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First Annual JORBA Bike Festival

August 15, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

When: September 13th, 2008, 10:00 a.m. until ? Where: Waterloo Concert Field adjacent to Allamuchy and Stephens State Parks, NJ. Why: The goal of the “fest” is to promote responsible trail stewardship and cycling advocacy

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COMBA Hosts Open Space Trails Public Forum

August 13, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Colorado Mountain Bike Association (COMBA) has set up the first ever public meeting between the Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) land managers and the mountain bike community—scheduled for Tuesday, August 19th, 2009 from 7:00

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Conventions Bike Project

August 5, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Delegates, party officials, and the national media attending at the Democratic and Republican national conventions later this year will have the opportunity to borrow free loaner bikes to use during the events. Bikes Belong, in

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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