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Meet your 2016 AA Hare Scramble Racers

By Leanne Dutlinger

For the most part, New England racers were graced with an unusually merciful winter in the Northeast giving them an extra edge as their seat time was hardly affected by the little snow that we received. The time has come. Off season work is in, bikes are prepped, and thoughts of another rocky, rooty, brownie-batter-dirt filled season is underway starting May 1st in Hurleyville, NY at the Tri State Clubs Morningside…



Track Preview: Round 1 Morningside Hare Scrambles

Part 1

Part 2



Pee Wee riders at the Dam Fun Ride had their own closed course. Many kids spent hours on end on this loop.

Pictures from the Dam Fun Ride

231 riders showed up at the Thomaston Dam for the Dam Fun Ride. There were four courses with varying levels of difficulty from Pee Wee Only to Extreme Expert. Thanks to the Pathfinders for hosting another great weekend.

Thank you to Leanne Dutlinger for all the great pics!

 

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Event Cancelled

Nutmeg Junior Enduro Cancelled

Please be advised that there will be no Junior Enduro on May 7th, 2016. The Pee Wee and Vintage Scrambles are still schedule for May 7th and the hare scrambles on Sunday May 8th are not affected.

We are sorry for the inconvenience.

See the updated 2016 NETRA Schedule.



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Pictures from the Rummel Ride Camp

More than 50 students attended the Rummel Ride Camp hosted by the Nutmeg Scramblers. Thank you to our generous hosts, The Rummel Family for use of their fantastic farm. The weather was perfect and the kids had a blast.

Photo Credit: Cindy Rummel

See the all the pictures!



Act Now

SB 463 Goes too Far. Time to take action!

On April 7, 2016 the State of Connecticut’s Finance Committee voted SB 463 out of committee with new language that has now become the bill.

See https://www.cga.ct.gov/2016/findata/sl/2016SB-00463-R00LCO03761-0407FIN-SL.PDF

We must act to stop SB 463 as revised from becoming law. IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! The Bill not only affects dirt bikes but is meant to include all off road vehicles including snowmobiles, ATV’s, etc. It is understandable to have penalties for irresponsible riding but SB…



Tony tackles the "sluice" at the Leyden Memorial

NETRA’s New President – Tony Gasper

When did you start riding and what was your first bike?
My dad got me a Z-50r when I was 9 and I thought it was the coolest thing ever.  Even on our tiny quarter-acre lot I had a ton of fun just riding in the back yard.  That started a long string of ’80s and ’90s Honda…



Important

CT NETRA Members, Your action is NEEDED!

Connecticut Senate Bill SB 463 could be very hurtful to ALL dirt biking. In order for this bill to be laid to rest, we must act now. Representative Dan Carter recommended that we call the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee directly with our concerns – stressing that we oppose this bill. We cannot let this bill get beyond their vote!! Below is a link to their information. You must…



AprilEvents

Awesome April Riding Events

NETRA delivers three great early season riding opportunities in April!

April 15-17 Rummel’s Ride Camp Learn riding skills, suspension tips, bike maintenance, and nutrition advice from some of NETRA’s top riders! Campers must be able to camp overnight without Mom and Dad. Click here for more Information on the Rumme’s Ride Camp April 23 – Hare Scrambles 101 Learn everything you need to know about racing NETRA hare scrambles. Bike setup, riding position, hare scramble starts, braking, cornering, and more. 21″…



Change Ahead Sign

Schedule Changes

The Hoot Owl Scramblers have decided to swap their event weekends. The schedule is now as follows:

July 2 – Flat Rock Farm Pee Wee
July 3 – Flat Rock Farm Hare Scrambles

October 8 – Barnes Way Pee Wee
October 8 – Barnes Way Vintage Scrambles
October 9 – Barnes Way Hare Scrambles.

The official schedule has been updated and it is available for download here: http://www.netra.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/2016NETRASchedule.pdf