The IMBA Canada Trail Care Crew (TCC) had a very brief opportunity to visit the beautiful Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia. The site is unique in Natural and Cultural Heritage, composed of old growth forests and home to the Read More »
IMBA Canada’s Trail Care Crew (TCC) was delighted to get an invitation to visit the Town of Trenton in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. During the planning stages for the visit, it was evident that the area has many recreational activities that the residents actively engage in, including mountain biking. With an 8 km network of singletrack trails easily accessible in the urban setting of Trenton Steeltown Park, there was significant interest from the County and the Town of Trenton to get public involveme
The iconic views and trails of Jasper National Park provided the TCC’s next visit with a stunning backdrop of beautiful mountain ranges that this area is known for. With more than 100 kilometres of Official and Wildland mountain bike trails offered throughout the park, mountain biking is one of many recreational activities that visitors and locals enjoy throughout the season.
A real highlight of our initial travel for the 2014 season, the next Parks Canada visit for the Trail Care Crew (TCC) took us north on Vancouver island to Pacific Rim National Park. Located on the breathtaking west side of Vancouver Island, Pacific Rim NP has a very wet and cool maritime climate that supports a lush rainforest e
A visit to British Columbia’s beautiful west coast is always eye opening to those of us that reside in the eastern interior. The Trail Care Crew’s first 2014 visit to a Parks Canada location was the stunning Gulf Islands National Park. As part of the week, the TCC met with the Asset Crew to go through the Sustainable Trail Building School training, and see that theory put into practice on a small section of trail. The TCC looks forward to the potential of developing more sustai
Real summer weather and a cycling celebration, you bet, and MEC Burlington’s Bikefest was the best of both. The hot and humid conditions on June 29th were made manageable by the great shoreline breezes coming off of L. Ontario into Hamilton’s Confederation Park, the site for this year’s event.
On June 7th, Mount Revelstoke National Park celebrated its centennial with the second annual “Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day” at the Nels Nelsen Historic Area in the park.
The RCMP, Flowt, and Parks Canada provided a jam-packed day for families with a children’s bicycle skills and obstacle course, bike and helmet checks, stickers, prizes, draws, bike information and refreshments. The event was a huge success with sunny skies and perfect temperatures.
For the second year in a row IMBA Canada attended the MEC Bikefest on the beautiful North Shore of Vancouver. This year the amazing amount of sunshine brought out an abundance of attendees. The Bikefest on the North Shore is a fantastic community event, bringing together cyclists from all disciplines like BMX, enduro-racing, mountain bike enthusiasts and young families. It was especially fantastic to see so many kids on run bikes, BMX bikes, and small pedal bikes rolling around the expo area eager to find stickers and free snacks.