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Trail Workday Tomorrow – 6/24/17

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Feature, Trail Work Days | 0 comments

Trail Workday Tomorrow – 6/24/17

What do you do when the 6 hour race is canceled due to the ongoing monsoon and the trails are still closed?? Do trail work to help prep Owl’s Roost for the 7/9 Sizzler race.   Trail workday Saturday 6/24 at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Meet at Lake Brandt Marina lower parking lot. Need to come later or leave earlier? No problem! Call 336-609-0009 for...

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Kingfisher Big Dig 2 this Saturday 6/17/2017

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Miscellaneous, Trail Work Days | 2 comments

Kingfisher Big Dig 2 this Saturday 6/17/2017

This Saturday, June 17, 2017, is the next Kingfisher Trail workday. Kingfisher ‘Big Dig 2′ will continue the work we did a couple weeks ago. Remember, the more workers we get out the more trail we get cut! The more we get cut, the sooner we’ll using our new trail. Just like last time, there is no access to the work site from the current Kingfisher trail parking. We will have a shuttle to transport workers to the work site and back to the lot. More info and registration can be found at the link below Kingfisher “Big Dig...

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REI Discount for Fat Tire Society Members this weekend

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in GFTS News | 0 comments

REI Discount for Fat Tire Society Members this weekend

Dear Fat Tire Members, REI thanks you for support as a partner who does so much on the trails in our community.  REI is offering everyone active with the Fat Tire Society access to our Co-op Insider Weekend. The dates for this are June 10 and 11. We have coupons that will give you 25% off total purchase of $200 or more, 20% off total purchase under $200, and 15% off bikes, paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, GPS products, activity trackers, and action cameras (these items are excluded from the 25% and 20% off discounts.) I’ll have coupons at the...

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Rich Fork on agenda for next Guilford County Park Commission meeting

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in GFTS News, Meetings | 0 comments

Rich Fork on agenda for next Guilford County Park Commission meeting

The trail recommendations for the Rich Fork Preserve are on the agenda for next Guilford County Park Commission meeting, please attend.  The Guilford County Parks and Recreation Commission’s meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6pm. The meeting will be held in the 4th Floor Conference Room of the Old County Courthouse located at 301 W. Market Street, Greensboro NC 27401.  Seating tends to be limited so arrive early. What: Guilford County Park Commission meeting When: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6pm Where: Old County Courthouse...

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Thank You Volunteers!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Miscellaneous, Trail Work Days | 0 comments

Thank You Volunteers!

A huge Thank You to everyone that came out and worked on the Kingfisher  ‘Big Dig’ workday this past Saturday! It’s not easy to skip a ride on a beautiful Saturday and come out to work in the woods. We really appreciate the sacrifice you folks made. We had 32 people come out and work on clearing the next section of the Kingfisher trail. We got a good bit cleared but there is still work to be done. We are planning another Kingfisher workday soon so check this website and our Facebook page so you don’t miss it! You can...

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Kingfisher Trail Work Day

Posted by on May 28, 2017 in Trail Work Days | 0 comments

Kingfisher Trail Work Day

National Trails Day is this Saturday June 3, 2017. This year we are celebrating by starting the highly anticipated phase 2 construction of Kingfisher! We are looking forward to a very productive day and hope you will come out and help us create more beautiful trail. More info and registration go here: Kingfisher National Trail Day “Big Dig” Trail Building We look forward to seeing you and thanks for your support! Piedmont Fat Tire...

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NICA Volunteers needed this weekend

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Miscellaneous | 0 comments

NICA Volunteers needed this weekend

The North Carolina League of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) is racing at Farris Park in Mayodan this weekend, May 20 & 21 2017. There is a need for volunteers to work the event, if you can volunteer please click this link to sign...

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Ride of Silence 2017

Posted by on May 14, 2017 in Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Ride of Silence 2017

  Ride of Silence Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6PM – 8PM 219 W Lewis St, Greensboro, NC 27406 Join Bicycling In Greensboro, in a worldwide memorial in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.  This slow-paced ride is suitable for bicyclists of all ability levels. The group will be escorted by Greensboro Police, to stop traffic at intersections, and assist with safety measures. Ride support will ensure that no one is left behind. Free registration will occur between 6-6:45PM. A signed liability...

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Owls Roost Rumble Trail Race

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Owls Roost Rumble Trail Race

Saturday 4/29/2017 – If possible, please avoid riding Owls Roost, Big Loop and Little Loop until the runners are off the trail.    Races start at 8:00 am. Last person should be off trails as follows Little Loop – 9:15 am Owls Roost – 9:15 am Big Loop – 12:00 noon  ...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in 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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