Fat Tire Festival

CLIMB's 12th Annual Fat Tire Festival

CLIMB's Mountain Bike Festival

SUNDAY OCTOBER 6TH 2019, 9am-3pm

CATHEDRAL PINES COUNTY PARK

 

Yaphank-Middle Island Rd. South of Rt. 25, Middle Island LI NY

 

Race the Muddy Tire race on October 5th. Camp out the night(s) before the events.

10 miles of trails on site and 60 miles of trails to ride nearby. Check Trailforks app for maps.

Experience the exceptional trails and terrain of Long Island. Enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly day of riding, demo-ing the latest mountain bikes, rockin’ to great music, and enjoying tasty eats from our food trucks!

Bike Demos Galore!

All the latest and greatest high-tech mountain bikes from Cannondale, Scott, Santa Cruz, Giant and Specialized, Lots of Sponsors, Supporters, Vendors

Mega Raffle Grand Prize: TBA

Proceeds to support CLIMB Trails and CLIMB.

Live Music

CLIMB Group Rides:

Advanced Ride

Intermediate Ride

Beginner Rides

Women’s Ride

Family Ride

 Skills Clinics

Offered to riders seeking to develop and/or improve their bike handling skills.

Contests for cool prizes

Kids Rides, Games and Activities

Vendors/Exhibitors: please contact Michael Wottawa for more info at 516-769-0646 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank You to All The Sponsors!

 SponsorBannerv3

For more and updated information tune in to: https://www.climbonline.org/cgi-bin/yabb25/YaBB.pl?num=1551220585

CLIMB's 11th Annual Fat Tire Fest

CLIMB is pleased to announce that the CLIMB Fat Tire Festival will be held on October 13, 2018. Giant and Scott bikes will be on-hand with a demo truck to include all the goodies of 2018.

If you don’t already know, this year the CLIMB FTF IS THE ELEVENTH annual gathering of the mountain bike tribe and will take place at Cathedral Pines County Park in Yaphank. There are four different trails that total 65 miles of fast, fun, flowy trails near the event HQ and 10 miles at event HQ.

The day’s shenanigans include but are in no way limited to...

Women’s only rides.

Skills clinic(s).

Group Rides; Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, kids, and/or whatever else we might come up with.

An expo area with tons of cool stuff.

Raffles

And more!

Everything above is included as a member of CLIMB. If you wish to participate in any of the activities, group rides, or BBQ you can obtain membership the day of the event.

The proceeds from the CLIMB 11th Annual FTF go directly to support our 150+ trails system here on Long Island to keep them open and maintained.

Details

General admission – Free as a current CLIMB member. Membership can be obtained the day of.

New for this year ⇒ Non CLIMB Members will be able to participate in the activities, rides, and BBQ for a $20 fee as well as be a given a ticket for the raffle!

Everyone, member or not looking to participate in the CLIMB 11th Annual FTF will need to register at the event table. This will allow you to ride any demo bike you like, take any class or clinic, enjoy the social events... ahh, you get the idea.

The event opens to the public at 9AM on Saturday.

Camping– $15/night for Suffolk County Residents, $32/night for Non-Suffolk County residents

Be sure to register at the PARK OFFICE for camping if you plan to camp at Cathedral Pines County Park, the home base for the CLIMB 11th Annual FTF.

Camping is primitive and sometimes crowded‚ others call it cozy. Register using the above link and please remember sites are on a first come first served basis. A maximum of two tents per site and maximum of four adults per tent.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

In addition to Giant and Scott Bicycles, we have commitments from Race Awesome, ESI grips, Box Components/Cyclegroup Inc, Phil Wood, GQ-6, Sram, Stall Mates Wipes, Suffolk Pro Cycles, Brand’s Cycle & Fitness, Sawyer, Chris King, Miles Wide Industries, 2Toms, Chrome Industries, Purple Extreme, SKS, Hero Enterprises, Finishline, Biofreeze, PDW, Bike Rumor, Bar Mitts, Ritchey Logic, Rogue Panda Designs, Absolute Black, Stan’s No Tubes, Carl Hart Bicycles, Diety, Pearly’s Possum Socks, Henty, Vicious Cycles, Potty Packs, Dirt Rag, Trayvax, DT Swiss, and more to come.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or joining our expo area, please contact Michael Wottawa via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Volunteering

If you are serious about volunteering, we are serious about having you. We are talking the real deal: traffic-directing, registration-tent-working, first aid, MC, working tables, leading or sweeping.

