Mt Pisgah Rd, Saranac Lake, NY 12983, Saranac Lake, Essex County, New York, United States

Start Date

07/09/2022

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Welcome to the 2nd annual Pisgah Pedalfest!

Join us on Saturday, July 9th at Mt. Pisgah in Saranac Lake for a family mountain bike festival! The day’s events include guided bike tours, a single stage race down The Cure, self-timing challenges, free riding, a variety of bike skills stations, a kids’ bike scavenger hunt, prizes, food, music, and fun for the entire family.

Who are we? 
We’re SLICK, or Saranac Lake Innovative Cycling Kids. We’re a group of local mountain biking teens. Our main goal is to spread the love of mountain biking in our community!  We’re thankful for the support and guidance of local organizations like Barkeater Trails Alliance and BikeADK. Proceeds from this event will support our efforts to build a free community pump track in Saranac Lake.

Pedalfest Registration

  • $10 - 10 and over
  • Free - 9 and under
  • $15 at door on day of event 

During the registraiton process, you'll be able to select guided rides and also sign up for The Cure race. 


EVENT SCHEDULE

7a - Saranac Lake SaniTOURium* 
This ride will take approximately 4 hours (25 +/- miles, 2,500 +/- vertical) and includes the new rail trail, local roads, Mt. Pisgah, Fowler’s Crossing, the Pines, Dewey Mtn. and a whole bunch of nooks and crannies around Saranac Lake.  

*This tour is limited to 20 max participants through online registration only and is for advanced riders.

9a Do the Dew - Dewey Mtn. Guided Tour*
This ride should take approximately 2 hours (10+ miles, 1,000 +/- vertical) .  The ride will start at the Pisgah parking lot, head down Trudeau Rd to Old Lake Colby Ave to the rail trail before dipping into the woods to explore the more technical trails that Dewey has to offer. Think roots, rocks, rollers & rock slabs.

*This tour is limited to 20 max participants through online registration only and is for intermediate to advanced riders.

11a - Race Registration: The Cure
The Cure Race is limited to 75 max participants through online registration only.

Noon-All Day- Free riding, kids’ bike scavenger hunt, skills stations, and family fun

12:30p - Mandatory safety meeting for all racers at lodge 

1- 3p - The Cure Enduro Race. 
All other trails are open to free ride at this time, except the service road, T Bar, and The Cure.

Bike Skills Stations 

  • Foot down
  • Longest skinny
  • Dual slalom course
  • Highest bunny hop
  • Longest wheelie
  • Strider course 

Family Fun

  • Face painting
  • Cornhole
  • KanJam
  • Spikeball    

30 minutes after conclusion of Cure race - Door prizes giveaway and competition winners announced

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