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VMBA Chapter Grants up to $22,500 This Year!

Membership matters and quickly translates into measurable progress. The association is proud to announce that chapters have the opportunity to apply for $20,000 in trail grants this year! As you may know, membership contributions are split between your home chapter and VMBA. Last year, 84% of VMBA's portion went directly back to chapters in benefits including consistent state level representation, insurance, umbrella 501c3 status, membership enrollment and much more; not the least of which are the trail clinic and grant. The VMBA trail grant was born in 2013 with a $6,000 investment. Chapters united in 2014 and the grant ballooned......more

VT MTB Fest 2015!

The Vermont MTB FEST is brought to you by CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 45 MILES OF TRAIL - GUIDED RIDES - DEMOS - GAMES - CONTESTS - FOOD - LIVE MUSIC - VENDORS - FREE ONSITE CAMPING - SWAG - MTB OLYMPICS - KIDS' RIDES - WOMENS' CLINICS - RAFFLES - SHOWERS/BIKE WASH - BBQ - LONG TRAIL POURING BREW Click Here to see the 2015 Event Guide Click Here to see the 2014 photo album! BIG THANKS to Greg Maino for the photos! "The best festival I have been to in a long time!" Lisa S. 2014 participant -......more

Statewide Trails Map will be available soon!

VMBA chapters and public land managers have collaborated on a statewide trails map that is due in stores very soon. The goal of the map is to celebrate the amazing work of VMBA chapters and to assist bike shops in telling the Vermont mountain bike story. The map also provides those visiting all the information they need to have a great time. Steeply discounted for members, the map will fuel another VMBA Chapter Trail Grant to help support the incredible dedication of chapters throughout the state. CLICK HERE to learn where you can get your hands on one. There are......more

Canada to Mass - Wil's Ride

Wil Blanchard will be riding his bike from the Canadian border to the southern edge of Vermont starting on May 15 th . The 280+ mile journey will cross six counties and utilize six different VMBA chapters’ trail networks as he climbs over 30,000 vertical feet. His ride in not supported – he’ll be carrying all he needs on his bike. Wil is part of the Bike Packers chapter of the Vermont Mountain Bike Association. Unlike the other 18 chapters with isolated trail networks, the Bike Packers have established a route from Canada to the Massachusetts border. Bike packing has......more