What’s happening in the alliance
Please look closely at the list of roads and trails before you ride.
We are excited to provide some updates on some of the trail work in Wilson Creek Wild and Scenic River Area of the Grandfather District. Noticeable changes are starting to occur on some trails, and this post is intended to summarize where things are to date.
2019 has been a great year for the Alliance, and one of the highlights has been the strong youth participation in the maintenance of trails. Student-athletes from the North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling League (NCICL), along with their families and coaches, have...
The Alliance Annual Meeting will be in Boone, NC on Friday, December 13 at Bald Guy Brew Coffee Roasting Company (714 Old US 421 S). Doors will open at 6pm, and meeting will commence at 6:30. Drinks and Light Bites will be provided. Bald Guy Brew Coffee will be...
Although we are still in early spring, there has been a lot of trail activity in Northwest NC. Volunteers have been busy. To date in 2019, volunteers at events we have organized have contributed over 700 hours of work already! This large number has been bolstered by...
Many of our local trails will end the year under water.
With melting snow pack & rain in our forecast we’re postponing our LJSP workday to Sat Jan 5 (9am).
We’re celebrating our 5th year by doing what we love; building and maintaining sustainable MTB trails for everyone to enjoy…we’re also giving away a carbon Santa Cruz or Juliana Mountain Bike!
Trail Prom 2018 is a wrap! Thanks to the Town of Blowing Rock, our hosts, as well as all the volunteers, sponsors & attendees who made it a really special night out.
The City of Hickory and the Northwest North Carolina Mountain Bike Alliance invite the public to attend a ribbon cutting for the Lake Hickory Trails on Friday, June 1, at 11:00 a.m., at the beginner loop trail head.
Whether you are a seasoned veteran, or getting ready for your maiden voyage, here are some awesome resources that will have you “trail ready.”
When is it okay to ride without doing permanent damage to the trail? How would you know if it’s OK to ride before you get to the trail?
Here’s a quick roundup of recent news from the Alliance.
Chilly mornings and evenings with fall colors in the woods make for some of the best riding in Northwest NC!
This national campaign from IMBA is putting dollars directly toward 68 active, approved mountain bike projects in 31 states.
Fall is just around the corner. Hopefully you are enjoying some great riding in the woods as temperatures start to cool!
Trail Prom 2017 is a wrap! Thanks to Dooley’s, our hosts, as well as all the volunteers & attendees who made it a really special night out.
Alliance members in Lenoir hosted volunteers from Google’s Lenoir data center who helped put some much appreciated labor on the trails at Zacks Fork.
The recent Solstice signals the beginning of summer in Northwest NC and brings long days for more riding! Click to learn more about the Alliance happenings as we head into Summer!
Alliance member and Bell Joy Ride Ambassador Lauren Hutchins leads the program in our area.