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2016 IMBA World Summit Recaps

2016 IMBA World Summit Recaps

By: Eleanor Blick
Posted: November 30, 2016

If you were one of the 500+ folks who were able to have one of the best mountain bike and community experiences at a World Summit, thank you for coming! If you missed out on one of the best mountain bike tribe gatherings ever, have a read over these links to get a vibe for what you may have missed. There were several media outlets covering various insights and reviews of the 2016 IMBA World Summit in Bentonville, Ark., earlier this month. 

MTB Project: Good Things Happen When Mountain Bikers Come Together - by Mike Ahnemann

Mountain Flyer Magazine: Bikes & Art Enhance Quality of Life in Bentonville, Ark. - by Trina Ortega

Mountain Flyer Magazine: BLM Working With Mountain Bikers to Create Trail Guideliens - by Trina Ortega

DirtRag Magazine: IMBA World Summit: Top Ten Takeaways - by Eric McKeegan

DirtRag's Mountain Bike Trailer Park Column: The (mini) Van Life, Part One - by Dan Fausey

DirtRag's Mountain Bike Trailer Park Column: The (mini) Van Life, Part Two - by Dan Fausey

MTBR.com: On the ground at the 7th IMBA World Summit - by Jason Sumner

MTBR.com: BLM Boss: Engagement now more important than ever - by Jason Sumner

MTBR.com: Tom Walton Helping Turn Northwest Arkansas into Riding Mecca - by Jason Sumner

Walton Family FoundationWe are All Trail Builders - by Tom Walton

Bicycle RetailerAdvocate Cycles offers limited edition Hayduke frames to benefit IMBA 

Bicycle RetailerIMBA's seventh World Summit kicks off in Northwest Arkansas - by Val Vanderpool

(Two feature pieces on the Summit also appeared in Bicycle Retailer's Dec. 1 print edition)

Pinkbike.com: BMX the Gateway to Mountain Biking - by Kids Bike Arkansas

Pinkbike.com: 2016 IMBA Summit in Bentonville, Arkansas - by Pinkbike Staff

Pinkbike.com: The Unlikely Mountain Biking Mecca of Bentonville, Arkansas - by Danielle Baker

Jeremy P. McGhee: IMBA World Summit - by Jeremy P. McGhee

Strava Blog: Add This to Your Mountain Bike Bucket List - by Kyle McCall

Seth's Bike Hacks: Trails Feature, Sidewalk Stunts and Arkansas Awesomesauce


When we get any additional stories or posts about the 2016 Summit, we'll update this page. 

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Eleanor was born a two-wheeled volunteer and cycling advocate. From racing to riding to work and every trail in between, she always put bikes first and gives back to the sport. She loves chunky trails and technical climbs with views that make it worth the work.

Eleanor was born a two-wheeled volunteer and cycling advocate. From racing to riding to work and every trail in between, she always put bikes first and gives back to the sport. She loves chunky trails and technical climbs with views that make it worth the work.

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