Central ME

CeMeNEMBA Annual Spring Social & Auction for the Trails

Date

4/29/17 3:00pm

We have added a new twist to our Spring Social. We have a list of great items to auction off to help us fund the trail work for this year!!! 

DO NOT MISS THIS ANNUAL KICK-OFF TO THE RIDING SEASON!!!

Silent Auction

All proceeds from this auction will be put toward your local trails.  We have projects planned from Auburn to Augusta, and Titcomb to Turner.  Our Annual Spring Social is this Saturday 4/29/17 at 3 pm at The Gin Mill in Augusta.  We are hosting a silent auction this year as an effort to help fund our summer trail crew.

Location

The Gin Mill, 300 Water St, Augusta

Chapter

Central Maine

Event Leader

Chris Riley
chrisriley73@gmail.com

CR NEMBA Season Kick Off

Date

4/22/17 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Another season of mountain biking in the Valley will be soon be upon us!  We are planning a season kickoff party with the help of our friends at The Rack to usher in a summer of dry trails, sunny weather and miles of riding!  The Rack, a pile of mountain bikers of all ages, a little swag, good laughs; what else do you really need to know?  More details will be coming soon!  We hope you’ll join us with your family and friends.

For details, visit http://carrabassett.nemba.org

  Read more about CR NEMBA Season Kick Off

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Event Leader

Lori Gerencer
lortimski@gmail.com

MCNEMBA 6 Pack Trail Series

Date

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun May 21 2017 .
4/15/17 9:00am

MCNEMBA 6 Pack Trail Series sponsored by the Drouthy Bear Pub.

Sessions are from 9am-1pm followed by a happy hour at the Drouthy Bear. We'll be working on the Rollins/Goose River trails this Saturday. Some tools will be supplied.

Work will mostly involve clearing debris from the trails and improving drainage where needed. We'll have some tools available, though bring along a rake (leafblowers are helpful), and a handsaw if you have em. We'll meet at the Snow Bowl tobogganville parking area at 9am and go from there..

4/15: 9-1 Rollins Road (clean up)
4/22: 9-1 Ragged Mountain Preserve (clean up)
4/29: 9-1 Sagamore Farm (help finish a new loop)
5/6: 9-1 Camden Snow Bowl (clean up)
5/13: 9-1 Connector Trail
5/20: 9-1 "Hands on the Mountain" Trails collaboration with CMLT

Location

Camden Snow Bowl

Chapter

Midcoast Maine

Trail

Event Leader

John Anders
j-anders@roadrunner.com

NEMBA Trail School North, Auburn ME

Date

5/20/17 (All day)


Register by Wednesday May 17th for NEMBA Trail School North in Auburn ME on Saturday, May 20th.

Registration is over for this event --j 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 in Auburn, and we'll be doing the hands-on clinics at Mt. Apatite.

Location

Auburn, ME

Trail

Event Leader

Philip Keyes
pk@nemba.org
800-576-3622

McNEMBA Annual Meeting and Scoial

Date

3/22/17 (All day)

Spring is just around the corner! MCNEMBA needs to have a member gathering to socialize, talk about upcoming events, and to officially elect officers. This will be a great for those who like bikes, beer, or pizza or all three! See you then!

We'll be meeting at the Flatbread Company at 399 Commercial ST Rckport from 6:00 to 9:00.

Location

Flatbread Company Rockport Maine

Chapter

Midcoast Maine

Event Leader

Morgan Laidlaw
morgan.laidlaw@bangor.com

Kona Bicycles MTB Adventure Ride in the Carrabassett Valley

Date

9/28/19 9:00am to 9:00pm

Carrabassett Adventure Ride & CRNEMBA Party and Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 28, 2019 
9:00AM to 9:00PM
Event/registration details below are subject to change.

Save the date (September 28, 2019) for our Carrabassett Adventure Ride (part of the New England Mountain Bike Association‘s Kona MTB Adventure Series) and CRNEMBA Party at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center in Carrabassett Valley, Maine.  Ride the epic trails of the Carrabassett Valley trail network during beautiful fall foliage.

