Rhode Island

AMC/RINEMBA Burlingame Trail Day – September 6th

Date

9/6/14 9:00am

The annual AMC/RINEMBA Burlingame Trail Day is here!
Once again, the AMC is calling on us in particular to build bridges, mostly around the covered bridge on the Yellow Dot Trail. The rest of the details and activities are described below, but the main ones are this:
  • Bring work boots, gloves and clothes
  • Bring snacks/hydration, bug spray, sunscreen
  • Meet by 9:00 a.m. at campsite 490
  • No tools or experience needed!
Contact Lennon at zel@cox.net or Chris (below) for more info.

Official AMC post:
Fri., Sep. 5-7. Burlingame Trails/Recreational Weekend. (new) Sat. Sept 6 variety of trail projects at Burlingame State Park to choose from for participation (boardwalk building, trail hardening, brushing). Swimming option after trail work, plus a group dinner in the evening at campsite. Sunday- eight mile Gormley trail hike (see separate notice for details). Free Friday and Saturday camping for trail volunteers. Non-campers arrive Saturday at 8:30 AM at Burlingame camping area main parking lot for trail project. All trail maintainers (new and experienced) are welcome. Bring gloves, sturdy footwear, bug spray, water and lunch. All tools provided. Register with leader by Sept. 4 for trails project, camping, and dinner potluck item. L Christopher Shafer (401-789-8331 7 PM to 9 PM, Christopher.Shafer@dem.ri.gov)

Location

Burlingame State Management Area

Chapter

Rhode Island

Trail

Event Leader

Lennon

Rhode Island - Beginners Intro to Trail Riding Clinic

Date

8/14/17 6:00pm

Dates:  6:00 PM on July 24th, July 31st, August 8th, August 14th
Location:  Lincoln Woods Picnic Sites 62 & 63 Park 2 Manchester Print Works Rd, Lincoln, RI 02865
Cost:  FREE
What will be covered:
  1. Bikes and equipment
  2. Safety and pre-ride preparations
  3. Initial skills.  Shifting, pedaling and body positions
  4. Skills including hill climbing, descending, hopping fallen logs and rock gardens.
  5. Extreme drops, aerial acrobatics and high speed downhills. NOT Included

Location

Lincoln Woods Picnic Sites 62 & 63 Park 2 Manchester Print Works Rd, Lincoln, RI 02865

Chapter

Rhode Island

Trail

Event Leader

James Hoard
Jashoard@verizon.net

Rhode Island - Beginners Intro to Trail Riding Clinic

Date

8/8/17 6:00pm

Dates:  6:00 PM on July 24th, July 31st, August 8th, August 14th
Location:  Lincoln Woods Picnic Sites 62 & 63 Park 2 Manchester Print Works Rd, Lincoln, RI 02865
Cost:  FREE
What will be covered:
  1. Bikes and equipment
  2. Safety and pre-ride preparations
  3. Initial skills.  Shifting, pedaling and body positions
  4. Skills including hill climbing, descending, hopping fallen logs and rock gardens.
  5. Extreme drops, aerial acrobatics and high speed downhills. NOT Included

Chapter

Rhode Island

Trail

Event Leader

James Hoard
Jashoard@verizon.net

RI NEMBA Chapter Meeting

Date

Repeats every month on May, June, August, September on the first Tuesday until Tue Sep 05 2017 .
5/2/17 7:00pm

Our next chapter meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 5th at Doherty's Ale House, 30 Jefferson Blvd. in Warwick.

 Everyone is invited!

Please email the board at president@rinemba.org if you'd like something added to the agenda.

Hope to see you there!  Hope to see you there! Read more about RI NEMBA Chapter Meeting

Location

Doherty's Ale House, 30 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick

Chapter

Rhode Island

Event Leader

Michael Mlyniec
MlyniecM@gmail.com

RI NEMBA Acadia Fun Ride

Date

5/7/17 9:00am

** ARCADIA FUN RIDE - POSTPONED **: Due to the extreme soft trail conditions this weekend's Arcadia Fun Ride will be postponed and reschedule for a future weekend in drier conditions. Thank you for understanding.

Registration Browning Mill Pond - parking at 406 Arcadia Rd, Exeter, RI 02822

Short loop, Advanced loop (with an extra credit section), and a Hero loop.

Paco's Tacos will be on site for food.

Location

Acadia, 406 Arcadia Rd, Exeter, RI 02822

Chapter

Rhode Island

Trail

Event Leader

Matthew Mlyniec
MlyniecM@gmail.com

RI NEMBA Big River Earth Day Clean Up

Date

4/22/17 8:30am

Big River/Earth Day Cleanup April 22. This is the 11th year RINemba has played a major roll in organizing this event that often draws well over 150 volunteers from multiple user groups. Meet at the exit 6A Park & Ride (125 Hopkins Hill Rd West Greenwich, RI 02817) at 8:30 to join teams who will be assigned areas to clean. Pickup trucks are VERY helpful for hauling to our dumpsters, bring your orange vest for road side safety. Free lunch for all volunteers at Big River Tavern.

Location

Park & Ride, 125 Hopkins Hill Rd West Greenwich, RI 02817

Chapter

Rhode Island

Trail

Event Leader

Peter Gengler

NEMBA Trail School South, Oxford CT

Date

5/20/17 (All day)


NEMBA's Trail School South -- Saturday May 20th, 2017

Registration is now open for our one-day course in how to design, construct and maintain great singletrack. The first 30 people to register will be given a complimentary trail building textbook from IMBA, IMBA's Trail Solutions.

Registration is now over for this event -- 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 at Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary, managed by the Oxford Land Trust, located about 45 minutes southwest of Hartford and 30 minutes northwest of New Haven.
 

Location

Oxford CT

Chapter

Central CT Fairfield County Northwest CT Quiet Corner Southeastern CT NEMBA

Event Leader

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

QC NEMBA Winter Women's Clinics

Event Date

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 29 2017 .
1/25/17 6:30pm to 8:30pm
OK ladies, in efforts to stay connected to each other and our bikes during the winter months, the chapter in conjunction with Danielson Adventure Sports at 21 Furnace St. Danielson, CT has set up a series of weekly women's clinics.

Many of these will be hands-on clinics, so be sure to check each week's event post for details regarding that week's clinic topic and what you will need to bring.

More information and discussion is on this Facebook Page.

BYO refreshements!

1/25 - Bike cleaning & safety check
2/1 - Nutritional Supplements
2/8 - Winter Riding Gear Must Haves
2/15 - Strength Training & Stretching
2/22 - Suspension setup 
3/1 - What's in your pack - Essential items 
3/8 - Rollers v Trainers 
3/15 - Tire Maintenance & Repairs (tubes and tubeless)
3/22 - Emergency Fixes to get you out of the woods
3/29 - Grand Finale Special

Location

Danielson Adventure Sports

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Stacey Jimenez
860-230-1237

Rayo Holiday Bash

Date

12/18/16 (All day)

Holiday Bash at Revival Brewery !
505 Atwood Ave, Cranston, RI 02920
Bring a bike and a helmet cuz we're gettin'rowdy!

Food and beer 
RampJam with a best trick contest 
Bike "jousting" ( yep,bike jousting)
Skill trials and games 
Prizes and giveaways 
Plus a video premiere of the UrbanAssault3 
2-6pm December 18th 
$20 per person

Location

Revival Brewing Company 505 Atwood Ave, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

Chapter

Quiet Corner Rhode Island SE Mass

Event Leader

Chris Nichols
chrisnichols416@gmail.com

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