Metrowest MA

Wachusett NEMBA Toys for Tots Ride in Groton, MA

Date

12/18/16 8:00am to 12:00pm

December 18, 2016

Sign up and toy drop starts at 8 and we'll ride at 9:30. Intermediate pace for about 2 hours.

Toys should be unwrapped and suitable for kids up to 16. 

Hopefully the weather will cooperate. But in any case tires of all sizes are welcome, as are snowshoes and skis.    :)

The ride will start HERE!

Location

25 Hoyts Wharf Rd, Groton, MA 01450

Chapter

Merrimack Valley Southern NH Wachusett

Trail

Event Leader

David Burnham
TATTOODAVEJ@yahoo.com

GBNEMBA/DCR Toys for Tots Ride and Campfire Social

Date

12/13/14 10:00am to 2:00pm

Come join GBNEMBA and DCR at our annual Toys for Tots ride and campfire social on Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at DCR's Botume House in Stoneham, MA. We will be leading a social ride at 10am and then upon return around 12pm we'll warm up around the campfire and have snacks and hot beverages. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy suitable for ages 0-2 or 9-12. Please no weapon-like toys or toys with food.

Location

DCR Botume House @ Fells (4 Woodland Rd., Stoneham, MA)

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Adam Glick
adam@nemba.org
781-354-7845

9/20/14 - Beaver Brook North Trail Build Part 4 - the Final Chapter

Date

9/20/14 9:00am to 1:00pm

Come join GBNEMBA as we work at finishing the new climbing re-route up Mackerel Hill in Beaver Brook North. This is a great, sustainable and fun addition to the trail inventory at Beaver Brook North.

We only have about 500 feet of bench remaining! We need about a dozen people to help us bang this out in a quick morning of benching. Lunch will be served!

Details:
When: Saturday, 9/20/014 from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
Where: Beaver Brook North. Meet at Elsie Turner Field (421 Trapelo Road, across from Federal Records Center)
What to bring: Clothes suitable for working in the woods, digging in the dirt. Closed toed shoes. Work gloves Water. Bug Spray.

We will provide all tools and instruction.

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Adam Glick
adam@gbnemba.org
781-354-7845

CANCELED - 2014 GBNEMBA Take A Kid Mountain BIking Day

Date

10/4/14 9:00am to 1:30pm

TAKE A KID MTB DAY FOR 2014 AT THE FELLS HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

Come join the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Greater Boston Chapter of NEMBA in celebrating the 2014 International Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day at the Middlesex Fells.

The event will open at 9:00 am on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 and there will be guided group rides at an easy pace starting at 9:30am, 10:30am and 11:30am. At 12:30pm we will break for lunch.  After lunch we will be doing a raffle (all registered kids get tickets - no purchase required) for donated prizes from area bike shops.

There will also be mtb skills activities at the registration area and bike-themed art activities as well as water, juice and snacks!

The rides will be lead by NEMBA Ride Guides and the NEMBA Mountain Bike Patrol will be staffing and riding along as well. The rides are recommended for ages 8 and up and children will need to be able to ride without training wheels. Parents are welcome to ride along! Helmets required! (We will have a limited number of loaner helmets and bikes available - please contact Adam if you would like to reserve use of them)

Where: Sheepfold at the Middlesex Fells (map)
When: 9:00am to 1:30pm
Who: Kids and their families!
Why: Mountain biking is an awesome family activity and a great way to promote healthy kids and families!

This is a free event and open to all. NEMBA membership is not required.

Come out and ride with us! Any questions email adam@gbnemba.org!

Location

Middlesex Fells Sheepfold

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Adam Glick
adam@gbnemba.org
781-354-7845

GBNEMBA Weeknight Rides End Week of 9/1/14

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

This week is the last week of our 2014 Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday ride series! Many thanks to all our great Ride Guides who helped make them happen and to all of you who came out to ride! It was a lot of fun and we'll be switching to some semi-regular weekend rides that we will post through the Fall. So, make sure you get out to the Fells tomorrow night (9/3/14) or Landlocked Thursday night (9/4/14)!

8/24/14 - LLF Riding Trail Work

Date

8/24/14 10:00am to 12:00pm

Come join GBNEMBA as we do some much needed brushing back of the trails at the Landlocked Forest in Burlington. This will be a short event and you'll be on your bikes. The goal is to trim back encroaching tree branches, vines, etc. that have been slapping us in the face all summer. Ideally we need about a dozen riders.

So, if you're planning on riding on Sunday, what better way than to pitch in a little time to help improve the trails you ride?

Where: Landlocked Forest, park at the power lines on Turning Mill Road
When: Sunday, August 24, 2014, 10a,-12pm
What to bring: You, a friend, your bike

If you're on Facebook, join the event here

We'll provide the hand clippers.

Leader: Bill Cohn, cohnbill@gmail.com

Location

Landlocked Forest, Burlington, MA

Chapter

Greater Boston

Event Leader

Bill Cohn
cohnbill@gmail.com
781-929-5759

6/28/14 - Beaver Brook North Trail Build Part 3

Date

6/28/14 8:30am to 3:30pm

Come join GBNEMBA as we work at completing the new climbing re-route up Mackerel Hill in Beaver Brook North. This is a great, sustainable and fun addition to the trail inventory at Beaver Brook North. We have about 800 feet of bench to cut so come for all or part of the build day! Lunch will be served!

Details:
When: Saturday, 6/282014 from 8:30am to 3:30pm.
Where: Beaver Brook North. Meet at Elsie Turner Field (421 Trapelo Road, across from Federal Records Center)
What to bring: Clothes suitable for working in the woods, digging in the dirt. Closed toed shoes. Work gloves Water. Bug Spray.

We will provide all tools and instruction.

Location

Beaver Brook North

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Bill Cohn
cohnbill@gmail.com

Beaver Brook North Trail Build

Date

6/14/14 8:30am to 3:30pm

Join the New England Mountain Bike Association, the Waltham Land Trust, the Friends of Beaver Brook Reservation, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation to celebrate National Trails Day and help build ½ mile of new singletrack trail to replace the eroded dirt road to the top of Mackerel Hill in Beaver Brook Reservation.

Date: Saturday June 14

Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30PM, come for as long as you can

Starting place: The old Gaebler School driveway, across from 327 Trapelo Road, Waltham. Follow the arrows to parking.

Lunch, tools, and instruction provided.

Contact Mike Tabaczynski mjtpub@gmail.com 781-929-8748 if any questions.

Location

The old Gaebler School driveway, across from 327 Trapelo Road, Waltham. Follow the arrows to parking.

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Mike Tabaczynski
mjtpub@gmail.com
781-929-8748

4/26/14 Park Serve at Fells - Bear Hill Parking Lot

Date

4/26/14 9:00am to 1:00pm

April 26th, 2014 is Park Serve day - come help GBNEMBA re-open up the Bear Hill parking lot at the Fells and get it in shape! This lot will become the unofficial "ride" lot for our rides at the Fells (but it will be open to all users of course!).

Where: 90 Fallon Rd., Stoneham, MA
When: 9am-1pm
What to bring: clothes suitable for trail work, clearing brush, sweeping, painting.

Lunch will be serverd following!

Location

90 Fallon Rd, Stoneham, MA

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Tim Post
te.post@gmail.com

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