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Apr
14
Sun
Lake Hickory Park Trails – Short Track Race Series @ Lake Hickory Park
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
• Ready for your first mountain bike race of the season?  Come out to Lake Hickory City park for the Short Track Series sponsored by the City of Hickory and the Alliance!
• Four races: Sunday March 17, 24 and April 7, 14 2024.  Race heats start at 9am, rain or shine.
• See the poster for costs, class and registration details.
• Interested in helping the Alliance as a day-of-race volunteer with registration, timing or set-up/breakdown?  Send an email to Rob at rglynn@ridenwnctrails.com.
Thank you for your support!
May
3
Fri
Mortimer Spring Trail Weekend 2024 @ Mortimer Campground
May 3 – May 5 all-day

The Mortimer Spring Trail weekend returns May 3-5, 2024! This event is being co-sponsored by Foothills Conservancy and G5 Trail Collective, and will be centered around a trail workday on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. In addition, there will be several organized rides on surrounding trails. Free camping will be available for those who sign up for the trail work. So we can plan accordingly, if you will be attending any portion of the weekend, fill out the following form: Mortimer Spring Trail Weekend RSVP.  Any updates to the plan (weather, etc.) will be emailed to the RSVP list.

Tentative Schedule:

May 3rd, 2024
Friday Ride – 4:00 p.m.
Friday Night Camping

May 4th, 2024
Saturday Trail Work – 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Ride – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Camping

For the trail work, bring sturdy footwear, work gloves, snacks/lunch, and water. Tools will be provided, but bring your own favorite tool if you have one.

May
19
Sun
Lake Hickory Park Trails – Community Workday and Ride @ Lake Hickory Park
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
• Please join us for a Community Trail Workday at the Lake Hickory City Park Trail Network on Sunday morning May 19th!  We need your support to keep our trails running great!  Meet at the Lake Hickory Park MTB parking lot. Please bring a daypack with water & snacks. We will provide TOOLS & trail crew leaders. No experience required. We will be performing maintenance on the Broyhill, Flowmentum and Elevator Trails. Work will include trimming & clearing drainages to help reduce erosion on the trail. Sturdy footwear recommended. If you have gloves & safety glasses, please bring them.
• Also, for those interested we’ll lead a, no-drop, group mountain bike ride after the work session. So, bring your riding gear & your Mtn bike!
• SCHEDULE:
9:00am – Meet at Lake Hickory City Park MTB Trailhead
9:00am – 9:15am – Safety talk, crew assignment, explanation of tasks
9:15am – 12:00pm – Trail Work
12:00pm – 12:15pm – Return to trailhead & collect tools
1:00pm – Group Ride (optional)
• Help us plan for a safe and enjoyable day by taking a moment to fill out our RSVP Volunteer Form here.
Thank you for your support!
**Weather cancellation will be posted via NWNC MTB Alliance SOCIAL PAGES by 9pm on the evening prior.

Sep
28
Sat
NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott @ W. Kerr Scott Dam and Resevoir
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott @ W. Kerr Scott Dam and Resevoir | Wilkesboro | North Carolina | United States

Join the Alliance for National Public Lands Day at Kerr Scott. We will be meeting at the Visitors Assistance Center near the main OVT trailhead at 9am. From there we will divide into groups and cover several maintenance items along the OVT and adjacent trails. Bring sturdy footwear, work gloves, and water. Tools will be provided. Please fill out the Trail Volunteer RSVP form so we can plan ahead.