Central ME

Bond Brook Tread Fest

Date

6/25/16 (All day) to 6/26/16 (All day)

TREAD FEST  2016
The Bond Brook Tread Fest is now in it's 4th year and has become a favorite for people from around the region. 

This year we are turning the event on it's head and broadening our audience to appeal to many more riders. 

The event will truly be a festival for riders of all types and will span 2 days.  There will be kids/beginner only events, endurance events, obstacle course, music, food and local craft beer.  

The Bond Brook Tread Fest is Co Sposored by CE Maine NEMBA and Augusta Trails

Updates will be posted to the CE Maine Facebook Page and here.

Registration opens on May 1st.

Chapter

Central Maine

Trail

Event Leader

Chris Riley
chrisriley73@gmail.com

CeMeNEMBA Family Mountain Bike Day

Event Date

6/29/14 10:00am to 2:00pm

Come to "The Res" in Hallowell and join CeMeNEMBA for a fun day of biking, BB-Q'ing, and comraderie. Bring the kids, bring your spouse, and definitely bring your bike!! We'll have a coordinated kids ride, an "adult" ride and other fun things for everyone to enjoy. Don't forget your bathing suit... The Res has a great place to swim.


Location

"The Res" in Hallowell

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Chris Riley

PR NEMBA Co-Ed Night Ride @ The Bog

Event Date

11/4/19 6:00pm

Penobscot Region NEMBA Co-Ed Night Ride @ The Bog

Riding at night is waay more fun!

Come join us for a fun casual group co-ed ride in the Bangor City Forest -The Bog.

We will meet at 6:00 PM on Kittredge Rd. Entrance and check out the new steps down.

We will ride for about 1.5 hours and you will need a light!

****If you are unfamiliar with these trails they are very technical with lots of rocks, roots and some rock features to ride over.

You will want to be an experienced rider for sure!

  If you haven't already save time by signing NEMBA's Annual Ride Waiver ahead of time. Read more about PR NEMBA Co-Ed Night Ride @ The Bog

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

Intermediate

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Craig MacDonald

PR NEMBA Trail Day @ Swans

Date

11/3/19 9:00am

Penobscot Region NEMBA Trail Dat at Rick Swan / Perch Pond Trails

Hey Winter Riders, there will be a trail day at Swan's this Sunday.

We have two more winter trails to clear before snowfall.

Come help get them ready for the Snowdog.

Bring your bike and hand saw or loppers.

Meet at Kirkland Road parking lot at 9 am.

  If you haven't already, save time by siging NEMBA's annual Trail Care Waiver ahead of time. Read more about PR NEMBA Trail Day @ Swans

Chapter

Penobscot Region

Trail

Event Leader

Craig MacDonald
macsteamer499@gmail.com

Central ME

Freeman Ridge Bike Park

162 Freeman Ridge Rd
Kingfield  Maine  04947
United States

Easy

30%

Moderate

60%

Difficult

10%

Description

The Freeman Ridge Bike Park is a private, family-run mountain bike trail network on Freeman Ridge Road in Freeman Township Maine.

It's located just one mile outside of downtown Kingfield.

They offer approximately 4 miles of hand and machine constructed mountain bike trails, and are continually expanding their trail network.

 

 

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  Read more about Freeman Ridge Bike Park

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KONA BICYCLES MTB ADVENTURE RIDE IN THE CARRABASSETT VALLEY

Date

9/26/20 (All day)

Carrabassett Adventure Ride & CRNEMBA Party and Annual Meeting

   ***(Note: The information below is for reference only. It's mostly from the 2019 event.  It will be updated as we get closer to 9/26/2020.)***

Saturday, September 26, 2020
9:00AM to 9:00PM
Event/registration details below are subject to change.

Save the date (September 26, 2020) for our Carrabassett Adventure Ride (part of the New England Mountain Bike Association‘s Kona MTB Adventure Series) and CRNEMBA Party at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center in Carrabassett Valley, Maine.  Ride the epic trails of the Carrabassett Valley trail network during beautiful fall foliage.

Riders of all abilities are welcome and invited.   There will be guided rides for all levels.    Ride guides will show you the trail system with riders of similar ability with an emphasis on having fun and connecting with fellow riders.

This page will be updated with event details as the date gets closer. As will the event's Facebook Page.


We invite you to the Carrabassett Adventure Ride (part of the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA)'s Kona MTB Adventure Series) on Saturday, September 26, at the Sugarloaf Outdoors Center in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Come ride the epic trails of the Carrabassett Valley trail network during peak foliage. Join us for riding fun followed by complimentary beverages (for folks ages 21+) courtesy of Baxter Brewing Co. as well as burgers and hot dogs. We’d welcome anyone bringing along a potluck side to add to the feast. We hope you’ll stay for our informal annual meeting. 

RIDING: 
Riders of all abilities are welcome and invited. There will be guided rides (see details below) as well as self-guided routes clearly marked for those who wish to venture on their own. Ride guides will show you the trail system with riders of similar ability with an emphasis on having fun and connecting with fellow riders.

