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Philip Keyes Memorial Ride

  • 05/20/2023
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Great Brook Farm, Carlisle, MA
  • 973


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:


Join us for a ride and celebration of life to remember of our friend and longtime executive director, Philip Keyes (1958-2022).

Philip Keyes Memorial Ride

Saturday May 20, 2023

Great Brook Farm

165 North Road, Carlisle, MA 01741


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Philip Remembrance

9:20 AM - 2:00 PM Group and Self-Guided Rides

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Redbones BBQ


There is no fee for this event. 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 as well as 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!

  • Little Bella's Kid and Family ride  (5 miles)
  • Knobby Tire Adaptive ride (tbd)
  • NEMBA Guided rides
    • Beginner (5 miles)
    • Intermediate (12 miles)
    • Advanced rides (14+ miles)
  • Self Guided Rides
  • Redbones BBQ
  • Vendors

Thank you to our friends and supporters!

About us

NEMBA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on recreational trails advocacy with 33 Chapters throughout New England and over 8,000 members. Our goal is to promote the best that mountain biking has to offer, steward the trail systems where we recreate, and ensure access to open space.

Become a member

We are volunteer driven and supported by a Board of Directors in addition to a small staff. By joining you can help support our work with key leaders and land managers to protect access and give back to the trails and the sport you love.

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