Eastern Virginia Mountain Bike Association

Building, Riding and Maintaining Trails in Southeastern Virginia
 

News as of February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 8:57 PM | Anonymous member

EVENTS COMING UP

Weekly -  Night rides are still going on but will end soon so take advantage while you can.  Tuesdays at Harwoods Mill, Wednesdays at New Quarter, Thursdays at Freedom Park.  Rides start promptly at 6pm so be there at 5:45 to sign in.  Freedom requires all riders be off the trail by 7:30 and out of the park by 8.  All riders must have at least 2 lights of 750 lumens or greater.  Check Facebook chatter for up to date information and to sign up.

March 4th – Group ride at 9:00 am followed by EVMA club meeting at noon.  We had a great turnout last meeting and hope to have a great crowd again.  Please contact Penny Rich if you are able to help out with lunch.

April 27th- 30th – Spring trip to Raystown Lake in Pennsylvania.  The cost will be $45 per tent/$55 per camper (food not included but we will be doing a potluck one night and Mexican night potluck another). Fun trails, scenic area, short drive.  Registration is currently open at http://evma.org/event-2463118. 

OTHER NOTES

Trail Notice: After the high winds and storms from the last two weeks, there are several reports of trees down. Please ride with caution.

Wahrani Nature Trail: Thank you to everyone who came out Feb 11th to work:  Steve Maxey, Mike Benton, Mike Gross, Harry Caraway, Jim Irby, Eric VanDusen, Joe Klingshirn, Kurt Bradley, Justin Hlavin, Wynnona Hlavin, and Annabelle. (Many apologies if we missed anyone).  Work completed included replacement of bridge on C loop, extension of bridge on A loop, and restoration of slalom on B.  This concludes most of the major work here for this spring. Next up New Quarter and Freedom.

JCC Destination Recreation Expo is Saturday, February 25th from 9am to noon.  EVMA needs another volunteer or work with Kirk and talk to attendees about all the great trails in the Williamsburg area.  Please contact Kirk Moore if you can help out.


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