Central ME

CE ME NEMBA Odyssey Ride

Date

10/19/18 (All day) to 10/20/18 (All day)

2nd Annual Odyssey Ride - Oct 19-20

This is the second year of The Odyssey Ride and we hope that it's better than ever.

What is the Odyssey you ask??

Well, that is completely up to you. In its simplest form the Odyssey is a reason to explore beyond your normal haunts. It's a reason to get a few of your riding buddies together and go ride as much as you possibly can, and then come together to celebrate around a bonfire. There are so many great trails that CeMe has had a hand in creating or maintaining that we created an event that celebrates that.

The event is free and CeMeNEMBA will be providing grillables starting at Titcomb around 5:30 on Saturday. We simply ask that you sign up on bikereg so we can get a head count for food. If you want your own 2nd Annual Odyssey Swag (we are thinking shirt, but we may also do a trucker hat or a beanie) you can reserve that too.

Go to https://www.bikereg.com/ceme-end-of-season-party-and-odyssey-ride to sign up and there's a lot more information there too.

Have a great weekend of riding!

Chris

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Chapter

Central Maine

Event Leader

Chris Riley
chrisriley73@gmail.com

Central ME

The "A" Trail, Rome

780 Watson Pond Rd
Rome  Maine  04963
United States
The trailhead is located at Watson Pond Road and Wildfire Estates.

Easy

30%

Moderate

50%

Difficult

20%

Description

The A trial is an 4.5 mile out and back trail that leads to the top of McGafney mountain and a scenic lookout.

Expect to do some climbing. Then expect a great view.

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Local Shops

F.I.S. Sports

Northern Lights Hearth & Sports

Rainbow Cycles

Ernie's Cycle Shop

Busytown Bikes

Links to Relevant Resources

Central Maine NEMBA Trail Day @ Mt Apatite

Date

10/7/18 9:00am

Mark your calendars, trail gnomes!

We are going to be back at it and get the 'Diva' trail at Mt. Apatite finished.

This will be a co-ed effort, so bring anyone you casually date or cohabit with that feels like lending a bicep, and well behaved kids and canines are also welcome too.

We'll meet at 9:00 on Mt Apatite Road.

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Chapter

Central Maine

Trail

Event Leader

Disa Fedorowicz
disa_f@hotmail.com

Central ME

Titcomb Mountain, Farmington

180 Ski Slope Rd
Farmington  Maine  04938
United States

Easy

40%

Moderate

40%

Difficult

20%

Description

If Central Maine had a crown Titcomb Mountain would be one of its jewels.  Located in Farmington Maine Titcomb has been owned and operated by the Farmington Ski Club since 1939. 

Over the past several years Central Maine NEMBA has added about 8 miles of purpose built single track. The trail design intertwines this single track among down hill and cross country trails, crossing but not following any of those ski trails. It’s possible to ride almost the entire system without crossing or repeating any of the single track. Switchbacks and grade reversals make the climbs enjoyable and the descents just plain fun.

The trails pack in lots of variety with numerous stonewall crossings and other rock work features. Everything, currently, is rideable without jumps, gaps or surprises, rock solid you might say.

During snow season there's a $5 fee and the trails can only be used by Fat Bikes.

The rest of the year the trails are open to all mountain bikes and there's no charge.

Titcomb hosts a very popular Fat Bike race in the Winter and the Titcomb Mountain Challenge in the summer..

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Local Shops

Northern Lights Hearth and Sports

Allspeed Cyclery

Carrabassett Valley Bikes

Links to Relevant Resources

MC Maine NEMBA Trail Build @ Thomaston Town Forest

Date

8/25/18 9:00am to 1:00pm

Please join us Saturday, August 25th at the Thomaston Town Forest located on Booker St in Thomaston.

This new trail is a collaboration between George's River Land Trust, Sidecountry Sports, Midcoast NEMBA, Stonescape and others.

A significant portion of MCNEMBA's contribution to the project is volunteer labor.

Bring kids, bikes, rakes, loppers, and coolers! 

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Chapter

Midcoast Maine

Event Leader

Morgan Laidlaw
morgan.laidlaw@bangor.com

Central Maine NEMBA Liv Adopt a Trail Night

Date

8/29/18 (All day)

It's not a regular TNT (Tuesday Night Trail work), so for those of you who have had work/scheduling conflicts, but are dying to get your hands dirty (and your conscience guilt-free), the ladies of Central Maine (and beyond) now have the opportunity to "adopt" a section of trail at Mt. Apatite- currently undergoing a major single track make-over thanks to the NEMBA Signature grant.

Under the expert guidance of a couple of local trail gnomes, we will be working on a much needed re-route of 'Gretel' around that stinky, sloppy puddle. The plan is for us to extend both ends of the trail by at least half a mile. Tools will be provided, so just bring a 'can do' attitude, your muscle, bug spray and gloves (this is totally a trail dog friendly event too).

What is your ROI (return on investment)? Hang in the woods with fun friends, be part of building and improving some local trail we all love to ride, assuage your guilt from not being able to attend other regularly scheduled trail events, be entered into a raffle for a sweet Liv MIPS helmet.

Oh yeah, and there will be a 'happy hour cooler' available.

We meet on Mt Apatite Road at 5:30 and be done by 7:30. Read more about [node:title]

Chapter

Central Maine

Trail

Event Leader

Disa Fedorowicz
disa_f@hotmail.com

CR NEMBA TrailFest Weekend @ Maine Huts & Trails

Date

8/17/18 4:00pm to 8/19/18 3:00pm

Trailfest is an awesome trail work, ride, stay, and eat experience hosted by our friends at Maine Huts and Trails. We are very excited to be offering this event again this year.

Trailfest 2018 will take place at the Poplar Stream Hut in Carrabassett Valley, Maine on August 17, 18, and 19. Maine Huts and Trails is generously offering a HUGE discount on lodging and gourmet meals for participants, and we will be working on projects and riding on the trails near Poplar Hut.

Please see this event details sheet for more information, and we hope you can join us for Trailfest 2018!

Please RSVP directly with Maine Huts and Trails (207-265-2400) or email them at ksilfvenius@mainehuts.org no later than AUGUST 6th, 2018.

Questions?

If you have questions, please email Spence Lee at dirigo089@gmail.com.

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Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Spencer Lee
dirigo089@gmail.com

CE ME NEMBA Mount Apatite Ride

Event Date

Repeats every week every Wednesday 30 times .
6/6/18 (All day)

Central Maine NEMBA wil be hosting a Wednesday Evening Ride Series at Mount Apatite starting @ 6:30 from the Ballfield Parking Lot.

These will be fun, no-drop rides.

You do not have to be a member of CE ME NEMBA to particiapte.

Hope to see you there. 

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Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Chris Riley

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