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    • 06/01/2024
    • 08/10/2024
    • 3 sessions
    • Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
    • 12
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    Spinnin' Sugar Skills clinics led by Sports Psychologist and Mountain Bike Coach, Annie Pendygraft. 

    You will need to bring a hardtail or full suspension bike in working order, and a bike helmet. It is also recommended to bring sunscreen, bug spray and water. 

    Beginner/intermediate Basic Skills:

    Saturday, June 1st at 9-11 AM Sugarloaf Outdoor Center 

     This clinic will focus on the fundamentals of mountain biking and is best for riders with no previous formal mountain bike instruction. We will focus on body position, directional control, and body/bike separation. Clinic will be approximately 50% skills and 50% trail-based. 


    Introduction to Climbing

    Saturday, June 29th at 9-11 AM Sugarloaf Outdoor Center. 

    This clinic is best for strong beginners or intermediate riders looking to be more fluid in their technical climbing abilities. We will focus on the skills of wheel lifts, direction control, body mechanics, and pedaling techniques to improve success in challenging uphill and flat, technical terrain. 50/50 skills vs trail time


    Introduction to Descending:

    Saturday, Aug 10th at 9-11AM Sugarloaf Outdoor Center 

     This clinic is best for strong beginners or intermediate riders looking to be more confident in descending their mountain bikes in complex terrain. The clinic will focus on body positioning, direction control, body/bike separation, and braking. 50/50 skills vs trail time

    Registration & Waiver required.              


    About Annie: 

    Annie has been a professional mountain bike coach for about seven years and has had the privilege of traveling all over the country to help women fall in love with their bikes. Annie is a PMBIA level I certified coach. In addition to offering private coaching sessions, she is a head coach for Ladies AllRide. While Annie fell in love with mountain biking and learned to be a coach on the west coast, she now calls Carrabassett Valley home.

    Since moving here in 2021, Annie has grown to love the inspiring cross country network as well as the challenging, technical riding the valley has to offer. She works full time as a psychologist and specializes in sports-based traumas. She is super excited to share this speciality in helping women get past fear and confidence-blocks on their bikes.





    • 06/01/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Russell Mill Town Forest, 105 Mill Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824
    • 6
    Register

    Beginner Women's Skills Clinic

    JOIN US! Merrimack Valley NEMBA is proud to present our Women's Beginner Skills Clinic! 

    This Beginner Skills Clinic will cover the basics all while having a good time! You can expect: 

    • Equipment check
    • Body position
    • Bike/Body separation
    • Braking
    • Picking a line
    • Front Tire Lift
    • Turning


      When:

      Saturday June 1, 2024


      Where:

      Russell Mill Town Forest, 105 Mill Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824.



      Schedule:

        • 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Registration 
        • 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Introductions
        • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Skills & Drills
        • 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Bring-Your-Own Bag Lunch w/Debrief  
        • 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Optional Group Ride!

        Cost:

        $25


        Additional Instructions:

        Bring your own bag lunch. Water and snacks provided. Option for post clinic group ride.


        Parking:

        Parking is at the end of the dirt driveway at 105 Mill Road, with athletic fields on your left.

        • 06/02/2024
        • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
        • Windham HS Football Practice Field - 64 London Bridge Rd Windham, NH 03087
        • 0
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        SNH NEMBA Women's Beginner Skills Clinic

        JOIN US! Southern NH NEMBA is proud to present our Women's Beginner Skills Clinic!

        A beginner's clinic covering the essential skills of mountain biking!

        You can expect: 

        • Equipment check
        • Getting on and off the bike safely
        • Bike/Body separation
        • Braking
        • Shifting
        • Picking a line
        • Ratcheting
        • Front Tire Lift
        • Turning


        When:

        Sunday, June 2nd, 2024


        Where:

        Windham HS Football Practice Field - 64 London Bridge Rd Windham, NH



        Schedule:

        • 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Registration 
        • 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Introductions
        • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Skills & Drills
        • 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Bring-Your-Own Bag Lunch w/Debrief  
        • 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Optional Group Ride!

        Cost:

        $25


        Host:

        Emily Kennedy


        Co-hosts:

        Katie Fanning and Susana Vandenberg


        Parking Instructions:

        Stay left at the Jaguar sign as you enter the school grounds and drive towards the back of the school. You will see a grassy area / baseball field on your left. Park in any open spots nearby.


        Additional Instructions:

        Bring a bag lunch. Snacks and water provided. Option for a post-lunch ride.



        • 06/02/2024
        • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
        • Flynn Rink parking lot, Middlesex Fells Reservation 300 Elm St. Medford, MA
        • 177
        Register


        Kickoff your mountain biking season in the Fells!

