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Much thanks to; Moray42, SJ_John and Pibbles for the 9/27/14 trail repair and erosion control work near the trailhead. A big thanks to Moray42 for leading the design team! We had to cancel the 10/11/14 trail work due to weather. Our next trail work day is 11/8/14. Tools, gloves and water provided. Bring your favorite work shoes, a snack and a fair amount of humor. :) Details for this work day and the 2015 work days are on the JORBA calendar.

Trail Work at the Tourne 10/12/14

JORBA is continuing with the re-route of the red trail at the Tourne County Park (Morris)
When: Sunday 10/12/14 at 9am
Where: Tourne County Park in Boonton NJ. Meet at the upper parking lot by the playground which is only accessible from Old Boonton Road (Norris Rd). If you end up at the ball field, just walk up the road to the upper lot.
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.909669,-74.44229&num=1&gl=us&t=m&z=16
What to bring: Water, bug stuff, ivy block, work boots and long pants.
Work gloves will be supplied.
Tools will be supplied
Paydirt applies for next year, get a jump on it!

Postponed - Take a kid mountain biking day now Oct. 18th presented by Marty's Reliable Cycle and JORBA

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Saturday October 18th, 10AM.
We will be riding from Marty's Randolph Store through Roxbury's Black River Park Trail and Dickerson Mine Preserve in Mine Hill.
Come ride during the best time of the season!
All participants must wear a helmet.
Some demo bikes will be available if reserved ahead of time.
All kids must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
To register for event please follow this link: http://martysreliable.com/about/kids-mtb-ride-sign-up-pg956.htm
Learn mountain biking basic skills and have fun!

Redeeming the Tourne 10/5/14

JORBA is continuing with the re-route of the red trail at the Tourne County Park (Morris)
When: Sunday 10/5/14 at 9am
Where: Tourne County Park in Boonton NJ. Meet at the upper parking lot by the playground which is only accessible from Old Boonton Road (Norris Rd). If you end up at the ball field, just walk up the road to the upper lot.
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.909669,-74.44229&num=1&gl=us&t=m&z=16
What to bring: Water, bug stuff, ivy block, work boots and long pants.
Work gloves will be supplied.
Tools will be supplied
Paydirt applies for next year, get a jump on it!

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Saturday October 4th! Presented by Marty's Reliable Cycle and JORBA

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Saturday October 4th, 10AM.
We will be riding from Marty's Randolph Store through Roxbury's Black River Park Trail and Dickerson Mine Preserve in Mine Hill.
Come ride during the best time of the season!
All participants must wear a helmet.
Some demo bikes will be available if reserved ahead of time.
All kids must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
To register for event please follow this link: http://martysreliable.com/about/kids-mtb-ride-sign-up-pg956.htm
Learn mountain biking basic skills and have fun!

Trail Work at the Tourne 9/27/14

JORBA is continuing with the re-route of the red trail at the Tourne County Park (Morris)

When: Saturday 9/27/14 at 9am
Where: Tourne County Park in Boonton NJ. Meet at the upper parking lot by the playground which is only accessible from Old Boonton Road (Norris Rd). If you end up at the ball field, just walk up the road to the upper lot.
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.909669,-74.44229&num=1&gl=us&t=m&z=16

What to bring: Water, bug stuff, ivy block, work boots and long pants.
Work gloves will be supplied.
Tools will be supplied

Trail Work at the Tourne 9/14/14

JORBA is starting a re-route of the red trail at the Tourne County Park (Morris)this Sunday 9/14/14.

When: 9/14/14 at 9am
Where: Tourne County Park in Boonton NJ. Meet at the upper parking lot by the playground which is only accessible from Old Boonton Road (Norris Rd). If you end up at the ball field, just walk up the road to the upper lot.
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.909669,-74.44229&num=1&gl=us&t=m&z=16

What to bring: Water, bug stuff, ivy block, work boots and long pants.
Work gloves will be supplied.
Tools will be supplied

Single Track Mine Trail Maintenance Sunday 8/24 Dickerson Mine Preserve

8:30 - 12:30
We will continue cutting new 'Blue Trail' single track!
Please RSVP perez@jorba.org if you plan on attending.
We will have bagels for those who RSVP!
Please bring water and work gloves if you have them.
We will park inside the gate off Canfield Ave.: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.869294,-74.610178&num=1&t=m&z=15

Thanks for your support!
Marc

Single Track Mine Trail Maintenance Sunday 8/10 Dickerson Mine Preserve

8:30 - 12:30
We will continue cutting new 'Blue Trail' single track!
Please RSVP perez@jorba.org if you plan on attending.
We will have bagels for those who RSVP!
Please bring water and work gloves if you have them.
We will park inside the gate off Canfield Ave.: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.869294,-74.610178&num=1&t=m&z=15

Thanks for your support!
Marc

Single Track Mine Monday Trail Maintenance Monday 8/4 Dickerson Mine Preserve

5:30 - dark
Please RSVP perez@jorba.org if you plan on attending.
Please bring water and work gloves if you have them.
We will park inside the gate off Canfield Ave.: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.869294,-74.610178&num=1&t=m&z=15
We will be working on new single track (Blue Trail).
Thanks for your support!
Marc