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Mark McClure


Born in 1981 Mark McClure lives in Oldham, England, Mark has worked in the bicycle industry since 1998 when he acquired his first job in a bike store as a mechanic and sales person.

Mark attended the University of Central Lancashire and studied product design and fashion brand promotion before breaking out on his own to run night club events in Manchester, Birmingham, London and Ibiza.

A change of direction in 2006 lead Mark to follow his passion for mountain biking, working as an instructor for various organisations including British Cycling before setting up setting up his own business; Try-Cycles.

Try-Cycles is a non-for-profit cycle training and promotions company which has been working with local authorities, schools and community groups to deliver mountain biking experiences alongside trail design services since 2007.

In 2010 Mark took over the role of chairman for IMBA-UK (International Mountain Biking Association) and continued at the helm of the operation until early 2013.

Mark now works globally with IMBA Trail Solutions as a Trail Specialist, completing trail projects in the US, Mexcio and Europe in 2013.

IMBA Italia Trail Building School

Posted: April 29 - 2015

Bongiorno! 11:00, Bologna, Italy, Friday 10th April 2015. IMBA Trail Specialists Shane Wilson (USA) and Mark McClure (UK) have just arrived in mainland Europe. The pair are heading to Porretta Terme... Read More

Bike Park Building in Modi'in, Israel.

Posted: June 5 - 2014

Trail Solutions have been busy finishing off work on the jump area at Modi'in bike park in Israel. Trail Specialist Mark McClure has been in the country for the past two weeks working alongside the... Read More

Construction At Modi'in Bike Park Begins.

Posted: May 20 - 2014

Trail Specialist Mark McClure is currently in Israel working on the Modi'in bike park. IMBA Trail Solutions has partnered with Bike Israel and Otto Freidmann Architects to design, build and manage... Read More

Getting rad in China!

Posted: April 23 - 2014

IMBA Trail Solutions getting rad in China! IMBA Trail Solutions is currently constructing the first urban bike park in China. The expansive bike park site is situated in the town of Gu'an in the... Read More

IMBA ICP Level 1 Certification – Anniston, Al.

Posted: March 18 - 2014

Kat Sweet, an IMBA ICP Instructor Trainer joined Trail Specialist and ICP certified instructor Mark McClure at Coldwater Mountain near Anniston, Alabama, to deliver an ICP (Instructor Certification... Read More

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