2017 Dirt 101

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Dirt 101 (dirt101.nyc) is a free celebration of riding bikes on rough/loose and otherwise dirty surfaces here in NYC. August 12, 2017. Over 115 men and women signed up for a day of off-road fun.

The 2nd Annual Dirt 101 Festival is a free event for men and women, taking place on August 12th at Cunningham Park in Queens from 9am to 4pm. This event serves to introduce someone who might be "Dirt Curious", as well as provide some top notch experiences for those of you who have gotten dirty a few times before. Featuring Clinics, Demo Bikes, Tech Seminars and more

 Although free, we will be accepting donations to benefit 


(Concerned Long Island Mountain Bikers)

Dirt 101 is a partnership of @718_Cyclery, @BicycleHabitat, @RedbeardBikes @SunandAir and @recycleabicyclenyc

Bikes were provided by Salsa, Surly, Specialized and Reid

I caught a lucky picture of this guy riding down 73rd Ave...seems mildly impressed with the events of Dirt 101

The owner of Upruit, sharing his sparkling coffee goodness

718 Employees showed up to make sure suspension set-ups were just right

Kristen, from Art of Cycling, teaching their "Safe Crashing "Class

Dirt Rock and Root's MTB FUNdamental class

Chis from QBP, setting up his fleet of Salsas and Surlys

Dirt Rock and Root's MTB FUNdamental class, taught by the legendary Kathi Krause

Safe Crashing Class

The 718 Crew, applauding a successful tumble by Jamie at the Safe Crashing Class

Dirt Rock and Root's Kathi Krause

Cross Clinic, hosted by the King Kog/Sun and Air Cross team

Cross Clinic

Cross Clinic

Houston, on one of his final rides on his Salsa, which is being retired in favor of a new Santa Cruz Bronson

Cross Clinic

Andree, of Trips for Kids

Intermediate Guided Group Ride, ready to guy

Demo bike staging area

Cross Clinic, Team Picture

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