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NVP Apple Country Century - Sat., Aug. 27, 2016

posted Jul 12, 2016, 11:06 AM by Merle Adelman   [ updated Nov 13, 2016, 5:19 PM by Peter Klenk ]

Rides of 20, 50, 75 and 100 miles of beautiful tranquil backroads that epitomizes the bucolic beauty found along some of the most popular bicycle routes west of Boston.  We pass by many apple orchards that are part of the wonderful scenery on our ride.  All rides are fully arrowed.  Cue sheets and GPS files will be available.  We offer refreshments at the start at Lincoln Sudbury High School, and well-stocked rest stops (with porta potties) in Harvard and Dunstable.  Registration is now open at http://www.bikereg.com/nvp-apple-country-century.  Additional information is www.applecountrycentury.org. Pre-registration is GREATLY Encouraged!

May Is bike month

posted May 11, 2016, 11:46 AM by Howard Davidson   [ updated Jun 21, 2016, 10:27 AM by Peter Klenk ]


With Bike Month in full swing and Bay State Bike Week right around the corner there are plenty of opportunities to ride and meet new cyclists pals across the state. BSBW kicks off this Saturday, May 14th with rides, events, film festivals and more through May 22nd. Check out the fun events below through Bike Month and beyond!

For more event listings visit the full calendar at baystatebikeweek.org and at massbike.org.

NVP Apple Country Century

posted May 10, 2016, 1:14 PM by Howard Davidson   [ updated Nov 13, 2016, 5:18 PM by Peter Klenk ]

Save the date and start training for the best Century in New England.
this year the NVP Apple Country Century, will be on Saturday, August 27, 2016
for more info go to http://www.applecountrycentury.org/

Member’s Meeting: Monday, May 9th at 7:00 PM

posted May 9, 2016, 9:57 AM by Howard Davidson   [ updated Jun 21, 2016, 10:26 AM by Peter Klenk ]

Charlie Smigelski - dietician and athlete - Nutrition for Older Adult Athletes
Playing sports is a lot of fun. Fitness activity slows aging and prevents cancer. Many people find that getting competitive in their sport adds to their enjoyment. They like the challenge of cycling 500 miles in a week‐long charity ride. Maybe running a first marathon or swimming in a masters' tournament is the way to celebrate turning 40 or 50. It's fun, but at these ages, recovery can be slower. Serious nutrition can speed repair. Having enough fuel helps people stronger, adding to the enjoyment of training and racing.

Charlie Smigelski is a nutrition expert and athlete based in Eastern Massachusetts. He uses metabolic therapy to treat a number of conditions, and works with clients to help them reach their peak performance. He has an office in Groton. More information is available at http://www.charlienutrition.com/.

NVP Dining Club

posted May 4, 2016, 1:10 PM by Howard Davidson   [ updated Jun 21, 2016, 10:26 AM by Peter Klenk ]

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NVP Dining Club @ Ixtapa Cantina, Acton
Saturday, May 21st (corrected) at 7:00 PM 

It has been an NVP tradition to have a monthly dining club.  Members get together in normal (sans bike shorts and jerseys) attire and without helmets.  Our president, Howie Davidson, has planned the dining club for May, picked the restaurant, made the reservation, added it to the calendar, and will confirm the # of people attending with the restaurant and then show up and attend the dinner.  Anyone is welcome to plan a Dining Club date. 
This month’s dinner will be after the NVP/7HW Spring Metric ride at the Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina in Nagog Park, Acton www.ixtapacantina.com  Please RSVP to Howie at hiwindz@gmail.com or call him at 978-875-1244.  

Spring Banquet 2016

posted Mar 15, 2016, 9:47 AM by Peter Klenk   [ updated Apr 19, 2016, 7:20 AM ]

Join us at NVP’s Annual Spring Banquet to compare notes on life’s simple pleasure!



Date:   Saturday, April 2, 2016
Time:   7 p.m.
Place:  Bamboo Fine Asian Cusine
            One Lan Drive (on Route 110)
            Westford, MA
            http://www.bamboowestford.com/

Choose between a wide array of appetizers and entrees.

Cost:    $35/person, plus cash bar

Please direct any questions to Social Director Kathryn O'Leary.

Registration is now closed.



Don't Miss Out! Order Your NVP Kits by Dec. 31!

posted Dec 22, 2015, 12:37 PM by Merle Adelman   [ updated Mar 15, 2016, 12:39 PM by Peter Klenk ]

Didn't get exactly what you wanted for the holiday?  Make a gift to yourself with NVP bike shirts, shorts, jackets, vests and arm warmers.  On Sale through December 31 at Pactimo’s website store.  Don't miss out!  Order today and "fly your NVP colors" on early spring rides!  Questions?  Contact Romaine Randall, rmrand@aol.com.


NVP clothing for purchase during the holidays

posted Nov 4, 2015, 4:47 AM by David McCormick   [ updated Mar 15, 2016, 12:40 PM by Peter Klenk ]

Just in time for the holidays, NVP bike shirts & shorts will be on sale this December at Pactimo.  Come early to the NVP Holiday party, Wed. Dec. 9 @ 7pm  to try on samples and make orders now in time for wearing on Spring rides!

Socks for $7 will be on sale at the Members meeting, Monday, November 9 @ 7pm so arrive early to shop. 

Join us for our NVP holiday party on Wednesday, December 9, 2015

posted Oct 22, 2015, 7:12 PM by David McCormick   [ updated Mar 15, 2016, 12:39 PM by Peter Klenk ]

Join NVP for some holiday cheer. We’ll have treats and sweets and re-live another great biking season. 

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Time: 6pm
Location: Unitarian Church of Marlborough & Hudson, 80 Main Street, Hudson, MA 

We’re returning to the Unitarian Church in Hudson and hope that you will join us.  This is a pot luck dinner that is known for the amazing food that everyone brings. Beer and wine are welcome, so bring your own favorite beverages!

We’ll start setting up after 6pm.  So if you’d like to help set up, come early. Also, we will need some volunteers to help with clean up after the dinner.


Kathryn O’Leary, NVP Party Planner
Kathryn978@gmail.com

Not too late to ride the NVP Apple Country Century on September 12

posted Sep 11, 2015, 11:43 AM by Peter Klenk   [ updated Mar 15, 2016, 12:40 PM ]

Saturday forecast is perfect century riding weather!

Riders can register on the day of event: $20 for NVP members, $25 for non-members. The 25-mile route is $10 for all riders. Registration opens at 7am.

All 100 mile riders are asked to begin by 9am, and 75 and 50 mile riders by 10am. All others should begin riding by 11am.

All the details including route maps and cue sheets at www.applecountrycentury.org.

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