Dirtbags weekly off-road ride
September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating indefinitely
Marky Marks Muddy Monday Meander (M.M.M.M.M.)
When: first and third Monday of the month
Meet: 7:00pm at Fat Butcher shop, next to Preston Grange Morrison
Distance: Approx 20 miles
Average speed: Dependant on the slowest rider.
Marky Marks Muddy Monday Meander is held fortnightly. Off road capable bikes (lots of dirt, gravel, roots and rocks). Fat bikes, CX bike, Gravel bikes, and mostly really comfortable looking suspension equipped mountain bikes come this way for night riding fun.
If you’ve an itching for some bitching trails then roll up on the fattest tyres you can put your hands on and come have a blast in the dark. This is a no drop ride, average speed dictated by the slowest rider. Strong (400 lumen and above) lights required.
B2B Beacon to Beacon
When: second and forth Monday of the month
Meet: 7:00pm The Beacon, Earsdon Rd, Whitley Bay NE25 9PT
Distance: Approx 26 miles
Average speed: min 11mph to keep the group together
B2B is for all you mud lovers who want something more challenging and want to improve their skills. Technical tree roots, deep mud and a minimum average speed of 11mph (to keep group together) . It’s aimed at intermediate off road riders, so judge your abilities accordingly. The route will be altered now and again to mix it up a bit but it will always be ” Beacon to Beacon “.
Suitable for MTB , CX and Hybrids with grippy tyres . Also front light above 800 lumens is a must through the winter months. Try it, you might like it !!
Please do indicate on our Club Facebook page that you are intending on going to a ride, or not if your circumstances change. The Facebook event will also be used to communicate to riders any other important information, such as weather updates or the need to cancel.