Tennessee Mountain Bike Alliance Transititioning to FaceBook Group

Based on the increased popularity of FaceBook groups as a way to engage the public, the Tennessee Mountain Bike Alliance will be allowing their website domain to expire.  All future communications will be posted to our FaceBook Group.

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[24 Jan 2014]
Apply for $100k Bell Built Trail Grants

Bell Helmets has once again partnered with IMBA for the Bell Built Grant—a funding program that offers U.S. mountain bikers up to $100,000 to build trails in 2014/15.
If you have a shovel-ready trail building project, we want you to apply.
Bell Helmets will award three technical assistance grants, allowing IMBA’s Trail Solutions team of professional trail builders to help you design and build any of the following types of projects in your hometown:

Pump Track/Bike Park
Flow/All Mountain Trail
Downhill/Gravity Trail

For your chance to win, please read the grant criteria, download an application and submit …

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[20 Aug 2013]
Mountain Goat Trail Alliance Receives $200,000 Grant

The Mountain Goat Trail Alliance has received a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant of $200,000 from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, to construction a portion of trail in Grundy County.
The grant funding will be used to further the mission of the Alliance: creating a multipurpose trail, which will be open to mountain biking, along the rail bed of the historic Mountain Goat Railroad. The grant will allow approximately two miles of trail to be built in Grundy County.
“We are very pleased and gratified that TDEC has seen fit …

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[14 Aug 2013]
Celebrate Chattanooga’s New Stringer’s Ridge Park

After years of grass roots efforts, headed up by the Trust for Public Land, Stringer’s Ridge will open as Chattanooga’s newest park, with a brand new network of mountain bike accessible trails.
The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:30 am at the Spears Avenue Trailhead.
Nestled in the heart of Chattanooga’s North Shore, Stringer’s Ridge is an urban forest just five minutes from downtown from the heart of downtown.  For decades the undeveloped land was privately owned which the community used as an …