Bike Industry News

IMBA to Relaunch Model Trails Program

March 24, 2017 Press release 0

For more than a decade, the Ride Centers and Epics designated through the Model Trails program have become iconic mountain bike destinations that influence communities across the country and the world to raise the bar

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Catching Up With: Dave Wiens

February 10, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

The International Mountain Bicycling Association has just announced that Dave Wiens will be taking the position of Executive Director. Leslie Kehmeier caught up with Dave during his previous role as Chairman of the organization’s Board of


IMBA World Summit: Top Ten Takeaways

November 14, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Advocacy work isn’t often fun or compelling reading. But it is important. Vitally important. Which is why we went to the IMBA World Summit. There is much to talk about from the summit, but since we


Featured Ride: Paradise Royale Loop

January 6, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

This mountain-bike-specific trail system in the Paradise Ridge area of the King Range National Conservation Area is the result of a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the International Mountain Bike Association


Video: Adventures of Slowmo Bro, part 2

November 3, 2015 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

“Adventures of Slowmo Bro” is a video series produced for the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) that features professional mountain bikers teaching lessons on trail etiquette and trail maintenance. NICA oversees middle and high school mountain


Apply for a Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew Visit

October 23, 2015 Press release 0

The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is now accepting applications for 2016 visits from the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew, IMBA’s grassroots educational program. Featuring a traveling team of two as well as nine regional staff


IMBA picks Arkansas to host next World Summit

October 19, 2015 Press release 0

The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) announced that its 2016 World Summit will be held November 10-12, 2016, in Bentonville, Arkansas. “Bentonville, specifically, and Northwest Arkansas, regionally, have shown a commitment to developing world-class mountain


MTB Project trail finder app gets an update

November 10, 2014 Press release 0

Courtesy of the International Mountain Bicycling Association: The MTB Project website and mobile apps have been updated and improved with new functionality. The apps are available in both Android and iOS versions, and are completely free.