FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
Cleveland Metroparks welcomes new and experienced mountain bike
riders to the free �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 Strongsville.
The new, natural surface Royalview Trail will offer beginners
and experienced mountain bike riders over 8 miles of trails 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 ravines.
The �Royalview Mountain Bike Expo� features: kid's skills clinic
for ages, 8 and older, from noon to 1 and 2 to 3 p.m., beginner
clinics and rides for teens and older from 12:15 to 2 and from 2:15
to 4 p.m., and group rides for teens and older from 12:30 to 2 and
2:30 to 4 p.m.
Demonstrations and mini-clinics at the event are: �How to Fit a
Helmet� at noon and 2 p.m., �Mountain Bike Types and Technology� at
12:30 p.m., �How to Change a Tire� at 1 p.m., �Cleveland Metroparks
Ranger Bike Demonstrations� at 2 p.m., and an �Obstacle Course
Race� at 3 p.m.
Bring a bike, and helmets are required.
The new, natural surface Royalview Trail is being 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
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 near-by 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
Whether a beginner or an experienced mountain bike rider,
discover the new Royalview Trail at the �Royalview Mountain Bike
Expo� at Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life,