A county manager in Lee County, North Carolina has closed the San-Lee Gravity Bike Park in the town of Sanford due to multiple injuries. County leaders plan to bring in experts to recommend safety modifications.
How do I get mountain bike trails built in my area? To answer this, we reached out to trail building and advocacy professionals at both the local and national level to put together a basic outline of the process.
The Trail Agents program in Colorado enables volunteers with the right training to carry out trail maintenance on their own, when they're out for a ride or whenever they feel like getting some trail work done on their own.
Jeremiah Stone is a mountain bike skill instructor who has taught hundreds of riders across the western USA with Ninja Mountain Bike Performance and the Sedona Mountain Bike Academy. He’s also a freelance trail builder and machine operator in addition to being a skilled rider.
Tony Boone has been building mountain bike trails for more than 30 years, and literally helped write the book on the subject, contributing to IMBA’s Guides to Building Sweet Singletrack and Providing Great Riding.