        Join Greater Boston NEMBA and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for an epic day of riding and good vibes! We'll have vendors, local bike shops, raffle, guided and self-paced rides, family rides, food, and fun at our Middlesex Fells fundraiser season opener!


        Where:

        Middlesex Fels Reservation

        Flynn Rink Parking Lot

        300 Elm Street

        Medford, MA 02155


        When:

        Sunday, June 2, 2024


        Cost: 

        • NEMBA Member - $10
        • Non Member - $25                                               


        Schedule:

        • 9:00 AM - Registration opens 
        • 9:30 AM - Intermediate ride
        • 9:45 AM - Beginner ride 
        • 10:00 AM - Kids ride 
        • 10:30 AM - Intermediate/mellow ride 
        • 12:00 PM - Lunch   


        What to expect: 

        • Beginner, intermediate/ mellow guided rides
        • Marked loops for self-guided ride fun
        • Kids & family group rides 
        • REI Co-op mobile bike shop and expert mechanics will be onsite from 7:30 AM to noon for complimentary quick fixes and inspections, and a chance to win a brand-new Co-op cycles DRT e3.1 E-MTB! Plus, score coupons and free giveaways!
        • Food and participation from local bike shops and our amazing community!


        Food Vendors: 

        • BBQ by CycleLoft Anthony Laskaris


        T-Shirts:

        Pick up any pre-purchased Adventure Series t-shirts, or purchase an Adventure Series t-shirt at the NEMBA tent on site.


        Parking:

        Parking can be found at the Flynn Ring Parking lot.  






        • 06/15/2024
        • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
        • Old Sturbridge Village Museum Education Center, Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge, MA 01566
        • 396
        Register


        The NEMBA Adventure Series - Trek Sturbridge

        Come out to see why Sturbridge, MA is a mountain biking mecca at the crossroads of New England. You'll ride our hidden gem trail networks in peak mountain laurel blooming season.


        Where:

        Sturbridge, MA at Leadmine Mountain & Riverlands Downhill Flow Trails. Parking, facilities, and vendors at Old Sturbridge Village Museum Education Center, Sturbridge, MA 


        When:

        Saturday, June 15th, 2024


        Cost: 

        • NEMBA Member - $20
        • Non-Member - $25 
        • Kids Age 6-18 - $5  
        • Kids Ages 5 and under - Free 
        • Free registration with day-of new membership, individual or family                                              

        Schedule:

        • Guided Rides 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Rides Leave on the hour at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, and 12:00.
        • Free jump clinics with Dynamic Cycling Adventures (12 riders max per clinic, first come first serve) from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM and 12:00 PM -2:00 PM at the Riverlands Parking Area.
        • One (1) Raffle ticket upon registration with the opportunity to purchase additional entries. 
        • Raffle prizes including a Giant Stance Full-Suspension Mountain Bike from Southbridge Bicycles, a 2-day skills clinic from Dynamic Cycling Adventures, a premium parts basket from Rotation Engineering, passes to Highland Mountain Bike Park, passes to Thunder Mountain Bike Park, gift cards to Landry's Bicycles, and many more! 
        • Raffle winners announced at 1:00pm. Entrants do not need to be present to win.
        • After party at Altruist Brewing Company (559 Main St. Sturbridge, MA 01566) from 2:30pm-5:30pm with the Savage Wraps Food Truck

        .

        What to expect: 

          • An incredible day of backcountry / downcountry "old school" trail riding with challenging tech and natural features. Sturbridge has over 50 miles of trails and Leadmine / Riverlands is the perfect introduction to this gem in the heart of New England.
          • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced guided rides.
          • Multiple arrowed loops with Trailforks routes, Family Loop (2 miles, packed gravel), Beginner Loop (8 miles, green & blue trails), Intermediate Loop (13 miles, green, blue, and a few black trails), and Advanced Loop (17 miles, green, blue, and all the black trails in the network), and all-you-can-climb-and-descend downhill flow trails at Riverlands (250ft climbing trail, machine built, bermed downhill fun!)
          • Vendor and restroom facilities in the OSV Museum Ed parking area. Additional restroom facilities at 197 Leadmine Rd. (mid-point of arrowed loops)
          • There will be no food & beverage on site but maps will be available for nearby local spots with day-off discounts. Water and snack stations will be available at the OSV Museum Ed parking area and 197 Leadmine Rd. area
          • Join the group for great beer, non-alcoholic beverages, and food at Altruist Brewing Company with the Savage Wraps food truck after the ride! The after party will be family friendly, bring the kids! 

          T-Shirts:

          Pick up any pre-purchase t-shirts, or purchase a t-shirt at the NEMBA tent on site. Chapter merchandise will also be available at the SCMA NEMBA tent.


