Southern CT

FC NEMBA Ride, Meeting and Social

Date

5/12/17 5:00pm



Fri. May 12, Southbury, North of FC Ride, Meeting, and Social.

Ride for all levels. Meet at 5:30pm at Class Cycles and we’ll take a spin out and back on the Larkin Trail to Black Hog Brewery to enjoy the beer and food trucks. Bring some money and your bike lights.  Or just meet us there. Brief meeting at 7pm. Find out about happenings and trails just north of Fairfield County. 

Location

Southbury CT

Chapter

Fairfield County

Event Leader

Paula Burton
peburton@aol.com

FC NEMBA Sunday ride with Ridgefield Bicycle Co

Event Date

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Oct 15 2017 .
4/30/17 10:00am
Join us Sundays in Ridgefield for an intermediate paced ride with Ridgefield Bicycle Co. Contact leader for details.

Location

Ridgefield CT

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Level

Intermediate

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Sean, Ridgefield Bicycle Co.

FC NEMBA Monday Night Intermediate Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Monday until Tue Nov 07 2017 .
4/17/17 6:00pm
This intermediate ride takes place at various parks: Southbury, Upper P or Waldo.

Contact the ride leader for details and meeting spot.

Location

Southbury

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Level

Intermediate

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Greg Meghani, Class Cycles
203-264-4708

FC NEMBA Ride First Pair Later

Event Date

4/20/17 5:30pm
Join us this Thursday April 20 for a craft beer and pub food pairing event in Sandy Hook, sponsored by SHOP (Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity).
This is a great time for a quick ride beforehand on Upper P. We'll meet at 5:30 pm at Echo Valley Rd, and after that head to the fest.
All levels. 
https://www.facebook.com/events/205780783242185/

Location

Upper Paugussett/Sandy Hook

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Paula Burton

FC NEMBA Trail Build

Date

4/8/17 (All day)

It's Trail Building season!!!! We have our first work day of the season at Hemlock Hills in Ridgefield. We will be meeting 8:45am Saturday April 8 at the NOTE: MEET AT Ridgebury Elementary School
112 Bennetts Farm Rd, Ridgefield

It'll be 3 hours of work. At the request of the RCC, and with their approval, we will be rerouting a trail that currently goes through vernal pool so that it does not impact the sensitive habitat. The reroute will retain both the accessibility for less technical riders and option for the technical challenges in the area. If we have time we'll also get started on the new green trail.

This is a huge step in protecting a sensitive habitat and in getting these trails officially recognized as "marked" trails and advancing mt. Biking as a long term legitimate RCC user group.

last minute updates will be posted to our Facebook Page.

Stay tuned at Pine Mt. as we are trying to finalize a neat options that John Sweeney and David Francefort have been working on laying out and assessing for years! It will create new options for looping Bennetts and RCC properties without hikeabike yellow from Pine Mt parking to the Lookout. Read more about FC NEMBA Trail Build

Chapter

Fairfield County

Event Leader

Ryan Tucker
rrtucker@gmail.com

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

FA NEMBA Bikes Beer & Cheer

Date

12/22/16 6:15pm to 9:00pm

Celebrate the Holidays with a Ride ( all levels, lights required) from Class Cycles to the Larkin Trail and on the way back, stop by the Southford Lodge for a beer and wings.

Brief meeting about NEMBA and mountain biking opportunites in the area.

Any bike will do, but there a few rough sections of the trail and it is mostly dirt. Message Paula Burton for more info.

Late breaking information will be on this Facebook Page.

Location

Southford Lodge 1455 Southford Rd, Southbury, Connecticut 06488

Chapter

Fairfield County

Event Leader

Paula Burton
peburton1@gmail.com

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