NJ Mountain Bike Festival

Presented by JORBA

Check out some of the finest mountain biking New Jersey has to offer as we take over Shepherd Lake 29th-30th, 2018. Demo the latest mountain bikes, and support mountain biking advocacy and trail building in New Jersey.

JORBA, the Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association is a non-profit mountain biking advocacy and trail building organization.


We're at Shepherd Lake Recreation Area in Ringwood State Park in Ringwood, NJ.

Trail Map

We use Trailforks. You should too. All Routes are on Trailforks.

Ringwood State Park on Trailforks.com

Mountain Bike Demos

Demo the finest bikes from the best brands. Please ride the demo loop only.

  • Cannondale
  • DeVinci
  • Giant
  • Ibis
  • Intense
  • Liv
  • Yeti
Demo Mountain Bikes

Guided Mountain Bike Rides

Signup at the JORBA Tent. No demo bikes on guided rides. Routes are on trailforks.

Camping and Bikepacking

Camping is $30 through BikeReg. Plan to arrive after 6:30PM Saturday night. Sites are first come first served. All Park rules and regulations apply. Join Norm as he bike packs from Randolph, details at MTBNJ.


Our Sponsors

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All Signups at the JORBA Tent.

Starts Description Ends
8:30 Gates open, Sign waiver, get wristband, renew your JORBA Membership 4:30
9:30 #SinglespeedForSchilling Ride our friends at MTBNJ ride to honor JORBA friend Chris Schilling. Don’t have a singlespeed? No worries – ride what you have. Comfortable pace, all welcome – just as Chris would want it. 10:30
10:00 Beginner ride! Kathi Krause of Dirt, Rock N Root Training will lead beginners around Ringwood with special emphasis on technical skills. Great way to learn or review some basic mountain biking skills! 11:00
10:15 The "All In" ride, not for the faint of heart. We'll cover the longer climbs and more technical parts of RSP - so buckle up tight and let's hit it hard! Fit, advanced riders only. 12:15
10:30 Little kids ride! For the younger set – we’ll take a 30 minute ride around Ringwood at just the right speed for little tires, training wheels and scooter bikes! 11:00
10:30 White Crossover - Open ride, easy pace – great for those who are new to RSP or the North Jersey rock gardens we grow here! 12:30
11:00 Skylands Ridge – a no drop intermediate/advanced paced ride, touring some of the great trails that RSP has to offer! 1:00
11:00 NJ NICA Family ride! Ben Tufford of Cognition Endurance Sports Coaching and NJ NICA Coach will lead a group of middle and high school kids (and their parents )around Ringwood. 12:00
12:30 Door Prize drawing! 12:40
1:00 Door Prize drawing! 1:10
1:30 Door Prize drawing! 1:40
1:30 Beginner Ride – open to all! Kathi Krause of Dirt, Rock N Root Training will take you on a ride around the park – and offer some expert instruction along the way! 2:30
1:30 Skylands Ridge – a no drop intermediate/advanced paced ride, touring some of the great trails that RSP has to offer! 3:30
1:30 Kid's Ride – for the slightly more experienced set. No scooter bikes or training wheels for this ride. 2:30
1:30 Ladies Ride – intermediate level, no drop. Ladies, come on out as we take you on a tour of some the gems of Ringwood! 3:00
3:15 Door Prize drawing! 3:25

Ticket Sales

The event itself is tecnically free, but all proceeds go to the Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association so parking donation is $20 at the gate and $15 prereg. And new this year, we have a limited number of camping sites for Saturday night before the fest. Camping is $30 at BikeReg.All participants at the festival are required to sign waivers. Signed waivers are required to participate in all activities, including rides, demos and door prizes. Please bring a signed copy with you.

Pre Registration Donations