Mountain Bike Advocacy

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

Come help with the Mobile Trail Crew!!

Join Blair and others on Tuesday, June 3rd, at 4:00 pm for Flagstaff Biking Organizations first Mobile Trail Crew day for the 2008 season. Bring your bike, helmet and a larger pack if you have one for a ride with our folding trail tools. For this episode we will be proceeding up Schultz Creek Trail from the lower Schultz Creek parking area and cleaning drains and doing other light maintenance.

FBO teams with IMBA for two great events

Did you see an IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association) Subaru in town this weekend? Anna and Jason, one of the traveling Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews, came to Flagstaff to meet with local trail builders and managers and to lead a workshop on sustainable trail design and building. On Saturday, they gave an interesting and informative presentation to a full room at the Forest Service office near the Flagstaff Mall, then

Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew to Visit Flagstaff

The Subaru/IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association) Trail Care Crew will be coming to Flagstaff once again to teach trailbuilding skills, help mountain bikers communicate better with land managers and spend quality time digging in the dirt. The award-winning Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew program includes two full-time, professional teams of trail experts who travel North America year-round, leading IMBA Trailbuilding Schools, meeting with government officials and land managers, and working with

Flagstaff Biking Organization Trail Committee Forming

If you have always wanted to be more involved in the work Flagstaff Biking Organization does on trails, here is your chance! We are seeking people who are interested in helping to plan, set up and run our trail dates with the U.S. Forest Service, Coconino County, the City of Flagstaff and others. Some training on construction and layout techniques is desirable, but our first trail day of the year

Flagstaff Loop Trail – OPEN HOUSE

When:  Thursday November 15th 6-9pm Where:  Hotel Weatherford 2nd Floor Lobby What:   The Flagstaff Loop Trail is a non-motorized 42 mile trail designed circumnavigate Flagstaff.  Come find out the latest and greatest regarding the exciting progress of the FLAGSTAFF LOOP TRAIL!  Some of the topics covered will include: Representatives from all the organizations to answer questions. Find out how you can get involved! Our trails coordinator will be on hand

Sechrist Trail Day – October 14th

Coconino County Parks and Recreation calls on volunteers to join the Trail Day to complete the connector trail from Fir to Sechrist Elementary School on Sunday, October 14 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. We will meet at Sechrist Elementary School parking lot. Please wear closed toe shoes and outdoor clothing. Tools and lunch will be provided. We will develop new trails, put up some signs, and clean up some