10th Annual “Wicked Ride of the East” at Harold Parker

Only 1 week until the 10th Annual Wicked Ride of the East at Harold Parker State Forest part of the Kona Bicycle-Fox Shox MTB Adventure Series. So, come join North Shore NEMBA in riding some of the best mountain bike trails in New England. Choose a self guided 7 mile easier route or 17 mile advanced route, or one of our lead rides from North Shore chapter riders or Pro-riders Karen Eagan and Alexis Wruble, After your ride enjoy Leebo’s famous homemade chili, a BBQ by Team Schier - available for a donation to Dana Farber, and snacks provided by NSNEMBA. Remember your ride with a "Wicked Ride" cotton T-shirts available for only $10.00.

Trail Maps & Marked Loops for all Abilities.

Date: Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Location: Harold Parker State Forest
Berry Pond Recreation Area
700 Middleton Road
North Andover, MA 01845

Registration: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Fee: $10.00 NEMBA Members and $15.00 for non-members. Free if you join NEMBA at the Event. Kids 15 and under ride free with a registered adult


Skills Clinic and Ride! Come ride with pro riders from Highland Mountain Bike Park, Pro-Gravity Competitors:
Karen Eagan & Alexis Wruble, MMR Certified Instructors:
10:00 Beginner Skills Clinics...Practice New Techniques Trail Ride to follow
12:30 Advanced Ride (approx 2 + hrs.) We hope to see you there!

North Shore NEMBA Lead Rides- Ride the trails with the local individuals who actually built many of the trails at HP. There will be three different levels to choose from at 11 a.m. - beginners, intermediate, & intermediate plus.

The Cycle Loft, will be showing off some bikes and their skilled mechanics will also be available for emergency repairs.

Sinister Bikes, a local rider owned company will be present with various new designed bikes and some shwag!!

Diesel Bikes, A local group of free-riders will be showing their locally produced movies and giving away shwag!!

Exposure Lights, will be on location showing off their technologically advanced riding lights.

Essex County Greenbelt Association, a nonprofit land trust that has conserved nearly 13,000 acres of land in Essex County and asset to the mountain biking community, will display their open space map with guidebooks.

NEMBA's Access Raffle 2009
DRAWING: OCTOBER 25TH -- YOU DON'T NEED TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!
Support NEMBA’s Trail Grant Program by entering to win some fantastic prizes donated by the generous manufacturers. Tickets are $10 a piece, six for $50 or fifteen for $100. Purchase your tickets online or call 800-576-3622

Directions:
From 495 -Exit 42a go East on Rte 114 about 5.5 miles, turn right at Harold Parker Rd, turn right at Middleton Rd, ˝ mile to Berry Pond gate on Left.
From 95 – Go West on Rte 114 about 6.5 miles, turn left at Harold Parker Rd, turn right at Middleton Rd, ˝ mile to Berry Pond gate on Left.
From 93 – Exit 41 to Rte 125 towards Andover/North Andover for about 2.7 miles. Turn right at Stop lights at Harold Parker Rd (near State Police). Follow road to the end. Turn left at Jenkins Rd. At next intersection, turn right at Salem St. Berry Pond Rec Area will be on your right just after the bridge.

Contact: Steve Charrette at 978-283-6338 or cielocay@yahoo.com