Southern CT

HV NEMBA Chapter Meeting & Social

Date

1/26/20 (All day)

Housatonice Valley NEMBA Chapetr Meeting & Social

On Wednesday Jan 26, 6:30 pm HV NEMBA will be aving a winter meeting and social at Class Cycles located at 77 Main St in N Southbury CT.

Francis Pickering will be showing slides of his recent mountain biking adventure in South Africa. 

Pizza will be served.

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Chapter

Housatonic Valley NEMBA

Event Leader

Paula Burton
peburton1@aol.com

Kona Bicycles MTB Adventure Ride & Huntington Happening with FC NEMBA, HV NEMBA and CCT NEMBA

Event Date

5/29/21 9:00am to 2:00pm

Huntington Happening is rescheduled for 2021. Exact date TBD.

Regardless, it will be a great day on bikes at Huntington State Park.

Adventure for the whole family, with led group rides and lots of fun on 2 wheels...more info coming as we get closer.

Brought to you by the fantastic trio of NEMBA chapters: HVNemba, Central CT Nemba and Fairfield County NEMBA.  Read more about [node:title]

Location

Huntington State Park

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Central CT NEMBA 2019 Turkey Burner South

Event Date

11/29/19 10:00am

Get ready for the 2019 Turkey Burner South - this year at Rockland!  Join us on Friday, November 29, 2019, 10 AM at the Dead Hill Road lot (Durham, CT) for an intermediate no-drop ride through Singletracks of Rockland.  All are welcome to ride and burn off that Thanksgiving feast!  Snow, rain, or <20F temps cancels.

Helmets and mountain bikes in good working order required.

Riders must be waivered.  You can save time by siginig NEMBA's once-a-year Ride Waiver ahead of time if you haven't already done so.

 

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Location

Rockland Preserve North Gate, Dead Hill Rd, Durham CT

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Level

Intermediate

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

John Puziss

FC NEMBA Trail Work Day Trumbull Edition

Date

11/16/19 9:00am to 1:00pm

Fixing the famed floating bridge at north end of Serengeti.
Looking for strong folks to come lend a hand, lots of heavy lifting and hauling material.
Waders needed - if you have them bring them!
Serious work gloves and warm clothing essential.

For most up-to-date event info, check our FB page

https://www.facebook.com/groups/fcnemba/

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Location

Trumbull

Chapter

Fairfield County

Trail

Event Leader

Mike Malwitz
fcnemba@gmail.com

Southern CT

Larkin Trail State Park, Naugatuck

816 Church St #684
Naugatuck  Connecticut  06770
United States

Easy

70%

Moderate

30%

Description

The Larkin Trail State Park is a Rail Trail in the towns of Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford and Southbury. It's a dirt trail, a former railbed, a littlr over 10 miles long and as such it offers a perfect riding surface for new riders and families with kids on small bikes. There are also a number of singletrack trails leading off the rail trail that more experienced riders will enjoy exploring.

A good description of the rail trail can be found on the DEEP's website

The Larkin Trail is a wide dirt trail with low grades, with some short sections of singletrack.

Larkin is a fun trail and the views are good.

The directions at the top of this page lead you to the Eastern end of the trail in the Whittemore Glen State Park Scenic Preserve.

There are a number of other parking areas which are listed on the DEEP's website. Read more about [node:title]

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HV NEMBA Trail Care & Trail Scouting

Date

12/15/19 (All day)

HV NEMBA Trail Day @ Rockhouse

Light maintenance and trail scouting with Joe Lanier.

Meet at the Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary Rt. 188 parking lot at 10am.

Bring loppers and hand saws.

We have some tools, but may be helpful to bring your own.

Possible ride after.

   Save time by signing NEMBA's Ride and Trail Care Waivers ahead of time if you havent already done so.

You do not have to be a member of NEMBA to attend. You just have to want to see Rockhouse's trails get better. Read more about [node:title]

Chapter

Housatonic Valley NEMBA

Trail

Event Leader

Paula Burton
peburton1@gmail.com

HV NEMBA Thanks For The Trails Ride

Event Date

11/30/19 (All day)

HV NEMBA Thanks For The Trails Ride

Housatonic Valley will be hosting a Thanksgiving season ride  at the Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary in Oxford CT.

This is an all levels, family, kids and beginners are welcome. The ride will start at 10:00 AM, at 98 Perkins Road in Oxford.

  SIgn NEMBA's Annual Ride Waiver ahead of time if you haven't already done so.

You do not have to be a NEMBA member to attend.

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Mark Tullo

HV NEMBA Larkin Trail Ride & Meeting

Date

11/14/19 5:30pm

HV NEMBA Larkin Ride & Chapter Meeting

All levels Ride on the Larkin and meeting at the Lodge located at 1445 Southford Road in Southbury.

Meet 5:30pm for ride, meeting at 7:15ish. 

The Larkin Trail is a wide dirt trail with low grades, with some short sections of singletrack.

We’ll go as far as we can in the time allowed looking for some of that elusive single track.

This is a no-drop ride and we may split up into groups.

Larkin is fun trail and the views are good.

  SIgn NEMBA's Annual Ride Waiver ahead of time if you haven't already done so.

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Chapter

Housatonic Valley NEMBA

Event Leader

Paula Burton
peburton1@gmail.com

QC NEMBA Trail Build Day @ Pauchaug

Date

10/27/19 (All day)

Quiet Corner NEMBA Green Falls Trail Build In The Pachaug State Forest

Let's get this trail FINISHED--we're getting close. Please join us.

Trail build crews will help trim, clean and clear the location, working on different sections of trail during this project. Expect hard labor, bring work gloves and wear appropriate clothing to deal with some brush work (suggest boots and Jeans, but some folks seem okay to use shorts). Tools will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring clippers and pruners.

This new multi-use trail is a collaboration between CT DEEP and Quiet Corner NEMBA that has been developed over the past few years and recently approved.

Drinks and snacks are provided. Please dress appropriately for working in the woods.

We'll start @ 9:00 AM and be done by Noon.

Parking on the dirt road about 1/2 mile from the RI boarder on the south side of 138 at 432 Rockville Road, Voluntown. There is a Green Gate, which will be unlocked once one of the DEEP folks arrive with the Key.

Save time by signing NEMBA's annual Trail Care Waiver ahead of time if you haven't already done so. Read more about [node:title]

Chapter

Quiet Corner Rhode Island Southeastern CT NEMBA

Trail

Event Leader

Stacey Jimenez
quietcornernemba@gmail.com

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