On Sat September 19th CTNEMBA held its annual Fall Fiesta at Gay City SP in Hebron CT. This event is our big fall event and also the annual meeting where we elect and/or elect the board.
It was a perfect day. It started out a chilly 45 deg. but ended up being 70 deg. We had several rides including a long ride that explored both Gay City and Case Mountain. We had 14 people on the ride and got to experience some of the best singletrack in the area with some dirt road sections in between.
The event also had rides for all abilities that were marked with arrows in the park and a skills clinic by Salem Mazzaway. Everyone came back with smiles on their faces.
The event concluded with a pizza lunch and then a raffle where almost everyone won something. We even had a raffle for a GPS.
The existing board was reelected. However, due to term limits, we will be changing some of the officers. I am at the end of my term and look forward to serving on the board next year in another capacity and also helping the next president be successful.
Once the cleanup was done a group headed out for a second ride! They were also gracious enough to take down the arrows. It is important to leave the park as we found it.
Our next event will be Take A Kid MTB day at the West Hartford Reservoir on October 3rd.
Check out http://www.ctnemba.net/ for more information.