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It was great to finally feel a warm breeze in the air last week and enjoy a sunny weekend of riding in Vermont. As more riders make it out to the trails they're likely to see a few new things this year. Do you have your green membership strip on your bike? These strips signify your understanding of the energy and dedication it takes to build our amazing trails. The new statewide membership collaboration supports the efforts of your local chapter through the trail grant program and a full suite of administrative benefits, which grows through your membership. Beyond the......more

Green membership strip for your bike

Picture yourself riding on your favorite trail. You and your chapter have worked hard to raise funds, hosted trail days, and maybe hired a professional builder to design and construct what is now the network you spend quality time with friends and family. Do you ever wonder how many people riding your trails support and appreciate them as much as you do? Does seeing deep mud bike ruts after a rain on your trials drive you crazy? This year members will be sent benefits, stickers and a little green membership strip. VMBA and chapters are asking members to proudly display......more

Vermont Sports Write Up...

Magazine Outdoor Gear Deals Advertise Subscribe Races/Events Get Out! Search → Biking Published on March 27th, 2014 | by Evan Johnson 0 All For One – Vermont Mountain Biking Association rolls out new membership management, expands statewide trail access Tom Stuessy, director of the Vermont Mountain Biking Association, with his dog. Photo provided by VMBA. MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont’s mountain biking community took a giant pedal stroke forward this past month with a commitment to create a statewide trail system. The break-through came when the Vermont Mountain Bike Association launched a new membership platform in early March that integrates the......more

New England MTB Summit Photo Album

Check out the New England MTB Summit photo album HERE. VMBA was proud to represent the recent happenings in Vermont at the Summit. Multiple bike organizations were present and the camaraderie was fantastic among this bunch. New England and areas nearby are filled with super dedicated riding advocates, builders, organiztional leadership. Huge thanks to NEMBA for organizing the summit. By the way, the riding is great on the Cape!...more

Where are fat tires taking us?

During what appeared to be the never-ending winter of 2014, fat biking transcended being a popular trend to becoming a full blown “here to stay” for the long haul kind of activity. Rest assured, VMBA has not been idling on the sideline watching this all go by. As Vermonters , we are incredibly lucky to have our public land managers so responsive to our recreational interests and share our excitement for fat biking possibilities and developing access in partnership with VMBA . “The Forest Service wants to stay current with evolving trends so we can effectively balance recreational use on......more

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