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Vietnam Map
Mark Negron and the VLMC have produced a detailed map of Vietnam. Thanks for all your hard work!

View Vietnam map

Ride Guide
(All) Indicates a ride for all skill levels
(T/FR) Indicates a technical or freeride
(DOG) Indicates you can bring your dog
(GAR) Indicates a gravity assisted ride
(SKI/SHOE) Indicates a ride that may turn into a ski or snowshoe expedition
(SKILLS) Indicates a skills training session
(TRAILWORK) Indicates a trail care event

Blackstone Valley NEMBA—a chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association.

The mission of Blackstone Valley NEMBA is to promote sustainable mountain biking in the southern portions of Worcester and Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts and to organize a variety of fun rides and events for our members. For more information, check out the About Us section.

Milford Casino Information

I'll try and post relevant information on the Crossroads Casino project here. If you're a Milford resident please get out and vote on November 19th.

This link will take you to the NEMBA website with our action alert and an address and link to a contact form for the state gaming commission where you can voice your opposition.

NEMBA Action Alert

Click on the link below to view a map of Vietnam with an overlay of the proposed casino property.

Vietnam/Casino Map

Recent articles in the news:

Worcester Telegram & Gazette, October 19, 2013

Milford Patch, June 20, 2013

MetroWest Daily News, April 12, 2013

MetroWest Daily News, April 10, 2013

Boston Herald, April 10, 2013

Milford Patch, April 25, 2013

Boston Globe, April 27, 2013

Trailwork @ Vietnam

Trailwork at Vietnam will be taking a different format this year. We'll be looking for your input on what you want to see us work on. We'll be organizing rides on Wednesday nights and scheduling trailwork events based on your feedback. This is your chance to ride with the VLMC and give them your input on what you want to see.

Group Rides

Next ride:
Type: Beginner/Novice
April 29, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
Plummers Corner, Northbridge

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For more information, go to the Rides Page.

On occasion a ride will change without us having an opportunity to update this website. The information on our Facebook Page will be the most current. We also have some members leading rides that are not listed here but are posted there.

More Upcoming Events
(see Calendar for full schedule)
TBD

IMBA Rules of the Trail

  • Ride On Open Trails Only.
  • Leave No Trace.
  • Control Your Bicycle!
  • Always Yield Trail.
  • Never Scare Animals.
  • Plan Ahead.
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You can join NEMBA or sign up for the Blackstone Valley email list by clicking on one of the buttons above. Be sure to select Blackstone Valley chapter.

Get Involved
We're always looking for folks who would like to get involved and lend a hand--trail maintenance, leading rides, helping with special events. Contact Eammon Carleton.

Website banner image based on an oil painting by Jeannie Sellmer titled Afterglow. Visit her website to see more of her work.