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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

July 15, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

For the fifth consecutive year, IMBA will be providing support, schwag and publicity for clubs that host “Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day” events. This year’s celebration will be held on Oct. 4, 2008—with help

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Penn State Mountain Bike Survey

July 12, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Andrew Purrington and Harry Zinn of Penn State University—Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Management—are conducting a study of mountain bikers’ perceptions of trail access. They need mountain bikers to help by completing a quick

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IMBA Summit, June 18-21, 2008

June 23, 2008 Maurice Tierney 0

The IMBA Summit is the biannual international gathering of mountain bike advocates, this year held in lovely Park City, Utah. With around 350 advocates in attendance, it’s a virtual who’s who of advocacy. Wednesday Night’s

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A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Bicycles

May 1, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Transportation Research Boards’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 500, Vol. 18, Guidance for Implementation of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan: A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Bicycles provides strategies that can

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Pennsylvania Mountain Bike Summit

April 3, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The following message is from an email sent by Central Pennsylvania IMBA Rep. Frank Maguire: OK, OK, so it has been tried before, but now more than ever it seems important for mountain bikers in

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Access Alert: Montana

March 29, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

This just in from IMBA: Mountain bikers stand to lose access to many spectacular rides in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in southwest Montana. The forest wants to institute a blanket ban on bicycling in backcountry

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Issue #179 bonus: e-bikes

July 7, 1901 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The rapidly growing popularity of e-bikes on trails is ruffling a lot of feathers in the mountain bike community. We took an in-depth look at the issue in Issue #179, and below you’ll find the