Rides & Events

2024 Schedule

We host weekly Thursday Night Rides (ThNR) starting in the spring and running through fall depending on weather conditions.

In 2024, our flagship event will be the NEMBA Trek Sturbridge Adventure Series on June 15th from 9am-2pm.

Please review our calendar of events with details below. See you on the trails! 

 

Date Time Trail Network Parking Details FB Link
May 2nd, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Tantasqua Park Park behind the Jr. High, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Altruist Brewing Company. Event
May 9th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Leadmine Park Park at the Heins Farm Parking lot on Leadmine Rd, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub. Event
May 16th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Wells State Park / Plimpton Park Park at the main Wells State Park lot behind the gate, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub. Event
May 23rd, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Riverlands / Leadmine Park Park at Riverlands, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub. Event
May 30th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Brimfield State Forest Park Park at the Dearth Hill Rd lot, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Event
Jun 6th, 2024 5:30pm-8:00pm

Tantasqua

NOT BIGELOW

Park Park to the right or behind the Junior High School, led A/B rides. Event
Jun 13th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Leadmine Park
Park at the main Leadmine parking lot on Old Sturbridge Village Rd. (not Shattuck Rd), led A/B rides. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub.
We will be pre-riding the NEMBA MBAS loops in preparation for arrowing the next day.
Event
Jun 14th, 2024 4:00pm-8:00pm

Leadmine

Loop Arrowing Work Party

Park

Park at the main Leadmine parking lot on Old Sturbridge Village Rd. This is a work party to arrow multiple loops that will be used for guided rides during our event on June 15th. 

We appreciate your help! All maps, supplies, and tools will be provided. 

 

Event
Jun 15th, 2024 9:00am-2:00pm

NEMBA Trek Sturbridge Adventure Series

Leadmine, Heins Farm, Riverlands

Park

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Event
Jun 16th, 2024 9:00am-12:00pm

Leadmine

Arrow Removal and Trail Cleanup Work Party

Park

Park at the main Leadmine parking lot on Old Sturbridge Village Rd. The group will divide and conquer on removing arrows and helping with trail cleanup.

Lunch will be provided for all volunteers. Thank you for your help!

Event
Jun 20th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Schotts Park Park at the lot next to the athletic fields, behind Charlton Street School. Park. Led A/B rides Event
Jun 27th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm

Tantasqua Ride & Summer Social

Park Park on Old Towne Way, Fiskdale, MA (across from #22), led A/B rides. Summer Social post ride, BYOB, pizza and pool provided, let's hang out! Event
Jul 4th, 2024 9:30am-12:30pm

Freedom Epic Ride

Brimfield State Forest

Park Nothing says freedom like a holiday epic ride, wear red, white, and blue and let's have an extended ride at Brimfield State Forest to celebrate! Event
Jul 11th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Plimpton Park Parking will be tight at the Plimpton trailhead so please carpool if you can. Led A/B rides, A ride will cover mileage in Wells State Park as well. B ride will cover all of Plimpton. Event
Jul 18th, 2024 5:30pm-8:00pm

Bigelow Hollow

From Sturbridge Recycling Center

Park Park on the road near the dead end gate at the Sturbridge Recycling Center. Led A/B rides. Event
Jul 25th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm

Schotts

Park Park in the lot behind the school across from the athletics fields. Led A/B group rides. Event
Aug 1st, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Leadmine Park Park at the main OSV Rd. lot inside the gate. Led A/B group rides, post ride at Rapscallion Pub. 
Aug 8th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Tantasqua Park Park behind the Jr. High, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Altruist Brewing Company.
Aug 15th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Wells State Park Park Park at the main Wells State Park lot behind the gate. A ride will cover WSP and Plimpton, B ride will take a longer WSP loop.
Aug 22nd, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Riverlands / Leadmine Park Park at Riverlands, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub.
Aug 29th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Brimfield State Forest Park Park at the Dearth Hill Rd lot, led A/B rides. Bring lights.
Sept 5th, 2024 5:30pm-8:00pm

Bigelow Hollow

From Sturbridge Recycling Center

Park Park on the road near the dead end gate at the Sturbridge Recycling Center. Led A/B rides.
Sept 8th, 2024 12:00pm-2:00pm TBD TBD Our bi-annual member meeting, location will be in Sturbridge, MA
Sept 12th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Schotts Park Park at the lot next to the athletic fields, behind Charlton Street School. Park. Led A/B rides, bring lights.
Sept 19th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm

Leadmine

Park Park at 197 Leadmine Rd, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub.
Sept 26th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Tantasqua Park Park behind the Jr. High, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Altruist Brewing Company.
Oct 3rd, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Plimpton Park Parking will be tight at the Plimpton trailhead so please carpool if you can. Led A/B rides, A ride will cover mileage in Wells State Park as well. B ride will cover all of Plimpton.
Oct 10th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Riverlands / Leadmine Park Park at Riverlands, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub.
Oct 17th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Brimfield State Forest Park Park at the Dearth Hill Rd lot, led A/B rides. Bring lights.
Oct 24th, 2024 5:30pm-8:00pm

Bigelow Hollow

From Sturbridge Recycling Center

Park Park on the road near the dead end gate at the Sturbridge Recycling Center. Led A/B rides.
Oct 31st, 2024 SKIP WEEK No ride Boo! Trick or treat! 
Nov 7th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Schotts Park Park at the lot next to the athletic fields, behind Charlton Street School. Park. Led A/B rides, bring lights.
Nov 14th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Leadmine Park Park at the main OSV Rd. lot inside the gate. Led A/B group rides, bring lights. Post ride at Rapscallion Pub.
Nov 21st, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Brimfield State Forest Park Park at the Dearth Hill Rd lot, led A/B rides. Bring lights.
Nov 28th, 2024 5:30pm-7:30pm Tantasqua Park Park behind the Jr. High, led A/B rides. Bring lights. Post ride at Altruist Brewing Company.
Dec 14th, 2024 7:00pm-10:00pm TBD TBD Our annual Holiday Party, location will be in Sturbridge, MA