What is Freeride512?
Freeride512 builds and rides progressive mountain bike trails and features in and around Central Texas. We educate mountain bikers on the disciplines of all-mountain, downhill, and freeride mountain biking and help riders to progress their skills.
Where is the Freeride512 Park?
Freeride512 is currently working with Rocky Hill Ranch to build some sick jumps lines, slopestyle features, flow trails, and progressive lines to improve your riding skills. These features are a one-of-a-kind for Central Texas! The trails are always being improved and added to. Check back to see our progress.
Located in the Lost Pines forest in Smithville, Texas, Rocky Hill Ranch currently has 40 miles of sweet, flowy XC singletrack. With the addition of the freeride features, RHR is sure to be the Mountain Biking Capital of Texas! For information on how to ride the trails, see the Fr512 Membership page.
How do i sign up to be a member of Freeride512?
We are a group of mountain bike riders who enjoy progressing our skills, and the skills of others, through aggressive riding. Dirt jumps, technical descents, drops, skinnies - we live to ride them all and just can’t get enough. When we’re not out riding, we’re out digging, cutting, or building. We’re fanatic about freeride and love to share our stoke with like-minded riders.
As a Fr512 Member, when can I ride the park?
Members can ride any time so long as you sign in and pay the day use fee at the main Rocky Hill Ranch Pavilion. The only caveat is the back gate may not be open during non-build days. On build days, the gate will be open.
Haven't been to the Freeride512 park before?
You're welcome to check us out and join a ride sesh before committing to membership. The FR512 waiver still applies. Membership fees build our community helping with costs associated with building trail, i.e. equipment rental, materials, and all the rest.
What type of bike do I need to ride the Freeride512 park?
We recommend a wide range of bikes for use at the Freeride512 park including Downhill, Dirt Jumper, Enduro, short/long travel bikes.
How old do I have to be to ride at the Freeride512 park?
Riders of all ages are welcome at the Freeride512 park.
How do i find out about ride and build days at Freeride512?
We recommend checking the Freeride512 website, Fr512's Facebook page, or, Meetup.com
If I'm a member can I ride out there anytime, or just on called ride days?
Members can ride the park any time. The only caveat is the back gate may not be open during non-build days. On build days, the gate will be open.
Can members enter the back gate when a club officer is not there or do we have to ride/walk up from the bottom?
Members cannot enter through the back gate unless a club officer is present. Members can ride any time so long as you sign in and pay the day use fee at the main Rocky Hill Ranch Pavilion. The only caveat is the back gate may not be open during non-build days. On build days, the gate will be open.
So where does the money go?
All funds are invested in funding club activities - the majority of which is building and maintaining FR512 Mountain Bike Trails. If you haven’t seen this place, it rocks. So much so that many of our members donate additional time and materials to the Trails. That makes for some SICK trails!
Where are my house keys?
Well, let's start by retracing your steps. When did you last have them? Are they still in the door lock? It often helps to start there.