News: Bell Built Grant Now Accepting Applications

We wrote back in December that the Bell Built Grant was returning for 2014, and now the applications are open! Bell and IMBA are now accepting applications here from January 13 to February 28 (2014). Bell will again be funding $100,000 worth of trail work, spread across three different projects, each of which will fall …

How To Build a Box Jump

Over the past year, my friends and I have been working to improve one of the trail systems that we ride. We took a look at all the features that were there and falling apart, and decided what should stay, what should be improved, and unfortunately, what should be removed altogether. Right off the bat, …

Video: Volunteer With Your Local Trail Club

While this short video was put together by my local trail club, Salida Mountain Trails, this call to action can apply to just about every mountain biker. Even if you don’t have the foggiest idea what goes into building a mountain bike trail, just show up at your next local trail work day–chances are high …

News: Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew Is Hiring

Are you and your wife/husband/significant other looking for an incredible way to spend the next two years? Well, the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew is hiring! If you were to land the job, the two of you would get to travel the nation for two years in a Subaru Outback, shredding singletrack, teaching others how to …

Video: “2013 Bell Built Grants: Burke Bike Park, Vermont”

The Kingdom Trails Association and the Burke Bike Park in Vermont were the recipients of a 2013 Bell Helmets Bell Built Grant. IMBA Trail Solutions helped them build a beginner flow trail, “Roly Grail,” as part of Burke’s lift-served bike park. Watch the video here: 2013 Bell Built Grants: Burke Bike Park, Vermont from IMBA …

News: Bell Built Grant Returns for 2014

Thanks to a very successful 2013 contest and promotion, the Bell Built Grant is returning for 2014. Just like they did in 2013, “the 2014 program will consist of $100,000 in grants to fund three mountain bike trail projects that create places for a broad spectrum of mountain bikers  — which includes any combination of bike …