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Jake and Jenny

Bio:Jenny Abraham and Jake Carsten are one of two Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews. The Trail Care Crews are professional trail experts, who travel year-round throughout the U.S., leading trail work sessions, meeting with land managers and working with IMBA-affiliated clubs and the communities they serve to improve mountain biking opportunities. Jenny and Jake are both from Austin, Texas, and have experience with training, team leadership, process development, and project management.
Posted: February 13, 2012 at 5:42:59 PM
By Jake and Jenny

Trail closures and reroutes. It can be a sticky topic. You certainly can’t make everyone happy all of the time. Inevitably, when you make the decision to shut down a section of trail because it’s unsustainable or unsafe, you will be shutting down... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: February 5, 2012 at 8:37:05 PM
By Jake and Jenny

It was over a few beers on the tailgate of a pickup truck that teacher Irma Lewis had a heart-to-heart with Carla Blumberg about Irma’s dream of a dedicated outdoor education center for Seguin’s youth. That conversation 17 years ago ended with a... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: December 26, 2011 at 8:11:41 PM
By Jake and Jenny

To put it simply. No. This is not something we do, agree to, or would ever recommend. Pump tracks can take weeks or months of planning and execution. But we did it. Why, you ask? Well that's a great question.

I received a call late one... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: December 11, 2011 at 11:52:18 PM
By Jake and Jenny

Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida is quite a special place. It is one of very few places where you can... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: December 7, 2011 at 9:44:16 PM
By Jake and Jenny

Tallahassee, Florida mountain bikers should feel truly blessed to have two of the most devoted and progressive mountain bike trail managers around. Chuck Goodheart from the City of Tallahassee Parks & Recreation, and Jim Schmid from the... Read More / Post Comments

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