Riders of all abilities are welcome and invited.   There will be guided rides for all levels.    Ride guides will show you the trail system with riders of similar ability with an emphasis on having fun and connecting with fellow riders.

This page will be updated with event details as the date gets closer. As will the event's Facebook Page.


We invite you to the Carrabassett Adventure Ride (part of the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA)'s Kona MTB Adventure Series) on Saturday, September 28, at the Adaptive Outdoor Education Center in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Come ride the epic trails of the Carrabassett Valley trail network during peak foliage. Join us for riding fun followed by complimentary beverages (for folks ages 21+) courtesy of Baxter Brewing Co. as well as burgers and hot dogs. We’d welcome anyone bringing along a potluck side to add to the feast. We hope you’ll stay for our informal annual meeting. 

RIDING: 
Riders of all abilities are welcome and invited. There will be guided rides (see details below) as well as self-guided routes clearly marked for those who wish to venture on their own. Ride guides will show you the trail system with riders of similar ability with an emphasis on having fun and connecting with fellow riders.

WHO IS INVITED: 
Anyone with or without a bike, from the Valley or beyond, and current NEMBA members and soon to be members who want to be introduced to the trail network and CRNEMBA, to just ride the trails, or most importantly, to have some fun!

BIKE RENTALS: 
Bike rentals are available at Allspeed Cyclery & Snow (located at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center).

END-OF-SEASON PARTY: 
Expect the party to begin when you return from your afternoon ride, about 4:00ish, with complimentary beverages. Grilling of hot dogs and burgers will begin as soon as folks are ready to eat! Food will be available at the Adaptive Outdoor Education Center, again free to all riders and guests. Potluck is welcomed. 

INFORMAL ANNUAL MEETING (6:30-7:30PM): 
Please join us for an informal meeting with CRNEMBA Board members to learn what we are doing, our relationship with the Carrabassett Valley Trails, and to ask questions and share your hopes and wants for CRNEMBA.

REGISTRATION:
Registration will be available at the Adaptive Outdoor Education Center, beginning at 9:00 AM. Each rider will be required to sign a liability waiver. 

FEES:
- CRNEMBA or NEMBA members from any other chapter: $10/person suggested donation.

- Non-members: $25/person

- Renewing or joining NEMBA the day of the event: Free
(New Chapter Memberships: $35/individual; $45/family)

- Kids ages 15 and under: Free with a registered parent or guardian. 

You may join CRNEMBA online, before the event, by visiting https://carrabassettnemba.org/cr-nemba-members/

PARKING:
Parking will be available at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, in the lower parking lot. 

The goal for this event includes a celebration of our bike community and further recruitment of members. Thanks to the remarkable support we receive from our members, volunteers, sponsors, and partners, our trail network will continue to expand! As is always the practice for CRNEMBA, financial proceeds will be directed towards further development of CRNEMBA and the trail system we are creating with our partners. 

GUIDED RIDE SCHEDULE:

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Expert Ride

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Advanced Ride

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Intermediate Ride

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Beginner Ride

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Advanced Ride

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Intermellow Ride

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Beginner Ride Read more about Kona Bicycles MTB Adventure Ride in the Carrabassett Valley

Location

Carrabassett Valley, ME

Chapter

Carrabassett Region

Trail

Event Leader

Ed Gervais
ehgervais3@casconpump.com

PR NEMBA Membership Meeting

Date

2/16/17 (All day)

Come celebrate the accomplishments of 2016. Learn about and get involved in 2017 plans. Elect the Board and Officers.

We'll meet at Essex Woods on Watchmaker Street in Bangor at 6pm. 

Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be offered at the meeting. The facility does not allow alcohol consumption in the building. 

We plan to continue celebrating at a local watering hole after the meeting. Read more about PR NEMBA Membership Meeting

Location

Essex Woods, Bangor

Chapter

Penobscot Region

Event Leader

aaron Brasslett
aaron.brasslett@kleinschmidtusa.com

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