Rides and Events

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Check out the Go Greater Reading website for area trails and local events.
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Tuesday Night Ride Schedule
BAMBA Group Social Ride & Chat
See our facebook page for the schedule and locations or email John Pacharis at Jp1974@ptd.net

August 1st - BAMBA Lot @ 6pm, Mount Penn loop, post-ride @ Crab Barn, Ride Host- Steve VanWinkle
August 8th - Canal Street @ 6pm, Neversink loop, Ride Host- John Pacharis (Happy 1 year Birthday Tuesday Night Rides!!!!!!!)
August 15th - BAMBA Lot @ 6pm, Mount Penn loop, Ride Host- TBD
August 22nd - Oakbrook Brewing @ 6pm, Neversink loop, Ride Host- TBD
August 29th - BAMBA Lot @ 6pm, Mount Penn loop, Ride Host- TBD


Sunday Women’s Ride Schedule
Open to ladies of all skill levels. Come join us for a social ride and learn new skills and build confidence on your bike! All first time riders will receive a free pink BAMBA hat from East Ridge Outfitters!
August 6th - Blue Marsh Stilling Basin Loop (Dam parking lot) @ 9am
August 13th - TBD - Ride Leader Needed
August 20th - Birdsboro Preserve (details coming soon)
August 27th - Neversink Loop, Klapperthal Rd Parking Lot @ 9am


***HELMETS REQUIRED!!!***


Other Events

September 5, 2017
General Membership Meeting
Oakbrook Brewing
7:30pm-9:00pm
All members and fellow mountain bikers are invited to attend to hear the latest BAMBA news and add to the overall conversation on new topics.
PA Greenways and Trail Summit
September 24-26, 2017
Double Tree by Hilton
Reading, PA 19601

Volunteer with BAMBA on September 24 for a Mobile Workshop, featuring:
An opportunity to mountain bike on an internationally acclaimed International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Bronze Level Ride Center. Included in this workshop are a bus tour of Reading’s iconic landmarks. In the second phase, Participants will be shuttled up to the top of Mt. Penn to the start of a four-mile bike ride. Participants will experience the Old History of our mountain and the new sustainable history like the IMBA Bronze Level Ride Center, some examples of how that was achieved, and how that will continue into the future for Trail users and the community.
*To Volunteer, email berksareamba@gmail.com
*To Register for the Summit, please contact Emily Gates at egates@prps.org or 814-234-4272.
Saturday, October 7th @ 1pm
Take Your Kid Mountain Biking Day
BAMBA parking lot, on List Road by Camp Lily
Bring your children along for a fun filled family day of mountain biking on Mount Penn’s best trails! You can help pass your passion for pedaling on to those that matter the most: your kids. Take part in this internationally recognized outdoor event sponsored by the Berks Area Mountain Biking Association and enjoy the early fall scenery and sights along the Mt. Penn trails. Bring your mountain bike and helmet. This event is free, but pre-registration is required to 610-374-2944 ext. 2611 or email John @ jp1974@ptd.net by September 29th. HELMETS REQUIRED for kids and parents.

The Courtyard by Marriott is offering BAMBA Members at 15% discount off of their best rate for friends and family visiting Greater Reading Trails.
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