Category: Play

Bike Basics

Recently, we have heard several questions from parents considering signing their kiddos up for the Intro to Mountain Bike sessions. Please consider this “take 2” on sharing information about what is needed to learn the basics: Will my child’s bike be OK for the…

#MoreKidsOnBikes

Registration opens today for our Intro to Mountain Biking program in partnership with the City of Clemson Parks and Rec department. We could not be more excited as we anticipate meeting new kids and watching them acquire a new skill set that will last…

Wounded Knee weBEASTs

Last year we teamed up with like minded friends and started an informal club for young mountain bikers. We call this group weBEAST (I’m a sucker for a good acronym – Biking Experiences And Skills on Trails). The goals were simple: get out and…

The Confluence

In June 2016, Drake and I were standing in the middle of the footbridge that crosses the Nantahala River in Western North Carolina on NOC’s campus (where Drake worked for over ten years, back in the day). We were reveling in the joy of…