Northeast MA

GBNEMBA 2018 Kids Ride Series

Event Date

8/18/18 10:15am to 12:00pm

Kids ride is on!!!!

Come join NEMBA for a Kids Ride at Beaver Brook North, Belmont on Saturday August 18th at 10:15am. Rides begin at 10:30am.  Kids Rides are a great way for kids and teens to build strong bodies, build confidence, have tons of fun and enjoy being outside! The Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15.

Start Location:  Lone Tree Hill Parking Lot, 295 Mill St. Belmont
(Parking lot is diagonally across the street from Belmont Victory Garden lot.)

Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners. All we ask is no training wheels.

No registration is required. This is a free event. If you have any questions about the Kids Rides please contact Andrea Jones.

NEMBA KIDS RIDE SERIES

  • May 6 - (Sunday) MBAS @Fells / Kids Ride
  • June 9 - (Saturday) Burlington Town Day @LLF / Kids Ride
  • July 15 - (Sunday) Kids Ice-cream Ride @GBF
  • Aug 18 - (Saturday) @Rock Meadow - Belmont
  • Sept 9 - (Sunday) MBAS @GBF/Kids ride **MVNEMBA**
  • Sept 15 - (Saturday) Ice-cream Reboot Kids Ride @Dow **Joint GB / NS NEMBA**
  • Oct 14 - (Sunday) Mountain Bike Kids Festival @Fells
  • Nov 25 - (Sunday) Toys for Tots / Kids Ride @Fell

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness.  In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users.  The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed.  Parents are welcome on the ride but not required.  Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride.  All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals.  Snacks will be provided! Read more about GBNEMBA 2018 Kids Ride Series

Location

Belmont / Western Greenway, Lone Tree Hill Parking Lot, 295 Mill St. Belmont

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

GBNEMBA 2018 Kids Ride Series - 5th Annual Ice-Cream Ride

Event Date

7/15/18 10:15am to 12:00pm

Come join NEMBA for a special Kids Ride at Great Brook Farm on Sunday  July 15. After a fun filled ride NEMBA would like to treat everyone who participated to join us for a ice cream at the Great Brook Farm Ice Cream Parlor. Kids Rides are a great way for kids and teens to build strong bodies, build confidence, have tons of fun and enjoy being outside! The Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15. Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners. All we ask is no training wheels. No registration is required. This is a free event. If you have any questions about the Kids Rides please contact Andrea Jones.

Meet at 10:15am, ride begins at 10:30am.

NEMBA KIDS RIDE SERIES

  • May 6 - (Sunday) MBAS @Fells / Kids Ride
  • June 9 - (Saturday) Burlington Town Day @LLF / Kids Ride
  • July 15 - (Sunday) Kids Ice-cream Ride @GBF
  • Aug 18 - (Saturday) @Rock Meadow - Belmont
  • Sept 9 - (Sunday) MBAS @GBF/Kids ride **MVNEMBA**
  • Sept 15 - (Saturday) Ice-cream Reboot Kids Ride @Dow **Joint GB / NS NEMBA**
  • Oct 14 - (Sunday) Mountain Bike Kids Festival @Fells
  • Nov 25 - (Sunday) Toys for Tots / Kids Ride @Fell

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness. In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users. The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed. Parents are welcome on the ride but not required. Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride. All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals. Snacks will be provided! Read more about GBNEMBA 2018 Kids Ride Series - 5th Annual Ice-Cream Ride

Location

Great Brook Farm

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

GBNEMBA 2018 Kids Ride Series

Event Date

5/6/18 9:45am to 1:15pm

Come join NEMBA for our first in our Kids Ride Series happening during the Fells MTB Adventure Series first ride. 

