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2017 IMBA Advocacy Successes

Posted: January 4 - 2018

2017 was an impressive year for our small-but-mighty advocacy team. Aaron and Eric, supported by other staff, lent their expertise and time to national and local efforts across the country. As a... Read More

Southwest Land Plans Need Input from Mountain Bikers

Posted: December 19 - 2017

IMBA is involved in many federal planning processes in the southwestern region, three of which have upcoming comment period deadlines. This means mountain bikers can speak up as volunteer advocates... Read More

More trails, please! On the ground with IMBA

Posted: December 15 - 2017

Across the country, IMBA and its Trail Solutions team are cranking away on creating and enhancing great places to ride. From teaching advanced trail building schools, to helping communities work... Read More

Answering Your Questions on Bikes in Wilderness

Posted: December 9 - 2017

Dear mountain bikers, This past week, IMBA took a stand that was unpopular with many mountain bikers when we submitted written testimony stating that we do not support HR 1349, a bill that would... Read More

Shrinking National Monuments: An Unprecedented Attack on Our Public Lands

Posted: December 6 - 2017

On December 4, President Trump announced a drastic—and possibly illegal—attack on national monuments in southern Utah. The changes will eliminate 84% of Bears Ears National Monument and remove about... Read More

Moving Mountain Biking Forward in Caliente

Posted: November 20 - 2017

After five years of planning, partnerships, and many, many meetings to build the next big mountain bike destination; trail building around Caliente in Lincoln County, Nevada began this summer and... Read More

Dig In Campaign supporting NICA league trails in three states

Posted: November 14 - 2017

IMBA is committed to accelerating the pace of new trail builds and making mountain biking more accessible than ever. To help with that, IMBA launched its 2017 Dig In Campaign, which is putting... Read More

IMBA Updates eMTB Position Statement

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Posted: November 7 - 2017

The topic of electric mountain bike (eMTB) access to non-motorized trails is increasingly dominating the conversations of mountain bikers, land managers, trail users, the bicycle industry and others... Read More

10 Years of IMBA Ride Centers: Where You Want to Ride

Posted: October 17 - 2017

Evaluations for the next class of IMBA Ride Centers are currently underway. This year, we’re celebrating 10 years since the program was launched, and hear from people all the time about how they use... Read More

Another No Good, Very Bad Public Lands Bill

Posted: October 12 - 2017

The House Natural Resources Committee voted 23-17 yesterday to advance H.R. 3990, a bill deceptively named the “National Monument Creation and Protection Act.” DON'T BE FOOLED. This bill threatens... Read More

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