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Ibis Winner - Mark Thayer!

Mark is a VMBA member residing in Beverly, MA and rides in Vermont often. After sharing the good news, VMBA board member Tom Dacres had a chance to catch up with Mark who was beyond excited. Mark had his eye on a Ripley for a while and was about to pull the trigger on the purchase, but decided to hold out for the VMBA raffle. He admitted it was a long shot, but decided to wait. Mark has had a great time tweaking the specifics with Scot at Ibis (can you imagine how much fun that would be?). VMBA has......more

Festival Recap

Building our community at STAB... Brought to you by Darn Tough, Ride'em Hard in Vermont! Riders had a great time at the Vermont Mountain Bike Festival this year at Ascutney Trails. Eight different bike companies, sweet weather, awesome trails, food, music, games, vendors, and of course, Mountain Bike Olympics made for an amazing time. Since hosting the festival last year, the Sports Trails of the Ascutney Basin (STAB) has been receiving some well deserved attention. The group has successfully managed to develop an exceptionally well built trail network for all abilities on town forest, private land, and within state park......more


Winner is being chosen on the 20th! You choose, model, color, and the size of a properly decked out Ibis complete with SRAM X1 and Rock Shox Pike fork. The Ripley 29er won the MTBR's Enduro Compare-O: Best of Test - Best Climber. You can learn more about the Ripley and Ibis' other award winning Carbon Fiber bikes here . Why should you donate more than $5? It’s simple math, the more you donate, the more chances you have to win the Ibis of your dreams. And more importantly, the more money we raise for trail grants and advocacy to......more