          Parking:

          Parking can be found on site at Old Sturbridge Village Museum Education Center.   


          About the NEMBA Adventure Series

          The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.

          Learn More & Connect with South Central MA NEMBA


          Thank you to our friends and supporters!

          Trek Sturbridge, Town of Sturbridge, Opacum Land Trust, Altruist Brewing Company, Karbon Bikes, Southbridge Bicycles



          • 06/29/2024
          • 8:30 AM
          • 06/30/2024
          • 3:30 PM
          • Middlesex Fells, Medford, MA
          • 38
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          NEMBA Trail School, Spring 2024


          Join us at NEMBA Trail School - this hands-on building clinic teaches the basics of trail assessment, design and construction.  Four breakout sessions cover everything from bench cutting and tool/group safety to inclinometer usage, rock armoring and adaptive trail design. This course is perfect for riders, trail enthusiasts, land stewards and land managers interested in learning about creating sustainable, enjoyable trails and how to take care of them.


          NEMBA Trail School, Spring, 2024

          June 29-30, 2024

          Middlesex Fells, Medford, MA



          What's New in 2024:

          We are thrilled to welcome to our newest instructor, CJ Scott, former head of the trails department at one of North America's premier mountain bike destinations, Kingdom Trails. CJ joins longtime trail instructor champions Adam Glick, Paula Burton and Mike Tabaczynski.




          Schedule:

          Saturday

          8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Welcome

          9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Training (with break for lunch)

          4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Optional ride

          6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Dinner 


          Sunday

          8:30 AM - 1:300 PM Training (with break for lunch)

          1:30 PM - 2:00 PM  Debrief and Closing remarks

          2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Optional ride


          What to expect:

          • Pre-event online training module with evening session on zoom
          • In-the-field instruction with personal feedback
          • Four breakout sessions covering: trail design & assessment, basics of trail construction, rock armoring, and adaptive trail building.
          • Knowledgeable instructors with a century of trail building experience!
          • An all-around great time with new and old friends.

          Cost:

          • Members: $165
          • Non-Members: $190

          Registration includes a trailside lunch on Saturday and Sunday, use of tools, camping Friday and Saturday, and dinner on Saturday.  Breakfast is not provided. 


          Lodging:

          Camping is included and provided at DCR's Camp Nihan Educational Center, 131 Walnut St., Saugus, MA 01906. Campsite is approximately 5 miles from our venue at the Middlesex Fells.

          Instructors:

          Longtime trail school instructors and champions Adam Glick and Paula Burton return bringing more than 50 years of experience teaching trail school!  Joining Adam and Paula is our newest addition CJ Scott. As head of the the trails department a Kingdom Trails, for 23 years CJ was integral in sustainable trail management, layout & design, planning, maintenance, winter grooming, budgeting, land manager relations and implementation of a wide variety of projects with professional trail crews and volunteers. Rounding out the team is Mike Tabaczynksi.

          Questions: office@nemba.org

          Thank you to our friends and supporters!

          • 07/14/2024
          • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
          • Westerly Youth Lacross Fields, Westerly, RI
          • 190
          Register


          NEMBA Adventure Series - Woody Hill Fun Ride

          It's Summertime and the living is easy! Come live out the dog days at Woody Hill for 3 fantastic, Easy to follow, arrowed loops for all skill levels. Woody Hill showcases some of the best hand-built trails in New England!

          Where: 

          Westerly Youth Lacrosse Fields

          135 Bradford Road

          Westerly, Rhode Island, 02891

          When: 

          Sunday, July 14, 2024

          9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  

          Cost:

          • NEMBA Family Member - $29
          • NEMBA Individual Member - $29 
          • Non-Member - $39
          • Event Volunteers - Free 


          Schedule: 

          • Registration/Check in 9:30AM
          • Arrows down: 1:00 PM
          • 11am - 1pm: Buffet lunch provided by Keane's Wood Fired Catering


          What to expect: 

          • Beginner/Mellow  - 6 Miles of twisty fun singletrack and some fire road 
          • Intermediate - 14 Miles of flowy fast singletrack punctuated with technical features and rock gardens. Fun but still a challenge
          • Advanced - Same as 14 Mile intermediate loop but with 5 miles of punishing technical terrain added in. 

          **Special thanks to Keane's Wood Fired Catering** for providing a buffet lunch from 11am - 1pm!


          About the NEMBA Adventure Series

          The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.


          Thank you to our friends and supporters!




