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Higher Ground Demo Program

Try Before You Buy

How it works

Test ride a bike in its natural habitat!  Out the back door through Maclay State Park awaits over 30 miles of biking trails.  From gentle rolling doubletrack to challenging, technical singletrack, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

We offer 3 Levels of Demos 

  1. $30 Sport Level: Front Suspension Mountain Bike ($700-$1000)
  2. $40 Expert Level: Full Suspension Mountain Bike ($1500-$3500)
  3. $50 Pro Level: Carbon Full Suspension Mountain Bike ($4000+)

Each Bike Demo includes

  • Tool and Patch Kit on bike
  • $2 Maclay State Park Pass.
  • Basic flat pedals

Other Information 

  • Helmets Required
  • Max Demo time 3 hours 
  • Every bike comes with basic flat pedals at no charge.
  • Clipless or high end flat pedals available to rent for $10.
  • Helmets available to rent for $10.
  • Insurance available for $10.  (Covers up to $3000 in damages).
  • 24 hour notice needed along with your height and weight to set up your suspension.

Current Demo Fleet 

Sport Level $30

Specialized Rockhopper 29

Cannondale Trail 29 and 27.5

Expert Level $40

Specialized Epic 29

Specialized Camber 29

Pro Level $50

Santa Cruz Carbon Tallboy 29

Cannondale Scapel 29 

Up to 2 Demo fees can be applied towards a new bike purchase!

When you finish your ride, relax and enjoy some refreshments in the Higher Lounge.