Welcome to Austin Ridge Riders

Welcome to the Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club web site. We are very glad that you are here! Whether you are an experienced rider or someone who is just starting out, we hope you’ll find the site full of interesting and useful information.

One of the first things you will want to do is sign-up as a Registered User. As a registered user, you will be able to access more information and photos. If you decide to join the Austin Ridge Riders, and we sincerely hope you do, your access to the site will be expanded and you will be able to share information, photos and stories about your latest riding adventures with your new community of friends.

Please browse around. A good place to start is the forum and the calendar and we encourage you join us on a ride soon. You do not have to be an ARR Member to attend most rides so don’t wait! Mountain biking is a great way to relieve stress, improve your fitness, make friends and enjoy the great outdoors. If you have any questions, email them to arrwebsite@gmail.com. We hope to see you on the trail soon!

Trail Steward Positions Available

The Austin Ridge Riders has been granted the legal authority by the City of Austin to take over the off-road trail stewardship for the trails at:

 

Balcones District Park

St Edward's Greenbelt

 

Attached is the ARR Trail Steward Guidelines that will give you a good picture as to what would be expected of this annually appointed position.

 

Walnut Wednesday Workday

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 17:30

ARR is back in the trail work business!  We have our insurance certificates and are getting back to work.

What:  Walnut Wednesday Workday

When:  Wednesday, April 23rd from 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Where:  Meet in the pool parking lot

What will we be doing:  We will be working on a reroute at Severe Consequences to minimize/eliminate the Curve of Doom.  Bring gloves, long pants, and fluids. 

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Sunday Group Ride at Walnut Creek - Summer Hours in effect: 9:30am

Remember the ARR weekly group ride is every Sunday, 9:30am at Walnut Creek, meet in the island in the center of the parking area by the pool (look for the banner).

All skill levels are welcome, we split into groups and ride the trails at a pace you are comfortable with.

I'll see you there!

 

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ARR - Who We Are & What We Do

Take a moment to watch our videos highlighting who we are and what we do. These videos feature our programs: Ride Like A Girl, Kid Trips, The Austin Mountain Bike Patrol (AMBP), and our Trail Program. In addition, learn about our TMBRA Series Race and our on-going Advocacy efforts to Keep Austin Knobby!  DON'T FORGET TO EXPAND YOUR SCREEN

               

  

Learn more about each program by clicking on the GROUPS Tab and finding the group of interest.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 09:00

It's time to get the new bikes out of the trailer and on the trails.  We have scheduled a ride for April 19 at Walnut Creek with Travis County.  The ride will begin at 9:00 am so please be at the park by 8:00 to help unload, mark the trail, and get everything ready for the kids.  Thanks for helping with this great ARR program.

Kid Trips Ride - Walnut Creek Metro Park
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 09:00

Austin Ridge Rider & Ride Like A Girl Monthly Club Ride at Reimers Ranch

All mountain bikers are welcome, riders will break into groups based on skill level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) and pace (fast, casual, slow). This is a No Drop ride so no one gets left behind or lost, we will get you back to the trail head for the after party;)

Remember to bring your helmet, plenty of water, and cash for the park entry fee. Everyone is also invited to bring a dish to share after the ride: i.e. cookies, chips, dips, salads, fruit, drinks, etc.

Where to Park:

Performance Wellness

Performance Wellness

Dr. Chris Sellers ART, Dr. Chris Olson ART, Dr. Shaner ART, and our staff of massage therapists specialize in sports injury rehabilitation. Our goal is to restore and maintain our patients' health by offering safe and natural healing through non-surgical, drug-free treatment for pain and injury.

We offer an array of services, and our team works together to provide our patients with optimal health and performance.

MAXIMIZING PERFORMANCE THROUGH 
PREVENTION & RECOVERY

Join the Austin Ridge Riders as we gather to celebrate Geo & Aric's marriage!


Location: Flat Creek Crossing Ranch


Entrance to the ranch is free this day.


Time: Ceremony will begin @ 2:00pm, followed by a group ride, dinner, & dancing.


Immediately after the ceremony Geo & Aric will lead the wedding ride around Flat Creek Crossing Ranch's trails.

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Walnut Creek Trail Closures for 2014

As part of the ongoing partnership that ARR enjoys with the City of Austin, we are going to be doing all we can to help with the trail closures at Walnut Creek during the installation of the new paved multiuse path.  However, rest assured, that these closures are TEMPORARY and absolutely necessary for the SAFETY of the trail users.  Because there will be heavy equipment and laborers that are unfamiliar with trail users, it was in the best interest of both to temporarily close portions of the trail from January 4th until September 1.  To that end, here are some thing

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Did you get a good ride in? Submit a Trail Report!

After wet weather other riders REALLY appreciate information on trail conditions. If you are a registered user and can provide an update on the conditions at a trail listed on our Trail page, please do so.  You can use this link to get to the blank report form:  http://www.austinridgeriders.com/node/add/t-report

You will need to type in the name of the trail you want to update and then confirm the name when it loads into the first block. Provide a short description, the condition and then use the text box if you have more details to provide or want to tell us about your ride.  Hit SAVE and you are done. Our Web Admin will review it and possible bump it to the Front Page but you will be helping other riders get out and ride or stay home as necessary.  Ride Safe!  

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