UVMBA maintains and expands access to multi-use, non-motorized trails in the Upper Valley of NH and VT, including the towns of Lebanon, Hanover, Hartford, Norwich, Plainfield and others. We are a volunteer, community-driven organization dedicated to being responsible trail stewards.
2 weeks ago
WIN-WIN alert: do a ride, make a little difference, and help the good folks at Dartmouth Bikes help others
Sign up here: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflibd52T-9YOT2GGt-6QbIg3QHT7pYptxj7FkYTCvOaWCjMQ/viewformAre you up to the challenge?!!!
Dartmouth Bikes invites YOU to a fun 3 day challenge to ride, connect, and raise funds for Dartmouth Hitchcock's Covid Relief Fund.
To sign up: forms.gle/VXuJHqck39vdHpci6
To donate, go to this GoFundMe page: charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/dartmouth-bikes-challenge/dartmouthbikes
Learn more about Dartmouth Bikes, and all of the good this student group does at: www.dartmouthbikes.com/
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3 weeks ago
Happy Mothers' Day "Weekend" to all- with a extra shout out to all the RAD mountain biking mothers of the Upper Valley. Rock on ladies!!! ... See MoreSee Less
photo credits and rad moms certification to: Kim Bean and fam, Jane Lemasurier and fam, Stephanie Briggs and fam, Jane Phipps and fam, Rebecca Perkins and fam, Heather Albrecht (even though her kids won't ride with her), Nadine Nelson (same), Anna Schaal and fam, Amanda Charland and fam, Nancy O'Brien and fam
some live action- astute observers may notice this rider had just recovered from a dropped chain 😮
I’ll take the thank you even without the photo! I hope I get on my bike on Mother’s Day!
Gretchen Stokes, this is fabulous! Thank you! Go, mamas!!
Happy Mother's Day!
For the most up-to-date info on our trails, check the trailforks: via the app, or on UVMBA.org trails pages. ... See MoreSee Less
Yes, many of us who pay our UVMBA dues were not aware that Blot was open this weekend. When was it decided to only make the announcement on Trailforks?
Is trailforks the only way uvmba trails will be updated now? And what time do they get updated for the day? I didn’t realize b lot was open yesterday, but had checked trailforks and the uvmba website.
Yes, your local bike shop is open! - in case you find yourself in this situation. (Stephen Colbert changing a tube and taking some time to reminisce) ... See MoreSee Less
Getting a little itchy to ride?? Us too! Landmark aka Boston Lot is still mucky and NOT OPEN. However, there are other local networks that are drying faster. We are continuing to check the conditions of the Lot nearly daily and will reopen as soon as possible. ... See MoreSee Less
Don't be a D!#!$% - respect the closure! We see you poachers- We hope to open Landmark sometime in early May, as is typical, but weather and conditions will dictate.
Time to renew your UVMBA / VMBA membership. Comes with free downhill vouchers, some skiing coupons, and the glowing warm feeling of knowing you have helped these trails to exist.
Renew at VMBA.org, and select uvmba is your home chapter. ... See MoreSee Less
Will the downhill resorts open as normal this summer?
It’s true, bike shops have been deemed as essential by the powers that be. WE AGREE!
To that end: no time like the present to get your bike serviced. Our local shops are all ready for you, with some changes to normal operation.
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> Claremont Cycle Depot: handy video instructions www.facebook.com/ClaremontCycleDepot/videos/2264841670489402/ > Omer and Bob's: www.omerandbobs.com/schedule-3-30-4-3/ > Mason Racing Cycles: open with locked doors---please call 603-448-5400 to set up drop off > Drummond: just call 603-632-4277 ahead of time and let (them) know what needs to be fixed, then drop your bike off outside the shop
Upper Valley Mountain Bike Association (UVMBA) updated their cover photo.
2 months ago
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Thanks to Bryan Natusch for a nice photo from the top of Burnt from last spring
Reliable sources tell us the conditions have already deteriorated beyond acceptable levels, and sadly we must close Boston Lot/Landmark once again. ... See MoreSee Less
Surprise snowfall! Boston Lot/Landmark is open for fatbiking while there is snow (probably only through the end of the day today, based on the temperature). If you choose to go out, please read our guidelines on COVID-19 uvmba.org/covid-19/ ... See MoreSee Less
What is YOUR MTB coping method during this convergence of mud season and Covid 19? ... See MoreSee Less
If only I got that trail project approved by my Conservation Commission before this.
Sobbing burns calories, right?
There's plenty of gravel hills to build endurance.
Lots of trail and garden maintenance, of course!
Road and gravel adventure. Also an exercise bike in the basement. Also lots GMBN on YouTube.
Ride southern nh or Massachusetts
Rail , gravel and MA dirt
It's true folks! It's undeniable this is spring thaw, even if we do get another snowstorm or two. This means we expect Boston Lot aka Landmark tract to be closed for a good month or so. In the meantime, here are some ideas: re-up that membership, and put the trail opening kickoff in your calendar!
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(B lot) trails closed for thawing and other conditions unfavorable for biking 🙁 ... See MoreSee Less
Got a great ride in this morning before it warmed. 40% ice, 40% dirt, 20% snow, 100% awesome. Thanks to all who put in such a great effort maintaining this fantastic resource during this quirky winter!