          • 08/02/2024
          • 2:00 PM
          • 08/04/2024
          • 4:00 PM
          • Carrabassett Valley, Maine
          • 500
          Register

          Please join us for CRNEMBA Trailfest on August 2-4, 2024 in Carrabassett Valley! Trailfest is a weekend retreat focused on trail construction and trail maintenance of the Carrabassett Valley Trails. 

          The TrailFest Scene:

          This year we are psyched to partner with the Hostel of Maine for Trailfest! The Hostel has been a  great partner in the Carrabassett MTB scene and we are grateful to be working with them again. The HOME provides modern, clean, and comfortable hostel-style (shared room) accommodations, and  excellent space for hanging out. There are also options for van and tent camping at the Outdoor Center, and these can include food if desired (see below). 

          Food:

          CRNEMBA will provide a welcome dinner at the Hostel on Friday evening, and a build-your-own bag lunch on both days. The Hostel will provide breakfast both mornings. Dinner on Saturday evening is up to each individual, there are great local restaurants and a grocery store 1/2 mile from the Hostel. Saturday night social will be at the Rack BBQ with live music. The Hostel will have a great selection of beer and wine for purchase. 

          Trailwork:

          This year’s trail work will focus on the Stoney Brook Pod of trails. Please bring sturdy boots,  pants, gloves, eye protection, bug spray or bug net, sunscreen, water, snacks, a backpack, a smile, a  sharp mind and a good attitude and we will have a couple great days of trail work! We are looking for a  few folks willing to lead a small group on a specific project, please see that option in the registration. Day  trippers are welcome as well.  

          TrailFest Weekend Schedule: 


          Friday:  

          • 7-9pm: Welcome dinner provided by CRNEMBA 

          Saturday: 

          • 7-8am: Breakfast provided by the Hostel of Maine 
          • 8am: Build your own bag lunch provided by CRNEMBA 
          • 9am-3pm: Trailwork! 
          • 3pm-close: Free time, riding opportunities, dinner on your own, social and live music at the Rack BBQ 

          Sunday: 

          • 7-8am: Breakfast provided by the Hostel of Maine 
          • 8am: Build your own bag lunch provided by CRNEMBA 
          • 8:30 am: Pack up and check out of the Hostel of Maine 
          • 9:30am-2pm: Trailwork! 
          • 2pm to see ya later: Free time and riding opportunities  

          Registration Options (please read carefully): 

          • Full lodging at Hostel of Maine: A bed at HOME and all food: $50 (25 SPOTS) 
          • Van/Tent camping at the Outdoor Center INCLUDING FOOD: $25 (15 SPOTS) 
          • Van/Tent camping at the Outdoor Center with NO FOOD: FREE (15 SPOTS) 
          • Day tripper: please indicate which day(s) attending, please indicate whether you would like to join for Friday dinner: FREE/$10 for dinner (UNLIMITED SPOTS) 
          • Trip Leader (need to be in CV by 3pm on Friday): Registration will be live for the month of June, so sign up early! 

          Following registration closing, we will be in touch with further details.  

          Hope you can join us!




          • 08/09/2024
          • 8:00 AM
          • 08/11/2024
          • 2:00 PM
          • Vallée Bras-du-Nord, Accueil Shannahan, 2180 Rang Saguenay, Saint-Raymond, QC G3L 3G3, Canada
          • 0
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          NEMBA - Quebec Velo de Montagne Tour

          Friday August 9 - Sunday August 11, 2024

          Vallée Bras-du-Nord, Accueil Shannahan

          2180 Rang Saguenay, Saint-Raymond, QC G3L 3G3, Canada


          This August we're partnering with Quebec Velo de Montagne (QVDM) - the NEMBA of Quebec - to bring our members a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With their impressive network of trails for all tastes and levels, the five destinations of the greater Quebec City region are a must for all mountain biking enthusiasts.


             

          What to Expect:


          • Location: We will be based for the weekend in the heart of the valley at the Vallée Bras-du-Nord, Accueil Shannahan, an outdoor destination less than an hour from Quebec City with mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking and canyoning.
          • Tent Camping: Base camp will be Camping Shannahan, located at the foot of the Falaises Mountains, 300 meters from Accueil Shannahan.
          • Mountain Biking: Quebec's premier outdoor destination, the Vallée Bras-du-Nord features 100 km of mountain bike trail for two great days of riding for beginners and experts alike. Riding features a seamless blend of flowy singletrack and exhilarating terrain. Trails plunge you into the boreal forest, along vertiginous cliffs, rivers, waterfalls and cascades. On  Sunday, participants will drive to Empire 47, just 20 minutes from downtown Quebec City, with more than 50km of singletrack for all style from beginner to double diamond expert trails. 