You must be willing to show up and smile, and don’t stop until 3 p.m.!

If you think this sounds like you, Contact Mike at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For the very latest info:::

Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CLIMBONLINE, Instagram @CLIMBONLINE1990 #CLIMBONLINE1990, and the CLIMB - Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclists website www.climbonline.org

 

 11th annual ftf flyer

 


 

CLIMB is a community of mountain bikers committed to creating great riding experiences, preserving open space, and guiding the future of mountain biking on Long Island.

We are a recreational trails advocacy organization with about 2,000 members. Our mission is to promote the best that mountain biking has to offer, steward the trail systems, teach environmentally friendly bike riding skills, socially responsible trail etiquette, and promote a strong relationship between recreation and conservation by educating the mountain bicycling community on environmentally sound and socially responsible trail use.

- Check out all our Sponsors -

race awesome logo

2toms logo  absolute black logo  barmitts-logo  bicycle-playground-logo

  bikemedicine-logo  bikerumor-logo  biofreeze-logo  box logo

  carl hart logo  cedaero-logo  chris_king-18-logo    chrome logo

 dirt-rock-n-roots logo   dirt_rag logo  dtswiss-logo  esi-grips-logo

finishlinelube-logo  giant-bicycles-logo  gq6-logo  henty_logo

herokit-logo  krebcycle-logo  kryptonite-logo

leatt-logo  lihurricanes_logo  merrick-bikes_logo

miles_wide_logo  natti_bar_logo  oveja-negra-logo  paulcomponents-logo

pdwl-logo  pearlyspossumsocks-logo  phil-woodandco-logo  pottypacks-logo

redMonkey_logo   ritchey-logo  rougepandesign-logo    sawyer-logo 

scott-logo  sks-germany-logo  sram-logo  stall-mates-logo

stans_logo stemcaptain_logo  suffolk-pro-cylcles-logo  theviciouscycle-logo  til_we_dye_logo 

 trayvax_logo

 

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10th Annual CLIMB Fat Tire Fest

We are pleased to announce that the 10th Annual CLIMB Fat Tire Festival will be held on September 30, 2017. A big thank you to our primary sponsor, Race Awesome.

You know what else is Awesome? The Race Awesome Muddy Tire MTB Race is the following day, October 1st. So if you are racing why don't you grab a camp-site and stay the weekend! To check out information and register for the race:

http://www.raceawesome.com/muddy-mtb-home.htm
To reserve a campsite see "Camping" under the "Details" section below.

Giant will be on-hand with a demo truck to include all the goodies of 2017

If you don’t already know, this year the CLIMB FTF is the tenth annual gathering of the mountain bike tribe and will take place at Cathedral Pines County Park in Yaphank/Middle Island. There are four different trails that total 34 miles of fast, fun, flowy trails near the event HQ and 10 miles at event HQ

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 The day’s shenanigans include but are in no way limited to…

  • Women’s only rides.
  • Skills clinic.
  • Group Rides; Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, kids, and/or whatever else we might come up with.
  • The famed BBQ.
  • Music
  • An expo area with tons of cool stuff.
  • Raffles
  • And more!

Everything above is included as a member of CLIMB. If you wish to participate in any of the activities, group rides, or BBQ you can obtain membership the day of the event.

The proceeds from the CLIMB 10th Annual FTF go directly to support our 150+ trails system here on Long Island to keep them open and maintained.

Details

General admission – Free as a current CLIMB member. Membership can be obtained the day of.

Everyone looking to participate in the CLIMB 10th Annual FTF will need to register at the event table. This will allow you to ride any demo bike you like, take any class or clinic, enjoy the social events, you get the idea.

