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San Carlos | Featured Event
Biking enthusiasts of all ages — join us for a showing of “Singletrack High” at Sports Basement in Redwood City! Geared toward 4th graders through adults, this event and film offer an inspiring look into high school mountain biking athletics, that raises awareness about the value of biking in our lives, especially for students.
“At the age of 16, many American kids trade in two wheels for four. Trusty steeds that once gave them freedom to explore on weekends now collect dust in the garage. For a growing number of high school students in Northern California, however, two wheels don’t get dusty, they get dirty. Their lives continue to revolve around weekend rides, but now those rides have a finish line. These are the student athletes of the NorCal High School Cycling League. This is Singletrack High.”
Before the film, Sports Basement’s expert bike mechanics will teach some basics of bike maintenance. After the film, there will be a short discussion on how to get involved with our local biking community. The event is g
Agenda for the evening is as follows:
4:30pm: Meet at the Youth Center Parking Lot in Burton Park to bike over as a group to Sports Basement (don’t forget bike lights and helmets!)
5:00pm: “How to take care of your bike” by a Sports Basement expert
5:30pm: Screening of Singletrack High
6:30pm: Post-screening discussion with bike community members, including Alistair Adams who coaches our local biking team the Woodside Beasts, which is a mountain biking team of middle/high school-aged students from a composite of schools around the area.
Space is limited and tickets are available here: (tickets for kids are free, tickets for adults are $10): . 25% of proceeds will benefit the Nor Cal Biking Team featured in this documentary-style film, Singletrack High.
*’Singletrack’ is a reference to a mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike.