What's Ahead This Weekend

Staff Writer

Last week for free youth bike rides on Mammoth Mountain, Sept. 17
The Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation is offering free youth mountain bike rides. The rides will be held every Thursday, from 5-6:30 p.m. until Sept. 17 and will begin and end at the Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge Adventure Center. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and MMCF are partnering to provide the free rentals and pedal passes for these rides. Community members will volunteer to lead the rides, which are geared towards high school and middle school-age kids. However, riders of any age and ability and their parents are welcome (parents must pay their own way).

Lakes Basin cleanup, Sept. 19
Join Friends of the Inyo and Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Lands Access along with the Inyo National Forest and the Town of Mammoth Lakes and give back to your public lands. Come out and help clean up the Lakes Basin for our final Summer of Stewardship Trail Day. We will be meeting at Horseshoe Lake and will disperse to the different areas throughout the Mammoth Lakes Basin. There will be a free bagel breakfast by Old New York Bagel and Deli as well as a free lunch from Bleu Handcrafted Foods thanks to Mammoth Lakes Sunrise Rotary. During lunch there will be a free raffle for all of those came out to volunteer, so make sure you stick around. For more information email casey@friendsoftheinyo.org or call 760-873-6500.

Volunteers needed, Kamikaze bike races, Sept. 24-27
September is Bike Month in Mammoth Lakes with two great events going on; Mammoth Gran Fondo is Sept. 12 and the Kamikaze Bike Games are Sept. 24-27. Volunteers are key to the success of these events and all proceeds of both benefit the Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation. You'll receive tons of great benefits, which includes lift tickets for the 2015/2016 season, transferable entries to both events and more. Contact http://www.mammothfoundation.org for more information.