Central ME

PR NEMBA Spring Opener & Social Ride

Date

5/10/19 5:45pm to 5/11/19 7:30pm

Penobscott Region NEMBA Spring Opener Social Ride & Challenge

Description: Come join Penobscot Region NEMBA as we celebrate the beginning of the mountain bike riding season in our area.

In 24 hrs we will ride 8 different predetermined loops in 8 different trail systems of our Region.

These loops will be on Strava, Trailforks and be available for GPX download.

You will receive a ticket for each trail system you ride and each bike shop will be handing out tickets when you visit them during the 24hr ride party!

The tickets will be used for prizes and goodies... We will finish at a local Brewery for some after ride festivities and socializing.

After party local TBA! Got a favorite?? Let them know :-)

More details to come. We will be riding dirt soon!

Theroutes are all here!  https://www.trailforks.com/event/3946/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1261454520679105/

Save time by signing NEMBA's once-a-year Ride Waiver ahead of time. Read more about PR NEMBA Spring Opener & Social Ride

Chapter

Penobscot Region

Event Leader

Craig MacDonald
macsteamer499@gmail.com

PR NEMBA Pop-Up Trail Grind @ Great Pond Mountain

Date

5/5/19 (All day)

PR NEMBA Pop-Up Trail Grind @ Great Pond Mountain.

PR NEMBA will be clearing the corridor for the new trail to the top! Bring gloves, eye protection and some water.

We will have some snacks and drinks.

Meet at the gate on Don Fish Road in Orland at 9:00 AM.

You do not have to be a member of NEMBA to Attend.  You just have to want to make the Great Pond Mountain Trail awesome.

Save time by siging NEMBA's Annual Trail Care Waiver ahead of time. Read more about PR NEMBA Pop-Up Trail Grind @ Great Pond Mountain

Chapter

Penobscot Region

Event Leader

Craig MacDonald
macsteamer499@gmail.com

PR NEMBA Pop Up Trail Grind

Date

4/30/19 (All day)

Description:Pop up Trail Grind. Clearing a corridor for new trails.

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Goal: Clean-up, rake remove debris. Have fun with us! Essex Woods!

Bring gloves, rakes and loppers.

Meet: At the end of Watchmaker Street near the dog park.

You do not have to be a member of NEMBA to Attend.  You just have to want to make Essex Wood's trails better.

Save time by siging NEMBA's Annual Trail Care Waiver ahead of time. Read more about PR NEMBA Pop Up Trail Grind

Chapter

Penobscot Region

Event Leader

Craig MacDonald
macsteamer@gmail.com

CR NEMBA APres-Bike Social

Date

6/1/19 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Carrabassett Region NEMBA Apres-Bike Social

Riders, our friends at the Shipyard Brew Haus--Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley are hosting a CRNEMBA Apres-Bike Social on Saturday, June 1, beginning at 4:00 PM. We hope you can join us. Fingers crossed for beautiful weather as we plan to be outside, on the deck. If we need to shift the party indoors, space will be available.

The Social will start out with some free appetizers, courtesy of the folks at the Shipyard Brew Haus. In addition, full bar and menu options will be available for purchase. Visit https://shipyardbrewhaussugarloaf.com to view their menus. Late breaking details will be posted to this Facebook Page.

Earlier in the day, we are hosting our second Volunteer Trail Work Day of the season. For details about the work day, please visit:
https://www.facebook.com/events/838733099792845/ or https://nemba.org/events/cr-nemba-volunteer-work-day for more information.

CRNEMBA Apres-Bike Socials are low-key, social gatherings of like-minded riders getting together after a day on the trails.

CRNEMBA - If you ride a bike, you're one of us! Read more about CR NEMBA APres-Bike Social

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Event Leader

Lori Gerencer

CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day # 6

Date

10/5/19 9:00am to 2:00pm

On Saturday, October 5, we are sponsoring our 6th volunteer trail work day of the season! We’re hoping for a big turnout. We'll need lots of help with our work projects, which will include trail maintenance and fall cleanup chores. Extra leaf blowers needed; if you own a leaf blower, please bring it to the trail work day. IMPORTANT: In addition to the info below, any additional event details will be posted on this Facebook event page so please check this page again as the date gets closer.

