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News:

Tue

30

Sep

2014

Monthly meeting @ the NET 10/13!

The RVMBA Monthly meeting will be held at 6pm, Monday, October 13th, at the North End Tavern in Parkersburg.  Come join your fellow RVMBA'rs to discuss local mountain biking!
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Thu

25

Sep

2014

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day October 11th!

Each fall, RVMBA hosts Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day on the City Trails in Marietta, OH. This event is one of the highlights of our year and a great opportunity for kids of all ages to try out mountain biking. Fun for all, and pizza + prizes including a Specialized kids mountain bike give-away after!!

 

Full info on the event here:

*TAKE A KID MOUNTAIN BIKING DAY*

 

When
Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:00 AM

Duration: 2-3 hours

 

Where

Marietta Middle School in Marietta Ohio. Driveway to Middle School is located at 7th and Putnam. Park at top of hill. Several different routes will be used in the Marietta City Trail System.

 

Cost

Free!, Registration / Waiver forms required.

 

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Thu

07

Aug

2014

Rivers, Trails and Ales Festival August 7-10th!

Join us on a few free fun group mountain bike rides during the Rivers, Trails and Ales Festival weekend! www.rtafest.com for the full schedule

Friday:

Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic

Slower Marietta City Trail Ride (5-15 miles)

Fast Marietta City Trail Ride (20+ miles)

Saturday:

Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic

Slower Marietta City Trail Ride (5-15 miles)

Fast Marietta City Trail Ride (20+ miles)

Sunday: The Wayne!

Intermediate Wayne Trail Ride (12 miles)

Mega Wayne Trail Ride (25+ miles)

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Fri

04

Jul

2014

RVMBA meeting @ Marietta Brewing Co. 7/14

Join us for the RVMBA monthly meeting Monday 7/14 at 6pm, this time at the Marietta Brewing Company in downtown Marietta! 

 

Every Monday night is Bike Night at the brewery, and the special of the night is a pizza and pint for $12.99.  Afterwards, bring your MBC bike night receipt to Marietta Adventure Company @219 2nd St. to be entered for a monthly drawing for a $25 gift certificate! 

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Tue

17

Jun

2014

Marietta City Trail Map Updated!

The future will bring even better trail maps for Marietta, but in the meantime we have this sweet updated city trail map thanks to Hallie @ Marietta Adventure Company. Somebody buy that girl a beer.

 

click here to download your own special copy:

Marietta City Trail Map

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Wed

21

May

2014

Another great year at The Wayne Ultra!

Thanks for all those to came out to race the Wayne Ultra this past weekend! It turned out to be a great day for a challenging ride in the woods!  Race Results are in and can be found here:

Wayne Ultra Race Results!!

 

We couldn't make this event happen without the support of our sponsors and volunteers. A special thank you to our title sponsor and local bike & paddle shop, Marietta Adventure Company. Ryan from the shop managed to finish the race and Hallie handled the timing for the third year running. Other businesses who helped make this event possible include B&J Carryout, Dirty Harrys, Marietta Brewing Company, Wilson Heating and Cooling, Morrison Inc., All Pro Nutrition, Ohio Valley Harley Davidson, Flexmag, Harris Family Dentistry, Dimex, Smith Rentals, Peoples Bank, Marietta Rowing & Cycling Club, Mondo Polymer Technologies, WVMBA, Crescent Sprague, and AudioExtreme DJ & Sound Services, and Parkersburg Bicycle

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Thu

24

Apr

2014

Wayne Ultra coming up May 18th!

The 7th annual Wayne Ultra is scheduled for May 18th, 2014! Join us at Wayne National Forest to ride big on the full 40+ mile hilly course, or ride the "short" course at 20 miles.

 

More info here

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Fri

11

Apr

2014

Mountwood Race Results!

Thanks for a great turnout to the Simonton Windows Challenge at Mountwood Race this year! Check out the results here:

http://www.iplayoutside.com/Events/?eid=2014/04/15045r.html

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Thu

06

Mar

2014

Challenge at Mountwood Race April 6th!

This Mountain Bike Cross Country Race is #1 in the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) Points Series. Also included in this event is a fun, free kids skills clinic at 10, and a kids race at 11! After the race, there is a free catered pulled pork dinner for racers. Shirts guaranteed for the first 200 registered racers!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

Save time on race day!

 

For more information about the Mountwood Race, Click Here!

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Wed

05

Mar

2014

Monthly Meeting at the NET 3/10 6pm!

The RVMBA Monthly meeting will be held at 6pm, Monday, March 10th, at North End Tavern.   All Race Committee Members please note, there will be a
Race Committee Meeting at 5pm immediately before the regular monthly meeting.  Also at the NET.  See you there.
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O-Pam Feed:

A hike/bike map of Mountwood Park - The o!Pam is proud to announce our first printed map! (Sun, 20 Nov 2011)
Get a great map of some of the best hike/bike trails in Wood County!
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A late April trip to the Ritchie Mines WMA (Sun, 24 Apr 2011)
Report on trip to Ritchie Mines WMA
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Where We Ride (Maps and Info) (Thu, 27 Jan 2011)
Trails that RVMBA builds and maintains.
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Community Engagement through Recreation & Tourism (CERT) meeting today was inspirational (Thu, 27 Mar 2014)
Groups joining together to promote recreation in the historic river cities
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JTJ Trail work results in Brown Trail cooridor developed (Sun, 27 Oct 2013)
5 volunteers and a chain saw shows a lot of progress
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