Beginner Rides

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Are you new to mountain biking and our incredible Colorado trails? COMBA hosts a monthly beginner ride May through September. Join COMBA on a friendly "NO DROP" ride paced for beginners on nearby front-range trails. Experienced COMBA ride leaders will lead and follow the group, providing skills and trail etiquette guidance along the way. Check the COMBA calendar, or visit us on Facebook for more details, or shoot an email to peter.fathallah@comba.org with any questions.

Check the COMBA calendar for info and updates on times and place. All rides will be on Saturdays and usually last between 90-120 minutes.

Membership is not required, so please encourage those who would benefit to join us!

SIGN UP HERE: http://www.comba.org/content/beginner-ride-registration

Must be at least 18 years old to participate; maximum of 24 riders per day so register early to secure your spot! PLEASE CHECK COMBA.org for cancelation due to weather.

What should you bring?

  • Registration with signed waiver
  • Helmet
  • Water
  • Energy bars/gel
  • Extra tube
  • Pump
  • Tire levers
  • Gloves
  • Basic bike tools
  • Bike appropriate for off-road use in working order

Suggested (you never know)

  • Rain Jacket
  • First Aid Kit

Beginner Ride #4, Pronghorn Park, August 16th

Saturday
16
Aug, 2014

Beginner Ride #4, Pronghorn Park, August 16th

The monthly beginner ride is Saturday, August 16th at Pronghorn Park at 8:00 am.

Beginner Ride #3, Flying J Ranch Park, July 12th

Saturday
12
Jul, 2014

Beginner Ride #3, Flying J Ranch Park, July 12th

The monthly beginner ride is Saturday, July 12th at Flying J Ranch Park at 9:00 am. Are you new to mountain biking and our incredible Colorado trails? Join COMBA on a friendly "NO DROP" ride paced for beginners on nearby front range trails. Experienced COMBA ride leaders will lead and follow the group, providing skills guidance along the way.

Beginner Ride #2, Buffalo Creek June 21st

Saturday
21
Jun, 2014

Beginner Ride #2, Buffalo Creek June 21st

The monthly beginner ride is Saturday, June 21st at Buffalo Creek at 9:45 am, in Pine where Deckers Rd (126) meets Colorado Trail. The approximate address is 19445 County Road 126, in Pine. Between Raleigh Peak Rd and Spring Creek Rd of east side of 126.

Beginner Ride #1, Bear Creek Lake Park, May 10th

Saturday
10
May, 2014

Beginner Ride #1, Bear Creek Lake Park, May 10th

The first Beginner ride is Saturday, May 10th at Bear Creek Lake Park, located in Morrison at 9:45 am in the parking lot off of Rooney Road, and will ride into the park.

Take Your Kid Mountain Biking with Denver Parks & Rec and Winter Park Resort – October 13, 2012

Did you miss out taking your kids out last weekend? Well, join us THIS weekend at Trestle Bike Skills Course in Denver, Saturday, October 13th from 12 until 4 pm. Bring your bike and try out the skills course! - Free bike helmets for youth (while supplies last) - Bike safety demonstrations - Free hot dogs (while supplies last) - Pro-athlete demonstrations Thanks to Denver Parks and Recreation for...Read more

Beginner Ride #5, September 13, 2012

Final Beginner ride for 2012 is at Matthew/Winters Park, please meet at the main lot . Leave to ride at 6 pm. Make sure you have registered and that you bring your waiver (only needed for new riders). This ride will be shorter in length, but a little more technical. Pace will be easy, allowing plenty of time for practicing techniques you've learned along the way. BBQ to follow the ride! Where:...Read more

Beginner Ride #4, Thursday August 9, 2012

Thursday
9
Aug, 2012

Beginner Ride #4, Thursday August 9, 2012

Beginner ride 4 will join Jefferson County Open Space Share the Trails event at Deer Creek. It will be a guided beginner ride through easier trails in the area. We meet at 5:45pm, pedal away at 6:00pm – look for the COMBA banner.

Recap from Beginner Ride #3, Bear Creek 2012

The beginner ride this month was at Bear Creek Lake Park again (#4 will be at Deer Creek). Wheat Ridge Cyclery provided the demo bikes and hydration (thank-you!!) . Peter demos one of those 29'r bikes and enjoyed the ride. The clouds came in and provided some shade from the 90 degree heat. Practicing trail etiquette. A spotter stands nearby on a technical section for mental and physical support...Read more

Beginner Ride #3 - July 12, 2012

Hello Beginner Riders! Location for beginner ride #3 is set for Bear Creek Lake Park Thursday July 12th . This will be the last beginner ride at Bear Creek. Wheat Ridge Cyclery will be there with 2012 demo bikes for riders wanting to try something new and a mobile bike shop with bike mechanics to tune up your ride.In addition, they will have some water bottles and snacks pre-ride, and some...Read more

Recap from Beginner Ride #2, Bear Creek 2012

The beginner ride this month was at Bear Creek Lake Park . The evening provided 70 degree overcast weather, which is perfect for mountain biking The ride started off with support from Golden Bike Shop , and then afterwards they provided post-ride beverages and snacks ( thank-you!! ) A few adjustments and we were off! What is missing here? Surprisingly it still shifted! Some experienced riders...Read more

Beginner Ride #2, June 14, 2013

Hello Beginner Riders! Location for beginner ride #2 is set for Bear Creek Lake Park Thursday June 14th . This time, Golden Bike Shop will be there with a mobile bike shop with bike mechanics to tune up your ride should you be having issues. In addition, they will have some water bottles and snacks pre ride, and some beverages and coupons for afterwards-so make sure you register early for your...Read more

2010: Rides

Our Beginner & Social Rides will continue through September. Mark your calendar with these dates: August 19th -- Beginner Ride at Flatiron's Vista/Marshall Mesa August 26th -- Social Ride at Lair o the Bear September 9th -- last Social Ride TBD September 16th -- last Beginner Ride at Bear Creek Lake Park. Please note there is no ride on September 2nd in consideration to families and potential...Read more
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