Trailforks Advocates of the Year

While we were a little surprised to see Pinkbike’s Trailforks name the California Mountain Biking Coalition among its Advocates of the Year for 2019, we are deeply honored. There are many organizations, including the other Trailforks Advocacy awards recipients, who are making great things happen for mountain biking. The honor from Trailforks came as a surprise to us, considering we […]

Patrick Brady Named Interim Executive Director For CAMTB

Veteran journalist to lead new advocacy organization Santa Rosa, Calif. —The California Mountain Biking Coalition, the first-ever statewide advocacy organization serving mountain bikers has named an interim executive director, veteran journalist Patrick Brady. Brady is an award-winning journalist known as the publisher of the blog Red Kite Prayer as well as the Paceline podcast. His features have appeared everywhere from […]

Introducing the California Mountain Biking Coalition

We’re proud to announce that CAMTB received our nonprofit EIN on October 29. We are official! Save the date for our next statewide conference call, December 3, 2019 at 6 pm. Details will be posted on our CAMTB Slack channel emailed to our organizational contacts. We’re accepting applications for an Interim Executive Director, and nominations to our board of directors and several committees. There’s lots to […]

September Survey

As the California Mountain Biking Coalition develops its policies, positions, and other programming, we reached out to organizations around the state to gauge their needs. All California cycling and trail based organizations, regardless of ability to help fund or actively participate in CAMTB, are encouraged to reach out, and to engage in the discussions at our active CAMTB Slack channel. […]

AB1111 Lobby Day Report

Representatives from the newly established California Mountain Biking Coalition participated with over 120 other outdoor recreation leaders in the state on August 19 in Sacramento to voice support for Assembly Bill 1111 which would establish the California Office of Outdoor Recreation. The establishment of this office is good for the State and for mountain bikers. It would improve access to […]

CAMTB Inaugural Meeting and Presentation

In 2019 at the California Trails and Greenways Conference, the CAMTB steering committee did a presentation and panel discussion about California Mountain Biking advocacy efforts. Out of that initial meeting the steering committee was formalized and with the information they needed from advocates around the state, began forming the organization. The meeting was live-streamed on Facebook and archived for reference.

Mission Statement Formation

The California Mountain Biking Coalition sees itself as representative of its membership and those we aim to represent. To that end, to develop our mission statement we engaged advocates from around the State to weigh in on how our collective mission should be crafted to best serve the needs of all off-road cyclists in California. We conducted the following poll: […]

CAMTB Formative Meeting and Call to Action

February 2019, CAMTB posted its first call to action, asking California mountain bike advocacy groups to log on and get involved. Big news everyone! We are excited to announce that we’re publicly launching CAMTB.org today in anticipation of the collective formation of a formal California Mountain Bike and Trail Advocacy organization. This is an invitation to all California bike and trail organizations […]