Northeast MA

NS NEMBA Willowdale Trail Care

Date

4/20/19 (All day)

Join nemba for our 2nd Trail Day of the season. We will be giving the Rattle Snake Trail a overhaul.
 
We'll be doing a couple of trail reroutes of badly eroded and blown out sections of trail. Cleaning up some braids , and some bench work!

Please park off road on the park side of East Street. It's a short walk to the trail from there.
 
We'll meet at 8:30.

Tools and Lunch provided.

Please bring work gloves, sunscreen, bug repellent, and water, snacks.

Please sign NEMBA's annual on line trail care waiver prior to the event.

Chapter

North Shore

Trail

Event Leader

Frank Lane
president@nsnemba.org

North Shore NEMBA Willowdale SF Trail Care Meeting

Date

3/13/19 (All day)

North Shore NEMBA wil be having a Trail Maintenance planning session at True North Ale Company located at 116 County Road in Ipswich.

The meeting will be on Wednesday starting at 7:00 PM.

It has been a few years since nemba has held a trail care events in Willowdale!

This spring the chapter is planing to host several trail days in the forests.

We are looking to create a list of repairs to the trails, to present to the land manager.

General trail cleanup, brush back, drainage, and erosion control will be top on the list.

Tom Henry, and Lisa Cavalieri have agreed to be the nemba trail stewards in Willow! 

Please join us next Wednesday at the brewery for the kickoff! First beer will be free!

You do not have to be a NEMBA member to attend. Read more about North Shore NEMBA Willowdale SF Trail Care Meeting

Chapter

North Shore

Event Leader

Frank Lane
franklane429@gmail.com

Volunteer Appreciation Night

Date

2/6/20 7:00pm to 9:00pm

NEMBA Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night

NEMBA Volunteers : If you spent any time building and maintaining trail, leading rides, painting faces at kids events at any NEMBA event last year . . .

Greater Boston NEMBA wants to than you by inviting you to Harpoon Brewery Beer Hall on February 6 at 7 PM located at 306 Northern Ave, Boston MA.

We will have pizza and ... you guessed it, some of the finest Harpoon beer.

Entrance and parking details: Attendees must use the entrance on Seafood Way to access the Tasting Room. This entrance is located on the opposite side of the building from where the parking lot is located. Guests are welcome to park in the Harpoon lots, in the parking garage across the street, or arrive by public transit on the Silver Line.
 

You can come by earlier or stay later and hang out at their bar at the main entrance.
This event is open to all NEMBA chapters. 

Rick Forzese Read more about Volunteer Appreciation Night

Location

Harpoon Brewery

Chapter

Blackstone Valley Cape Cod Greater Boston Merrimack Valley North Shore Rhode Island SE Mass Southern NH

Event Leader

Rick Forzese
rick@rickforzese.com

Wachusett NEMBA Toy Drive

Date

12/8/18 (All day)

Wachusett NEMBA Toy Ride

Where : 25 Hoyts Wharf Rd Groton , MA

When : Saturday December 8th starting at 8 am , all riders off by 9:30.

We'll have two marked loops, both of which are a mix of tech, smooth single track and fire roads. 6-8 miles for one, 8-10 the other. Weather will dictate bikes of choice. Anyone's guess at this point. Trails are of an intermediate ability nature. Beginners will be challenged but not totally discouraged. Advanced riders can try to keep up with me :) .

 

Beers and bench racing post ride :) . 

 

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Chapter

Wachusett

Event Leader

Dave Burnham
TATTOODAVEJ@yahoo.com

North Shore NEMBA Harold Parker Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 12 2019 .
5/2/19 6:00pm

North Shore NEMBA will be hosting a weekly Thursday evening ride at Harold Parker State Forest.

HP has a wide variety of trails and these rides will, over time, explore most of them.

These will be no-drop rides but aimed at intermediate level riders.

The rides will start at 6:00 PM but try to be at the Jenkins Lot by 5:45 so that we can get rolling on time.

