SB 877

All mountain bikers are urged to read this bill which is in committee and write to your legislators as deemed necessary.

Thanks to Gordie at SWMMBA for notifying people.

SB 877

Michigan Senate Bill

Recreation; trails; statewide trail network; include Pure Michigan Trails and provide for trails advisory council oversight of water trails.

http://openstates.org/mi/bills/2013-2014/SB877/documents/MID00023489/

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Yankee Springs 25th Anniversary Time Trial postponed to May 18th

Yankee Springs 25th Anniversary Time Trial postponed to May 18th Urgent announcement To all Yankee Springs Time Trial racers! Due to the unusually heavy snow accumulation this winter- the trail, the campground and access points for emergency exits are all not going to be in condition to hold the race on April 13th- a [...]

State of the MMBA -March 2014

State of the MMBA -March 2014

Last year, when elected president for the MMBA for 2013, I posted a couple of ”Why an MMBA” threads.

The MMBA became a victim of its own success. I read through some meeting notes dating back to the formation of the MMBA and it was a fascinating trip through [...]

Take Action

While not specifically a mountain bike issue, all riders should be interested in the advocacy action led by the League of Michigan Bicyclists. See the information below- especially for those in State House District 98: State Representative Jim Stamas representing portions of Bay and Midland Counties. Within Bay County, Stamas represents the cities of Auburn, [...]

Michigan Mountain Biking Association Hall of Fame 2014.

Michigan Mountain Biking Association Hall of Fame 2014.

January 26th, the MMBA inducted its first Hall of Fame recipients. Four people that have had a large and positive impact on the growth and advocacy of mountain biking in the state of Michigan.

Dwain Abramowski was inducted in the category Advocacy Dan Harrison was inducted for [...]

State of the MMBA

At today’s annual required Board meeting, Kim White was re-elected as MMBA treasurer, Brindly Byrd- president of the Mid-Michigan Mountain Bike Association, was elected vice-president of the MMBA. I was re-elected as President for the next year

In the next week or so, I will publish a sort of “state of the MMBA” statement. I [...]

MMBA Mountain Bike Expo Jan 26th

 

The Michigan Mountain Biking Association is teaming up with The League of Michigan Bicyclists and the Michigan Trails & Greenways Association to present the first annual Michigan Bicycling expo!

When: January 26, 2014- watch for more details

Where: Michigan State University Pavilion 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

Contact information: email [...]

MMBA Championship Point Series Wheelset drawing

MMBA Championship Point Series Wheelset drawing

The MMBA Championship Point Series would like to thank Velocity-USA for their support of the 2013 season. We had a great visit to the wheel department this morning – watch the attached video and see who won the Blunt wheelset this year! And the winner is……

https://www.facebook.com/groups/137774566273214/

Michigan Mountain Biking Hall of Fame

In the ongoing effort to implement the MMBA Hall of Fame I am trying to contact several prospective nominees- if you know how to contact them please pass on the email President@mmba.org so they can get in touch with me- it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Dwain Abramowski Tim Collins Bob Lawson Dan Harrison- Art [...]

TOMMBA receives $500 MMBA grant- congratulations!

TOMMBA receives $500 MMBA grant- congratulations!

 

In July, the MMBA board announced the availability of four grants of $500 to Michigan-based IMBA chapters.

Two would be disbursed this year and two next year in 2014.

Criteria was financial need/status of the chapter and/or merits of the project or program presented.

We are pleased to [...]