            • Guided Rides: Participants can choose between exclusive guided rides by VBN insiders, or self-guided rides
            • Food: Quebec City takes their food seriously and you won't be disappointed. Dinners will be courtesy of the Roquemont Restaurant and Microbrasserie and Restauran Le Mundial.  
            • Social - Post-ride, relax by the fire pits and enjoy snacks and a beverage as you get to know you fellow mountain bikers.
            • Other Activities: When off the bike, you can opt to join group hiking or canoeing outings.
            • Check out these videos for more on the riding - Kraken Blue Trail, Full La Lgende.


              

            Schedule (Subject to minor changes):


            Thursday August 8, 2024 (Optional)

            6:00 PM-9:00 PM Pre-Event Meet and Greet, Accueil Shannahan


            Friday August 9, 2024

            8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration

            9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions

            10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  Guided & Self-Guided Rides with trailside lunch, Accueil Shannahan. 

            6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Dinner and Social


            Saturday August 10, 2024

            8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Morning Gathering

            9:30 AM - 2:00 PM  Guided & Self-Guided Rides with trailside lunch, Accueil Shannahan

            3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  (Optional) Group Outings: Hike, Gravity Park, or River

            6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Dinner and Social


            Sunday August 11, 2024

            8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Packout and drive to Sentiers du Moulin

            11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Group rides with local leads, Sentiers du Moulin

            2:00 PM Trip Ends. Recommend swinging through Quebec City on your return drive!


            Cost:

            • Early Registration: $320 USD
            • Standard Registration: $375 USD

            Registration cost includes guided rides, 3 days of trail passes, 3 nights tent camping (Th, Fr, Sat),  lunch and dinner Friday and Saturday, evening social gatherings, t-shirt, shuttle to/from dinner.  Participants are responsible for their own breakfast, Sunday lunch, and transportation from VBN to Empire 47.


            Thank you to our friends and supporters!


                        

            • 09/08/2024
            • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
            • Bear Brook State Park - Hayes Field , Allenstown, NH 03275
            • 297
            Register


            The NEMBA Adventure Series - Bear Brook Boogie

            FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!


            Come join the Southern New Hampshire chapter of NEMBA for all the fun, while supporting our efforts at Bear Brook State Park! All the money raised by the Boogie goes directly to the park to build, rebuild and maintain trails.


            Where:

            Bear Brook State Park, Hayes Field, Allenstown, NH



            When:

            Sunday, September 8, 2024

            9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

            No rain date this year



            Cost: 

            • NEMBA Members - $10 per rider
            • Non Members - $25 per rider
            • Kids 12 & under - Free with paying adult admission 
            **Be sure to note these riders names in the appropriate age 12 & under rider box during online registration. Also, please be sure to include those riders when you're filling out your online waiver to save time at event check-in.**

            **Because this event is a fundraiser, refunds will only be upon request if the event is cancelled due to weather.**

                                                        

            Schedule:

            • 9:00 AM Registration/Vendor Area Open 
            • 10:00 AM Led Rides Staggered Start (Advanced out first) 
            • More to come soon...


            What to expect: 

            • Kids/Family Loop - 1.75 Mile Loop 
            • Demo Loop - 3.75 Mile loop 
            • Beginner - 6 Mile Loop
            • Intermediate - 14-16 Mile Loop
            • Advanced - 20-25 Mile loop
            • Marked Trails for Self-Guided rides
            • Vendor area 
            • Optional On-Site Camping
            • Event is Class 1 (Pedal Assist) e-MTB Friendly 
            • On site Demo Bikes - Allowed on Demo Loop only
            • Food and Water on site
            • Our famous Cookie Tent


            Vendors: 

            There will be a vendor area set up in Hayes Field as in past years.


            Food:

            Forza-G Food Tent with their great BBQ sandwiches and tacos (for a donation to a great cause).


            Camping:

            Bear Brook has a wonderful campground, so come and make a weekend out of it! For reservations call 877-647-2757. Click for more info on camping.

            T-Shirts:

            Pick up any pre-purchased t-shirts, or purchase a t-shirt at the NEMBA tent on site.


            Parking:

            Bear Brook State Park – Hayes Field, Allenstown, NH – Just up the hill from the Hiker – Biker lot at Bear Brook State Park. Pass the toll booth and head up Podunk Rd and you’ll find Hayes Field on your right. Attendants will help you find your parking spot!


            Contact:

            Chris Gaudet, cgaudet@nemba.org, Southern NH NEMBA


            About the NEMBA Adventure Series

            The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.


            Thank you to the New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation for hosting our event!

