Rhode Island

RI NEMBA Beginner MTB Clinics

Event Date

Repeats every week every Sunday 3 times .
3/27/22 9:00am

     RINEMBA Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic

Ever wonder what it is exactly that allows you to get over that log or rock on the trail?

Want to have a better understanding of what it is you are doing on the bike, instead of thrashing about and hoping you clean that section of trail?

At the Rhode Island NEMBA beginner clinic you can achieve all that and more.

The event will be broken up into three successive Sundays at beautiful Grills Preserve in Westerly RI.

We ask that you try to attend all three events.

This event is limited to only 20 attendants so please do your best to attend if you sign up.

We would not want to hold your spot and have someone else miss out if you don’t make it.

   To sign up.  Go here!

For More info or questions contact

All attendees MUST sign the NEMBA Annual Liability Waiver 


March 27th, 9am-noon

April 3rd; 9am-noon

April 10th; 9am-noon


Grills Preserve

198 Bowling Ln, Bradford, RI 02808


This event is free to all whether you are a member or not. 

Participant cap/limit: 20 attendees


Day one 3/27, 9am-noon: Day one will be focused on bike set up and bike maintenance to keep your steed running tip top for optimum fun! We will be going over emergency trailside repairs and basic bike set up. Learning how to fix a flat on a trail and keep your chain lubed are two of several basic skills we’ll go over. Please bring your bike to work on. If time allows we’ll do a short ride after class. 

Day two 4/3, 9am-noon: On day two, we will dive into body position on the bike and how to balance your weight on the bike. Definitely bring your bike and helmet, because we’ll be riding. 

Day three 4/10, 9am-noon: On the third day we will cover how to make your bike’s components work better for you on the trail (shifting, braking and dropper seatposts). Again this will be a riding class, so bike and helmet are required. 

  Questions: Contact Dennis Wilson @ 


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Rhode Island

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Dennis Wilson

RI NEMBA Chapter Meeting


2/1/22 7:00pm

       RI NEMBA Zoom Chapter Meeting

Join us on Zoom once again for the deep winter Chapter meeting!

This month we'll be discussing the two trail work days coming up in Arcadia and Diamond Hill, the Chainsaw Safety Certification Class, Fun Rides, and other events scheduled for 2022.

Come make your voice heard or tune in to hear what's going on. Hope to see you there (online).

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Rhode Island

Event Leader

Alan Winsor

RI NEMBA DIamond Hill Trail Day


2/5/22 9:00am to 12:00pm

RI NEMBA First Ever Formal Trail Day AT Diamond Hill

This is a first. Though we've been riding the trails at Diamond Hill for decades we've never been asked formally, to do a trail project.

The trail care session will be followed by a ride, so bring your bikes.

You do not have to be a member of NEMBA to help out, 

But everyone needs to sign NEMBA's Annual Waiver.

Hope to see you there.

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Rhode Island


RI NEMBA Chapter Meeting


12/7/21 7:00pm to 9:00pm

RI NEMBA December Chapter Meeting

It's time for for our monthly chapter meeting.

The long awaited board officers meeting!

End of year finances and plans for future events.

As the year comes to a close we are already preparing for 2022 to be a huge year for RI.

Come on down to the Morse Tavern located at 446 Tiogue Ave in Coventry at 7PM. 

You don't have to be a NEMBA members to attend.

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Rhode Island

Event Leader

Alan Winsor

RI NEMBA Chapter Meeting


11/2/21 7:00pm

Event by RI NEMBA

Morse Tavern RI

For  · Anyone who rides in RI. You don't have to be a member to join us.

It's time for for our monthly chapter meeting.

We'll be discussing Fun Rides, getting more women involved in MTB, DEM relationships, trail build days, possible new riding opportunities and the upcoming yearly RINEMBA officers election.

As the year comes to a close we are already preparing for 2022 to be a huge year for RI.
Come on down to the Morse Tavern in Coventry, located at 446 Tiogue Ave, in Coventry at 7PM.

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Rhode Island

Event Leader

Alan Winsor

RI NEMBA Trail Day @ Arcadia Management Area


10/23/21 9:00am

Rhode Island NEMBA Trail Day


RINEMBA, along with other user groups, has been asked by DEM to join a trail cleanup day in Arcadia on Saturday, 10/23/21.

This effort will remove blockages from recent storms, etc.

We'll break into small groups and work on trails or areas as directed by DEM.

Since we could be on bikes, I've asked that we be sent into the less-accessible areas.

We will be permitted to use chainsaws for this event; NEMBA will provide the required insurance.
Some within DEM are aware that we do a lot of trail cleanup independently (thank you everyone); this will be a great opportunity to show all of DEM what we can do, and I hope to get a large turnout.

      If you're able to lend a hand, please email me and include:
- Do you prefer to ride or walk
- Have you taken first aid training
- Have you taken chainsaw safety training
- Do you have a chainsaw and safety equipment and can you carry it all safely if you're riding
- Do you have a handsaw (of course you do)
I'll try to split us into appropriate groups (e.g. a sawyer a medic and several laborers; or a few folks with handsaws and fast bikes).

Let me know soon, please, and include a phone number.

