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[8 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Deloitte IMPACT Corporate Volunteer Service Day @ Highbridge Park

Deloitte IMPACT Corporate Volunteer Service Day Recap
On a cool morning in early June, 32 volunteers from Deloitte and NYCMTB gathered at the Highbridge trailhead and pulled together a fantastic demonstration of teamwork to complete some outstanding maintenance projects. With great prizes on the line from REI, the teams battled it out for the win during one of the most memorable corporate work days we’ve ever hosted.

NYCMTB’s Ourtdoorfest activation was scheduled for the following morning, and with many trails still blocked by debris from recently fallen trees, the task …

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[16 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

ITS BEEN A FEW WEEKS SINCE WE LAST POSTED…… But the time is near. After some small delays in May, the Brooklyn bike park has seen a full transformation.  The finishing touches are being put into place over the next two weeks and opening day is now scheduled for early July -But there’s one small hangup.
Insurance costs for bike parks come at no small cost, We are asking you to help us pull through this one last hurdle, to bring you the most unique experience you can have on a …

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[27 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Trail Demo and Movie Night at Highbridge Bike Park Sunday June 2nd

A movie screening under the stars tops off a great day of riding your local trails –with our freinds from Intense Cycles!!
NYCMTB has teamed up with Sids Bikes NYC to bring you an afternoon of riding fresh treads at Highbridge Bike Park, on bikes provided by Intense Cycles!*
The staff at Highbridge Bike Park have been busy over the last four years dialing in some new goods for you to ride! The jump park has been totally redesigned. The back forty have been buffed and …

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[2 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Two Treess Management co. Announces Brooklyn Bike Park

Two Trees Management Announces Interim Community Uses for Domino Site-E

Empty lot will be transformed into exciting community space with an urban farm, reading room, bike course and more!

Two Trees Management Company has announced the creative community uses that will occupy Site E of the Domino Sugar property. What is currently a vacant 55,000-square-foot lot on Kent Avenue between South 3rd and South 4th Streets will be transformed by two independent operators into a neighborhood destination with a community farm, bilingual reading room, community green space, family-friendly …

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[18 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
It’s On! Tree Planting at Highbridge Sunday December 9th

After a month-long moratorium on volunteer activity in the park following Hurricane Sandy, The New York Restoration Project and NYCMTB are pleased to announce that this weekend we will begin final phase of our large-scale reforestation project by planting the remaining native trees and shrubs in Highbridge Park. The reforestation will compliment and reinforce the new trails and jumps that have been developed in the area. This progress is all thanks to the hard-work and dedication of NYRP staff and volunteers who worked to remove …

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[8 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Huge volunteer day at Highbridge!!!

What do you get when a group of 50+ Business School Students from Pace, Baruch, and NYU decide to give back to NYC Parks?  Over 150 volunteer hours in a single morning on the trails in Highbridge Park.  Students cleared debris, raked trails, and even worked on a  reroute of a social trail.  Additional details and photos can be found on the trail maintenance forum.  Please make some time to give back to your local trails.  We’ll teach you sustainable trail building and maintenance techniques and you’ll meet fellow volunteers …

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[31 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
HELP!!! Storm damage to towns we visit to ride need our help

Pictures are just starting to come out of some of our favorite towns we visit to ride and they are not good. Plattekill, Windham, and Lake Placid have suffered catastrophic damage and Mtn Creek will be closed until further notice. If you hear of any efforts to help these or any other towns where you visit to ride please post it here. http://nycmtb.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=72498#72498

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[26 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Meet the IMBA Trail Care Crew Thursday 4/28 EMS Soho 6-9pm

Come out and meet the IMBA Trail Care Crew at EMS Soho on Broadway and Spring Street in Manhattan on Thursday April 28th from 6-9pm. We’ll discuss the invaluable work being done by the Trail Care Crew across the country and how you can get involved with the mountain bike trails in New York City. We’ll also be screening a new mountain film that was shot at Highbridge Park in Manhattan.

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[10 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
IMBA Trail Care Crew Visiting Manhattan April 28th – May 1st

We are pleased to announce that NYCMTB has been awarded a grant to host the IMBA Trail Care Crew from April 28th to May 1st. The IMBA Trail Care Crew travels the country teaching sustainable trail building applicable to hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Education sessions are free and open to the public.Thursday April 28th 6-9pm Come out and meet the IMBA Trail Care Crew at EMS Soho on Broadway and Spring Street in Manhattan. The festivities will begin at 6pm and continue till 9. We’ll discuss the invaluable …