Mountain Bike Festival
August 20-22, 2021
The Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation is located in the center of 3 trail systems; Allamuchy North, Stephens, and Deer Park. All 3 offer a unique experience as well as terrain for all levels of rider. The camp has a huge lake for swimming. The campsites are vast and serene. They offer campers the choice between solitude and camaraderie. The showers and bathrooms are modern. All this and your only minutes from Rt. 80 and dining/shopping options.
Starting Friday afternoon Cranks offers guided group rides for all levels of riders. Saturday and Sunday the group ride sessions offer options into all three parks for all levels of riders. Ride leaders are all locals and are sure to show you the best trails for your riding level. We welcome mtb legend Jeff Lenosky for two of his signature Trail Boss rides as well! Also, don't forget your lights! We'll have night rides too!
Kids get their own program at Cranks. We offer multiple activities throughout the weekend. Your kids will get a mini summer camp experience at one of the premier Scout camps in NJ. Activities include swimming, climbing the iceberg, hiking, crafts, fishing, smores at the campfire, and more. The icing on the cake is Saturday and Sunday morning during the group rides these activities are offered during group rides. Parents can sign in their kids (4yrs+) at the dining hall for an action packed morning of activities while you enjoy your ride!
Clinics and Classes
Take some time during the weekend to learn a new skill or technique for slaying the trails.
Campfires, star gazing, night hikes, Saturday night BBQ and beach dance party, food truck, free ice, free firewood, demo bikes, mountain bike themed movie night, and more...
"Hands down the best all around. Safe environment and super cool folks. They provide a great environment to learn and grow. Super special thank you to Dan and his guided coaches; Mike, Chris, Walter, Peter and REI Crew. And of course the entire MTB community. You’ve made it a great unforgettable weekend. See you next year!"
"Absolutely fantastic event for everyone; friends and family. VERY safe environment for the kids to ride around and play like we used to. Great MT Bike vibe. A Not to Miss event".
"This year was our first time going to Cranks and I cannot say enough great things about this event! My family loved it. Great rides, skills clinic, activities for the kids, fantastic venue, and some of the best trails around! This is an event for our people! Mountain bikers and people who love mountain bikers."
"Best cycling event I ever been. Rides for all levels from pro racer to new to mountain biking, friendly environment with nature and kids activities."
"Best family camping/biking event ever. We had a great time two years in a row and will be back next year!"
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