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Morgan and Steve Lommele


Morgan Lommele and Steve Lommele 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. Morgan and Steve are both from Colorado, and have experience with public speaking, facilitation, collaborative processes, communications and recreation management.

Posted: March 26, 2012 at 1:21:54 PM
By Morgan and Steve Lommele

It takes a bit of time to get from the idea of a new trail to actually feeling your wheels spinning on the hard-packed dirt. At Western Carolina University (WCU) in Cullowhee, North Carolina, it’s a process that’s taken at least half a decade so... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: March 12, 2012 at 8:25:59 AM
By Morgan and Steve Lommele

The foundation of a strong mountain bike organization is:

  • A vision of what could be
  • An eagerness to learn and apply best practices
  • A community of friends and a genuine appreciation for newcomers
  • A desire to... Read More / Post Comments
Posted: March 5, 2012 at 2:56:27 PM
By Morgan and Steve Lommele

Things are coming along at Coldwater Mountain, site of one of Trail Solutions' (IMBA's professional trailbuilding and consulting arm) largest new trail systems to date. There are so many moving parts in this project, but one thing is certain: the... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: February 27, 2012 at 9:20:01 PM
By Morgan and Steve Lommele

Even I’m sick of hearing myself say it, but here goes: advocacy means more than digging in the dirt.

Too often mountain biking advocates preach dirt and dirt alone: you need to design trails, build trails, maintain trails, and for crying... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: February 19, 2012 at 5:26:23 PM
By Morgan and Steve Lommele

If I had a piece of tofu and tried to make chicken parmesan, I’d have a disappointed dinner party.

If I had sandy soils in relatively flat terrain and I tried to build steep trails, I’d end up with erosion gullies, sand pits, and maybe a... Read More / Post Comments

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