Southeast MA

Kona Bicycles MTB Adventure Ride at Camp Greenough

Date

11/12/17 9:00am to 4:00pm

Join Cape Cod NEMBA for a day of incredible riding and good times at Camp Greenough.

There will be plenty of parking, picnic tables and displays from bike shops. Overnight camping will be available.

Sign up will be from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.

Cost: $10.00 for NEMBA members, $25.00 for non-members and FREE for anyone who joins NEMBA, or renews their membership, at the event - Kids 15 and under ride free with a registered parent or Guardian.

There will be demo bikes available.  We plan to have a short test loop as well as a kid's course at Camp Greenough. The main portion of the adult riding will also be at the Camp Greenough.

There will be marked loops for all ability levels at Camp Greenough as well as led rides.

  • The introductory/kids loop will be about 2 miles long. It's mostly flat with a lot of twisty singletrack.
  • The Intermediate loop will break off from the introductory/family loop. It will add 4 more miles of intermediate level singletracks. Lots of hills and more windy flowing singletrack.
  • The Intermediate + loops will all add additional intermediate level trails outside of the Greenough Boy Scout Camp. These will be led rides.
  • The advanced loop options will also be led rides they will venture out of Greenough and add many more miles to the intermediate loop. These will include the most difficult trails that the are has to offer.
  • Led rides will stick to the marked courses save for the intermediate + ride and the Advanced rides. 
  • The led rides will all depart between 9:30 and 10:30.
    • The advanced rides, about 18 - 24 miles will depart at 9:30.
    • The Intermediate + rides, 10-15 miles will start at 9:45
    • The intermellow ride, +10 - 15 miles will start at 10:00
    • The Beginners ride, 6 miles will start at 10:30.
    • The kids / Family ride will start also start at 10:30.

Take a close look at this MAP to get an idea of some of the available trails.

Bathroom and changing facilities will be available.

A coffee truck and a food truck will be there. But, BYOB.   

Come Camp Out Friday and / or Saturday Night -- Reservations Required!
You can register to camp out by calling Camp Greenough at 508-362-4322.

Directions to Camp Greenough: Boy Scout Camp, Yarmouth MA

Lodging: For those looking to make a weekend of it, or to avoid a long early morning drive consider the Cape Codder Resort in nearby Hyannis, just mention NEMBA when you reserve a room and you'll get 20% off. Read more about Kona Bicycles MTB Adventure Ride at Camp Greenough

Location

Camp Greenough, Boy Scout Camp, Yarmouth, MA

Chapter

Blackstone Valley Cape Cod Rhode Island SE Mass

Trail

Event Leader

Michael Dube
dubati@comcast.net

FOXBORO TURKEY BURNER BRUNCH

Event Date

11/28/14 (All day)
SEMASS NEMBA SUPER 8 SERIES #6 @ FOXBORO, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 28TH. THE TURKEY BURNER!
DATE: Friday November 28th 8:30am - 12:30pm
SEMASS NEMBA continues "The Super 8 Destination Ride Series"
Join us for the 6th in 8 park guided mountain bike rides series on Friday November 28th at Foxboro State Park (68 Mill St, Foxborough - down the road from the Ranger station) - rides start at 9AM from the Foxboro town Recreation lot.
A FREE, fun day of riding for all abilities. And join us after the ride for a free brunch!!!
• All rides will be guided.
• No riders will be left behind.
• Helmets are REQUIRED.
RIDE DESCRIPTIONS:
BEGINNER RIDE: 1+ hour easy terrain and casual beginner pace (departing at 9:30AM).
INTERMEDIATE RIDE: Around 2 hours (departing at 9:30AM)
ADVANCED RIDE: 2.5 hours, moderate to technical terrain and faster pace (departing at 9:00AM).

EVENT SCHEDULE
8:30-9:00   SIGN-IN
9:00 AND 9:30    RIDES ( SEE ABOVE RIDE DESCRIPTIONS) 
11:30 -    BRUNCH!!!

Getting there:We will meet in the Foxborough Town Recreation lot (located next to the chapel)
Address is: 68 Mill St, Foxborough, MA

EVENT LEADER
Rich Higgins
sportphotog81@gmail.com
508-468-1426

Location

F. GILBERT HILLS, FOXBORO, MA

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Rich Higgins
508--468-1426

Cape Cod Toy Ride

Date

12/7/14 (All day)

Cape Cod NEMBA will be hosting its annual Toy Drive Ride at the Trail of Tears in Marstons Mills (Barnstable) on December 7th starting at 9:00 AM. The ride will start at the conservation area parking lot  at 135 Crooked Cartway in Marstons Mills (Barnstable)

This is a always a well attended follow-the-leader ride that splits up into groups and explores the Trail of Tear's extensive trail network.

Participants are encourage to bring one or more unwrapped toys.  There will be rides for adults and children of all ability levels.

Please join us and help to insure that many of the Cape's more disadvantaged children will have a reason to smile this holiday season.

See you there.  :-)


Location

Trail of Tears, Marstons Mills (Barnstable)

Chapter

Cape Cod

Trail

Event Leader

Mike Dube
zrt800ac@aol.com

SE MA NEMBA Super 8 Series #3 @ Borderland, Sunday August 17

Date

8/17/14 8:30am to 12:30pm

SEMASS NEMBA continues "The Super 8 Destination Ride Series"

Join us for the 3rd in 8 park guided mountain bike rides series on August 17th at Borderland State Park - rides start at 9AM from the Visitor Center Parking lot.

