December 7/07 4:38 am - IMBA Canada News
Posted by Editoress on 12/7/07
IMBA Canada News
Rossland's Seven Summits Trail Voted "07 Trail of the Year"
Bike Magazine has chosen the Seven Summits Trail in Rossland, BC as the magazine's overall Trail of the Year. Built by Kootenay Columbia Trails Society, an IMBA Canada affiliate, the trail was also selected as an IMBA Epic in 2006. Full story.
Mountain Bike Community Profile Published for the Central Okanagan
The City of Kelowna, together with the Regional District of the Central Okanagan and BC Parks, has recently published a Mountain Bike Community Profile to research key issues relating to mountain biking, identify demand for mountain bike facilities, and outline the role that local governments should play in their creation. The profile is the first step in the preparation of a city-wide mountain bike strategy which will review current and future mountain bike opportunities in the Central Okanagan area. Read more.
Kids Drop Video Players, Take to Trails
This October, IMBA clubs convinced scores of kids to put down their gaming devices and explore the outdoor world on their bikes. The fourth annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day celebration drew rave reviews from young riders around the world. Five clubs and five individual riders won bicycles courtesy of Schwinn, including the Durham Mountain Biking Association in Durham, Ontario.
IMBA Canada Woolie Socks are Here!
Keep your tootsies warm this winter with the newest offering from the IMBA Canada gear collection. The Woolie DeFeet brand "Classico" socks feature a tall, ribbed cuff with the IMBA Canada logo on the band. Charcoal in colour, with white and grey accents. $20 each - On sale for $18.
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IMBA Canada Legal Fund Almost at Its Goal
IMBA Canada's Legal Fund has almost reached its goal of $6,000 for 2007. A huge "thank you" to each of you who has contributed to this important cause! Donations continue to be accepted year-round.
Ride Great Trails in 2008 - Donate to the IMBA Canada Annual Fund
IMBA Canada's Annual Fund campaign was launched last week to give us the momentum we need to kick-start some much-needed projects - such as funding regional staff, translating resources into French, and expanding our trailbuilding efforts. Help us build this momentum by donating today, and asking your friends to do the same. Your year-end boost will help make 2008 our best year ever - a year of better riding! Annual Fund details.
Contributors of $35 or more will receive a full colour 2008 IMBA Calendar.
Give the Gift of Trails this Christmas and Get a Free Gift!
Looking for a unique gift for a riding buddy this Christmas? Consider giving the Gift of Trails. Purchase a supporting level gift membership for a friend for only $30, and we'll send YOU the gift of an IMBA Canada t-shirt or toque for free! That's $10 off the normal membership price of $40, and a great Christmas gift for each of you. Last order date for guaranteed delivery before Christmas is December 13, 2007. Order today.