Dave talked to Bike Magazine about his new role and the hard work ahead. We'd be remissed if we didn't mention..."he rode his mom’s red, 30-year-old Panasonic City Bike four blocks from his house to the Gunnison Health Food Store, where he shared his vision for IMBA and mountain biking over lunch." Long live the lunch ride!

Dave Wiens and the Future of IMBA | BIKE Magazine

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Please speak up TODAY for trails in Kootenai National Forest, comments are due tomorrow! Tucked up against the Canadian border, the Ten Lakes Region is a pristine slice of alpine terrain with clear lakes, Big Sky views, solitude, grizzlies and amazing trails that need your help.

Thanks to IMBA Chapter Flathead Fat Tires for the great advocacy work on this!

Speak up Today for Trails in Kootenai National Forest! | IMBA

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Great places to ride mountain bikes were created and preserved in 2016. Check out IMBA's 2016 report. Who's ridden in any of these spots?

IMBA’s 2016 Access and Advocacy Work | International Mountain Bicycling Association

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Dave's vision and commitment have been incredible over the past year, and we're thrilled to have him leading our charge for great places to ride!

Dave Wiens Selected to Lead IMBA as Executive Director | IMBA

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Our hearts go out to the Kegel family and the many, many friends in Wisconsin and beyond who are saddened by this news today. Chris has been a tremendous lifelong advocate for the sport and a longtime IMBA board member and supporter.

Raise your hand if you've gotten a bike at Wheel & Sprocket. (Several of us at IMBA HQ have hands in the air.) And raise a glass, of course. Because Chris would...
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Chris Kegel, influential Milwaukee retailer and industry leader, dies at 63

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Just as we celebrate HR 621 being withdrawn, we're facing another set of bills that want to roll back Americans' say over public lands and undercut the importance of recreation.

These bills (HJ Res 44 and SJ Res 15) are likely to pass through both the House and the Senate in the coming weeks unless they hear an outcry from people like you. Let's make it happen!

Please write, call, and share...
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Protect Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lands from Congressional Assault

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One small step—thank you to all who spoke up! Keep those sleeves rolled up. The places we love to ride depend on it.

Rep. Chaffetz Withdraws Bill to Sell off 3.3 Million Acres of Public Land

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Tomorrow is the last day to submit comments that will help support more mountain bike trails in Allegheny National Forest. Speak up today!

Potential New Trail Access in Allegheny National Forest NEEDS YOUR ACTION! | IMBA

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Registration is open for the Whiskey, Grand Junction and Carson City Off-Road! Epic Rides are great IMBA supporters and we love getting out to these events.

Off-Road Series | Epic Rides

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Great progress in Pinal County, AZ! The Pinal County Board of Supervisors have approved the Palo Verde Regional Park Master Plan. This parcel is 22,000 acres (larger than South Mountain Park in Phoenix), and is about a 45 minute drive south of Phoenix. The plan includes lots of provision for mountain bikes, including a competitive track and bike-specific trails along with multi-use trails....
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Take a look at what's on deck for the IMBA Instructor Certification Program in 2017!

IMBA Instructor Certification Program Ups Options and Support for 2017 - Pinkbike

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Ray's Indoor Bike Park is offering free admission with an IMBA membership this weekend!

Ohio-IMBA Weekend at Ray's MTB Park!

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IMBA chapters Northern Allegheny Mountain Bike Association and WNYMBA - Western New York Mountain Bicycling Association have been hard at work on this—help them get new trails open! Submit your comments today!

Potential New Trail Access in Allegheny National Forest NEEDS YOUR ACTION! | IMBA

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Is the IMBA National Enduro Series on your calendar?

Enduro Series Highlights IMBA’s Influence on Places to Ride | IMBA

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A fun recap of a road trip to the World Summit, all the area riding and Bentonville's outdoor culture from Dirt Rag Magazine.

Mountain Bike Trailer Park: The (mini) Van Life – Part Two

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We've always been big fans of this QBP (Quality Bicycle Products) scholarship. Congrats to this year's winning ladies!

QBP announces 2017 Women’s Bike Mechanic Scholarship recipients

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Thanks for joining us at the World Summit, Jeremy P. McGhee! "Mountain bike people are my kind of people and I have never felt so connected with an audience."

IMBA World Summit

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Help us preserve trails and build new lines in Wyoming's Shosone National Forest! The comment period ends tomorrow!

Speak Up TODAY for Trails in WY's Shoshone National Forest | IMBA

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