The event opens to the public at 9AM on Saturday.

Camping – $32 per individual, pre-registration only. You can reserve a site by going here:: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Parks/ReservationSystem.aspx

Be sure to register for camping if you plan to camp at Cathedral Pines County Park, the home base for the CLIMB 10th Annual FTF.

Camping is primitive and sometimes crowded‚ others call it cozy. Register using the above link and please remember sites are on a first come first served basis. And max is two tents per site with a maximum of four adults per tent.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

In addition to, Giant, we have commitments from Velocity, Purple Extreme, ESI grips, The Gravity Cartel, Finishline, Box Components/Cyclegroup Inc, A'me grips, Pearly's Possum Socks, Hero, Suffolk Pro Cycles, Rocky Point Cycles, Bike Junkie, Bicycle Playground, The Bike Cave and more to come.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or joining our expo area, please contact Michael Wottawa via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here is the tentative schedule (subject to change).

  8:00am: Vendor check-in and set up
  9:00am: Event Sign In
              Advanced Ride
  9:30am: Intermediate Ride
               Beginner’s Skills Clinic Sponsored by Envision Cyclery
10:00am: Kids Clinic & First Aid Clinic Sponsored by Long Island Hurricanes
10:30am: Beginner's Ride
11:30am: TFK Family Ride
12:00pm: TBD
12:30pm: TBD
  1:00pm: Women’s ride
  2:00pm: Kids Race/Contest(s)/Activities
  3:00pm: Raffle
  4:00pm: Pot Luck Dinner after the FTF!!!!

 Sponsors Shout Out

Race Awesome - The Muddy Tire MTB Race

 

 

               

CLIMB's Fat Tire Festival - v.9.0

FAT TIRE FESTIVAL Number IX - September 10, 2016

To download the official FTF event flyer to help post and advertise click: here

Reveling in all things Mountain Biking!


The CLIMB Fat Tire Fest, run by Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclists, in collaboration with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS Parks Department, Nassau and Suffolk County Parks Department. It’s a festivity of ALL THINGS mountain biking!
Experience the exceptional trails and terrain of Long Island. Enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly day of riding, demos of the latest mountain bikes, rockin’ and rollin' to great music, and enjoying tasty BBQ from our BBQ crew!

 

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 Features of the CLIMB Fat Tire Fest


Bike Demos Galore!
All the latest and greatest high-tech mountain bikes from Niner, Specialized, & Cannondale

Mega Raffle Grand Prize: TBA
Proceeds to support CLIMB Trails and CLIMB.

Music: PARTY 105FM

CLIMB Group Rides
Group rides for all abilities. Check below for schedule.

Skills Clinics
Offered to riders seeking to develop and/or improve their bike handling skills.

Contests for cool prizes
Obstacle course, wheelie contest and more!

KIDS Rides, Games and Activities

Location

Cathedral Pines County ParkYaphank-Middle Island Rd. South of Rt. 25 Middle Island

This 320 acre site is situated along the headwaters of the Carmans River. Facilities include campsites for individuals, youth group camping and club camping (10 or more units) and family camping, including 10 sites with water and electric hookups.  Picnic sites and the George Broome Memorial Activity Building are also available.
Directions
From east: LIE (495) to exit 68 north (Wm. Floyd Pkwy). Turn left onto Longwood Rd. At end of Longwood Rd. turn left; entrance is immediately to your right.
 
From west: LIE (495) to exit 66 north (Sills Rd); turn left onto E Patchogue Yaphank Rd/Sills Rd.  Slight left to stay on E Patchogue Yaphank Rd/Sills Rd.  Continue onto Coram – Yaphank/Yaphank Middle Island Road. Park is on your left.

Map of CATHEDRAL PINES MTB Trail:

Please Click - Here

Since you're looking around.

While you are at it come check out over 75 miles of trails in this area of Long Island that is a literal hotbed of sizzling single track. In addition to riding the trails at Cathedral Pines, you have to check out all the other nearby riding. All of these other trails are within a short drive from Cat' Pines and the trail maps are available freely downloadable off our website in just a few clicks from the home page. On the left side menu click on Trails | Trail Maps. Check out Glacier Ridge, Overton Preserve, Rocky Point (Conservation Area), East Setauket (Preserve), Manorville Hills (Park) along with Cathedral Pines all of which totals over 75 miles of riding if you have the time and energy.

