“To create, enhance and protect great places to ride mountain bikes.”
How does uprising fit into our mission?
The International Mountain Bicycling Association has been the leader in mountain bike advocacy, education and opportunities for three decades. Since 1988, we have taught and encouraged low-impact riding, grassroots advocacy, sustainable trail design, innovative land management practices and cooperation among trail user groups. IMBA U.S. is a national network of local groups, individual riders and passionate volunteers working together for the benefit of the entire community.
IMBA is a 501(c)3 educational association with a 50-state reach and the big belief that mountain biking changes lives and improves communities. For 2018, we're shifting our focus toward catalyzing, educating and resourcing trail champions in order to accelerate the pace of trail building and the creation of mountain bike communities in the U.S. Therefore, we think IMBA is the ideal organization to act as an aggregator of resources designed to expand the mountain biking experience. Whether you're a weekend warrior or a seasoned advocate, we want to be your source for information and inspiration.
IMBA envisions a world where everyone has a place to ride a mountain bike. That means more women riding, which is where you and the UPRISING event come in. UPRISING is a new step in the direction of IMBA's commitment to being a powerful community resource and a champion of all mountain bikers.