2015-2016 Indiana Hunting Seasons

As users of forest trails, sometimes we traverse areas where hunting is permitted. These properties include, but are not limited to state and national forests and state parks. Some private properties may permit hunting. Many of these properties remain open to other uses during hunting season. This is especially noteworthy with the new MTB access […]

HMBA is Seeking Your Input Regarding Brown County, Indiana!

Whether you’re a local who rides in the area multiple times per week, or you’re an out-of-state visitor who has only visited once, the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association would like to hear from you regarding your experience.

Please consider filling out this short survey (it should only take a few minutes) regarding your visit(s) to […]

National Designation for HMBA and Brown County Trails

For Immediate Release: 8/5/2015 Contact Tammy Mebane HMBA Executive Director/IMBA ARD 916-216-2178 tammy.mebane@imba.com www.hmba.org

The Summer 2015 issue of IMBA Trail News, (the International Mountain Bicycling Association IMBA), announced its 2015 class of Model Trails designees (www.imba.com/news/epics-ride-centers-2015). Among IMBA’s Model Trails program is a category of Ride Centers. The Ride Center designation represents IMBA Model […]

HMBA Statement Regarding DNR Fees

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Pay to Play: DNR Off-Road Cycling Permit Coming

The Hoosier Mountain Bike Association (HMBA) has built some great trail systems, and we have a vision for natural surface trails in Indiana. Implementing that vision requires funding from land managers, donations from outdoor enthusiasts, and sweat equity of volunteers. HMBA has in the past discussed an […]

National Trails Day Southwestway Park Trails Grand Opening June 6-7, 2015

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Join HMBA for the Grand Opening of Southwestway (SWW) Park. A weekend of trail work, food, riding, running and celebration! HMBA is finalizing a $150,000 Recreational Trails Grant at SWW Park and we want to celebrate. Join us to get dirty on the trails or just come out to check out the new […]

Spring Membership Drive! Join/Renew Today!

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Spring Membership Drive! Join/Renew Today!

HMBA launches our Spring Membership Drive, March 1, 2015 to encourage all natural surface trail users to support local trail maintenance and help fund more trails in our region. It’s crucial to grow our membership so our voice is heard. At just $30, this is a great investment for […]

2015 Trail Work Schedule

HMBA will be hosting some core trail building events. These events will be focused supporting the RTP grants at O’Bannon and Southwestway, as well as continued trail development in Brown County State Park and Yellowwood State Forest. We have also listed the Hassmerfest and HMBA Epic events. These are great events and the proceeds help […]

Action Alert! – Indy Parks Master Planning

Update 5/5/2015: The Master Planning Survey is available now! Please take it and provide your feedback.

The Hoosier Mountain Bike Association, a Chapter of the International Mountain Bike Association (HMBA-IMBA), needs your help!

Indy Parks is holding public meetings for its 10 year Master Planning process. We have a once in a decade […]

2015 Annual Meeting, 7 February 2015, Indianapolis City Market

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Schedule: 11:00am – Trails Committee Meeting (upstairs City Market) 2:00-4:00pm – Downtown Social Ride 4:00-6:00pm – Eat/Drink/Social 6:00pm – HMBA Annual Meeting (upstairs City Market)

HMBA Annual Meeting Open to All Another year is upon us natural surface trail riders, and HMBA wants you to be a part of shaping its direction for 2015 and […]

Now Accepting 2015 Board Nominations

HMBA is now accepting nominations for the 2015 board. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else, please use the form on this page to submit your nominee(s) to Tammy Mebane (select recipient from the dropdown menu) by January 24, 2015 so nominees can be vetted.

Voting for the 2015 board will occur […]

2014 Brown County Epic Recap

First, the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association would like to thank all of the event sponsors, vendors, bands, and especially the attendees for making the 2014 Brown County Epic such a success!


A total of 405 people registered for the 2014 HMBA Brown County Epic. Actual attendance was probably a bit lower, owing to the […]