2014 Asheville MUni Round-Up: September 12 – 14, 2014

The 8th annual Asheville, NC mountain unicycle gathering

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If you were planning to attend the Asheville event, you might consider instead heading to ‘Bama for the STOMP fest.  Check out details by CLICKING HERE.



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Maybe next year?

Sorry all that we’ve cancelled. We really hate to do it, but I’ll have to admit that there’s so much on my plate on a personal level — family, job, etc, etc…. — that we were feeling overwhelmed with organizing the fest. While it’s been a pretty no frills event, there’s still details to sort out to make sure the event is safe, fun, and reasonably organized. Since so many folks travel a great distance to attend, they should have an expectation that the weekend is organized and well thought through. Since out local MUni community is so small it’s hard to find other local folks who have the time and dedication to pull off an event that is worth while for people to attend.

Here’s a question for the broad MUni community: my sense is that a region wide event (the Southeast, for instance) may be the way to go. Say a model in which a different group hosts the event in a different spot (one year Alabama, the next Virginia, etc….) The difference is that a region wide “committee” of folks can help support and guide the event. I think that would help build a strong network and help specialize some of the tasks needed to pull off a great event.

Another option is to promote very informal weekend rides, for instance, I’d like to gather a group this fall to ride Heartbreak Ridge near Asheville.

What are your thoughts? What would folks like to see in the future?


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2014 Asheville MUni Round up Postponed

We regret to announce that we’ve decided to postpone the Asheville MUni gathering this year. We weren’t able to generate as much interest as we have in the past, so we thought we would regroup and look at a future date and format so we can attract a larger group of riders.
Thanks again for your support over the years and hopefully we’ll make it happen again in the near future!

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2014 camping

We suggest folks stay at the Cascade Lake Recreation Area and Campground on the edge of DuPont State Forest. This is a privately operated camp area for RV’s and tents.  These sites are first come, first served and may fill up. Currently campsites D11 – D 18 are available and suggested. However, there are other sites available.  Call 828-877-6625.

If you are unable to save a spot at Cascade Lake, then the Davidson River Campground in the Pisgah National Forest is about fifteen minutes away and an excellent campground too.

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2014 Asheville MUni Round Up Dates Announced: Sept. 12 – 14, 2014

We are once again pleased to announce the dates of the 2014 Asheville MUni Round-Up, September 12 – 14, 2014. The venue for this year’s event will be the DuPont State Forest. More details about the event, including the ride schedule and lodging information, will be posting in the next two weeks.

See you in September!