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IMBA Working to Pass Public Lands Protection in the San Gabriel Mountains

Public Lands Initiative Campaign

When the San Gabriels Forever first released their plan for Wilderness IMBA advocates were concerned that mountain bikers were going to lose yet another epic trail to a wilderness campaign. Just outside of Los Angeles, this area is important to L.A. area cyclists looking to get away from the city. Thanks to the hard work and long hours of the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association (CORBA) and IMBA’s Tom Ward, we can now rally behind this land protection bill.  The trail in question was made into a non-wilderness corridor that will preserve it for future riding it’s serene, wild setting. The bill is moving forward and will be carried to congress by U.S. Rep. David Drier (R-CA).

Call to Action!

Sign IMBA's petition of support for the San Gabriels Wilderness proposal and the use of non-wilderness cooridors to protect mountain bike access. We need a strong cycling contengency to show support for IMBA's position and increase our political influence.

Be on the look out for action alerts and news released about how you can support the San Gabriels Foever. Don’t miss your chance to weigh in!

IMBA is currently drafting a letter of support for the San Gabriel Wilderness and organizing the cyclist community and bike industry to help protect public lands and bike access.

IMBA Clubs Active in this Campaign:

Email patrick [dot] kell [at] imba [dot] com to add your club to this list.

What Others are Saying:

Send any articles, blogs or quotes to aimee [dot] ross [at] imba [dot] com to post here.


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About IMBA's Public Lands Initiative:

The Public Lands Initiative is IMBA's effort to better organize local cycling communities and the bike industy to rally around bike friendly policies and public lands protection. Read more about the PLI.

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Please use the comment section below to share your personal stories of great rides, personal achievement or even that epic crash on these trails.