The Connecticut Chapter of New England Mountain Bike Association is hosting the 4th Annual Happening at Huntington on Sunday, June 19, 2011 - Registration: 9-11 am. Get there early and register so that you can try a Trek!
All proceeds from the event are put back into the trails through trail maintenance and other work needed to maintain one of northern Fairfield County's premier mountain biking destinations.
The event offers a wide variety of trails from beginner to expert. Try your skills on the Rock and RollTrail (built by CT NEMBA), the Twister Trail, the Burned Loops, and many others.
Enjoy arrowed loops for beginners and families (after all, it is Father’s Day), as well as intermediate and expert courses. Take yourself on a self-guided ride, join others to form a group or take advantage of one of led rides.
Cost: $10 for NEMBA members, $25 for non-members, and FREE to anyone who joins NEMBA on the morning of the ride. Anyone joining NEMBA the day of the ride will also get a free glass.
Kids 15 and under ride free with a registered parent or guardian.
Here’s what your admission fee covers:
A) Ride on well marked trails varying from carriage roads, to more challenging single track and more technical riding, B) Women’s skills clinic, C)Lunch, featuring vegetarian and dairy free choices, D) Raffle, you need to be present to win, E) TREK demo bikes, F) Free parking, G) Restroom facility.
We will have a bicycle mechanic (Doctor Mike) onsite to assist you with all your bicycle mechanical needs
11 am: Women’s skills clinic led by Campmor racer Darlene Phillips. Learn and enhance basic mountainbiking skills, followed by a skills practice ride on the trails. All abilities welcome.
12:30 pm: Lunch, featuring vegetarian and dairy free choices. Please bring a lawn chair to relax in as you enjoy lunch andthe raffle
All proceeds will be used to enhance the trails at Huntington.
Helmets are required.
This is a rain or shine event.
Off I-84 Eastbound: Take Exit 5. At stop sign, continue straight to traffic light. Turnright onto Main Street and travel to its end (1.25 miles). Turn left onto South Street, at 2nd light follow Route 53 into Bethal. At Route 53 and Route 302 follow Route 302 east for1.6 miles. At Route 58 and Route 302, follow Route 58 south for 4.6 miles, then take aleft onto Sunset Hill Toad. Collis P. Huntington State Park is 0.8 miles on the left.
Off I-84 Westbound: Take Exit 9. Take Route 25 South for approximately 3 miles, thenturn west onto Route 302 for 6 miles. At Route 58 and Route 302, follow Route 58 southfor 4.6 miles, then take a left onto Sunset Hill Road. Collis P. Huntington State Park is0.8 miles on the left.
Off Merritt Parkway: Exit 44, Route 58 North/Black Rock Turnpike for 10.7 miles.Make a slight right onto Sunset Hill Road. Collis P. Huntington State Park is 0.8 miles onthe right.
Look for signs for Sunset Hill Road off of Route 58
GPS address is 74 Sunset Hill Road
Thanks for the heads-up Gremf, if anyone goes let us know how it is!
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