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SBMTV becomes an IMBA Chapter!

To bring better mountain biking to your area, the Santa Barbara Mountain Bike Trail Volunteers has become a chapter of IMBA. By combining IMBA's national presence with local advocacy efforts, we can be more effective at creating and protecting mountain biking in your…

Big Sunday! – Sept 25th National Public Lands Day

Big Sunday! - Sept 25th National Public Lands Day On Sunday September 25th, over fifty community volunteers assembled at the lower Tunnel Trail Head to participate in trail maintenance for National Public Lands Day. The trail work event was organized…

2011-08-21 Jesusita Traverse Trail Work Review

Nutrient rich soil from past fires and last spring's rains  enabled the the brush on Jesusita trail to grow fast and heartily this year - causing some travel difficulties for trail users and additional erosion of the trailbed.  On Sunday August…

Decline Magazine – July Issue Features SBMTV Bell Program

SBMTV's Bell Program is featured in the July issue of Decline MTB magazine.  The original article written by Mark Jordan of Decline Magazine can be found here: Decline Magazine Article .  Decline also supplied the the text of the article…

Faces of Advocacy – Article from IMBA…

A great plug Leslie and Chris Kehmeier of IMBA http://www.imba.com/blog/leslie-and-chris-kehmeier/faces-advocacy

Rattlesnake Connector Re-surfaces!

All, (Full Photo Set here!) Rattlesnake connector trail, a once popular hiking trail between Tunnel Trail and Rattlesnake trail had fallen in to disrepair and heavy brush over the years.  The Santa Barbara Mountain Bike Trail Volunteers (and groups MTC,…

Review: May 15th MTB Events!

On Sunday Morning May 15th...all of this took place: Mountain Bike Skills Clinic With the help of CycleMAYnia and two very talented instructors, Tiffany Allmandinger and Michael Blake, SBMTV hosted a mountain bike skills clinic on Sunday morning in Rocky…

Earth Day Success

SBMTV's first booth at Earth Day was a great success!  Over one hundred people stopped by to find out what was going on with local trails.  Ryan's excellent trail building diagrams and trail talking from Paul, Doug, and Lauren made…

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