your input will help us understand you and help us plan for growing and improving the role the Fat Tire Society plays in the Piedmont mountain bike community. Thank You for your input and support. See you at the Annual Meeting! Fat Tire Society 2017...

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Fat Tire Society 2017 Annual Meeting

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in GFTS News, Meetings | 2 comments

Fat Tire Society 2017 Annual Meeting

It’s time again for our Annual Meeting! This year we are meeting at Liberty Brewery and Grill on Monday February 13, 2017. Meeting begins at 7pm. We will be there at 6pm, come in early and grab something to eat prior to the meeting. No worries if you can’t get there early, you can also eat during the meeting.  The meeting is open to everyone, member or not. If you’d like to join, we’d love to have you, click here to Join/Renew   2017 Fat Tire Society Annual Meeting Liberty Brewery and Grill (at Oak Hollow Mall) 914...

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Fat Tire Social 1/19/2017

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in GFTS News, Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Fat Tire Social 1/19/2017

Fat Tire Social next Thursday January 19, 2017 6:30pm – 9:30pm at The Bearded Goat, 116 E Lewis St, Greensboro. No food served but it’s located around the corner from Mellow Mushroom Pizza. Come by, have a cool one and talk bikes or anything else that comes up. Hope to see you there.

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Fat Tire Trail Workshop at Guilford College

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in GFTS News, Trail Work Days | 0 comments

Fat Tire Trail Workshop at Guilford College

The Trail Workshop hosted by the Greensboro/Piedmont Fat Tire Society filled up fast! We had close to 50 folks come out to learn the fundamentals of sustainable trail construction in the morning then spend the afternoon in the beautiful woods on the Guilford College campus applying what they learned. The trail being built leads to an old growth Tulip Poplar tree that is hundreds of years old. A very impressive tree to say the least. Guilford College Students will complete the trail over the winter. Below is a link to an article (with video)...

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Fat Tire Social Friday evening at Gibbs

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in GFTS News, Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Fat Tire Social Friday evening at Gibbs

We are having a Fat Tire Society get together at Gibbs Hundred Brewing Company this Friday evening, 12/9/16 from 7-10 pm. We’ve got a couple goodies to give away and I think I heard the Crafted Taco truck will be there. Stop by and see how many folks you can recognize without their bike or riding gear on. Looking forward to seeing you...

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Trail Building Workshop

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in GFTS News, Miscellaneous, Trail Work Days | 0 comments

Trail Building Workshop

Dear Trail Enthusiast, We are pleased to inform you about the Fat Tire Societies upcoming Trail Building Workshop. By attending the Trail Building School workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to learn the basics of planning, designing and constructing sustainable hand-built trails. Our goal is train those volunteers who are willing to help us build new single track trail in the next two years. The class will be from 8:30 – 4:00 on 12/10/16. Class size is limited. Click here to register now! Our morning will begin with a...

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Burn the Turkey 2016!

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in GFTS News, Group Rides | 0 comments

Burn the Turkey 2016!

It’s Thanksgiving week, time for Burn the Turkey! Join us at Bur-Mil Park, Shelter #2 by the Big Loop trail head near the swimming pool  Saturday November 26, 2016 9am – 2pmWe’ll have a variety of rides depending on the groups we have turn out. Beginners, old-timers, kids, short rides, longer rides etc… If somebody wants to ride, we will do it.  We will have a couple pots of Chili, corn bread, and hot cocoa to warm up with after you ride.We will be collecting canned food and cash for the Second Harvest Food Bank, so...

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