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Dave Wiens

Bio: A legendary racer, revered local advocate and an inspiring leader in the mountain bike world, Wiens joined IMBA as Executive Director in February 2017. He previously served as Chairman of IMBA's Board of Directors. Wiens raced mountain bikes professionally from 1988 to 2004 and has raced on trails all over the world. He is the founder and executive director of Gunnison Trails, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing singletrack bike trails on public lands adjacent to Gunnison, Colorado. A member of the mountain bike hall of fame, Wiens also works in the bicycle industry for Ergon.

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

IMBA EPICS—Long Live Long Rides!

Posted: July 30 - 2017

This August at IMBA we are all about epic rides. Ride your favorite IMBA EPICS and use the #imbaepics hashtag, nominate a new route, or just get out there and go long. Our website features 37... Read More

Backyard Trails—A Mountain Biker’s Daily Bread

Posted: June 8 - 2017

If you are a mountain biker, chances are you have local trails that are your bread and butter. Those places you ride that you have pedaled through more times than you can remember. Except for those... Read More

Facing our Biggest Threats as Mountain Bikers

Posted: May 4 - 2017

I have mixed emotions spinning around in my head these days about mountain biking. On one hand, mountain biking has never been more important to me or more fun. I see how valuable and meaningful... Read More

We Are All Mountain Bikers, Stronger When We Stand As One

Posted: April 20 - 2017

I’m writing this to you from the kick off of the mountain biking season—Sea Otter. I can’t help but remember my first Sea Otter way back when. I don’t think I was at the first one but I’m thinking... Read More

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