Central ME

MCNEMBA Wednesday Evening Beginner Ride Series

Event Date

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Aug 09 2017 .
6/21/17 5:30pm

Join us for a series of eight beginner rides at the Camden Snow Bowl.
5:30 PM start times.  Meet at the Camden Snow Bowl parking lot.  DEMO bikes may be available.  Visit our Facebook Page for weekly updates.  Volunteer group ride leaders are encouraged and welcome.  For more information, please contact Scott at sfclinks@gmail.com
 

Location

Camden Snow Bowl

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

Beginner
Novice

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Scott

MCNEMBA Youth Explorers-Monday Youth Series

Event Date

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Aug 13 2018 .
6/18/18 6:00pm


Join us to get more kids on mountain bikes. Come and Experience Nature’s Social Network!

The Youth Explorer Mountain Bike Program is a FUN summer activity.   Kids of all ages and experience levels enjoy group rides, basic riding instruction and an introduction to our local trail system.  Most sessions end up with a swim in Hosmer pond to cool off…and wash off the dirt.

  • Monday Nights 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • June 18, 2018 thru August 13th, 2018
  • Camden Snow Bowl (upper parking area)
  • Boys and Girls – All ages welcome
  • Bring your bike, helmet and a water bottle
  • NEMBA Membership is required – choose any one of the options and chapters listed. Midcoast Maine is ours.
  •     You can join or renew your membership HERE.
  • Please get your membership before June 12, 2018 so we can plan ride leaders and volunteers.

Parents are welcome and encouraged to participate. This is a 100% volunteer run program designed to get kids & families out on the trails.  

It’s a great way to introduce kids to the lifelong sport of mountain biking.

Contact:  Morgan Laidlaw  info@mcNEMBA.com   www.mcNEMBA.com Read more about MCNEMBA Youth Explorers-Monday Youth Series

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Morgan Laidlaw

PR NEMBA Dinner and a Movie

Date

4/29/17 5:30pm

Come celebrate the start of the 2017 riding season with Penobscot Region NEMBA.

We will be having a Spaghetti Dinner and showing Red Bull Media House’s Rad Company along with a short independent film called SHIFT. The good people at VisionCare of Maine are letting us use their Optic’s Theatre to show these films and our friends at Coffee Hound Coffee Bar are dishing out the spread of food. We will have spaghetti with meat sauce, salad and garlic bread. For you non-carnivore types we will offer a vegetarian option.

At the PR NEMBA table you will have your chance to buy some sweet PR NEMBA schwag like Trucker Hats and Tech T-Shirts that will display Our New Logo! We did a limited run on these items so it will be on a first come basis. We will also have a raffle for prizes.

Dinner is $10 for Adults and $7 for kid’s 12 and under. Coffee Hound will have fancy coffee drinks and desserts for sale. Proceeds will support the continuing work of PR NEMBA on all of our trails. The movies are free to those participating in the dinner event. Space is limited and will be on a first come basis as well. We will do our best to accommodate everyone we can. We hope to see many of you there!

 

Location

1 Ridgewood Dr, Bangor, Maine

Chapter

Penobscot Region

Event Leader

Craig MacDonald

CeMeNEMBA Annual Spring Social & Auction for the Trails

Date

4/29/17 3:00pm

We have added a new twist to our Spring Social. We have a list of great items to auction off to help us fund the trail work for this year!!! 

DO NOT MISS THIS ANNUAL KICK-OFF TO THE RIDING SEASON!!!

Silent Auction

All proceeds from this auction will be put toward your local trails.  We have projects planned from Auburn to Augusta, and Titcomb to Turner.  Our Annual Spring Social is this Saturday 4/29/17 at 3 pm at The Gin Mill in Augusta.  We are hosting a silent auction this year as an effort to help fund our summer trail crew.

Location

The Gin Mill, 300 Water St, Augusta

Chapter

Central Maine

Event Leader

Chris Riley
chrisriley73@gmail.com

CR NEMBA Season Kick Off

Date

4/22/17 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Another season of mountain biking in the Valley will be soon be upon us!  We are planning a season kickoff party with the help of our friends at The Rack to usher in a summer of dry trails, sunny weather and miles of riding!  The Rack, a pile of mountain bikers of all ages, a little swag, good laughs; what else do you really need to know?  More details will be coming soon!  We hope you’ll join us with your family and friends.

For details, visit http://carrabassett.nemba.org

  Read more about CR NEMBA Season Kick Off

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Event Leader

Lori Gerencer
lortimski@gmail.com

MCNEMBA 6 Pack Trail Series

Date

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun May 21 2017 .
4/15/17 9:00am

MCNEMBA 6 Pack Trail Series sponsored by the Drouthy Bear Pub.

Sessions are from 9am-1pm followed by a happy hour at the Drouthy Bear. We'll be working on the Rollins/Goose River trails this Saturday. Some tools will be supplied.

Work will mostly involve clearing debris from the trails and improving drainage where needed. We'll have some tools available, though bring along a rake (leafblowers are helpful), and a handsaw if you have em. We'll meet at the Snow Bowl tobogganville parking area at 9am and go from there..

4/15: 9-1 Rollins Road (clean up)
4/22: 9-1 Ragged Mountain Preserve (clean up)
4/29: 9-1 Sagamore Farm (help finish a new loop)
5/6: 9-1 Camden Snow Bowl (clean up)
5/13: 9-1 Connector Trail
5/20: 9-1 "Hands on the Mountain" Trails collaboration with CMLT

Location

Camden Snow Bowl

Chapter

Midcoast Maine

Trail

Event Leader

John Anders
j-anders@roadrunner.com

NEMBA Trail School North, Auburn ME

Date

5/20/17 (All day)


Register by Wednesday May 17th for NEMBA Trail School North in Auburn ME on Saturday, May 20th.

Registration is over for this event --j Sorry!

This course is perfect for riders, trail enthusiasts, land stewards and land managers interested in learning about what makes for sustainable, enjoyable trails and how to take care of them.

The course will include classroom presentations on the best practices of trail building and maintenance in the morning, followed by hands-on trail building clinics in the afternoon.

Coffee, snacks and lunch will be included, and there will also be an option to purchase IMBA's trailbuilding textbook, IMBA Trail Solutions.

The cost is $20.  Please bring a check for $40 if you wish to purchace IMBA's book, Trail Solutions: IMBA's Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack.

The course will take place in Auburn, and we'll be doing the hands-on clinics at Mt. Apatite.

Location

Auburn, ME

Trail

Event Leader

Philip Keyes
pk@nemba.org
800-576-3622

McNEMBA Annual Meeting and Scoial

Date

3/22/17 (All day)

Spring is just around the corner! MCNEMBA needs to have a member gathering to socialize, talk about upcoming events, and to officially elect officers. This will be a great for those who like bikes, beer, or pizza or all three! See you then!

We'll be meeting at the Flatbread Company at 399 Commercial ST Rckport from 6:00 to 9:00.

Location

Flatbread Company Rockport Maine

Chapter

Midcoast Maine

Event Leader

Morgan Laidlaw
morgan.laidlaw@bangor.com

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