Schedule of Events

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Thursday: May 14

1 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Early Bird Camper Check In at Susquehannock Campground.

  • Only pre-registered campers may check in. Not open to the general public.
  • No expo hours Thursday.

Friday: May 15

9 a.m.: Susquehannock camping facilities open for check in. Get directions here.

1 p.m.: Expo Opens!

1 p.m.: Festival Attendance Check-In Opens at the Seven Points Visitors Center for attendees not camping at Susquehannock.

1:30 p.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Braking: When, Why, How Much, Which One.*

2:45 p.m.: Pearl Izumi Women’s Skills Clinic – Track Stands and Slow Speed Riding: Balance is everything when riding slow.*

Hutchinson New Logo-tubless-nation3 p.m.: Beer School – Hutchinson Presents Stewards of Beer.

  • Learn about different styles of beer from the Stewards of Beer.
  • Sign up at the Hutchinson booth.

4 p.m.: Pearl Izumi Women’s Skills Clinic – Balance Points: Find your balance point on Climbs and Descents*

5 p.m.: Happy Hour – Pivot Cycles presents Sly Foxlogo with bird-2

5:15 p.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Pump and Flow: Work the Terrain for Speed, Traction and Flow*

6 p.m.: Happy Hour – Scott Sports presents Flying Fish SCOTT_LOGO_BLACK

6 p.m.: Expo Closes – Demo Bikes Must Be Returned

7 p.m.: Bike Shuttle Stops – People Shuttle Continues until 11:00 pm

8 p.m.: Tröegs Weekend Welcome Back! troegs

  • Live Music: Hogmaw.
  • Big Top Tent Site 14 of Susquehannock Campground.
  • Kick-off to the weekend with live music and free Tröegs beer.
  • Doans Bones and Wabi Sabi Sushi serving food.
  • Please utilize the free shuttle service.

8 p.m.: Movie Night: Singletrack High

  • Amphitheater at Visitors Center near Seven Points Camping.

Saturday: May 16

9 a.m.: Expo Opens – Standing Stone Coffee Company Coffee Opens

9 a.m.: Group Ride – Michelin Presents the Epic Ride. michelin

  • Meeting At: Michelin Tent in Expo.
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • New route this year via the Terrace Mtn Trail!
  • Only for the most physically fit. Limited to 30 riders.

9 a.m.: Rothrock Outfitters Kayak and Paddleboard Demos. rro100

  • Meeting At: Seven Points Marina (take shuttle).
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Demo kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards from NRS, Yolo, Jackson, Current Designs, Wenonah and Ocean Kayak.

9 a.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Cornering I: Slow, Tight Turns and Switchbacks.*

NoTubesLogo9 a.m. – Noon: Stan’s NoTubes Terrace Mtn Trail Boat Shuttle Begins. 

  • Check Your Map for More Information!
  • Youre in for a long ride. Shuttle every Half Hour.

10 a.m.: Unicycle Teen Time with Butler Wobble 

  • Meeting At: Unicycle Land (in the expo).
  • If you’re under 21, you’re the one. Bring your helmet and non-clipless shoes to give unicycling a try.
  • Don’t have a unicycle? No problem, we have demos.

10 a.m.: Pearl Izumi Women’s Beginner Ride. 

  • Meeting At: Pearl Izumi Booth.
  • Join us for a no-drop beginner mountain bike ride!

10:15 a.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Logs and Obstacles: Riding Things in the Trail.*

11 a.m.: Skills Clinic – Learn to ride a unicycle with Butler Wobble. 

  • Meeting At: Unicycle Land (in the expo).
  • Always wanted to learn to ride a uni? Here’s your chance.

11:30 a.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Corning II: Moderate- to High-Speed Corners.*

1 p.m.: Group Ride: Butler Wobble MUni Ride. 

  • Meeting At: Unicycle Land (In the expo).
  • Try mountain unicycling with a ride lead by MUni legend Dave Krack.
  • Demo unicycles available.

12:45 p.m.: Pearl Izumi Women’s Skills Clinic – Front Wheel Lifts.*

2 p.m.: Pearl Izumi Women’s Skills Clinic – Beginner Log Hops.*

2 p.m.: Brewers Grove Opens. 

  • Free craft beer samples provided by: Lagunitas, Sly Fox, Oskar Blues, Doylestown Brew Works, Troegs, Flying Fish and Straub.
  • Please drink responsibly.

3 p.m.: Group Ride – Velocity Presents Rays2Lake. Velocity

  • Meeting At: Site 15.
  • Climb 800 feet from the lake to Allegrippis Ridge, then descend back down. The first thirty five riders can jump on a houseboat for a casual cruise back to the campground.

