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Pay to Ride? Wyoming is Eyeing User Fees Targeting Mountain Bikers
Trail Flow: Bike Parks Investing Millions to Expand
Bike Trails in Southwestern Utah Will get Another Huge Boost with Half-Million Dollar Grant
The Envy of the PNW: the Organization and Woman Behind the MTB Success in Washington State
Dirt Lab: Creating a Grassroots Skills Park and Trail Building Playground [Podcast #271]
$6M Federal Grant Will Fund 50+ Miles of Singletrack in Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee
Critics Sound Alarm After DOI Misses LWCF Dates, Changes Order
Santa Cruz Bicycles Selects Paydirt Awardees, Giving Various Grants to MTB Advocates
Win a Custom Pivot Mountain Bike Through the North West Trail Alliance Fundraiser
The Great American Outdoors Act Passes Congress, Expected to Become Law
Take Action Now to Secure Billions (with a B) for Trails in the USA
Digging into the Massive, Million-Dollar Santa Cruz Paydirt Program
4 Reasons Why You Should Financially Support Your Local Mountain Bike Trails
It takes more than just volunteer labor to create great mountain bike trails. A little cold, hard cash goes a long way toward new trail building and maintenance.
Ireland Is Being Blanketed in Newly-Built Singletrack Mountain Bike Trails
Deborah Meghen and Niall Davie talk about the development of new mountain bike trails all over Ireland.
IMBA Europe President, Mark Torsius, Shares an Update From a Diverse Group of 22 Member Nations
Gerow talks with IMBA EU to find out how mountain bike advocacy is going in Europe.
Update: New 29-mile Sedona Western Gateway Trail System Construction Underway, First Sections Opening in March
Construction is underway on a new mountain bike trail system in Sedona, Arizona known as the Western Gateway. The first sections will open in March, and local advocates are holding a massive raffle to raise funds.
The Latest on Mountain Bikes in Wilderness and Trail Advocacy [Podcast #186]
Matt and Jeff talk about the most recent mountain bike advocacy news including pending bills, trail recovery in California, and a new model for organizing mountain bikers.
Land and Water Conservation Fund Falls Short Again, Senators Still Hopeful
The Land and Water Conservation Fund, a high revenue opportunity for MTB trails stalled out in the US Senate, but senators are hopeful for a re-authorization soon.
Vermont is Changing Mountain Bike Advocacy and Building a Ton of Trail in the Process
Vermont's state-level mountain bike organization is setting a new example for advocacy, resulting in dozens of miles of new trail every year. Other states are looking to follow their lead.
Trail Funding Part II: How Trail Organizations Spend Money
In the second part of our series on trail building, we talk to COMBA, IMBA, VMBA, and EMBA about how they spend money on trails after it has been raised.
Trail Funding Part I: How MTB Organizations Raise Money for Trails
Mountain bike trails cost a lot of money to create. Here's how non-profit organizations take the first step in the process and raise money.
Millions of Dollars on the Line for Trails; Ask Your US Rep to Renew LWCF Before September 30
Contact your US Representative and ask them to re-authorize LWCF funding for trails and conservation.