              New Hampshire State Parks




            • 09/22/2024
            • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
            • Pomfret Forest, Pomfret, CT
            • 400
            Register


            Celebrate the new season by falling for Pomfret Forest!  The fun ride this year will leaf you astounded, as features and trails have been extensively reworked in preparation for this event.  There won’t be any pumpkin spiced lattes, but there will be some good eats available for purchase at the food truck!  If you haven’t been before, Pomfret Forest boasts an impressive amount of features per mile with the features being optional, so if it isn’t for you, no worries!




            Where: 

            Pomfret recreation Park, 576 Hampton Road, Pomfret, CT 06259


            When: Sunday September 22nd, 2024


            Cost:

            NEMBA Member - $20 

            Non-Member - $20


            Schedule: 

            9:00 AM - Registration/ Check-in 

             12:00 PM - Arrows down


            What to expect: 

            Self-guided arrowed loops for all abilities and group-led rides - times and distances to be posted closer to the event date.



            About the NEMBA Adventure Series

            The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.


            Thank you to our friends and supporters!



            • 09/29/2024
            • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
            • 425 Oakhan Road, Barre, MA
            • 300
            Register


            NEMBA Adventure Series - Barre Awesome Ride 

            The Barre (rhymes with “very”) trails are a huge success story: shut out of trails on state lands, mountain bikers approached local private landowners and the town for permission to build and ride singletrack. 



            Where: 425 Oakham Road, Barre, MA, 01005


            When: Sunday, September 29th, 2024



            Cost: 

            Early Bird 

            • NEMBA Member - $20 
            • Non-Member - $35 
            • Kids under 15 - free with registered parent or Guardian


            Regular Registration 

            • NEMBA Member - $20 
            • Non-Member - $35
            • Kids under 15 - free with registered parent or Guardian


            On Site Registration 

            • NEMBA Member - $25 
            • Non-Member - $40 
            • Free registration if paying in full for new NEMBA Membership 
            • Kids under 15 - free with registered parent or Guardian


            Schedule:

            8:00 AM- 4:00 PM 

            Details coming soon


            What to expect: 

            • Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Guided Rides 
            • Kids Events and guided Rides 
            • Demo Products 
            • Local brewery Vendors 
            • Local Food Vendors 
            • Self Guided Marked Loops 


            T-Shirts

            Pick up any pre-purchased t-shirts, or purchase a t-shirt at the NEMBA tent on site.


            Parking:

            Parking is available at 425 Oakham Road, Barre, MA, 01005


            About the NEMBA Adventure Series

            The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.


            Thank you to our friends and supporters!



            • 10/20/2024
            • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
            • West hill Dam, 518 Hartford Ave E, Uxbridge, MA 01569
            Register


            Welcome to the Best Dam Ride! Help us raise money for the chapter and provide an educational environment to teach respect for the park, park Rregulations, trails, and other users.  



            Where:

            West Hill Dam 518 Hartford Ave E, Uxbridge, MA 01569 



            When:

            Sunday, October 20, 2024

            Cost: 

            • NEMBA Member - $25
            • Non-Member - $35 
            • Early bird reg by 10/1: $20 NEMBA Member
            • Entry includes 1 raffle ticket                                                 


            Schedule:

            • 9:00 AM Registration 
            • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Self Rides 
            • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Music 
            • 10:00 AM Intermediate & Women's Guided Rides
            • 10:15 AM Novice & Adaptive Rides
            • 10:30 AM Kids Ride 
            • 1:00 PM Raffle 


            What to expect: 

            • Beginner, intermediate & advanced guided rides up to 14 Miles
            • Adaptive inclusive rides
            • Vendor area
            • Food vendors
            • Skills park
            • Beginner jump line
            • Pump track 
            • Music
            • Raffle


            T-Shirts:

            Pick up any pre-purchased t-shirts, or purchase a t-shirt at the NEMBA tent on site.

            Parking:

            Parking is available on-site. Follow posted signs and attendants.   

            Contact:


            About the NEMBA Adventure Series

            The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.


            Thank you to our friends and supporters!




            • 10/27/2024
            • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
            • Harold Parker State Forest, Andover, MA
            • 400
            Register


            North Shore NEMBA has made this event into one of New England’s "must-do" mountain biking events, and it's a great final gathering of mountain bikers before the snow begins to fly. Again this year we’ll showcase the best trails “Harold Parka” has to offer, not so coincidentally built by North Shure NEMBA's trail building gurus.



