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New Beginner Trillium Trail Blazer MTB Events on Ontario

release by Mountain Bike Ontario

May 05, 2016 (Barrie, ON) – Mountain Bike Ontario (MBO) is a new initiative to get more youth into organized mountain biking supported by the collaborative efforts of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Cycling Association (OCA), Superfly, and Pulse Racing organizations. MBO is thrilled to announce 2 new introductory events for youth interested in getting involved with mountain biking:

MBO_PressRelease_20160414_FINALTrillium Trail Blazers Youth Races

Trillium Trail Blazers Youth Races are FREE for people 6-16 years of age!

5 easy steps to become a mountain bike racer:
1) Check out the event details at our website here and register online
2) Bring your helmet and a bike (A limited number of bike rentals are available for a small fee at the Hardwood event only. Please call 705-487-3775 to book a bike rental.)
3) Join us before the race for a pre-race clinic where Pro-riders can help you with your bike, give you some tips, answer any questions and make sure you’re ready to race
4) Ride and have fun!!! No pressure. Just come out, give it a shot, and do what you can. It’s all for fun!
5) Collect your finisher medal. You did it!

2 Great Events to Choose From:

Sunday, June 4
Horseshoe Resort, Horseshoe Valley
9:00 am – Registration and Pick-up
11:00 am – Youth MTB mini clinic hosted by Pro-Riders
12:00 pm – Trillium Trail Blazers Youth Race

Sunday, June 11
Hardwood Ski & Bike, Barrie
9:00 am – Registration and Pick-up*
*(limited bike rentals available – please call 705-487-3775 to reserve)
11:00 am – Youth MTB mini clinic hosted by Pro-Riders
12:00 pm – Trillium Trail Blazers Youth Race


Along with the 2 new intro events, MBO has launched a fun yet informative website to help those new to the mountain biking scene. The website offers:
-basic info on how to get started & what equipment you need
-mountain bike club & trail location map where you can find people & places for great riding near you
-mountain bike race listings & registration, incl our new intro events: Trillium Trail Blazers Youth Races
-calendar of mountain biking events
-forum where you can connect with others, get more info, or ask questions
-plus lots more fun stuff including contests with great prizes!

For more information on MBO, please visit here.

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