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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2014 Brown County Epic, October 10-12, Brown County State Park, Nashville, IN

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Mark your calendars and register today for the Brown County Epic, held at Brown County State Park in Nashville, Indiana from October 10-12, 2014! There will be product demos, games, contests, a raffle for a Borealis fat bike decked out with a SRAM/Rockshox build, and most importantly, tons of riding! Proceeds from the event benefit […]

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 […]

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 […]

O’Bannon Woods Trails Are Growing!



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 […]

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 […]