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VMBA Awards Trail Grants

The Brewster River Mountain Bike Club and the Sports Trails of the Ascutney Basin (STAB) were both awarded a VMBA trail grant this week. The Brewster River chapter will be resurfacing a parking area that will handle up to six cars. The lot is to serve as a trailhead to the Midlands Zone. This project has been coordinated by the Brewster chapter, Vermont Land Trust and the Brewster Uplands Conservation Trust, LLC. Stay tuned for trail days with this group - there is much on the Horizon with this chapter. The STAB chapter was awarded a grant for bridge construction......more

Participate. Build. Ride.

Looking to get more involved? Awesome! Chapters host trail days all season long. Communities coming together to build trails is an important element of riding in Vermont. Riding a trail 100 times will never provide the same insight that can be gleaned from a few hours with a shovel in your hand. On behalf of our chapters, the Association encourages everyone to follow their home chapter through newsletters, social media, and event calendars for more information about how your entire family can make a meaningful difference together. Thank you for becoming a member. VMBA will be hosting trail days on......more

FAT BIKERS - VMBA Partners with VAST

State and Federal Partners Collaborate to Expand Fat Bike Access in Vermont Montpelier, VT March 23, 2015 The Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA) recently met with the Vermont Dept. of Forests Parks and Recreation (FPR), the US Forest Service and, the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST) to address the management of fat biking throughout Vermont. As fat bikes are gaining in popularity, riders have been seeking places to enjoy the Vermont winter. This has led them to the groomed trails of the VAST network. 85% of the VAST trail network is located on private lands, with permission granted exclusively......more

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