  • May 6 - (Sunday) MBAS @Fells / Kids Ride
  • June 9 - (Saturday) Burlington Town Day @LLF / Kids Ride
  • July 15 - (Sunday) Kids Ice-cream Ride @GBF
  • Aug 18 - (Saturday) @Rock Meadow - Belmont
  • Sept 9 - (Sunday) MBAS @GBF/Kids ride **MVNEMBA**
  • Sept 15 - (Saturday) Ice-cream Reboot Kids Ride @Dow **Joint GB / NS NEMBA**
  • Oct 14 - (Sunday) Mountain Bike Kids Festival @Fells
  • Nov 25 - (Sunday) Toys for Tots / Kids Ride @Fell

All kids 15 and under ride free with a registered parent or guardian.

The Kids Ride starts at 10:00am. After the ride hang out for the festivities including lunch.

The Kids Ride is a great way for kids and teens to build strong bodies, build confidence, have tons of fun and enjoy being outside!

All Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15. Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners. All we ask is no training wheels.

If you have any questions about the Kids Rides please contact Andrea Jones.

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness. In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users. The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed. Parents are welcome on the ride but not required. Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride. All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals. Snacks will be provided! Read more about GBNEMBA 2018 Kids Ride Series

Location

Middlesex Fells

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

MV NEMBA Billerica SF Trail Care

Date

10/1/17 (All day)

We will continue to build our awesome new trail system in the Billerical State Forest. 

Same type of work as the previous three trail care days, but we'll finally be getting to some of the features on Yellow Rabbit.

Parking along Rangeway Rd, just north of where Rangeway crosses Rt 3. That's about 105 Rangeway Rd.  We'll meet at 8:30.

Sturdy shoes/boots and long pants suggested.

Lunch will be provided afterwards Read more about MV NEMBA Billerica SF Trail Care

Chapter

Merrimack Valley

Event Leader

Kirk Goldsworthy
kgoldswo@comcast.net

NS NEMBA Bay Circuit Bridge Build #2

Date

9/23/17 (All day)

NSNEMBA Trail Work – Bay Circuit Bridge #2

Saturday September 23, 2017
Boxford Rd. Ipswich MA

Parking is a challenge with very limited spots near the work location. Find a likely spot and walk to bridge location. Meet at pull off south side of Boxford Rd. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Jir9whhWguk or at bridge location on the BCT. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/13wpBb21k6y.

8:30 AM start until 12:30 PM.
Lunch provided, possible ride to follow, weather permitting. 
Only heavy rain/severe weather will cancel. Tools provided.
Please come equipped with long pants, sturdy shoes, work gloves, bug dope, water, snacks.

Contact: Dan, 978-61eight-8596, trailwork@nsnemba.org Read more about NS NEMBA Bay Circuit Bridge Build #2

Location

Ipswich, MA

Chapter

North Shore

Event Leader

Dan Streeter
trailwork@nsnemba.com
978-618-8596

NS NEMBA Trail Work on Bay Circuit Bridge

Date

9/9/17 (All day)

NSNEMBA Trail Work – Bay Circuit Bridge #1

Saturday September 9, 2017
Boxford Rd./Linebrook Rd. Ipswich MA

Parking is a challenge with very limited spots near each of the 2 work locations. Parking/meet clarification to follow. Bridge build detail will meet at fire road gate on Linebrook Rd. south of Boxford Rd. intersection. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/gKiNCqaeW7E2. Prep and material move for bridge #2 meet at pull off south side of Boxford Rd. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Jir9whhWguk

8:30 AM start until 12:30 PM.
Lunch provided, possible ride to follow, weather permitting. 
Only heavy rain/severe weather will cancel. Tools provided.
Please come equipped with long pants, sturdy shoes, work gloves, bug dope, water, snacks.

Contact: Dan, 978-61eight-8596, trailwork@nsnemba.org Read more about NS NEMBA Trail Work on Bay Circuit Bridge

Location

Ipswich, MA

Chapter

North Shore

Event Leader

Dan Streeter
trailwork@nsnemba.org
978-618-8596

Kids Mountain Biking Fest!

Event Date

10/15/17 9:30am to 1:30pm

Sunday, October 15

GBNEMBA will once again be celebrating all things kids and bikes by hosting a Kids Mountain Biking Festival at the Middlesex Fells, Sheepfold Parking Lot.  This event also marks the National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. 

