How Hillary Clinton’s Outdoor Plan Might Impact Mountain Bikers

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Breaking News: IMBA and SORBA Lose Subaru Sponsorship, Lay Off at Least 5 Employees

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SORBA has just released a statement via their Facebook group, announcing that Subaru has decided not to renew their sponsorship contract. Subaru has partnered with IMBA for 19 years, and SORBA has been a part of IMBA for the last 14 years. As a result of this loss of cash flow, SORBA has been forced …

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Watch: Snare Wires Strung Across Several Mountain Bike Trails in Massachusetts

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MyFoxBoston.com reports that snare wires have been strung across several mountain bike trails in Massachusetts. The Department of Conservation and Recreation has been posting warnings to trail users about these booby traps which have been set, notifying trail users that these snare wires could cause serious bodily harm, and I would add, even death. So …

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News: IMBA and STC Refresh Relationship, Offer United Front, but Reaffirm Individual Tactics

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IMBA and STC have released a joint statement, “urging mountain bikers to work together to support trail stewardship and improved mountain bike access,” according to their press release. The two organizations wish to focus on the common goal of increasing mountain bike access, instead of pitting their causes and the members of their individual groups against …

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Montana Mountain Bikers Lose Access to Another 180 Miles of Singletrack

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The Bitterroot National Forest has just released their updated travel management plan, which includes the closure of 180 miles of singletrack to mountain bikes, due to the trails’ inclusion in two different Wilderness Study Areas. “We are all pretty depressed,” said Lance Pysher of Bitterroot Backcountry Cyclists, as reported on RavalliRepublic.com. “We knew something like this …

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Santa Cruz Bicycles Just Donated $500,000 to Build Trails in the San Vicente Redwoods

The mighty redwoods! Note: this photo wasn't taken while mountain biking, or on the property in question. Photo: Greg Heil

Santa Cruz Bicycles has just donated $500,000 to help build trails in the San Vicente Redwoods near the town of Santa Cruz, California, the Santa Cruz Sentinel reports. An anonymous donor has also matched that gift, which puts the local land trust that now manages and oversees this parcel of land at $3.5 million for the new …

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