Eastern Virginia Mountain Bike Association

Building, Riding and Maintaining Trails in Southeastern Virginia
 

News as of May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017 6:57 AM | Anonymous member

EVENTS COMING UP

May 21st – Weekends on your Wheels Youth bike race.  Register at 12:45pm; races begin at 1:30 pm.  Bring the kids out to race or just come out and cheer on these future bikers.

June 3rd – Group ride at 9 am at Freedom Park followed by lunch at 12 noon and EVMA meeting.  If the weather is bad, plan on doing trail work instead of riding.

June 4th and 11th - Weekends on your Wheels Youth bike races.  Race on the 11th will be followed by a pizza party and awards ceremony.

September 22-24 – Fall trip to Douthat State Park.  The club will reserve 6 camp sites, and there can be 3 tents with 2 people per site.  Each spot will be $25.  If you have a larger tent, reserve 2 spots.  If you plan to bring a camper, please reserve your own spot.

OTHER NOTES

Volunteer Opportunities – The club runs on volunteers.  EVMA always needs trail captains, ride leaders, board members, and club trip hosts.  If you are able to help, contact Jim Irby.

EVMA Chatter – Riding is better with friends.  If you plan to ride, post the information on the chatter page so others can join you.

EVMA gear – There is a plan to or some shirts and jerseys in the near future that will be available for purchase.  If you want a specific size or color, let Jim know so we can get it for you.  There are plenty of youth sized shirts and adult shirts in the smaller size that can be purchased now.

Trail Work Challenge - Also, if you are out riding, take a few minutes to pick up fallen branches or cut back a few of those face slappers. EVMA President Jim challenges everyone to spend 10-15 minutes of a future bike ride doing a little trail work.  See the Chatter page for more information. Remember to report any downed trees to president@evma.org or post on Facebook.  Please include the park, trail, mile marker and a picture, if possible.  Please don’t do any leaf blowing or major trail modifications without permission.

Hope to see everyone on the trails this weekend!


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