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What happened, they closed trails?

What Happened? We are saddened to report that the Red Rock Ranger District has closed many trails to Mountain Biking today.  No need to re-post their announcement.  For those that live here and ride daily and for those that visit … Continue reading

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Local MTB Advocate Donates $1,000 to the Sedona Trail Stewardship Fund

We would like to thank the Greenfield family for their generous $1,000 donation on behalf of 6 year old Skye and 2 year old Vance, two up and coming shredders. If you would like to donate too, you can donate … Continue reading

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John Finch’s RTCA trail love voting goes live!

Member John Finch takes the initiative to gather popularity ratings on trails that we ride.  This is the first move to make the adoption process and trail design process democratic by way of quantitative votes.  For that alone this is worth your … Continue reading

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SMBC brings the RRRD trails into the digital age

This week the SMBC took a major step into the future of the trail user experience here in the Red Rock Ranger District.   With cooperation from the Red Rock Ranger District office and Jennifer Burns, the SMBC was able to install a new digital … Continue reading

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SMBC board appoints “RAMA” Jon Cogan as president

The godfather of Sedona Mountain Biking takes the helm of the SMBC effective today at 4pm.  The motion to appoint “Rama” Jon Cogan in the roll of acting president was put forth by Zack Greenfield and was quickly seconded by … Continue reading

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SMBC Members Pass 1st ever IMBA instructor certification

IMBA just rolled out it’s new ICP (Instructor Certification Program) February 6, 2013.  As luck would have it the first class given by Shaums March was held in nearby Fountain Hills.  Shaums March had spent a decade prior to the … Continue reading

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SMBC, IMBA and the USFS continue on with RTCA grant program

NEWS RELEASE U.S. Dept. of Agriculture U.S. Forest Service Coconino National Forest www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino www.twitter.com/CoconinoNF www.flickr.com/photos/coconinonationalforest   For Immediate Release October 11, 2012   Public Affairs Contacts: Brady Smith, Coconino National Forest, 928-527-3490 Brienne Magee, Flagstaff Ranger District, 928-527-8290 Connie Birkland, … Continue reading

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NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY EVENT SEPTEMBER 29TH

The National Public Lands Day volunteer event will include a restoration project to help fix damage that occurred from a recent 1/2 mile of unauthorized trail construction in Sedona near Brewer Road. Volunteer trail work will include construction of erosion … Continue reading

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VOC Pump track Skills park

Just this summer SMBC board members Zack Greenfield and Dave Cichan were approached by Bonnie Miller a village resident and downhill rider about building a Bike Skills park in the village.  Bonnie Miller owner of www.millereventstudio.com and son Lear Miller also a succesful sports photographer and published rider have … Continue reading

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SMBC Staying Focused on The Positive

In a precedent setting move the SMBC board has decided to meet illegal trail building head on.   The board recently ruled that illegal trail building is eating up resources that are better delegated to adopting cherished world class trails within the Sedona area. Specifically SMBC members … Continue reading

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