Building Mountain Bike Trails 1 of 9 – VIDEO

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One of the best resources for new and old trail builders alike is, “Trail Solutions, IMBA’s Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack,” by the International Mountain Bike Association.  It is a valuable resource and cannot be recommended enough if you are trying to build trails that will stand the test of time. Continue reading

10 Ways to Make Your Mountain Bike Trail Awesome! – Part 1

polaski and macleodIf you are planning to build your own mountain bike trail, that is great!  If you want your new trail to be the fastest, funnest, and flowiest trail in town, take a look at some of these tips and advice.  They will work towards keeping your trail sustainable, so your hard work doesn’t get destroyed, and they will help make your trail interesting, so your hard work is enjoyed many others.

A Picture of IMBA book Trail Solutions: IMBA's Guide to Building Sweet SingletrackBefore you get started with your trail build, I recommend you go to the IMBA website and buy a copy of their fantastic book, Trail Solutions: IMBA’s Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack.  Keep in mind the money goes to a good cause.  I received one from my local Bike Club, when I began trail building, and i cannot recommend it enough.

Follow the guidelines from IMBA, and other experienced trail builders and you will create a good mountain bike trail.  Add to that your own personal passion and desire, and you will make the best mountain bike trail your riding community has ever had!

10 ways to make your mountain bike trail awesome, in no particular order:

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