Join us for a ride and celebration of life to remember our friend and longtime executive director, Philip Keyes (1958-2022).
Philip Keyes Memorial Ride
Saturday May 20, 2023
Great Brook Farm - Ski Touring Center Lot
1018 Lowell Street, Carlisle, MA 01741
Please pre-register, as possible, by 5/12 so we can feed you!
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Philip Remembrance
9:45 AM - 2:00 PM Guided and Self-Guided Rides
~9:45 AM Advanced Ride Departs; Beginner Ride Departs
~10:00 AM Intermediate & Intermellow Rides Depart
~10:05 AM Adaptive Rides Depart; Family Ride Departs
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Redbones BBQ
There is no fee for this event thanks in part to our partners at Public Lands. Participants have the option to make a $20 lunch donation and/or to donate In Memory of Philip Keyes. We are working on options for a legacy-level project to memorialize Philip for both NEMBA and the larger mountain biking community. Your contribution will be designated to support this forthcoming legacy project and mountain bike advocacy, trails, grants, and education efforts close to Philip's heart.
What to expect:
A warm community celebration with fond memories, epic riding, delicious food, and good vibes - just the way Philip would like it!
- Guided rides (click link for Trailforks route)
- Self Guided Rides - Arrowed 5 & 12 mi loops. Advanced by GPS.
- Snacks provided by Public Lands
- Redbones BBQ
Lunch by Redbones is included for all registered participants regardless of donation status. Pick up your lunch ticket at registration under the NEMBA tent.
Pick up any pre-purchase tee shirts, or purchase a tee shirt at the NEMBA tent.
Parking is available at the Ski Touring Center Lot, 1018 Lowell Street, Carlisle, MA 01741. Overflow parking available in the paid parking lot on North Road, HM42+WF, Carlisle, MA 01741
Thank you to our friends and supporters!