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Autumn BiMping Trip
Planning has started for a JAR fall BiMping trip to New York state's
North-South Lake Campground in the Catskills on the weekend of
September 30 thru October 2. There are many fine trails with scenic
overlooks in the area. And coincidentally, there is an Oktoberfest at
nearby Hunter Mountain on this same weekend. Bob Jaggard has put
together the details fo us. More information will be posted soon.

JAR MTB Skill Clinic - August 13
The Jersey Action Riders Mountain Bike Club is offering free once a
month off-road mountain biking clinic for first timers and beginner
mountain bicyclists. These free sessions will be taught by
experienced mountain bicyclists and National Moutain Bike Patrol
certified instructors. Go to the Skills Clinic page for more info Jim McCabe will be
heading up this effort in August.

Wanna Mountain Bike in Idaho?
It looks like the slots are now filled for the JAR Idaho Epic, a week
of riding in Ketchum/Sun Valley (8/13 - 8/20). If you ya still wanna
go, contact Steve or Mitch.

24 Hours of Allamuchy
If you are joing the JAR contingent at Allamuchy on August 26, 27 &
28, please give Jay or Mitch a call for info and plans. Jay is
coordinating the volunteer patrol effort for the race. So if you
want to ride the course, but not race, sign up to be a volunteer
patroller. Volunteers will also be provided National Mountain Bike
Patrol training during the weekend and volunteers get to camp for
free! Contact Jay at 609-685-2914 or email at

Wharton State Forest
Ben Hall from REI is leading an effort in partnership with the Jersey
Action Riders to develop a mountain bike trail system in the Wharton
State Forest. The first trailbuilding day will be on Saturday,
September 24th, which just so happens to be National Public Lands
Day. National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest hands-on
volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands American's
enjoy. In 2004, nearly 90,000 volunteers built trails and bridges,
planted trees and plants, and removed trash and invasive plants. Keep
the date open. REI and JAR has already surveyed the park and
developed new trail routes. Wharton already has a 16 mile fire road
bike trail open and we will be adding singletrack loops. More details
will be coming shortly.

Sunday's Club Ride
Our group ride on Sunday, July 31st will be at White Clay State
Park /Middle Run Park in Delaware beginning at 9:00 a.m. Meet in the
Polly Drumond Shopping Center parking lot (by McGlynns). If you need
directions, visit
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