Support New Singletrack at Big Bend National Park, Texas

IMBA has built a great relationship with the National Park Service over the past few years and we’re finally starting to see singletrack open to mountain bikes in a select number of national parks. Here’s another opportunity for mountain bikers to advocate for new dirt (received via IMBA email): IMBA urges mountain bikers nationwide to …

Montana mountain bike trails at risk

Received via IMBA email yesterday: Mountain bikers stand to lose access to many spectacular rides in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in southwest Montana. The forest wants to institute a blanket ban on bicycling in backcountry areas managed as “recommended wilderness.” These areas contain some of the best singletrack in Montana. Local cyclists have proposed companion …

Guide to building better MTB trails

For most of us mountain bike trails just seem to exist. It’s not that we’re lazy or ungrateful, it’s just that we don’t put much thought into the sacrifices that are often made to build a world-class mountain bike trail. Beyond the physical work that goes into building a great trail system the political, social, …