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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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……
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!
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 [...]
Massive Fallout is a large-scale group ride organized by the volunteers of the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association (CRAMBA). The ride features four prominent trails in Macomb and Oakland Counties: Stony Creek, Bald Mountain, Addison Oaks, and Bloomer. These trails are all connected via a series of safe roads, paths, and rail trails creating [...]
Since originally presenting this new activity, the thread on the forum was filled with suggestions for our first inductees. They are listed below. The MMBA would like to get a bio of each suggested person after which the board will narrow the selection process to three or four persons per category. The list is, of [...]