Tag Archives: Mountain Biking

Mountain biking fourteeners creates a rift in the outdoor community 

Increasingly the question surfaces: Where should mountain bikes be allowed? How about mountain trails, particularly the popular Colorado fourteeners, known for their elevation? Joe Lindsey’s feature in Bicycling Magazine sheds some light on the complexity of the question.¬†What complexity? Read … Continue reading

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West Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance: 60 Miles of Local Trails, From Riders For Riders

Grand Rapids is known for a lot of things: good beer, a spectacular downtown arts festival and great fishing on area rivers, among other things. But, what isn’t known is that West Michigan mountain bikers are turning the region into … Continue reading

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Whose Trail is it? Making Way for Bikes in National Parks

There has been a longstanding debate about bicycles in national parks. Should they or shouldn’t they be allowed? And if so, where? And where are they not appropriate? Cyclists, particularly mountain bikers, have been pushing for greater access in recent … Continue reading

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Ride on! Mountain biking returns to Owasippe

West Michigan mountain bikers now have another great place to ride. Twenty two miles of trail was just opened at the Owasippe Scout Reservation where mountain bikers were once prohibited. Volunteers with the Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance worked hard to … Continue reading

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