A FREE, fun day of riding for all ages and abilities.
• All rides will be guided.
• No riders will be left behind.
• Helmets are REQUIRED.

RIDE DESCRIPTIONS:
FAMILY RIDE (beginners welcome): 1+ hour easy terrain and casual beginner/family/kids friendly pace (departing at 9:00AM).

INTERMEDIATE PYT RIDE: 2 hours - Intermellow pace will focus on skills improvement riding technical terrain, with time to stop and PYT Practice Your Technique. (departing at 9:30AM)

ADVANCED RIDE: 2.5 hours, moderate to technical terrain and faster pace, no drop. Tech, some short climbs and more (departing at 9:30AM)
 
EVENT SCHEDULE
8:30 – 9:30 AM - Registration
9:00 AM - Family Ride departs
9:30 AM – Intermediate and Advanced rides depart

Getting there:
We will meet in the main visitor's parking lot ($2 fee)
Approximate address is:
280 Massapoag Ave, North Easton, MA 02356

If you are familiar with Borderland and would like to lead/sweep a ride, please contact Rich.


Location

Borderland State Park

Chapter

SE Mass

Trail

Event Leader

Rich Higgins
sportphotog81@gmail.com
508-468-1426

SE MASS NEMBA Chapter Meeting - July 15, 2014

Date

7/15/14 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, July 15th, 7 pm at Blue Hills.  

This meeting was added to continue the discussion of the Super8 series, some trail projects, and a few vacant spots across the SeMass Chapter.  We will be grilling some food as well!

We will have a ride beforehand starting at 5:30.

Meeting and Ride location will be near the Houghton's Pond Parking Lot, Hillside St, Milton, MA 02186

Location

Blue Hills - Houghton's Pond Parking Lot

Chapter

SE Mass

Trail

Event Leader

Steve Cobble
cobblestv@gmail.com
781.254.8796

Super 8 Series #2 @ Freetown, June 29

Date

6/29/14 8:00am to 2:00pm

Super 8 Destination Ride Series Stop #2 - Freetown State Forest

This is a FREE event!!!!

-Mellow ride starts at 9AM (8 to 11 miles)
-Intermediate / Advance ride starts at 11AM (25 miles)

LOCATION: 110 Slab Bridge Rd, Assonet, MA 02702

IBIS Bike DEMO: There will also be the ability to demo a IBIS Bike. Anyone looking to ride an IBIS Bike on the 11am ride you will need to reserve it and get set up the day before. Then get there right at 10am to grab it.
To Register:
www.facebook.com/events/1421357614802908/

Location

Freetown State Park Forest Headquarters - 110 Slab Bridge Rd, Assonet, MA 02702

Chapter

SE Mass

Trail

Event Leader

Mile O’Connell - Sparks SBR
sparkbrs@me.com
508-822-4570

SE MA NEMBA Super 8 Series #1 @ Wompatuck, May 10

Date

5/10/14 9:00am to 12:30pm

SEMASS NEMBA presents "The Super 8 Destination Ride Series"

Join us for the first in 8 park guided mountain bike rides series on May 10th at WOMPATUCK STATE PARK - rides start at 9AM from the Visitor Center Parking lot.

Guided rides will be broken into multiple groups:

FAMILY/KIDS RIDE- Easy pace - fun ride - 1+ hours.
MELLOW/SOCIAL RIDE: 1.5-2 hours on easier terrian & pace
SKILLS RIDE: INTERMEDIATE 2+ hours moderate terrain & pace
SKILLS RIDE: TECHNICAL 2+ Hours focusing on technical riding skills and practicing technique
FAST GROUP RIDE 2.5-3 Hrs advanced riders 17-20 miles

Want to volunteer as a RIDE LEADER or SWEEPER? Contact David Farrell at 508-723-4729 or dfarrell@merlinone.com Read more about SE MA NEMBA Super 8 Series #1 @ Wompatuck, May 10

Location

Wompatuck State Park - Visitor Center Parking Lot

Chapter

SE Mass

Trail

Event Leader

David Farrell - VP Wompatuck
dfarrell@merlinone.com
508-723-4729

SE MASS NEMBA Chapter Meeting

Date

4/15/14 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 15th, 7 pm at Dan Ibbitson's shop in Wrentham (Sheldonville) website Sheldonville Bicycles, 277A Hancock Street, Wrentham. This meeting was added to continue the discussion of the Super8 series, and to nail down some details. You will be fed, so come hungry!
If the weather and drier trails permit, we will ride locally beforehand.

Location

Sheldonvile Bicycles 277 Hancock Street, Wrentham MA

Chapter

SE Mass

Event Leader

Steve Cobble
cobblestv@gmail.com
781.254.8796

SE MA NEMBA Trail Care @ Foxboro, April 19

Date

4/19/14 9:00am to 12:00pm

This will be a NEMBA trail cleanup ride.  Bring your favorite tools that you can safely carry while riding such as loppers, folding tree saws, and clippers.
Meeting place will be at the parking lot on Mill St. across from HQ. Approximate address for GPS is 86 Mill St, Foxboro, MA 02035. Read more about SE MA NEMBA Trail Care @ Foxboro, April 19

Location

F Gilbert Hills State Forest (Foxboro) - Dirt lot across from Headquarters

Chapter

SE Mass

Trail

Event Leader

Brad Childs - VP F.Gilbert Hills
bcmtb64@yahoo.com
(508) 838-6351

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