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Rides, Clinics Demos & More

2024 Details still in the works – see below for 2023 details – they should be similar!
Free Guided Rides || Clinics & Workshops || Exhibitors & Bike Demos || Shenanigans

Free Guided Rides

Offered at varying times, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

FREE GUIDED RIDES -2023 Info listed-

Sign up for our guided rides and explore the trails at Ascutney. We have options for beginner, intermediate, advanced, ladies-only guided rides and kids rides too! Sign up is at the event only at the ATA booth. Rides will go out at 9am, 10am, 1pm & 2pm all weekend.

Daily Rides

We have rides for all levels with a mix of new and revamped trails so everyone can experience something they’ve never ridden before.

E-Bike Epics

Join some of our Ascutney Trails E-bike regulars for a guided ride just for e-bikes; rides for all skill levels available.  Riders can BYO EBikes or demo one from the vendors at the fest.

Family Rides

Each day we’ll have rides geared specifically towards family riding. Riders under 14 accompanied by a guardian/chaperone are encouraged to join these guided rides

Click here for all the details about our rides as well as trail ratings and more.

Click here for general area trail maps.

Clinics & Workshops

Clinic registration most be done IN ADVANCE ONLINE! Flow State ticket required to participate but clinics are NOT included in FS ticket.

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TRAIL BOSS RIDES w/ JEFF LENOSKY – CONFIRMED FOR 2024! -2023 Info listed-

Flow State is stoked to welcome back ambassador for REEB Cycles, TASCO and the Can’d Aid Foundation, Jeff Lenosky! Jeff will be leading advanced and intermediate Trail Boss Rides at Flow State. Trail Boss Clinic registration is done separately from that of Flow State.


Friday

2pm – Intermediate Session Ride – Join Jeff for a fun NO DROP session ride, check out the local trails and leave with improved skills! 

Saturday

10am – Intermediate Session Ride – Join Jeff for a fun NO DROP session ride, check out the local trails and leave with improved skills! 

2pm – Advanced Ride – Join Jeff for a fun NO DROP session ride, check out the local trails and leave with improved skills!

JUST ADDED 5pm Bonus Wheelie Clinic -This is a fundraiser clinic for Cand Aid. It’s called a “wheelie clinic” but we can spend the 90 minutes working on pretty much any flat ground fundamental! Click here to sign up!

Sunday

10am – Intermediate Session Ride – Join Jeff for a fun NO DROP session ride, check out the local trails and leave with improved skills! 

KICKSTANDS UP – 2024 Clinics w/ Anna Schaal

Putting the Fun in Fundamentals, KICKSTANDS UP Clinics are intended to be fun and supportive group activities designed specifically for women and those who identify as female.

Clinics are limited to 6 riders and are $35 per rider. Purchased separately here.


Friday

9:30-11am – Women’s Introduction to Maneuvers Clinic – This clinic is geared towards the advanced beginner and intermediate rider who is ready to progress their trail riding skills. We will start with reviewing body position on the bike as well  braking and shifting. We will then introduce ratcheting, front and rear wheel lifts and pedal wheelies. Sign up here!

Saturday

9:30-11am Women’s Cornering Clinic – This clinic is geared towards beginner/intermediate riders who are looking to feel more comfortable with cornering. We will work on fundamentals of cornering in the flat field and get a lot of practice riding down the hayfield. We will work on body position, braking and pressure control as we progress on maintaining speed, balance and traction when the trail turns. Sign up here!

NEW CLINICS FOR 2024 TO BE LISTED SOON!

We are working on more opportunities to fine tune your biking chops, no matter what your skill level!

All participants must have a functioning, and safe bicycle with disc brakes, a helmet, and enough food and water to last the entire length of the workshop, and must be 15 or older.

Workshops will have size limits and will be purchased separately from Flow State tickets.

Friday

Morning Clinics – TBA Details coming soon!

Afternoon Clinics – TBA Details coming soon!