Details...

DATE: Saturday, October 5
MEETUP: Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
TIME: 9:00 AM to sign up and get assignments.
DURATION: Approximately 5 hours.
RSVP:

Please RSVP to the work day leader, Josh Tauses, at and RSVPing through this Facebook event page is a great way to let your friends know you'll be attending this event.

ACTIVITIES: Trail maintenance and fall clean-up chores.

ITEMS TO BRING: Water, sturdy gloves and footwear, safety glasses/protective eyewear, insect repellent, rain gear (just in case), lunch or snacks, your kids because this is a kid-friendly event (using only light tools), tools you may have available (leaf blowers, rakes, loppers, hand shears), cell phones so we can communicate issues that pop up, and your bike (there will be a group ride at the end of the work day, conditions permitting.)

Our friends at the Hostel of Maine have generously offered 50% off beer (same day, following the trail work) to CRNEMBA volunteers, ages 21+.

NEMBA's Trail Care Waiver is now available online and only needs to be signed once per year. If you have not already signed it, please save time by signing it before the event by visiting: https://waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/5ba93e7bf24b5/kiosk/

Additional 2019 Volunteer Trail Work Days and events can be found under the Events tab of our Facebook page as well as on our online Events calendar at carrabassettnemba.org/events

Our trail work days are open to people of all ages and abilities. All that is required is enthusiasm and a willingness to work together; the club provides direction, tools, and work project locations. We need your help maintaining the beautiful trail network in Carrabassett Valley. Please join us. Trail work days are always fun and productive! Read more about CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day # 6

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Josh Tauses
shuatauses@gmail.com

CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day #5

Date

8/24/19 9:00am to 2:00pm

On Saturday, August 24, we are sponsoring our 5th volunteer trail work day of the season! Work will include general summer trail maintenance (raking, cutting encroaching brush, etc). IMPORTANT: In addition to the info below, any additional event details will be posted on this Facebook event page so please check this page again as the date gets closer.

Details...

DATE: Saturday, August 24
MEETUP: Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
TIME: 9:00 AM to sign up and get assignments.
DURATION: Approximately 5 hours.
RSVP:

Please RSVP to the work day leader, Josh Tauses, at and RSVPing through this Facebook event page is a great way to let your friends know you'll be attending this event.

ACTIVITIES: General summer trail maintenance.

ITEMS TO BRING: Water, sturdy gloves and footwear, safety glasses/protective eyewear, insect repellent, rain gear (just in case), lunch or snacks, your kids because this is a kid-friendly event (using only light tools), tools you may have available (rakes, loppers, hand shears), cell phones so we can communicate issues that pop up, and your bike (there will be a group ride at the end of the work day, conditions permitting.)

Our friends at the Hostel of Maine have generously offered 50% off beer (same day, following the trail work) to CRNEMBA volunteers, ages 21+.

NEMBA's Trail Care Waiver is now available online and only needs to be signed once per year. If you have not already signed it, please save time by signing it before the event by visiting: https://waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/5ba93e7bf24b5/kiosk/

Additional 2019 Volunteer Trail Work Days and events can be found under the Events tab of our Facebook page as well as our online Events calendar at carrabassettnemba.org/events

Our trail work days are open to people of all ages and abilities. All that is required is enthusiasm and a willingness to work together; the club provides direction, tools, and work project locations. We need your help maintaining the beautiful trail network in Carrabassett Valley. Please join us. Trail work days are always fun and productive! Read more about CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day #5

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Josh Tauses
shuatauses@gmail.com

CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day #4

Date

7/6/19 9:00am to 2:00pm

On Saturday, July 6, we are sponsoring our fourth volunteer trail work day of the season! This is an important work day as we’ll be weed whacking sections of the trails/race course for the 9th Annual Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge (completing the unfinished work projects from our June 29 trail work day). The CBCC is the largest yearly fundraiser for the Carrabassett Valley trail network! In addition, we'll be doing general summer trail maintenance (raking, cutting encroaching brush, etc). We have a few weed whackers to loan out but if you own a weed whacker, please bring it to the trail work day. Please also bring string and a mix fuel tank. We'll provide the fuel. Don't forget to bring eye and ear protection too. IMPORTANT: In addition to the info below, any additional event details will be posted on this Facebook event page so please check this page again as the date gets closer.

Details...

DATE: Saturday, July 6
MEETUP: Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
TIME: 9:00 AM to sign up and get assignments.
DURATION: Approximately 5 hours.
RSVP:

Please RSVP to the work day leader, Josh Tauses, at and RSVPing through this Facebook event page is a great way to let your friends know you'll be attending this event.

ACTIVITIES: Prepping the trails for the 9th Annual CBCC and general summer trail maintenance.

ITEMS TO BRING: Water, sturdy gloves and footwear, safety glasses/protective eyewear, insect repellent, rain gear (just in case), lunch or snacks, your kids because this is a kid-friendly event (using only light tools), tools you may have available (such as weed whackers, rakes, loppers, hand shears), cell phones so we can communicate issues that pop up, and your bike (there will be a group ride at the end of the work day, conditions permitting.)

Our friends at the Hostel of Maine have generously offered 50% off beer (same day, following the trail work) to CRNEMBA volunteers, ages 21+.

NEMBA's Trail Care Waiver is now available online and only needs to be signed once per year. If you have not already signed it, please save time by signing it before the event by visiting: https://waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/5ba93e7bf24b5/kiosk/

Additional 2019 Volunteer Trail Work Days and events can be found under the Events tab of our Facebook page as well as our online Events calendar at carrabassettnemba.org/events

Our trail work days are open to people of all ages and abilities. All that is required is enthusiasm and a willingness to work together; the club provides direction, tools, and work project locations. We need your help maintaining the beautiful trail network in Carrabassett Valley. Please join us. Trail work days are always fun and productive! Read more about CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day #4

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Josh Tauses
shuatauses@gmail.com

CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day #3

Date

6/13/20 9:00am to 2:00pm

Carrabassett Region NEMBA Trail Care Session

On Saturday, June 13, we are sponsoring a Volunteer Trail Work Day.

Details…

DATE: Saturday, June 13
MEETUP: Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
TIME: 9:00 a.m. to sign up and get assignments
DURATION: Approximately 5 hours
RSVP:

RSVP: Please RSVP to the work day leader, Josh Tauses, at and RSVPing through this Facebook Event Page is a great way to help us spread the word about the event and let your friends know you'll be attending. When you RSVP ("Going" or "Interested"), you'll receive a Facebook alert notification if new posts are added to the page.

ACTIVITIES: General trail maintenance. Please bring a face mask to the work day in case of close encounter work.

ITEMS TO BRING: Face mask, water, sturdy gloves and footwear, safety glasses/protective eyewear, insect repellent, rain gear (just in case), lunch or snacks, your kids because this is a kid-friendly event (using only light tools), tools you may have available (such as rakes, loppers, hand shears), and cell phones so we can communicate issues that pop up.

ALL WELCOME: Our trail work days are open to people of all ages and abilities. All that is required is enthusiasm and a willingness to work together; our club will provide direction, tools, and work project locations. We need your help maintaining the beautiful trail network in Carrabassett Valley. Please join us. Trail work days are always fun and productive!

Additional Volunteer Trail Work Days and CRNEMBA events can be found under the Events tab of our Facebook page. Read more about CR NEMBA Volunteer Trail Work Day #3

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Josh Tauses
shuatauses@gmail.com

CR NEMBA Volunteer Work Day

Date

6/1/19 9:00am

On Saturday, June 1, we are sponsoring our second volunteer trail work day of the season! We'll be working on trails at the Outdoor Center as well as singletrack along the Narrow Gauge Trail (completing the unfinished work projects from our May 25 trail work day). This work will include some light trail maintenance and general post-winter cleanup such as raking, cutting encroaching brush, etc. Any additional event details will be posted on this Facebook event page so please check this page again as the date gets closer.