            Where: Harold Parker State Forest, 305 Middleton Road, North Andover, MA 01845


            When: Sunday, October 27th, 2024


            Cost: 

            • NEMBA Member - $20
            • Non-Member - $50
            • Children under 18 - free with registered Parent/Guardian


            Schedule: 

            • 08:00 - Event opens, Coffee From Atomic Coffee Roasters 
            • 08:30 - Registration Opens 
            • 09:00 - Self Guided marked Loops open 
            • 09:00 - 11:30 - Jump Clinic #1 With Dynamic Cycling  Adventures
            • 10:15 - Guided Novice Ride leaves 
            • 11:00 - 1:00 Adaptive Ride
            • 10:45 - Intermediate Ride leaves
            • 12:00 - Live music/Band and lunch food truck opens 
            • 1:00 - 3:00 - Jump Clinic #2 
            • 09:00 - 3:00 Events include
            • 4:00 Gates close. All vehicles must be out of park

            Additional:
            • Vendor Demo Bikes from JRA Cycles, Soto Cycles, and KARBON Bikes 
            • PT and Stretch Sessions by CycleLife PT


            What to expect: 

            • Beginner, intermediate and advanced marked loops 
            • Jump clinics
            • Live music
            • Food and drink vendors 
            • Bike vendors with demo bikes 
            • In person guided stretching sessions 


            T-Shirts:

            Pick up any pre-purchased Adventure Series t-shirts, or purchase a Wicked Ride or Adventure Series t-shirt on-site.


            Parking:

            Parking is available on-site. See location above.


            About the NEMBA Adventure Series

            The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.


            Thank you to our friends and supporters!



            • 12/01/2024
            • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
            • Hale Education Center, Westwood MA
            • 349
            Register


            Close out the season with a bang! Always the Sunday after Thanksgiving, Southeast MA NEMBA invites you to join us for the annual Turkey Afterburner!




            Come for the rides, stay for the vibes! We will have self-guided and expert-led rides, music, food, beer garden, fire pit, vendor/sponsor fair, bike demos, skill clinics, raffle, silent auction, giveaways and more!  Proceeds benefit Hale Education youth mountain biking and outdoor education programs and Southeast MA NEMBA trail work efforts.



            Where:

            Hale Education Center

            80 Carby Street, Westwood MA, 02090


            When:

            Sunday, December 1st, 2024


            Cost: 

            Pre-Registration

            • NEMBA Member - $25 
            • Non-Member - $35 

            On-site Registration 

            • NEMBA Member - $35
            • Non-Member - $45 
            Children under 18 free with registered parent or Guardian


            Schedule:

            Coming soon

            On site Registration open from 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM 


            What to Expect:

            Experience the amazing trail network at Hale Education, boasting everything from chill fire roads to flowy singletrack to purpose-built technical trails and everything in between, a true gem less than 5 miles outside the city limits of Boston! Support Hale’s mission to foster outdoor education and mountain biking opportunities for youth throughout the Greater Boston community.  Did we mention the awesome skills park and jump bags?  Activities will include:


            • Explore arrowed self-guided routes available to ride throughout the day, including an adaptive loop, catering to all skill levels including Beginner/Family, Novice+, Intermediate and Advanced.
            • Join a group ride with an experienced leader to take on some of the area’s lesser-known trails, including the famous Hale tech!  Enjoy fun flow, rock gardens, enduro or XC, whatever your jam.
            • Take a clinic – offered for adults and kids - to level up your MTB game!
            • Get lunch from a food truck and keep warm around the fire pit
            • Groove to live music in the beer garden.
            • Visit local vendors and bike shops, on-site with product demos, swag, deals and light repair help.
            • Learn more from our other local non-profit partners and sponsors in the vendor fair area

            Join us for an unforgettable day celebrating the joy of outdoor recreation and MTB community camaraderie.


            T-Shirts:

            Pick up any pre-purchased Adventure Series t-shirts, or purchase a t-shirt at the NEMBA tent on site.


            Parking:

            You will be directed to parking one in the Hale Education Center.


            About the NEMBA Adventure Series

            The NEMBA Adventure Series is a season long series of flagship events hosted by local chapters in their respective communities. As part of NEMBA's mission to create epic riding experiences, our Adventure Series takes you on a trip throughout the region to explore some of the best trails and communities in New England.

            Thank you to our friends and supporters!




