02 July 2018

Trail advocacy update

What’s going on as it comes to trail advocacy in Europe? From promoting shared trail use to (the withdrawal of) mountain bike bans and public access consultations. Here’s an update on a number of cases IMBA and its member organisations have been working on in the last few months. 

19 June 2018

European MTB guide-instructor project enters next phase

The European MTB guide-instructor project reached a number of milestones in the last few months. After determing the training requirements for a professional mountain bike instructor-guide in the earlier stages of the project, now the project partners agreed on the final EU exam.

07 June 2018

Trail Heroes campaign to support 4 local trail crews

take care of your trails, trail heroes

The Trail Heroes fundraising campaign was launched to support a number of local trail crews that joined IMBA’s Take Care or Your Trails Weekend. In total, the TCoYTW campaign mobilized 114 groups from 12 European countries to work on their local trails.

01 May 2018

Something exciting is arising in Denmark

Silkeborg, east of Aarhus in Denmark, is currently a great example of how a vibrant mountain bike community can achieve great things. Last weekend, IMBA trainers Mark McClure and Gary Hampson conducted a two day trail building school (TBS) for regional volunteers.