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2014 NETRA Expo and Awards Banquet

The 2014 NETRA Expo and Awards Banquet page has been released. You can now reserve your hotel rooms, request your jacket, and purchase your banquet tickets. Details will be updated as they become available. The Berkshire Trail Riders have a great event planned. Check back often for updates on the Expo and banquet.

Visit the 2014 NETRA Expo and Awards Banquet page.



Number 1 Plate

Year End Awards – Jackets

Congratulations on your successful 2014 racing season!

If you believe you will be receiving a year end award this year, please fill out the request form completely by December 15, 2014.



Innovation Offroad Interview: Ben Kelley

Read an interview with New England’s own Ben Kelley: Innovation Offroad IO Interview: Ben Kelley – Innovation Offroad


30 Years and Still No Trails

By: Russell MacIntyre
Member of the NETRA Board of Directors

Election day has come and gone.  Finally the robo-calls and nasty TV ads are behind us. In Connecticut we have re-elected Gov. Malloy who in 2013 vetoed a law that would have forced the DEEP to provide trails for ORV use. The future for ORV trails in CT is bleak at best.

Back in the mid 1980’s the CT legislature passed a law that required the DEEP (back then…

John Kelley battles the #1 competitor: dust.

ISDE 2014 – Dust claims riders

The competition at the 2014 ISDE in San Juan Argentina is not other riders, it is deep sand and unrelenting dust. Only the first few riders have a clear shot of the course. Others must battle clouds of silty dust making it nearly impossible to pass slower riders. The dust claimed dozens of riders handing out DNFs to some of the best and veteran ISDE riders. Unfortunately that fate was delivered to one of our…