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Every day across the country, great places to ride are being created and maintained. They provide enjoyment, a connection to nature, an avenue for better physical and mental health, and even economic benefit to communities. These are the stories of those rides, those people, and those places.

Current Blogs
Athletes getting their adaptive bikes set up
blog Funding 09.01.22
Diversifying trails in the Pacific Northwest
IMBA secures funding for more trails close to home in Bend, Seattle and Portland
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Kid riding a bike over a wooden feature
blog Education 08.26.22
When Size Matters
Getting bike and helmet fit right for kids
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Mountain bikers in the Santa Fe National Forest
blog Engagement and Advocacy 08.23.22
Mountain Bike Advocacy: Part 2, Strong Partnerships
How a group in Santa Fe worked with the Forest Service to protect mountain bike access
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A group of people meeting over lunch
blog Engagement and Advocacy 08.17.22
Mountain Bike Advocacy: Part 1, Working Locally
Engaging lawmakers in your home district and using IMBA’s advocacy tools
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IMBA Trail Champion Cara Rose, posing with group.
blog Assessment 08.17.22
Meet a Trail Champion: Cara Rose
Advocating for Trails in Pocahontas County
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Landscape view of mountains
blog Engagement and Advocacy 08.17.22
Inflation Reduction Act and Mountain Biking
What the new law could mean for mountain biking, public lands, and outdoor recreation
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A latino cyclist riding a smooth trail in between a delta landscape of pine trees and saw palmetto.
blog Assessment 08.10.22
The Making of Standing Boy: Part I
The History of the Land and CVA-SORBA’s Vision | Columbus, Georgia
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blog Planning 08.08.22
Trail Planning & Design on the East Coast
Two IMBA Trail Solutions Professionals Share their Experiences
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Child riding a balance bike in a field
blog Education 08.04.22
Ride Vibes: Getting Young Kids on Bikes
Tips for getting your tots on two wheels safely
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eMTBers biking in Arizona
blog Engagement and Advocacy 07.26.22
Why Do You Ride an eMTB?
Riders share what they love about electric mountain bikes
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Chris Orr speaking during a panel at the conference.
blog Community 07.20.22
IMBA Trail Solutions Speaks at National NICA Conference
Leading talks of trails at Philly event
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Joey Klein (left) and Chris Orr look over a trail design together at Cacapon Resort State Park.
blog Planning 07.18.22
Bridging Trails & Communities with Joey + Chris
The Duo Behind Thunderstruck at Cacapon Resort State Park, WV
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Meet the crew

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Liz Chrisman portrait

A long time ago, I read, "believe you can & you're halfway there." That 100% applies to all areas of life, especially mountain biking. Whether it's looking forward on the trail, positive self-talk, or seeing the big picture of a trail project, believing is pivotal to success on and off the trail.

Meet our team
Liz Chrisman

Content Marketing Manager

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