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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


2014 HMBA Board and Committee Nominations

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The nomination period for the 2014 Hoosier Mountain Bike Association, a Chapter of the International Mountain Bike Association(HMBA-IMBA) Board of Directors will open on Monday, January 13th., and will close at noon on January 21st. On January 21st, HMBA will hold a board meeting, with those nominated, to determine the 2014 HMBA Board of Director’s [...]


Southwestway Park Recreational Trails Program Grant Work

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In 2009 HMBA applied for a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant for Southwestway Park. We were awarded over $120,000. The stipulations of the Federal grant required two reviews before construction can begin. The 106 historical preservation review was completed by State Historical Preservation Office (SHPO) in 2012. The NEPA environmental review was completed by a [...]


HMBA 2014 Annual Meeting

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HMBA 2014 Annual Meeting: Saturday, February 8th 2014 at the Abe Martin Lodge (BCSP)

Ever wonder what it takes to get approval to build a mountain bike trail on Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) properties? Do you have a State Park or State Forest in your local area and want to know if the [...]


Associate IMBA Region Director Hired in Indiana

Tammy Mebane

For Immediate Release 12-17-2013

Contact: Andy Williamson

IMBA Great Lakes Region Director

The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association (HMBA), an IMBA chapter based in Indianapolis, have jointly hired a full-time professional advocate in the role of IMBA’s Associate Regional Director and the executive director of HMBA. Tammy Mebane [...]