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Stay tuned here for rides and clinics. We will be updating this page once we work out exactly what we are doing for the coming season.
Absolute Bikes Sedona Ride Schedule-
Please wear your helmet!
- Friday Evening Rides! Meet at Absolute Bikes, Sedona, 6 pm on Fridays for a mountain bike ride. Let’s kick off the weekend right with a quick after work trail ride! Through the summer. Bring a good headlight. If you don’t have your own lights, we have rental lights from Niterider for $15. We will credit you back for the rental towards purchase if you want to buy one after trying it out!
- Sunday Morning Mountain Bike Rides: Check the VVCC ride calendar at: http://www.vvcc.us/ (Right hand column of the home page.). These morning MTB rides are for all levels. Show up and groups will divide out into skill level for a variation of rides. These rides begin at 8 AM and end at 11 AM. The rides mainly start at Bell Rock Plaza across the street from Absolute Bikes, however participants will want to contact Mike Harris for current start times and locations: 858-967-1343 or 928-284-9398.
- Village of Oak Creek Verde Valley Cyclists Saturday Morning Road Rides: Check out the VVCC ride calendar at: http://www.vvcc.us/ (Right hand column of the home page.). Saturday morning rides start at 8 AM and end by 10:30. Times can change depending on the time of year. The rides are between 20 and 35 miles in length and are geared towards beginner (14 mph average) and intermediate riders (18 mph average). All riders are invited to attend a post ride breakfast/brunch at the Red Rock Café (Dutch treat). Call Heather Parris at (928) 274-3109 for more ride details.
Absolute Bikes Flagstaff Summer Ride Schedule-
- Tuesday Night Rides, Flagstaff! Join us for a ride in the dark! If you don’t have your own lights, we have rental lights from Niterider for $15. We will credit you back for the rental towards purchase if you want to buy one after trying it out!
- Hucks and Hops Saturday Ride! We are ending Hucks and Hops until spring of 2017…join us for a ride and a brew in the spring!
Absolute Bikes Flagstaff Clinics
(No RSVP necessary)
- Stay tuned here for more clinics in the future.
Absolute Bikes Sedona Clinics
- Trailside/Roadside flat tire and chain repair and more! Don’t feel helpless when minor things go wrong on a ride. Every other Monday evening from 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM. Call (928) 284-1242 to RSVP and for details on the next clinic.
Past/Future Clinic Topics:
- Suspension Function and Tuning: How to get the most out of your suspension for your style of riding. Date TBD, presented by Vince Rideau (Noodles) and Kyle McKendree
- Feeling Good on Your Bike, for Beginner to Intermediate Riders: Nutrition, fit, clothing and comfort for long and short rides. Date TBD, presented by Amber Belt, ND.
- Biking to Work, School and Errands: Tips and advice for making riding around town convenient, easy and safe. Presented by Anthony Quintile.
- Feeling Good on Your Bike, for Intermediate to Advanced Riders and Racers: Nutrition, fit, clothing and comfort for long rides and/or maximum performance, presented by Certified BG Fit Technician Chris Antonovics.
- Brakes, Shifting and Drive Train: an overview of the basic function of these components, presented by Leslie Gilmore
- Hubs, Headsets, Bottom Brackets and Wheels: Learn the basic principals of bearing surfaces and proper adjustment. Learn how the wheel works and what decisions must be made when it is time so select new wheels, presented by Leslie Gilmore
- Basic Ride Safety and Preparedness: Introduction on what to take with you, how to deal with basic road-side or trail-side repairs and where to ride. presented by Leslie Gilmore
- Routine Bike Care and Upkeep: Daily preventative maintenance and preparation that will make your ride more enjoyable. presented by Leslie Gilmore
- Fast fixes for the Road and Trail: How to get back from a ride without using your cell phone, presented by Leslie Gilmore
- The Whole Bike: an overview of how all those parts work together, presented by Leslie Gilmore