Mountain Bike Advocacy

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

Take A Kid Mountain Biking!

Saturday, October 6 is IMBA’s annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. Because Tour de Fat will be here in Flagstaff on October 6, FBO will lead a kids’ (and parents’) ride on the following day, Sunday October 7. Join us at Fort Tuthill Park for a guided group ride on Soldier’s Trail and other trails in the area. We will split into as many groups as necessary so kids

Pedals vs. Pistons Trail Day!!

Come bolster Flagstaff Biking Organization’s ranks! September 22nd, 9:00 AM, Secret Trail re-route. FBO will be working with Coconino Trail Riders (motorcyclists) building a section of trail to re-route Secret Trail as part of the Fort Valley Restoration Project. We want mountain bikers to have a big showing. Don’t let the motors win! Meet at Friedlein Prairie Road and Snowbowl Road intersection at 9:00 am. If you have a 4

Trail Day September 8th-Rocky Ridge Trail

Come on out and help be a part of the solution!  We all know that budget cuts have slashed the Forest Service’s ability to do everything that’s needed to keep our trails in shape, so come out and help out!  We’ll meet at the lower Shultz Creek Trail head off of Shultz Pass Road at 8:30am.  Please bring your bike helmet (those shovels can hurt if they hit your head!

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day-October 7th

As a celebration of the success of our Youth Mountain Biking Program and Trips for Kids, FBO and IMBA will celebrate the third annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day on Sunday, October 7, 2007. This is a great opportunity for you to pass your passion for pedaling on to kids! FBO has a limited amount of bicycles available for this event so RSVP to Melissa at melissa@flagstaffbiking.org if you

Help Protect Mountain Bike Access in Crested Butte

The Gunnison National Forest (GMUG) is proposing to manage mountain bikes as motorized vehicles as part of their implementation of the National Travel Management Rule. This decision is counter to an International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the USDA Forest Service that agrees that mountain bikes shoud be managed similarly to equestrians and hikers. This Proposed Action would also close several trails to mountain bike use.

CTR Trail Day: August 25th

This Saturday’s trail day is postponed until August 25th. Coconino Trails Riders motorcyclists would like to invite the members of Flagstaff Biking to join us during this summer’s CTR Trail Days. We will be working on the “Secret Trail” re-route. CTR will provide lunch, beverages and t-shirts (one t-shirt per person, per season). Join us for this fun event ! Contact Keith Greenwalt (928) 853-7093 for meeting locations and exact