Southern VT

Advanced Cyclist Thursday Evening Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Thursday until Mon Sep 26 2016 .
5/19/16 5:45pm to 9:00pm
The Thursday Evening Mountain Bike Group Ride meets at the Bike Shop (466 West St. Keene, NH) at 5:45pm and rolls out at 6pm sharp.

Keene has an awesome  amount of mountain bike terrain and we alternate rides between Stonewall Farm, West Keene and Drummer Hill.

This ride is best suited for the intermediate to advanced level rider with a ride time of 2 to 2.5 hours.  

The distance ranges from 12 - 18 miles with at least 1000ft of climbing and some technical descending.

If you have any questions about the ride please contact us at emilyc@advancedcyclist.com
 

Location

466 West St. Keene, NH

Chapter

State

New Hampshire
Vermont

Ride Level

Intermediate
Advanced-intermediate
Advanced

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Emily Coey
603-354-3038

Cyclones Trail Work Days

Date

Repeats every day 2 times .
4/30/16 8:30am to 11:00am

The Cyclones (BK-NEMBA Kids Race Team) are doing some trail work days at Stonewall Farm. All are welcome/encouraged to attend. We'll get the trails at the farm tuned up for the season. The trail days are scheduled for April 30 and May 1 from 8:30-11am and we are inviting people to come whichever day they can or come for both! There will be a short ride afterwards each day and snacks and drinks for the volunteers.

Location

Stonewall Farm - Keene

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Trail

Event Leader

Mike Davern, BK-NEMBA Secretary
bknemba@gmail.com
603.359.7474

BK-NEMBA Chapter Meetings

Date

4/19/16 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Our chapter meetings are help on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month (Feb, April, June, August, October, December). Typically held at Stonewall Farm in Keene at 6PM with a ride before. The December event is social with location TBD. Agendas posted to Google Group and Facebook page prior to each meeting.

Location

Stonewall Farm - Keene

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Trail

Event Leader

Mike Davern, BK-NEMBA Secretary
bknemba@gmail.com
603.359.7474

BK-NEMBA Spring Kick-Off Picnic

Date

5/7/16 10:00am to 2:00pm

At Todd Amato​'s house in Vernon VT. Lots of space for parking, riding right from his house, room for bike polo, and there is a pump track and Todd has been building! We ride at 10:30, and have leaders for a kids ride, a women's ride (but the ladies can ride in any group they want of course), a fast group, and a casual group. The groups will ride such that they meet up occasionally. Plan on a 2 hour ride. The social/food will start at 1Pm for those who can't make the ride. Family/kid friendly. Let us know if you are coming, and how many people. BYOB Address is 1362 Pond Rd, Vernon VT. There will be orange cones at the end of the driveways. Member or not, all are welcome. But we encourage you to join at www.nemba.org

Location

1362 Pond Rd, Vernon VT

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Event Leader

Mike Davern, BK-NEMBA Secretary
bknemba@gmail.com
603.359.7474

BK NEMBA's unReal MTB Day

Date

3/26/16 7:30pm to 8:30pm


It is about to get unReal. Saturday (March 26th) is fast approaching and we've got a full day of MTB activities lined up in Keene, NH.

We'll kick the afternoon off at 2:30 with Drummer Hill group ride(s). The trails are dry, and the weather looks good - 50° and sunny. We should have enough leaders to keep the group sizes reasonable and accomodate a variety of ride lengths/difficulties. Meet at the Cheshire Medical Center (hospital) parking lot ready to roll. Please park on the Emergency Room side, out by the main road. The address is 580 Court Street Keene, NH 03431 or just follow the blue “H” signs... We will ride to the Drummer Rd/Green Acres trail head from there.
We are also working on getting things in place for a kids ride. Saturday Kids Ride details... Meet at Stonewall Farm at 3PM. We have plenty of people to help guide everyone around the farm. It sounds like we may have enough to split things into 2 groups of kids if need be.

After the ride we'll all converge at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant. The address is 77 Main St, right in downtown Keene, and just a couple doors up from The Colonial Theater. There is plenty of parking out behind the restaurant, and the bar is quite large so we'll have no problem accommodating a big group. We'll shoot for being at the restaurant around 5PM for drinks, dinner, or socializing. Just go to the bar side. If you want a table, see the hostess. We'll just start at the bar and go from there.

The doors at The Colonial Theater open at around 7PM for the 7:30 show. Again, just down the street. Try to get there a little early to get a free ticket for some awesome giveaways from Strava, Highland Mountain Bike Park, VMBA, West Hill Shop, Ted's Shoe and Sport, Likin' Bikin', Norm's Bike and Ski, and more – over $4,000 in prizes will be given away, to include a new Surly bike! There will also be a table set-up in the lobby with BK-NEMBA selling maps of Drummer Hill ($5, cash money).

After the show we'll head over to Elm City Brewery for some more food, drink, and socialization.

Facebook event and venue information: https://www.facebook.com/events/949149475175950/ View the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9xtojD9noo

Location

The Colonial Theater, Keene NH

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Trail

Event Leader

Mike Davern, BK-NEMBA Secretary
bknemba@gmail.com

BK NEMBA Social

Date

12/10/15 6:00pm to 8:45pm

Keene Signworx
12 Base Hill Rd, Swanzey, New Hampshire 03446
 
Join us for an end of the year social.  Bring your favorite drink and some food to share.  We'll talk bikes, make grand plans for the winter and next season, and get to see what each other looks like without a helmet on.  Spouses, partners, significant others welcome as well.

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Event Leader

Mike Davern
madavern@hotmail.com

BK NEMBA Chapter Meeting

Date

10/24/17 (All day)

It's been too long since our last meeting... sorry about that.

Agenda
Fall projects 
- bridge build in Drummer
- clearing and flagging winter grooming lines
Winter Social
Pump Track

Let me know if you have anythign else to add.
 

    The meeting starts at 6:00 PM.

Keene Signworx


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Location

Swanzey, New Hampshire

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Event Leader

Mike Davern
madavern@hotmail.com

Stonewall Farm Trailcare

Date

11/1/15 8:30am to 11:00am

We'll be hanging some additional trail markers, putting some nice cedar arrows up at intersections, and clearing the trails of leaves. If we get a good turn out there is a little reroute I've been eyeing, but the main goal is to square the trails away for fall/winter.

Also, following the workday, Advanced Cyclist will be having a demo day at 11 right there at the farm. Get a full day of bikes in.

Remember, Daylight Savings Time ends that morning...

We'll meet at stonewall Farm - HERE

Location

Keene, NH

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Trail

Event Leader

Mike Davern
madavern@hotmail.com

2015 Take a Kid MTBing

Date

10/3/15 9:00am to 12:15pm

The Brattleboro-Keene NEMBA chapter will be hosting this years event in conjunction with Stonewall Farm. All levels are welcome! Kids and parents will be expected to sign a waiver, and a helmet, bike, and water are required. Parent's aren't required to be on the ride. We'll have snacks and swag for the kids, and people on hand to lead small groups rides on the farms trails. Rain day, October 17th

Location

Stonewall Farm - Keene

Chapter

Brattleboro-Keene

Trail

Event Leader

Michael Davern
bknemba@gmail.com
603-359-7474

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