Saturday

Morning Clinics – TBA Details coming soon!

Afternoon Clinics – TBA Details coming soon!

Exhibitors, Bike Demos & More…

Open all weekend.

2024 BIKE DEMOS… so far!

All demos are done onsite only – no advanced sign up.

KARBON BikesCONFIRMED FOR 2024! – a New England based mountain bike manufacturer, KARBON offer a complete line of state-of-the-art enduro, trail and XC bikes and e-bikes.

Shimano -With a clever design, near silent motors, innovative software and perfect compatibility with other SHIMANO components, your E-MTB ride will perform just like a traditional mountain bike, only better.

Specialized – Riders designing advanced bikes and equipment that make your ride better.

BIKE GEAR & SHOPS -2023 Info listed-

The Boot Pro – The Boot Pro has partnered with Specialized to service all of the two-wheeled needs of the greater Ludlow area. Their newly remodeled shop now rents, sells, and services BICYCLES!

Curious Creatures – Fearless mountain bike apparel for all creatures exploring this weird world. Curious Creatures is a design led brand focused on building highly technical product that isn’t afraid to have fun. Designed in Montana tested from Vermont to the California Coast.

Easy Wind Outfitters – Easy Wind was created a few years ago as a way to work within the outdoor industry and take more control of their time for the outdoors. They have researched and tested dozens of hosieries and socks to bring you the finest merino wool hiking socks all made right here in the USA.

Julbo Eyewear – Independent & Family Owned Eyewear Manufacturers Since 1888

Landry’s Bicycles – Founded in 1922, Landry’s Bicycles is now rated as one of “America’s Best Bike Shops” — with a growing family of bicycle stores located in Boston, Braintree, Charlestown, Natick, Needham (formerly Newton), Norwood, Westboro, and Worcester, Massachusetts.

Moxie Cycling Company is a contemporary women’s cycling apparel company driven to produce high quality performance products designed to fit a women’s body in motion. 

Outer Limits CyclesCONFIRMED FOR 2024! – In the shop and on the roads+trails OLC has one mission: to bring reliable, high-quality, bicycle and ski service to the awesome people of New England!

The Wheel House – The biggest little bike shop in the world. Rider owned & operated. Mind blowing service, amazing products and unmatched hospitality.

2024 ASSOCIATIONS… so far!

GLOW – aka Glorious Ladies On Wheels MTB group

VMBA – We are a nonprofit statewide organization serving as the voice of mountain biking in Vermont.

Vermont Youth Cycling – We educate and empower young riders to improve their skills and health while building a stewardship ethic for the trails and a caring community.

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Shenanigans

Lower Field near the Stage – Events are All Ages unless otherwise noted.

2024 SHENANIGANS

We will have Shenanigans daily that will test your bike skills on a whole new level! Events take place in the Lower Field near the stage. Sign up at the ATA tent. Yes – there will be some epic one-of-a-kind trophies up for grabs again!

FRIDAY

1pm Shenanigans Foot Down
4pm Shenanigans Toddler Bike Race

SATURDAY *timing is subject to change

1pm* Shenanigans Bunny Hop (High Jump)
4pm* Shenanigans NEW FOR 2024 – Jump Jam at the skill park! Details coming soon!

6pm Costume Parade & Prizes
Headliner Set BreakRaffle

ANNUAL COSTUME PARTY! -2023 Info listed-

Every year on Saturday night we have a Costume Dance Party. The 2024 Costume Theme is ANIMALS of VERMONT!

What animal do you think of first when you think of Vermont? Whatever the cluck you think of, you’ve goat this! Plus there will be udderly amazing prizes so don’t be sheepish – or do!

GIANT RAFFLE -2023 Info listed-

Once again we will have a killer raffle! Three Day passes all include one entry and additional tickets are available for purchase onsite. Proceeds go to ATA. Drawing will be Saturday night during the Headliner’s set break.

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