This event is open to member and nonmembers alike. All participant need to have completed the NEMBA general waiver (once a year) found here: nemba.org/waiver



Rhode Island


Event Leader

Alan Winsor

RI NEMBA Arcadia Fun Ride


9/18/21 9:00am to 2:00pm

Arcadia Fun Ride

It’s been too long since the last RI Fun ride so please join us at Arcadia Management Area for marked courses through some of the best areas of the park. Due to current permit restrictions, we have a HARD LIMIT of 75 participants so online preregistration will be MANDATORY. There will be no onsite registration. 

   Click this link to Register.   https://member.nemba.org/event-4474423

Please check in with us at the NEMBA tent and you will be provided with an event wristband. Wristbands need to be worn throughout your ride. 

September is hunting season in RI so 200 square inches of Blaze Orange will be REQUIRED to participate.

We’ll have 3 loops that can be combined as you like with a water/snack stop in the middle.

“Advanced Beginner” 7 mile loop around Breakheart Pond and through the flower fields of Midway. Riders should prepare for some roots and rocks but only about 400’ of climbing and mostly mellow terrain.

Two “Intermediate Loops”

-A classic backcountry experience up Breakheart Hill following and crossing wild streams and old campsites into the deepest parts of RI forests. Yielding 8 miles and about 900’ of climbing!

-As a second option a rowdier “enduro” style route up and down the reclaimed trails of Mt Tom with open views of the Arcadia valley and steep fast descents. This one should get you around 9 miles and 1000’ of climbing but you’ll probably remember the downhills more!

“Advanced” loop will be the whole enchilada, backcountry and enduro at about 17 miles and almost 1600’ of climbing/descent. Expert line options will be marked for the adventurous.


Individual NEMBA members can register for $10 (Must register with the email address that your active individual membership is attached to) Guests would be at the non-member rate.

Family NEMBA members can register those that are 13 yrs and older for $10 per person. ($10 for the primary member and then add other family members as guests at the $10 per person rate (13 and older only) (Must register with the email address that your active family membership is attached to)

Guests that are riding with a paying attendee that are 12 years old or younger will ride for free. They must be listed in the appropriate section on the online registration form.

Non-NEMBA members can register for $20 per person or join/renew NEMBA prior to registering for the event to receive the discounted rate.

Any questions regarding your membership status or if you don't know which email address your account is associated with can be directed to membership@nemba.org .

Please don’t forget to sign the NEMBA waiver if you have not already done so this year.


Food: There will be no food available at this event other than small snacks at the water stop. Please plan accordingly. Dan’s Place, Cornerstone Pub and The Middle of Nowhere Diner are about 10-15 minutes away with great post ride dining options.


Arcadia Management Area (Division of Forest Environment): At over 14,000 mostly forested acres, the Arcadia Management Area is the state’s largest recreational area, offering users a great variety of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Co-managed by DEM’s Divisions of Forest Environment and Fish & Wildlife, it is promoted as, and actively managed for hunting, as well as fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, to name a few activities. “Multiple use” management principles apply, assuring a safe and satisfying experience for hunters and non-hunters alike. Miles upon miles of gravel roads and well-marked and maintained trails entice hikers to return to a different section each visit. These same trails are often used by mountain bikers or horseback riders so all users need to act responsibly, show courtesy, and “share the road”.


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Quiet Corner Rhode Island SE Mass Southeastern CT NEMBA


QC NEMBA Woody Hill / Burlington Endurance Ride

Event Date

9/25/21 9:00am to 2:00pm

Ride organized by Quiet Corner NEMBA

Prosser Trl, Charlestown, RI 02813

Duration: 5 hr

For  · Any NEMBA member or non-member who wants a challenging ride.

   You don't have to be a NEMBA member to take part. But everone must have signed NEMBA's Annual Waiver.

This is an Advanced Ride

This ride circumvents the two popular south county areas, starting at Burlingame State Park.

The ride will go counter clockwise through Burlingame and will enter Woody Hill in the middle of Little Sister and hit all the popular trails there, then exit Little Sister back to Burlingame.

Sammy C and the Secret Trails in Burlingame are at the option of group.

Expect a range of miles from 25 to 28 of easy to very difficult trails.

Although this is a 'no drop' ride, please be honest with your ability as there are no bailout spots outside of Burlingame.

The expected ride time is 3.5 to 4 hrs.

There will be a water drop within Woody Hill and a grill for burgers and dogs after the ride.

Bring a bathing suit as we start and end at the pond. 

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Rhode Island

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Serena Dupuis

Rhode Island

Ryan Park, N Kingstown

88 Lafayette Rd
North Kingstown  Rhode Island  02582
United States
There are multiple parking spots on Oak Hill Road.








Ryan Park is located in North Kingston RI. AT 350 acres there are over 11 miles of mostly easy trails to enjoy.

This is a great place for newer riders and kids as it's almost devoid of the rocks and roots of typical RI trails.That's because the park is built on an abandoned dump. Though you'd never know it when you're there.

The trail around Bellview Pond is especially scenic.


Ryan Park, North Kingstown Mountain Biking Trails | Trailforks  Ryan Park - North Kingstown, RI


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