• Mountain Biking Event For Teen Girls

    Calling all girls in 6th to 12th grades: There’s going to be a special mountain biking event for you only on Sunday, November 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Try It Out” is a free event...

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  • Henry Sampers Takes 3rd In Pennsylvania Mountain Bike Race

    A familiar face on the Verona and Cedar Grove biking trails wrapped up his first year of enduro mountain bike racing. It’s been an exciting season for Henry Sampers, a 15-year-old Verona High School sophomore. Since early...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Mountain Bike Movie Nite & Ride

    The Verona and Essex Offroad mountain biking teams are hosting a biking event and movie night on Friday, September 27, to get more local kids interested in their sport. The evening will start with a ride at...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Nina Machnowski Takes 8th In 100-Mile Bike Race

    Last Sunday, Nina Machnowski, a 17-year-old Verona High School senior, and her dad Stephen participated in the Shenandoah 100, an ultra-endurance 100-mile mountain bike race held in Virginia’s George Washington National forest. The race was Nina’s first...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • 81 Riders Compete In Youth Bike Race

    The ninth annual Hilltop Grasshopper was held this past Saturday and it was a fun day of mountain bike racing for kids from kindergarten through eighth grade. While the original Grasshoppers were held in Verona’s Hilltop Reservation,...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Nina Machnowski Takes 3rd In Texas Mountain Bike Race

    USA Cycling hosted the 2019 Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship on Saturday, May 11 at Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas. Nina Machnowski, a Verona High School junior, and her dad Stephen participated in the 45-mile...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Annual Kids Bike Race Set For August 10

    The annual Hilltop Grasshopper, a mountain bike race for elementary and middle school children, will be held on Saturday, August 10, this year. The race will once again start near the new Cedar Grove Community Center on...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Mountain Bike Team Forms New Verona Division

    Mountain biking has become a cool new co-ed sport for any student who wants an activity that combines adventure with fitness, an opportunity for competition, if desired, and  team building. Two years ago, the local mountain bike...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Learn To Ride A Mountain Bike

    Verona students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to try out mountain biking in a free and fun “Try It Out” bicycle ride at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 13 at the Cedar Grove Pool parking area...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Machnowskis Take On Iron Mountain 100K Race

    Verona father and daughter Stephen and Nina Machnowski competed this past weekend in the Iron Mountain 100K, a 100-kilometer (54-mile) back-country endurance mountain bike event in Damascus, Va., and both finished among the top competitors in their...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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