Details

DATE: Saturday, June 1
MEETUP: Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
TIME: 9:00 AM to sign up and get assignments.
DURATION: Approximately 5 hours.
RSVP:

Please RSVP to the work day leader, Josh Tauses, at and RSVPing through this Facebook page is a great way to let your friends know you'll be attending this event.

ACTIVITIES: Complete the unfinished work projects from our May 25 trail work day (light trail maintenance and general post-winter cleanup including raking, cutting encroaching brush, etc.)

ITEMS TO BRING: Water, sturdy gloves and footwear, safety glasses/protective eyewear, insect repellent, rain gear (just in case), lunch or snacks, your kids because this is a kid-friendly event (using only light tools), tools you may have available (such as rakes, loppers, hand shears), cell phones so we can communicate issues that pop up, and your bike (there will be a group ride at the end of the work day, conditions permitting.)

Our friends at the Hostel of Maine have generously offered 50% off beer (same day, following the trail work) to CRNEMBA volunteers, ages 21+.

Additional 2019 Volunteer Trail Work Days and events can be found on our Events calendar at carrabassettnemba.org/events

Our trail work days are open to people of all ages and abilities. All that is required is enthusiasm and a willingness to work together; the club provides direction, tools, and work project locations. We need your help maintaining the beautiful trail network in Carrabassett Valley. Please join us. Trail work days are always fun and productive!

You do not have to be a member of NEMBA to take part.  You just have to love our trails and want to make them better.

Save time by signing NEMBA's once-a-year annual Trail Care Waiver if you haven't already done so. Read more about CR NEMBA Volunteer Work Day

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Josh Tauses
shuatauses@gmail.com

Carrabassett Region NEMBA Trail Care

Date

5/25/19 (All day)

On Saturday, May 25, we are sponsoring our first Volunteer Trail Work Day of the season! This work will include some light trail maintenance and general post-winter cleanup such as raking, cutting encroaching brush, and notifying leaders about trail hazards, washouts, eroded sections, etc. We really need your help to kick off what promises to be another great season for trail use! Following this trail work day, Allspeed Cyclery & Snow's Season Opener Party will begin at 4:00 PM at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center. For details about Allspeed's party, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/345931059354337/

Details:

DATE: Saturday, May 25
MEETUP: Sugarloaf Outdoor Center
TIME: 9:00 AM to sign up and get assignments.
DURATION: Approximately 5 hours.
RSVP:

Please RSVP to the work day leader, Josh Tauses, at so we'll know how many people will be attending this event.

ACTIVITIES: Light trail maintenance and general post-winter cleanup including raking, cutting encroaching brush, etc.

ITEMS TO BRING: Water, sturdy gloves and footwear, safety glasses/protective eyewear, insect repellent, rain gear (just in case), lunch or snacks, your kids because this is a kid-friendly event (using only light tools), tools you may have available (such as rakes, loppers, hand shears), cell phones so we can communicate issues that pop up, and your bike (if the trails are open for the season, there will be a group ride at the end of the work day, conditions permitting.)

Additional 2019 Volunteer Trail Work Days and events can be found on our Events calendar at carrabassettnemba.org/events

Our trail work days are open to people of all ages and abilities. All that is required is enthusiasm and a willingness to work together; the club provides direction, tools, and work project locations. We need your help maintaining the beautiful trail network in Carrabassett Valley. Please join us. Trail work days are always fun and productive!

You do not have to be  member of NEMBA to take part.

Save time by signing NEMBA's once a year Trail Care Waiver. Read more about Carrabassett Region NEMBA Trail Care

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Josh Tauses
shuatauses@gmail.com

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