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Caliente, Nevada: Building a destination trail system from scratch

Posted: June 15 - 2017

How do you get a new trail system on the ground? Sometimes, you just pick up the phone and ask for it. While it’s not quite that simple, magic can happen when local vision meets good land manager... Read More

California mountain bikers descend on the state capitol

Posted: June 8 - 2017

Sometimes, mountain bikers have to trade their shorts for suits to make significant progress. It’s all part of the process to get more trails on the ground, care for the trails we have and protect... 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

The Colorado Front Range’s most technical trail gets an extension

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Posted: June 7 - 2017

Story and photos by Leslie Kehmeier, with contributions from Joey Klein of IMBA Trail Solutions and Peter Thomas of COMBA The Denver-based Colorado Mountain Bike Association (COMBA), Jefferson County... Read More

Big dreams and backyard trails: Louisville, Kentucky takes a big step toward its 100-mile singletrack vision

Posted: June 6 - 2017

Inspiration comes in many forms ... In Louisville, Kentucky, there is a plan to build a 100-mile paved path that encircles the city and links many of its parks. The “Louisville Loop” is currently... Read More

IMBA National Enduro Series Stop #2: Big Mountain Enduro at Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Posted: June 4 - 2017

As we cross the state line and the sun is setting over the beautiful New Mexico landscape, it resembles a postcard. Enduro races are becoming more and more prevalent, occurring all over the United... Read More

IMBA National Enduro Series Stop #1: Ellsworth O’Rock Epic at Big Cedar, Oklahoma.

Posted: May 25 - 2017

  The heat and humidity greets us as we arrive at the Red Springs segment of the Quachita Trail, an infamous stage at the Ellsworth O’Rock Epic Enduro. IMBA’s premiere National Enduro Series... 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

How IMBA and the Local Chapter Protected Trails For Monterey and Sea Otter

Posted: April 19 - 2017

How IMBA and the local chapter protected places to ride in the Fort Ord National Monument Fort Ord National Monument is a stunning 14,658 acre landscape in Monterey, California. From 1917 to 1994,... Read More

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