          Past events

          05/18/2024 Philip Keyes Memorial Ride
          05/18/2024 RINEMBA - Beyond The Pavement, Learn to MTB with RINEMBA
          04/28/2024 QC NEMBA - Old Furnace Fun Ride
          04/21/2024 Cape Cod NEMBA Spring Fling
          04/07/2024 RINEMBA and Grey Sail Brewing Present Ebb & Flow
          04/06/2024 SE Mass NEMBA Safe Trails First Aid Program
          02/04/2024 Wompy Winterfest
          01/13/2024 Blackstone Valley NEMBA Safe Trails First Aid Program
          11/26/2023 2023 SE Mass Annual Turkey Afterburner
          11/11/2023 2023 SECT NEMBA Mountain Bike Adventure Series Ride
          10/29/2023 The Wicked Ride Of The East!
          10/22/2023 Blackstone Valley NEMBA Best Dam Ride!
          10/14/2023 QC NEMBA - Pomfret Forest Fun Ride
          10/08/2023 SNH NEMBA - Women's Skills Clinic
          10/01/2023 Wachusett NEMBA - Barre Awesome Ride
          09/17/2023 North Shore NEMBA - Women's Skills Clinic
          09/17/2023 RI NEMBA - Big River Fun Ride
          09/10/2023 2023 Bear Brook Boogie MBAS
          08/27/2023 Rhode Island NEMBA - Women & Gender Expansive Skills Clinic
          08/20/2023 Western Mass NEMBA - Women & Gender Expansive Skills Clinic
          08/13/2023 RI NEMBA - THE Diamond Hill Fun Ride
          08/05/2023 Topsham Pump Track Skills Sessions
          07/22/2023 Greater Boston NEMBA - Women's Skills Clinic
          07/16/2023 Pioneer Valley NEMBA - Women & Gender Expansive Skills Clinic
          07/09/2023 RI NEMBA - Woody Hill Fun Ride
          06/26/2023 GPNEMBA - Women's Skills Clinic
          06/24/2023 2023 Elevate, in partnership with Bent Water Brewing
          06/11/2023 SNH NEMBA - Women's Skills Clinic
          05/21/2023 BV NEMBA - JUMP Clinics!
          05/20/2023 Philip Keyes Memorial Ride
          05/07/2023 Cape Cod NEMBA Spring Fling MBAS
          05/06/2023 NEMBA Trail School, in partnership with Bent Water Brewing
          04/08/2023 NEMBA Women's+ Skills & Ride Leader Training Course
          03/25/2023 2023 Philip Keyes Leadership Summit
          11/19/2022 NEMBA 35th Anniversary Celebration
          11/13/2022 RINEMBA Lincoln Woods Thanksgiving Turkey Round-Up
          11/06/2022 Southeast CT NEMBA Mountain Bike Adventure Series Ride
          10/30/2022 The Wicked Ride Of The East!
          10/23/2022 Blackstone Valley NEMBA Best Dam Ride!
          10/16/2022 Nickerson State Park MTB Challenge
          10/02/2022 Wachusett NEMBA Barre Awesome Ride!
          09/24/2022 Carrabassett Adventure Ride & CRNEMBA Party
          09/18/2022 QC NEMBA Pomfret Fun Ride
          09/17/2022 Belfast Area NEMBA - Loam On The Range '22
          09/11/2022 RINEMBA Return To Big River Charity Ride!
          09/11/2022 2022 Bear Brook Boogie MBAS
          08/14/2022 RINEMBA Woody Hill Fund Ride
          08/05/2022 NEMBAfest 2022 - Day Passes
          08/05/2022 NEMBAfest 2022
          08/05/2022 NEMBAfest 2022 Vendor/Sponsor Registration
          08/01/2022 Flow2Fest Powered By Kuat
          06/17/2022 Dinner, Movie, & Music: Precursor to the Titcomb Mountain Challenge
          06/12/2022 Arcadia Fun Ride
          06/12/2022 MBAS- Merrimack Valley Lowell Dracut Tyngsboro Ride
          06/04/2022 Goodwin/Natchaug Fun Ride
          05/19/2022 NEMBA Trail School - May 2022
          05/15/2022 RINEMBA Diamond Hill Fun Ride
          05/15/2022 GB NEMBA - Fells Opener MBAS
          05/07/2022 RINEMBA Women's Advanced Skills Clinic
          04/24/2022 2022 Cape Cod Adventure Ride
          03/27/2022 RINEMBA Beginners Ride Clinic
          03/13/2022 Fat Biking Viking
          12/04/2021 SECT NEMBA Trail Build @ East Haddam Middle School
          11/28/2021 2021 SEMASS Turkey Afterburner
          11/21/2021 RINEMBA Trail Builders Ball
          11/07/2021 2021 Wicked Ride of the East
          11/06/2021 2021 Bluff Point MBAS
          11/06/2021 2021 Bluff Point MBAS Volunteers Only
          10/24/2021 2021 Blackstone Valley NEMBA Best Dam Ride
          10/17/2021 Loam on the Range with Belfast Area NEMBA
          10/17/2021 Walktober at Pomfret Forest & QC NEMBA Fun Ride
          09/26/2021 SEMass MembaFest
          09/18/2021 2021 RINEMBA Arcadia Fun Ride
          09/12/2021 2021 Bear Brook Boogie MBAS
          08/14/2021 HV NEMBA's Rockhouse Showcase

          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.

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          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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