Hutchinson New Logo-tubless-nation3 p.m.: Beer School – Hutchinson Presents Stewards of Beer. 

  • Learn about different styles of beer from the Stewards of Beer.
  • Sign up at the Hutchinson booth.

3:15 p.m.: Pearl Izumi Women’s Skills Clinic – Bigger Log Hops.*

IMBA graphicstand..indd3:30 p.m.: Discussion – IMBA presents The Future of Mountain Bike Advocacy. 

  • Location: Big Top Tent, Site 15.
  • IMBA’s very own Anthony Duncan will discuss the future of advocacy.

4 p.m.: Pearl Izumi Women’s Skills Clinic – Drops.*

4:19 p.m.:  Group Ride – Surly presents Rollin’ Fat. SURLY LOGO black-white.eps

  • Meeting At: Surly booth. Fat bikes only!

5 p.m.: Happy Hour – BikeFlights presents Lagunitas. Copy of BF_LOGO_PSR - square

5:15 p.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Pump and Flow: Work the Terrain for Speed, Traction and Flow.*

6 p.m.: Happy Hour – Trek presents Sly Fox.2014_Trek_Color_Vertical_on_white

6 p.m.: Expo Closes – Demo Bikes Must Be Returned

7:30 p.m.: Bike Shuttle Stops – People Shuttle Continues until Midnight

Breezer_Logo_1_small8:30 p.m.: Movie Night – Breezer Bikes presents “Klunkers: A Film About Mountain Bike History.” 

  • Amphitheater at Visitors Center.
  • Presented by Joe Breeze – Mountain bike pioneer, inventor, Hall of Famer.
  • Raffle Prizes: Breezer Mountain Bike Frame and Limited Edition Repack Print.

8:30 p.m.: Group Ride – Niterider Night Ride and Demo. NiteRider_LOGO

  • Meeting At: Niterider Booth. Demo a Niterider light! Sign up in advance.

8:30 p.m.: Oskar Blues Presents  The EarthTonesOB.OVAL.BOTH.coloRADo-ATTIC

  • Meeting At: Big Top Tent – Susquehannock Site 15.
  • Join us for the big Dirt Fest celebration. We’ll have a canoe full of Oskar Blues beer so you can dance the night away.

 


Sunday: May 17

9 a.m.: Expo Opens – Standing Stone Coffee Company Coffee Opens

10 a.m.: Stone Mountain Adventures Teen-Only Ride2Lake. sma100

  • Meeting At: Stone Mountain booth. Age: 10-17.
  • A take on the Rays2Lake ride for teens. Climb out of the expo and gradually descend the trails back to the lake, then jump aboard the houseboat for a ride back.
  • Register in advance at the Stone Mountain Adventures booth.
  • Participants under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

10 a.m.: Rothrock Outfitters Kayak and Paddleboard Demos. rro100

  • Meeting At: Seven Points Marina (take shuttle). Time: 10:00 am – 3 p.m.
  • Paddle Raystown in demo kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards from NRS, Yolo, Jackson, Current Designs, Wenonah, and Ocean Kayak.

10 a.m.: Hair of the Dog Yoga with Carissa Milliman. 

  • Meeting At: Seven Points Amphitheater. BYOMat

10:15 a.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Drops: Riding Off of 16-Inch Drops.*

11:00 a.m. Pearl Izumi Women’s Social Group Ride.

  • All Skill Levels. Meeting At: Pearl Izumi Booth.
  • Sunday morning no-drop social ride.

11:30 a.m.: MET Helmets Skills Clinic – Manuals: Manual Through Small Bumps and Off Small Drops.*

3 p.m.: EXPO CLOSES AND SHUTTLES STOP!

5:00 p.m.: Dirt Fest closes! All guests must be out of the Campground, gates will be locked.

 

Skills Clinic Info

*Pearl Izumi Women’s Skills ClinicsIP Logo Stacked

  • Instructor: Sue Haywood
  • Location: Skills Area
  • Duration: 1 Hour

 

*MET Helmets Skills Clinicsmet logo_info-1

  • Instructor: Harlan Price of TakeAim Cycling
  • Location: Skills Area
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Limit: 15 riders first come, first serve.

 

Special thanks to The Wheel Mill for their help in buildithewheelmillng this year’s Skills Area!

Food Vendors

 

Shuttle Schedule

People Bikes
Friday: 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. 1 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – Midnight 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WEAR A HELMET! DON’T DRINK AND RIDE!