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 beginnerrides@comba.org with any questions.

  • May 7th -Bear Creek Lake  Time: 10:00am; anticipate finish around 12:00-12:30 for lunch/BBQ
  • June 12th – Hidden Mesa: 10:00am
  • July 9th – Buffalo Creek – Colorado Trail:  9:00am
  • August 7th – Flying J in Evergreen:  9:00am
  • September 10th – Hidden Mesa: 4:00pm – evening BBQ

Check the COMBA calendar for info and updates on times and place. 

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

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?

REQUIRED:

  • 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

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day Kid - Spring 2016

Saturday
11
Jun, 2016

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day Kid - Spring 2016

Trips for Kids and COMBA are partnering for its first Spring edition of Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day on June 11 at Bear Creek State Park (Coyote Crossing area). A fantastic fun and safe way to introduce the young ones to mountain biking.

Beginner Ride #5: Hidden Mesa Open Space

Saturday
10
Sep, 2016

Beginner Ride #5: Hidden Mesa Open Space

Beginner ride #4 will be at Hidden Mesa Open Space in Parker, CO with demo bikes provided by Bike Source and end of ride beer up Upslope Brewing. It will be a guided beginner ride through easier trails in the area.

Beginner Ride #4: Flying J Ranch Park

Sunday
7
Aug, 2016

Beginner Ride #4: Flying J Ranch Park

Beginner ride #4 will be at Flying J Ranch Park near Conifer, CO with demo bikes provided by Bike Source and end of ride beer up Upslope Brewing. It will be a guided beginner ride through easier trails in the area.

Beginner Ride #3: Buffalo Creek

Saturday
9
Jul, 2016

Beginner Ride #3: Buffalo Creek

Beginner ride #3 will be at Buffalo Creek near Pine, CO with demo bikes provided by Bike Source and end of ride beer up Upslope Brewing. It will be a guided beginner ride through easier trails in the area.

Beginner Ride #2, Sunday June 12th 2016

Sunday
12
Jun, 2016

Beginner Ride #2, Sunday June 12th 2016

Registration is FULL/CLOSED, thanks to all who signed up.  If you missed out,  I hope you can make the next one.

Beginner Ride #1, Saturday May 7th 2016

Saturday
7
May, 2016

Beginner Ride #1, Saturday May 7th 2016

Register Closed/Full - Hopefully you can make the next beginner ride.

Beginner Ride #5, Flying J Ranch Park, Sept 19

Saturday
19
Sep, 2015

Beginner Ride #5, Flying J Ranch Park, Sept 19

The monthly beginner ride is Saturday, September 19 at Flying J Ranch Park at 9:00 am. BBQ sponsored by COMBA following the ride!

Recap Beginner Ride #1, Buffalo Creek

COMBA Board Member, Peter Fathallah, led the beginner ride in Buffalo Creek last month, and he had a fantastic turnout of 17 mountain bikers. A huge thanks to BikeSource for providing demo bikes and to mother nature for having the weather cooperate. Are you new to mountain biking and our incredible Colorado trails? COMBA hosts a monthly beginner ride May through September. Join COMBA on a...Read more
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Beginner Ride #4, Flying J Ranch Park, Aug 1st

Saturday
1
Aug, 2015

Beginner Ride #4, Flying J Ranch Park, Aug 1st

The monthly beginner ride is Saturday, August 1st at Flying J Ranch Park at 9:00 am. Bikesource will be here with demos and a mobile shop.  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.

Beginner Ride #3, Bear Creek July 18th

Saturday
18
Jul, 2015

Beginner Ride #3, Bear Creek July 18th

The monthly beginner ride is Saturday, July 18th at Bear Creek Lake Park, located in Morrison at 8:00 am in the parking lot off of Rooney Road, and will ride into the park. Please print the attached 

Beginner Ride #2, Pronghorn Park, June 6th

Saturday
6
Jun, 2015

Beginner Ride #2, Pronghorn Park, June 6th

The monthly beginner ride is Saturday, June 6th at Pronghorn Park at 9:00 am.

Beginner Ride #1, Buffalo Creek May 16th

Saturday
16
May, 2015

Beginner Ride #1, Buffalo Creek May 16th

Due to flooding, beginner ride 1 location has changed from Bear Creek to Buffalo Creek. We will be meeting off 126 (Deckers Rd) where the Colorado Trail intersects (right next to Spring Creek Rd). Meet at 8:45; ride by 9 am. There is a free BBQ to follow the ride.

Final Beginner Ride, Bear Creek Lake Park, Sept 20

Saturday
20
Sep, 2014

Final Beginner Ride, Bear Creek Lake Park, Sept 20

Join us for the final beginner ride with free demos from BikeSource and a free post-ride BBQ!

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.

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