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Volume 1.4        Apr. 3, 2003
BustedSpoke's Buy Vietnam Night A Success
BustedSpoke.com and industry sponsors hosted a mountain bike-only night at Rye Airfield featuring the world premier of DH Production's movie Chain Reaction 4. Interview: Jeff Sarcione, MTB Program Coordinator
In 1997, Jeff Sarcione started the Essex County Velo / Beverly YMCA / Seaside Cycle Junior Development MTB Program to help kids get involved in mountain biking. NEMBA: Roast & Ride Summer Campout '03
Join the New England Mountain Bike Association as they kick it into summer on June 14th with their first ever NEMBA Roast & Ride Summer Campout. This campout is to benefit the Land Preservation Fund to Buy Vietnam.
A Fundraiser To Benifit NEMBA's Land Trust Fund
BS's Buy Vietnam Night A Success!
The Buy Vietnam event presented by BustedSpoke.com at Rye Airfield Saturday March 8, 2003 will be an event that is talked about for a long time to come. Put on as a benefit for the NEMBA Land Preservation Fund, the event drew a much larger than anticipated crowd to the indoor skate park venue. The night was a complete success by raising about $3,000 to help purchase a portion of private land at one of New England's favorite mountain bike destinations.


Interview
Jeff Sarcione, MTB Program
In 1997, Jeff Sarcione started the Essex County Velo/Beverly YMCA/Seaside Cycle Junior Development Mountain Biking Program. This program has helped many students become involved with mountian biking on all levels including trail building, clinics and racing.


NEMBA Happenings
Roast & Ride Summer Campout '03
Got the winter blues? Well come join the New England Mountain Bike Association as they kick it into summer on June 14th with their first ever NEMBA Roast & Ride Summer Campout. This campout is to benefit the Land Preservation Fund to Buy Vietnam.


Greasy Wrench
Be Prepared - Whats In Your Bag?
Spring has sprung and it won't be long before the trails are dusty dry and the roads clean of sand and frost heaves. Be prepared for nearly any mechanical failure short of frame or fork breakage with a few "should haves" in your camel back or seat bag.


Featured Trail
Kingman Farm: Madbury, NH
Despite it's relatively small size, Kingman Farm is quite popular with the locals. During the summer and fall months the small parking lot will be overflowing with cars. The trail system here is clean and well maintained offering several different types of terrain from screaming hard-packed fire roads to rolling singletrack to a short, challenging switchback climb.

New England
Bike Event Calendar The Boston Bicycle Show
April 4-6, 2003
The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts: 539 Tremont Street

Massasoit MTB Challenge
Saturday April 12, 2003
East Taunton, MA

Winding Trails Fat Tire Classic (NORBA)
Sunday April 13, 2003
Winding Trails Recreation Association, Farmington, CT

Trek and NEMBA: Boston Mountain Bike Video Awards
Monday, April 14, 2003 @ 7:00 PM
Redbones BBQ in Somerville, MA

Spring Boogie (EFTA)
Sunday April 27, 2003
Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club, Burrillville, RI

Meadow Muffin Madness (NORBA)
Sunday April 27, 2003
Waterford Country School, Quaker Hill, CT



A copy of the movie "Chain Reaction 4" from Downhill Productions and a custom-made bashguard from Asylum Bikes.

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Past "Rubber Side Down" issues
Volume 1.1 : December 18, 2002
Volume 1.2 : January 24, 2003
Volume 1.3 : March 3, 2003
Volume 1.4 : April 3, 2003
Volume 1.5 : May 6, 2003
Volume 1.6 : June 1, 2003
Volume 1.7 : October 3, 2003

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