2014 Hassmer Fest, Versailles State Park, Sept 26-28

2014 Hassmer Fest

Here it is HASSMER FEST 2014@ Versailles State Park September 26th, 27th, and 28th celebrating 10 years and 16 miles (so far) of mountain bike trails at VSP.

For a tax deductible donation of $25.00 you get :

-Free camping for tents and RV’s with bathroom and shower facilities.

-Ride the Brobdingnag trail set up [...]


Volunteer with HMBA for the Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience

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HMBA is seeking volunteers to help operate our booth at the Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis on September 20th and 21st from 9:00am to 6:00pm. We need folks to do help set up/tear down, fit helmets and bikes to kids and adults, spot riders on our skills course, [...]


Brown County Epic – Press Release

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Brown County Epic –Press Release

Hoosier Mountain Bike Association (HMBA) announces a new Mountain Bike Festival (Oct. 10-12, 2014), called the Brown County Epic, in place of the Brown County Breakdown. The Brown County Epic will be a mountain bike festival and Epic Ride (up to 100 miles) within Brown County State Park and Yellowwood [...]


Honest-to-Goodness Indiana Tourism Commercial Features Mountain Biking

This commercial has been making the rounds on television for a little while already, but was uploaded to YouTube on June 13th. The mountain biking segments feature Brown County State Park and the Hidden Cabin of Brown County Breakdown fame, HMBA Advisory Council Member and Hesitation Point Bike & Backcountry owner Tad Armstrong, and [...]


HMBA Prize Patrol/Membership Drive (June 1-August 15, 2014)

Hoosier Mountain Bike Association Prize Patrol/Membership Drive (June 1-August 15)

HMBA volunteers will be present at Brown County State Park, Town Run Trail Park, Fort Harrison State Park and Southwestway Park at random times in June, July and August. Volunteers will have the HMBA tent present and give out prizes/drinks to trail users who are [...]


REI Awards Grant to Hoosier Mountain Bike Association (HMBA)

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REI Awards Grant to Hoosier Mountain Bike Association (HMBA) HMBA has been awarded a $5000 grant from REI Castleton! The grant will be used as matching funds to the RTP grant that has allowed HMBA to build 10 new miles of trails at Southwestway Park, which should be completed this summer. REI has been a [...]


O’Bannon Woods Trails Are Growing!

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After more than three years of planning, construction on the first of the new RTP Grant mountain biking and hiking trails at O’Bannon Woods started recently.

Preparations have been underway since earlier this year, when members of the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association, Kentucky Mountain Bike Association and the Evansville Hiking Club joined local riders [...]


Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew to Visit Southwestway Park in Indianapolis May 15-17, 2014

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The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew will be visiting Southwestway Park in Indianapolis between May 15-17, 2014. There will be multiple event associated with the visit for land managers, riders, hikers, horse riders, and anyone else who wants to learn about building good quality, sustainable trail. Registration for the event is free, and should be done [...]


Bike Parks Coming to Indiana

Two bikes parks are on tap for development in Indiana. These parks are being developed because local municipalities wanted them, and they’ve hired professional trail builders for the construction.

The first, and smallest, is being developed in the Fishers/Geist area at a small park at 101st and Cyntheanne Rd. east of Geist Reservoir. The [...]


Take the 2014 HMBA Member Survey

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Before the riding season gets into full swing, we at the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association would like to survey our members and prospective members to see what you want out of a membership with HMBA-IMBA and to see if we’re exceeding your expectations. Please take our short survey and provide [...]