Save time by signing NEMBA's once-a-year Ride Waiver ahead of time. Read more about North Shore NEMBA Harold Parker Ride

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Intermediate

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Bob Ganley

North Shore NEMBA Women's Intermediate Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Aug 28 2019 .
5/1/19 6:00pm

This women’s ride series is geared toward intermediate riders who are comfortable mountain biking on single track trails.

There will be opportunities to stop and session sections of trail for encouragement of skill advancement.

It is a no drop ride with the pace set by the group.

Terrain, speed and distance are intermediate level


Distance varies, ride through to sunset

The rides will start at 6:00 PM, but try to be there by 5:45 so that we can get things off on time.

Locations will be posted on the NS NEMBA Facebook page or contact me, Debi Merloni, .

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

  Read more about North Shore NEMBA Women's Intermediate Ride

Location

Locations Vary

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Intermediate

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Debi Merloni

North SHore NEMBA Willowdale Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Aug 26 2019 .
4/29/19 6:00pm

North Shore NEMBA will be hosting a Monday Willowdale ride through September. 

This will be a fun, no-drop ride and will explore Willowdale's many trails.

The ride will start from 282 Ipswich Rd Topsfield at 6:00 PM.

Please try to get there by 5:45 so that we can get the ride off on time.

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

  Read more about North SHore NEMBA Willowdale Ride

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Novice
Advanced-novice
Intermediate

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Frank Lane

Merrimack Valley Trail Care - Russell Mill, Chelmsford,MA

Date

5/12/18 8:30am to 12:30pm

We'll be putting in a boardwalk next to the long log skinny on Orange. Its a simple 2-plank boardwalk similar to many other boardwalks in RM. We'll do other work on mucky spots depending on time available.

Parking TBD

Sturdy shoes/boots and long pants suggested. I assume the work area will still be wet on the 12th. Lunch will be provided afterwards. Read more about Merrimack Valley Trail Care - Russell Mill, Chelmsford,MA

Location

Russell Mill Pond, Chelmsford,MA

Chapter

Merrimack Valley

Trail

Event Leader

Kirk Goldsworthy

Merrimack Valley Friday Night Russell Mill Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Friday 29 times .
6/14/19 (All day)

Merrimack Valley NEMBA Friday Evening Russell Mill Ride

Its the end of the week so let's get pumped up for our Friday night ride series.

Roll out at 5 with a swing back at 6.

We will take a vote to see if it's going to be Billerica or Great Brook.

But we will always start with an assualt of Russell Mill's graet trails.

Let hope for some good riding weather! But we'll cancel if it rains.

Expect around a 6mph average depending on how hot it is.
 
   Save time by signing NEMBA's once-a-year Ride Waiver ahead of time.

Location

Russell Mill Pond and Billerica State Forest

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Intermediate
Advanced-intermediate

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Marty Engel

Merrimack Valley Women's Tuesday Night Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Tuesday 14 times .
6/4/19 (All day)

Merrimack Valley NEMBA Tuesday Women's Ride

The MVNEMBA Women's Ride is designed for women who are already familiar with riding a mountain bike on technical trails. The pace will be determined by how many riders show up and their skill levels. This ride is all about fun and being out in the woods playing.

The rides start at 6:00 PM and alternate between the Lowel Dracut Tyngsboro State Fores and other nearby locations. 

The rides are led by Karen Korza and Jackie Martinez.

Contact Karen at kkorza@msn.com for the location of this week's ride.

***NOTE: This ride involves technical trails with rocks, roots and/or other obstacles, with a faster pace. Not suitable for novice/beginner riders.

You must be 18 years or older to join the ride, unless you are accompanied by a guardian who is on the ride.

We have a no drop policy.

Save time by signing NEMBA's once-a-year Annual Ride Waiver ahead of time if you haven't already done so. Read more about Merrimack Valley Women's Tuesday Night Ride

Location

Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Advanced-novice
Intermediate
Advanced-intermediate
Advanced

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Karen Korza

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