Join Merrimack Valley NEMBA for a fun day of riding just west of Boston.
Great Brook has become a popular site for area cyclists. For over a decade, NEMBA has been working with park staff to create a wonderful assortment of trails for beginners and experts alike. So whether it's cruising along gently wooded cartpaths or negotiating the technical rocky descents of Stone Row, there is something for everyone.
Demo Bike from Rocky Mountain Bicycles
Bike Support from JRA Cycles
BBQ fundraiser by Team Forza-G
Prize Grab Bag!
Each person who registers might win a chance to grab some special prizes while supplies last, so come early!
09:00 ~ Registration Opens with free swag grab til it’s gone!
09:00 ~ Self-guided rides open for early starters
09:30 ~ Prize drawing - You must be present to win
09:40 ~ Advanced Epic Big Tour Lead Ride begins (includes Russell Mill) ~25 miles
09:50 ~ Wave I Intermediate Lead Ride begins. Ride will tour Great brook. ~13 miles
10:00 ~ Wave II Intermediate Lead Ride begins. Ride will take you to Russell Mill
and Back. ~13 miles with stops
10:10 ~ Women’s/Novice Lead Ride begins. Ride will tour Great brook. ~9-13 miles
10:15 ~ Kids Lead Ride begins. ~2-3 miles depending on group.
11am ~ Registration closes
Noon ~ BBQ Pit Serves up some tasty stuff!
Maps can be found at: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/trails/greatbrook.pdf
Directions to Great Brook Farm State Park ~ XC Ski Barn Parking Lot
GoogleMap or GPS "1050 Lowell St., Carlisle MA'
From North/South/East : Take Route 95 to exit 31 onto Route 225 West. Stay on 225 West for 7 miles to Carlisle center. Right onto Lowell Street at the small rotary in the center of town. The park is 1.5 miles up on the right.
From the west : Route 2 East to 495 North. Take 225 East to Carlisle Center. At small rotary in the center of town, follow SP signs on to Lowell St. The park is 1.5 miles up on the right.
Cost: $10.00 for NEMBA members, $25.00 for non-members and FREE for anyone
who joins NEMBA at the event-Kids 15 and Under Ride free with a registered parent or Guardian