WHO IS INVITED: 
Anyone with or without a bike, from the Valley or beyond, and current NEMBA members and soon to be members who want to be introduced to the trail network and CRNEMBA, to just ride the trails, or most importantly, to have some fun!

BIKE RENTALS: 
Bike rentals are available at Allspeed Cyclery & Snow (located at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center).

END-OF-SEASON PARTY: 
Expect the party to begin when you return from your afternoon ride, about 4:00ish, with complimentary beverages. Grilling of hot dogs and burgers will begin as soon as folks are ready to eat! Food will be available at the Sugarloaf Outdoors Center, again free to all riders and guests. Potluck is welcomed. 

INFORMAL ANNUAL MEETING (6:30-7:30PM): 
Please join us for an informal meeting with CRNEMBA Board members to learn what we are doing, our relationship with the Carrabassett Valley Trails, and to ask questions and share your hopes and wants for CRNEMBA.

REGISTRATION:
Registration will be available at the Sugarloaf Outdoors Center, beginning at 9:00 AM. Each rider will be required to sign a liability waiver. 

FEES:
- CRNEMBA or NEMBA members from any other chapter: $10/person suggested donation.

- Non-members: $25/person

- Renewing or joining NEMBA the day of the event: Free
(New Chapter Memberships: $35/individual; $45/family)

- Kids ages 15 and under: Free with a registered parent or guardian. 

You may join CRNEMBA online, before the event, by visiting https://carrabassettnemba.org/cr-nemba-members/

PARKING:
Parking will be available at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, in the lower parking lot. 

The goal for this event includes a celebration of our bike community and further recruitment of members. Thanks to the remarkable support we receive from our members, volunteers, sponsors, and partners, our trail network will continue to expand! As is always the practice for CRNEMBA, financial proceeds will be directed towards further development of CRNEMBA and the trail system we are creating with our partners. 

GUIDED RIDE SCHEDULE:

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Expert Ride

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Advanced Ride

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Intermediate Ride

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Beginner Ride

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Advanced Ride

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Intermellow Ride

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Beginner Ride Read more about KONA BICYCLES MTB ADVENTURE RIDE IN THE CARRABASSETT VALLEY

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Six Rivers NEMBA Topsham Ponds Trail System Opening

Date

10/27/19 (All day)

SIx Rivers NEMBA Topsham Ponds Trail System Opening Ceremony

We will beopening our Topsham Ponds Trail System on 10/27 with guided rides and demos. Information is on sixriversnemba.org

A lot of work has gone into making thesaisl and we're excited to finally show them off.

   Save time by signing NEMBA's once-a-year Ride Waiver ahead of time.

Stay tuned, more details to come. Read more about Six Rivers NEMBA Topsham Ponds Trail System Opening

Chapter

Six Rivers

Event Leader

Lawrence Kovacs
lkovacsb3@gmail.com

Six Rivers NEMBA Sunday Morning Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Sunday 26 times .
10/6/19 10:00am

Six Rivers NEMBA Sunday Morning Ride Series

Six Rivers will be running Sunday Morning Rides from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM  in conjunction with The Merrymeeting Wheelers beginning in October and running through March. 

Locations TBD and listed on sixriversnemba.org

   Save time by signing NEMBA's once a year ride waiver ahead of time.

We'll be riding on dirt while we have it, then snow. Stay tuned.   Read more about Six Rivers NEMBA Sunday Morning Ride

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Lawrence Kovacs

PR NEMBA Rick Swan Ride

Event Date

8/11/19 (All day)

Penobscot Region NEMBA Rick Swan Memorial Ride

The PR NEMBA Rick Swan ride is happening on August 11th at 10 AM on the Rick Swan Trails at Perch Pond.

We will have ride leaders for your pace.  Mild - Spicy & Extra Spicy. 

Come ride with us! You'll experience some of the best riding in the region.

Save time by siginig NEMBA's once-a-year Ride Waiver ahead of time if you haven't already done so. Read more about PR NEMBA Rick Swan Ride

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Deb Merrill

CR NEMBA Tuesday Evening Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Tuesday 18 times .
6/18/19 5:30pm

Carrabassett Valley NEMBA Tuesday Evening Ride Series

We are excited to announce another weekly group ride in Carrabassett Valley.

We will begin riding at 5:30, please arrive in advance so we can depart at 5:30 sharp.

This is an all gender, all ability, group ride exploring the Carrabassett Valley Trails.

It will be on Tuesday evenings and will start and end at the Hostel of Maine!

Our first ride will be Tuesday, June 18.

The Hostel will have their patio open and will have beverages available for purchase for post ride hangout.

Please sign NEMBA's once-a-year annual Ride Waiver online ahead of time.

    Please "Like" The Carrabasset Region NEMBA Group Ride Facebook Page  where updates will be posted.

We hope to see you there!    Read more about CR NEMBA Tuesday Evening Ride

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Style

XC

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