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 [...]


View the Indy Greenways Master Plan

Come see the exhibit at The Hall at 202 N. Alabama St. downtown starting March 24, 2014.

GREENWAYS EXHIBIT OPENS AT THE HALL TODAY Want a chance to view the Full Circle Plan and all of its routes? A new exhibit of the plan opens this morning (March 24, 2014) at the The Hall in the old City Hall building at 202 N. Alabama Street in downtown Indianapolis. The exhibit explains the [...]


Indiana Trails Are Sensitive During Springtime!

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Tire tracks and foot prints hold water, which leads to mud holes. mud holes aren’t fun to ride through or fix.

Springtime is a difficult time of year for mountain bikers. It’s getting warm and we want to get out, and get our bikes onto the dirt, after being cooped up inside all winter. [...]


2014 Annual Meeting and Announcements

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HMBA’s 2014 Annual Meeting was a productive one with many announcements.

First, we’d like to congratulate the 2014 HMBA Board and Advisory Committee. A full list of positions and a contact form can be found on the Current HMBA Leadership page. Some positions have not yet been filled, and the committees have yet to be [...]