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Apr 28, 2017 | News

Tis the season for some beautiful Northwest NC weather and excellent riding. This newsletter is sent to our members and all contacts we have acquired at events or through IMBA. We hope that you will enjoy these updates and meet us out on the trails!


Memberships matter. We need them to develop clout, and that helps us to get things done. We would really appreciate your support through a membership. Please Join or renew today! Support, join or renew through May 5 and be entered to win one of nine fully custom IMBA/Niner Jet9 RDOs. Note: renewals are run through the IMBA website. Be sure to select our chapter “Northwest North Carolina Mountain Bike Alliance,” listed under North Carolina.


We had an outstanding event we promoted on April 9, the Dark Grind! This race is part of the Southern Classic Series, and we use this to raise money for our trail fund. Click here for a gallery of a few (101) photos that were taken by volunteers on the course.


With the help of our friends at DeFeet International and Horton Design, the Alliance has developed some new merchandise! The socks and t’s have been selling fast! Bring some coin to our events as we’ll have some for purchase, including Rocky Knob this weekend. Or click on the photo to the right to our STORE.


New Rotation Schedule and New Trail Section Open at Lake James SP.
The Alliance is stoked to announce several new details for the MTB trails at Lake James State Park, including a new rotation on May 1 and a new section now open. Read More.

Lake Hickory Trail System.
A new trail system is coming to Hickory, NC. Mad props to several Hickory-based Alliance members who are are getting it done! Please Read More and consider donating to the cause.

Other News

NCICL Athletes Giving Back to Trails in ‘24

NCICL Athletes Giving Back to Trails in ‘24

Have you heard? The North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling League (NCICL) has big goals of giving back to local trails this year, aiming to complete over 3,000 hours of volunteer work this season. Currently they are over halfway there! Last season the league’s...

Alliance Chosen as Two for the Trails Grant Recipient

Alliance Chosen as Two for the Trails Grant Recipient

We’re proud to announce we’ve been chosen as a recipient of Athletic Brewing Company's Two for the Trails grant program! Athletic Brewing Company’s love for the great outdoors is why they created their Two For the Trails program, where they donate up to $2 million...