FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
Cleveland Metroparks is almost ready to open the new Royalview
Trail to the public.
And, to help celebrate it, beginner and experienced mountain
bikers can enjoy the new, free Cleveland Metroparks �Royalview
Mountain Bike Expo� event on Sunday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at Royalview Picnic Area in Mill Stream Run Reservation in
The new, natural surface Royalview Trail will offer beginners
and experienced mountain bike riders 10.1 miles of trail network
through the beautiful woodlands and offer amazing views of
Royalview Creek. Beginners will find the trail smooth and
easy to maneuver, with short and long rides. More experienced
riders will enjoy the flowing single track up and down the
Mountain bike riders, 8 and older, can enjoy:
- Noon to 1 and 2 to 3 p.m. - Kid's Skills Clinic for ages, 8 and
- 12:15 to 2 and 2:15 to 4 p.m. - Beginner Clinics and Rides for
teens and older
- 12:30 to 2 and 2:30 to 4 p.m. - Group Rides for teens and
Demonstrations and mini-clinics at the event are:
- Noon and 2 p.m. - �How to Fit a Helmet�
- 12:30 p.m. - �Mountain Bike Types and Technology�
- 1 p.m. - �How to Change a Tire�
- 2 p.m. - �Cleveland Metroparks Ranger Bike Demonstrations�
- 3 p.m. - �Obstacle Course Race�
Bring a bike, and helmets are required.
Refreshments will be available, and adults, ages 21 and over,
can purchase beer at the �Beer Garden.�
The new, natural surface Royalview Trail is built by Cleveland
Metroparks, the Student Conservation Association and hundreds of
volunteer hours from the Cleveland Mountain Bike Association
(CAMBA), with funding from Cleveland Metroparks Emerald Necklace
Royalview Picnic Area is located off Royalview Lane in Mill
Stream Run Reservation, off Valley Parkway, just south of Royalton
Road/Route 82 in Strongsville.
Suggested parking for the event is along Royalview Lane and at
the nearby Chalet Recreation Area. Shuttle service will be
provided to and from the Chalet Recreation Area.
For more information, call 440-526-1012 or 440-734-6660 or visit
Mountain bikers can enjoy the �Royalview Mountain Bike Expo� at
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!