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Flow State Mountain Bike Festival returns Friday to Sunday


Friday-Sunday, July 28-30—ASCUTNEY—Flow State Bike Week returns offering mountain bike coaching, workshops, demos, group rides, food, live music, camping and more. 

Hone skills in a fun and supportive environment with assistance from coaches and instructors. Workshops are limited to six riders and are $50-55 per rider. 


9:30-11 a.m.  Women’s fundamental skills workshop geared towards beginner riders, but can be useful for intermediate riders looking to hone their FUNdamental skills. Learn proper body position, braking and shifting technique and useful tools.

1:30 -3 p.m.  Get in the FLOW (all genders!)  Geared toward the beginner or intermediate rider, but can be useful for every skill level. In the clinic participants will ride the beautiful trails of Ascutney, Vermont, and learn the “in’s and out’s” of what “finding flow” on the trails means. This clinic/ride is 2 hours long.

1 p.m. Shenanigans Foot Down

4 p.m. Shenanigans Toddler Bike Race


9:30-11 a.m. Intro to jumping, Women’s workshop geared toward the intermediate rider who is interested in learning proper pumping techniques.

1:30-3 p.m. MTB intro to jumping workshop (all genders!) Geared toward the intermediate rider who is interested in learning proper pumping techniques as well as the fundamentals of getting air. Progress our skills in a safe and fun environment.

1 p.m. Shenanigans Bunny Hop (High Jump)

4 p.m.  Shenanigans Random Tandem

6 p.m.  Costume Parade & Prizes
Headliner Set Break – Raffle

Every year on Saturday night there is a costume dance party. This year’s costume theme is Hawaiian Luau.

Bike demos and bike associations

All demos are done on-site only — no advanced sign up.

Demos are offered by: Esker Cycles, Jamis Bikes, KARBON Bikes, Revel Bikes, Shimano, Specialized, The Boot Pro, Curious Creatures, Easy Wind Outfitters, Julbo Eyewear, Landry’s Bicycles, Moxie Cycling Company, Outer Limits Cycles, The Wheel House, GLOW (a.k.a. Glorious Ladies On Wheels MTB group), NEMBA – Stratton Mountain, VMBA, Vermont Youth Cycling.

Events take place in the lower field near the stage. Sign up at the ATA tent. There will be some epic one-of-a-kind trophies up for grabs again.

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