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Final RTCA Meeting Reminder

The final RTCA meeting is on Thursday September 26th.  Link to calendar post  We think it is important for the MTB community to have a significant presence, and encourage you to attend this final event. Here is a list of … Continue reading

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Online Trails Survey

In parallel with the ongoing RTCA process, an online survey has been established by a subcommittee of the RTCA program specifically inquiring about individual preferences for local trails.  This was developed to gain additional information about trail preferences, wants, needs, … Continue reading

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Ring a ding ding this Spring

Hello fellow SMBC members!  We hope that you are enjoying the AMAZING spring weather and that you are putting your new bells to good use. Our board is excited to be meeting with Patrick Kell, South Western Regional Director of … Continue reading

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Got Bike Park?

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“One of the greatest threats to conservation may be declining public support due to fewer people engaged in outdoor recreation.”

The title was taken from the conclusion notes in a 2009 study by the Nature Conservancy.  And yet, there is a whole crop of up and coming people becoming engaged through mountain biking.  Here is a link to a recent … Continue reading

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SMBC Membership Meeting Announcement

The Sedona Mountain Bike Club will host a club membership meeting on April 11, 2013 at 6:30pm.  Details as to the location, itinerary, and activities will follow.  This meeting will be inclusive of all SMBC membership only. We will send … Continue reading

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Keeping People Out Vs. Getting People Out

Brady Robinson, Executive Director of the Access Fund a rock climbing advocacy organization, makes a pragmatic argument about Recreation and the Future of the Conservation Movement.  He poses the question of demographics as an important consideration for the conservation movement’s … Continue reading

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SMBC Passes the 50 Mark

The Sedona Mountain Bike Club has had an influx of membership as of late and recently surpassed the 50 member mark.  We would like to extend a big welcome to our new members.  We would also like to ask for … Continue reading

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Weekly Club Rides Resume

Today marks the first day of Spring, and with it we announce that our weekly club rides will resume.  But wait, there is more.  You get two rides, for the price of one (which happens to be free). Our weekly … Continue reading

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Link to Change.org Petition

A recent Change.org petition was launched with the support of the Sedona Trail Stewardship Fund LLC., a non-profit advocacy organization.  The petition is directed toward a mountain bike specific trail closure order under heavy consideration by the Red Rock Ranger … Continue reading

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