What is going on with IMBA, the STC, and Wilderness? Hard Questions, Answered

What is going on with IMBA, the STC, and Wilderness? Hard Questions, Answered

Despite numerous statements from IMBA, questions concerning their testimony on bill HR 1349 in the House of Representatives, supported by the Sustainable Trails Coalition, have remained unanswered. We attempt to explain the issues in this detailed article. The post What is going on with IMBA, the STC, and Wilderness? Hard Questions, Answered appeared first on

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IMBA defends stance against amending Wilderness Act

IMBA defends stance against amending Wilderness Act

“Public lands are being threatened at an unprecedented level,” says IMBA. “And it’s imperative that public land users come together to protect these cherished places and offer our voices in this critical dialogue.” In an effort to both explain and defend its stance against a bill that’s aim is in part to amend the Wilderness

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IMBA announces 2017 EPIC rides

IMBA announces 2017 EPIC rides

New Zealand’s stunning Heaphy Trail is among the latest destinations to receive IMBA Epic status. Photo courtesy IMBA The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced its 2017 class of IMBA EPICS. Nine new trails and rides have been added to the list of demanding, mostly singletrack experiences in remote, backcountry settings. The 46 current IMBA

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IMBA Updates Electric Mountain Bike Position

IMBA Updates Electric Mountain Bike Position

IMBA’s new policy is supportive of electric mountain bikes on non-motorized trails, as long as land managers and local riders are OK with it first. The post IMBA Updates Electric Mountain Bike Position appeared first on Singletracks Mountain Bike News. IMBA Updates Electric Mountain Bike Position by Renegade_Railfan Want to get more info on Folding

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IMBA supports bill to improve trail access on public land

IMBA supports bill to improve trail access on public land

Montana’s Rattlesnake National Recreation Area—approximately 75 miles of mountain bike trail. Photo courtesy IMBA On July 26, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT) introduced the bipartisan Recreation-Not-Red-Tape Act (RNR), a bill the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) says it supports as it aims to improve mountain biking and outdoor recreation access on

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IMBA set to relaunch Model Trails program

IMBA set to relaunch Model Trails program

Colorado’s famed Monarch Crest trail is among the IMBA Epics. The International Mountain Bicycling Association is relaunching its Model Trails initiative after putting the program on hold in 2016 to reshape its process and offerings. For more than a decade, the Ride Centers and Epics designated through the Model Trails program have become iconic mountain

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