Come join us for some biking, arts & crafts, food and much more.

Schedule of Events

  • 9:00am - 11:00am:  Sign-in
  • 9:45am : Led Rides
  • 10:15am: Led Rides 
  • 11am - 1pm:  Stunts demo/ learning
  • 11:30am:  Balance Bike Race
  • 10am - noon:  Arts and Crafts (including Pumpkin Decorating)
  • Noon:  BBQ lunch
  • 12:30am:  Swag raffle (must be present to win)

* We will have a short coned course perfect for training wheels and balance bikes.  

The Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15.  Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners.  All we ask is no training wheels on the rides BUT we will have a short marked course for training wheels.

 
No registration is required.  If you have any questions about the Kids’ Rides please contact Andrea Jones.
 

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness.  In addition to learning some biking skills, kids are taught respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users.  The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed.  Parents are welcome on the ride but not required.  Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride.  All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals. 

Click here for GoogleMap Directions Read more about Kids Mountain Biking Fest!

Location

Middlesex Fells - Sheepfold Parking Lot

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

GBNEMBA / DCR Toys for Tots Social and Kids Ride

Event Date

11/26/17 9:30am to 12:15pm

Come join GBNEMBA and DCR at our annual Toys for Tots ride and campfire social on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at DCR's Botume House in Stoneham, MA. In addition to an Adult ride we will also be leading  our last 2017 Kids Ride. Both rides start at 9:30am. After the rides we will warm up around the campfire enjoying smores 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. 4 Woodland Road, Stoneham, MA Read more about GBNEMBA / DCR Toys for Tots Social and Kids Ride

Location

Middlesex Fells - DCR's Botume House

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

NEMBA Kids Ride PLUS Ice-Cream!

Event Date

9/24/17 10:30am

Come join NSNEMBA and GBNEMBA for the September Kids Ride at Dow Brook Conservation Area, Ipswich on Sunday September  24.   This will be a BONUS Ice-cream ride.  Kids Rides are a great way for kids and teens to build strong bodies, build confidence, have tons of fun and enjoy being outside!

Meeting at the ball fields 100 Mile Lane Ipswich Ma 01938.

The Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15.  Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners.  All we ask is no training wheels. 
 
No registration is required.  If you have any questions about the Kids Rides please contact Andrea Jones.
 

GBNEMBA 2016 Kids RIDE SERIES

  • May 6 - Kona GBNEMBA Ride at Middlesex Fells, Medford
  • June 10 - LandLock Forest, Estabrook Elementary School, Lexington
  • July 16 - 4th Annual Ice-cream ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • Aug 19 - Beaver Brook North, Belmont
  • Sept 10 - Kona MVNEMBA Ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • Sept 24 -  Ride and post Ice-Cream at Dow Brook Conservation Area, Ipswich
  • Oct 15 - Kids Mountain Biking Festival, Middlesex Fells, Medford http://nemba.org/rides/kids-mountain-biking-fest
  • Nov 25 - Toys for Tots Ride, Middlesex Fells, Stoneham

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness.  In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users.  The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed.  Parents are welcome on the ride but not required.  Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride.  All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals.  Snacks will be provided! Read more about NEMBA Kids Ride PLUS Ice-Cream!

Location

Dow Brook Conservation Area

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

North Shore NEMBA Chapter Meeting/Ride

Date

7/27/17 8:00pm

Our next North Shore NEMBA chapter meeting and ride will be held on Thursday 7/27. The meeting and rides will start from Andy Sherman's house at 25 Weathersfield DR, Andover MA.

This is right next to Harold Parker State Forest.

The Advanced ride will leave at 5:00.  The Intermediate and led Novice rides will start at 6:00. 

The meeting will start at 8:00.  Refreshments will be served, but BYOB.

Everyone is invited. You do not have to be a member of North Shore NEMBA to attend. 

Hope to see you there.

Chapter

North Shore

Trail

Event Leader

Frank Lane
franklane@icloud.com

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