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  • For what does MVTR stand

    Charity… As organized weekly rides brought riders together, a more structured monthly ride developed into a published annual recreational event. “Connie’s Ride’ from Litchfield, NH, a Club favorite, made way for the annual “Jack Noga Memorial Trail Ride” hosted from the NH International Speedway in Loudon, NH, which then became “The New England Classic Charity… Read…

  • MVTR Presidents Message

    Since 1972, The Merrimack Valley Trail Riders (MVTR) has brought together people of all ages and from different walks of life who have a shared interest in “Trail Riding.” Both informal rides and organized events are held year-round, yep, summer and winter! New riders are introduced and share old trails with old riders who are… Read…

  • MVTR can do for you

    The Merrimack Valley Trail Riders (MVTR) was organized by a group of trail riders in the early 1970’s. For years, the sport maintained a consistent level of participation. And though more recently the participation rate has increased, dirt biking has always been of the highest profile to the eyes and ears of the public. With… Read…

  • Rock Crusher

    ROCK CRUSHER RACE WEEKEND OVERVIEW The Rock Crusher is MVTR’s competitive event, sanctioned by the New EnglandTrail Rider Association (NETRA) in their championship series. Riders compete ina season of NETRA events promoted by clubs across the northeast for theirclass championship. Generally the Rock Crusher Weekend consists of youthevents on Saturday, Pee Wee Scrambles and a… Read…

  • Hopkinton-Everett OHRV Trail System

    The Hop Ev OHRV trail system is CLOSED FOR THE 2023 – May 2024!! Updated:11/15/2023 See MVTR Facebook page for real-time information! Download Full Size NEW Map by clicking on map above or HERE. **River Loop and Bob Thomas Trail (BT) are now run the opposite direction. The map added 6/21/22.** HOPKINTON-EVERETT RIDING AREA aka “Clough” or “Hop-Ev” Located in the towns of… Read…

  • MVTR EVENT FINANCIAL POLICY

    MVTR member only events:– All participants of the event will be current MVTR or Seacoast Trail Rider members(Spouses, children and significant others of Club members will be welcomed)– Membership material will be readily available for immediate, on-site application.– A fee or suggested donation should be posted to cover reasonably expected expenses. If with dueconsideration made,… Read…

  • Work Parties

    Giving Back To Our Sport Every year MVTR provides hundreds of man hours in performing trail maintenance around New Hampshire. If you encounter bridges over sensitive wetlands areas or perhaps stones and waterbars placed to help mitigate erosion in these areas, there is an excellent chance they were placed by MVTR members. Needless to say,… Read…

  • Club Officers

    The club officers along with event trail bosses and special projects leaders plan and organize club activities. The responsibilities of the officers are to oversee and maintain a positive direction and the health of the Club. Club officers along with dedicated volunteers manage fundraisers, charitable events, trail maintenance, trail rides, competition events, club finances, the… Read…

  • MVTR Stands for…

    MVTR was formed by individuals who realized a need to unify the growing sport of off-road motorcycling, “trail riding”. As formal weekly rides brought riders together, a more structured monthly ride developed into published recreational events enjoyed by others from surrounding states. “Connie’s Ride’ from Litchfield, NH, a Club favorite, made way for “The Jack… Read…

  • Hopkinton-Everett Reservoir

    Case Study: Hopkinton-Everett Reservoir (Hop-Ev) (As presented by Chris Camache, NH Bureau of Trails, at a National Parks conference last month) HISTORY AND BACKGROUND Hopkinton-Everett Reservoir (Hop-Ev) serves as a ‘dry’ flood control reservoir for the Merrimack River (NH). Prior to 1987, Hop-Ev land had been abused by 4X4 users, who destroyed vegetation and created significant… Read…