Mountain Bike Advocacy

Join FBO for our First Loop Trail Crew Day Oct. 11th!

After 5 years of waiting, we have begun to build THE LOOP TRAIL! You might think the sketchy weather on Saturday would slow down the work we had planned. BUT NO! Our crack team of dedicated volunteers kicked some serious dirt, rocks and butt! Go check out the pictures on our images page or the article in the Arizona Daily Sun or Jack’s column. Thirty brave souls were not detered by the scary

New AZ Trail Singletrack through Hart Prairie

Along with our help, and the help of many others, the Arizona Trail Association is happy to announce that a significant section of the Arizona Trail has been completed through Hart Prairie, starting just below Snowbowl and continuing north to Bismark Lake. There are some options to make loops using Hart Prairie Road, or this section of trail can be ridden as an out-and-back. They need our help to get

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day-October 5th

Flagstaff Biking Organization is pleased to parter with IMBA, Clif Bar and Trips for Kids to head up Flagstaff’s Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day. Our ride will be Sunday, October 5th. Meet at Schultz Creek Trailhead at 10am to meet and greet. We’ll leave for the ride at 10:30am. Please bring enough water for a two hour ride and check the weather the night before to bring appropriate clothing.

Sept 6th: The Pedals vs Pistons vs Horseshoes vs. Hiking Boots Trail Work Challenge!

Sept 6th, The Pedals vs Pistons vs Horseshoes vs. Hiking Boots Challenge!   Challenge Results: Pistons won in numbers-they delivered 28 people to Upper Moto’s trail maintenance… a fair trade? Pedals were 17 strong and gave up the trophy. No peds or ponies were in evidence, but it could be argued this wasn’t the trail to draw them. Mea culpa. It wasn’t fair. On the Carbon footprint challenge, the results were

August 9th, Benham Trail, Kaibab National Forest

See PHOTOS from this event! We have expanded our August 9 trail day to include a campout on Friday night, August 8. Campsites will be along the forest service road between Perkinsville Road and the Trailhead. Those interested in camping should contact John Tingerthal, 928-699-0196 so we can get a headcount for dinner and breakfast. “Williams Clean & Beautiful” has graciously volunteered to provide dinner and breakfast for the campout,

Trail Day, Saturday July 26th

8:30am to 2:00pm Project: The Arizona Trail Humphrey’s TH- Hart Prairie This is an Arizona Trail day in cooperation with NATRA (Northern Arizona Trail Runners Association) and ATA (AZ Trail Association). We will work to bridge the gap of the 16 miles of the AZ trail that happen to be here abouts. Go HERE for more details. All Trail Events start at 8:30am. We will work until 12:30-1pm. Lunch and

July 12ths Trail Day: Kachina Wetlands / Highlands Trail

We had a great turnout for this event to complete the singletrack bridging Pine Dells to Kachina Wetlands. (See the trails!). About 35 folks turned out and we completed the connection to the power-line trail. GREAT JOB PEOPLE! We had some intermittent cloud cover, the spicy smell of the night’s rain on grasses, lots of flowers, and the storm waited until after lunch to let loose… just in time to interrupt

End of an Era…

This post is to inform all of those interested that sections of the old “Secret Trail” alignment are being obliterated by the US Forest Service. This work is being done as part of the implementation of the Fort Valley Restoration Project. This project is responsible also for the miles of new trail constructed in lower Fort Valley, the new Upper Moto alignment, as well as several fuels and timber projects

June 7th National Trails Day, Ft. Tuthill to Kachina trail

National Trail Day was an outstanding success. Around 200 enthusiastic volunteers turned out from every user group… we had mt bikers, hikers, dirt bikers and horse riders. Check out images here. Thanks to all of you… individuals, participating agencies and sponsors… for making it such a success! We completed nearly 1.3 miles of sweet trail! Representatives from Coconino National Forest, Coconino County Search and Rescue, FBO, and others set up