Expo & Demos

There’s nowhere else on Long Island where you will be able to try out so many of the latest high tech mountain bikes! Almost all the big players will be featured in the Expo area so check out below to see whose coming! There are also a large number of vendors coming to show you their latest gear & gadgets!

  Vendors/Exhibitors: please contact Michael Wottawa for more info at 516-769-0646 or email:: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Schedule (subject to change)

 8:00am - Vendor check-in and set up
 9:00am - Event Sign In, Advanced Group Ride, and the Intermediate Skills Clinic by Trail Masters Touring
 9:30am - Intermediate Ride and the Beginner’s Skills Clinic by Envision Cyclery
10:30am - Beginner's Ride
11:00am - CLIMB Trail Ambassador Clinic
12:00pm - Obstacle Challange
12:30pm - Trips For Kids Family Ride
 1:00pm - Women’s ride
 2:00pm - Kids Race/Contest(s)/Activities
 3:00pm - Raffle

C.L.I.M.B.

CLIMB is a community of mountain bikers committed to creating great riding experiences, preserving open space, and guiding the future of mountain biking on Long Island.
We are a recreational trails advocacy organization with about 2,000 members. Our mission is to promote the best that mountain biking has to offer, steward the trail systems, teach environmentally friendly bike riding skills, socially responsible trail etiquette, and promote a strong relationship between recreation and conservation by educating the mountain bicycling community on environmentally sound and socially responsible trail use.

 

Sponsors Shout Out (more and updates coming)

         babyon-bike  Bar Mitts       bike junkie        brickwell      Cannondalesports                     HeroKit                              peak mtb shot            rocky-point                  the hub bike shop      tonys-bicycles         

 

Save the Date for the 8th Annual CLIMB Fat Tire Festival or FTF ;)

The Date :::Saturday October 17, 2015:::

 
 
 
 

-Flier design & art by Reginald Polynice

Event Schedule:

(Subject to Change)

7:30am - Advanced Ride -(L)Steepisgood (S)
9:00am - Event Sign-In- Chris
9:30am- Intermediate Ride- (L) (S)
10:00am - Beginner’s Skills Clinic Sponsored by Envision Cyclery
10:30am - Women's Ride (L) (S)
11:00am – “Tweener” Ride Beginner/Intermediate ride sponsored by Trailmaster Tours
11:30am – Beginner's Ride- (L) (S)Toothpuller
12:00pm - BBQ Begins- BBQ Crew
12:30pm- Trips for Kids Ride/Family Ride
1:00pm- Mini-Bike Race Sponsored by LaPierre
2:00pm – Activities / Contests
“ugly helmet competition” in which the helmet that is most in need of being replaced gets thrown away in favor of a brand-new lid.

 

Kid’s Race & activities- Simon
Thank you Colum for all your hard work and you will be missed at the FTF this year.


Bike Toss
3:00 – Raffle

Don’t forget about the Pot Luck Dinner after the FTF!!!!

Tons of great people and food!!!! So stay and have a great time at the after party.

We also have commitments from a bunch of sponsors and want to thank them:
G-Form
Osmo Nutrition
Sticky Pods
Wolftooh Components
Osprey
Envision Cyclery
Oury Grips
Specialized Bikes
Purple Extreme
Giant Bikes
ESI Grips
SKS
The Gravity Cartel
Hero Enterprises
Finishline
LaPierre Bikes
JVC Communications
Uncle fred's Bead Slip
Emergency ID
Kuat
Infinit Nutrition
Box Components
Promax
A'me grips
Pearly's Possum Socks
Primalwear
Fix It Stix
Health Warrior
Biofreeze
Kind
Kavu
TEam XS
Cannondale
Strummer Cycles
Sutre
Vicious Cycle
Suffolk Pro Bike Shop
And more to come...

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