Canadian Cyclist Cervelo R3 24/7 1 - May 2
   Follow us on Twitter
 
Find us on Facebook
 
Wheels of Bloor - March 7
 
ACS Apollo Bikes - November 19
 
Williams Cycling March 28
 
IMBA Canada - Dec 14
 
Share the Road - Dec 14
 


 

 

 
ARG XC8 -Restart May 16
 

Daily News


 

July 28/05 1:18 am - IMBA Canada News


Posted by Editoress on 07/28/05
 

New Reps

IMBA Canada would like to welcome two new Canadian field reps to our crew of dedicated advocates.

Jean-François Ravenelle - Eastern Manitoba, Western Ontario
JF@Gords.com, 204-284-2952

Jean-François Ravenelle, based in Winnipeg, will be focused on Eastern Manitoba and crossing over into Western Ontario. JF is the manager of Gord's Bike Shop and is very actively involved with Gord's Mountain Bike Club.

Peter Plaizier - Northern Alberta
peterplaizier@shaw.ca, 780-690-2143

Peter Plaizier will be our newest Alberta addition, based out of Edmonton. Peter joins Kip Keylock, our long-standing Calgary-based rep, to increase mountain biking opportunities in Canada's Rocky Mountain playground.

Learn about becoming an IMBA field rep here: repcenter

IMBA Rep Helps Build New Trails In Saskatchewan

Donna Shire, IMBA Canada’s field rep for Southern Saskatchewan, has been busy this spring, transforming a small village park into a place for kids to ride. Read how this small gem of a trail came to be: saskatchewan.html


Trail Care Crews Visit Squamish, BC

The Squamish Off Road Cycling Association (SORCA) has been working tirelessly to save the crown jewel of their trail system, the Powerhouse Plunge Trail, from being damaged by adjacent logging. On June 10 - 12, the Subaru-IMBA Trail Care Crew worked with SORCA to help save their beloved trail from erosion and widening. See a slideshow of their visit: squamish_bc


Mississauga Club Receives Kona Freeride Grant

The Mississauga Urban Trails Club received one of seven 2005 Kona/IMBA Freeride Grants, thanks to Kona Bicycle Company's generous support. To find out which other clubs made the cut, and to see how they plan to spend their money, visit this page: kona_winners


Ontario Trail Improvement Grants Awarded

Thanks to a partnership between the Ontario Cycling Association (OCA) and IMBA Canada, three Ontario mountain bike clubs have received $500 grants to improve local trails. Find out who got the loot here: ontario_grants


McKay Insurance Temporarily Unavailable To New Canadian Clubs

IMBA's mountain biking club insurance policy, brokered through McKay Insurance of Iowa, is temporarily suspended to new business in Canada. Canadian clubs who have already purchased a policy will continue to be covered through August 31 as scheduled. Please note that only new business is suspended and all existing policies expire on August 31, 2005.

McKay Insurance is working to renew IMBA's mountain biking club insurance policy and we hope to have a new policy in place and available for purchase by clubs in the U.S. and Canada by September 1. More info will be available in August.


Ottawa Mountain Bike Association Hits A Groove

Since its formation, OMBA has signed on more than 80 members, delivered trail proposals to local authorities, started regular trailwork days, and become a much-needed voice for mountain bike advocacy in the Nation's Capital. Not bad for a club that's only 3 months old!

Read more on the OMBA website: ottawamba.org/OMBA2/index.html


Save The Date: Trail Care Crew Visits Ontario In September

Eastern Region Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew leaders Chris Bernhardt and Jill Van Winkle will visit Waterloo September 10-11, 2005 to teach a 2-day IMBA Trailbuilding School. For more details, visit the IMBA Canada Calendar: calendar


Take A Kid Mountain Biking On October 1

On Oct. 1, IMBA's annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day will once again help introduce scores of young riders to the sport. Start planning your event or family outing now: www.imba.com/resources/kids/index.html


Trail Solutions A Best Seller


IMBA reached a milestone this spring when the 5,000th copy of the popular book "Trail Solutions: IMBA's Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack," rolled off the shelf. Order your copy here: trail_solutions


New Trailbuilding Book Available

Written by trail expert Troy Scott Parker, "Natural Surface Trails by Design" explores trail design from a theoretical perspective. A perfect companion to "Trail Solutions," this 78-page book focuses on the why of trails rather than the how. Now available at the IMBA on-line store for $30 USD. stores.yahoo.com/imba/immer.html

 


Return to Canadian Cyclist homepage | Back to Top
D'Ornellas (+4767) - July 20
 
Norco Tactic - April 1
 

 
Bikesports - August 12
 

 


 
Dundas Speed Shop - Jan 11 (+524)
 
  


 
 © Copyright 1998-2014 Canadian Cyclist. All rights reserved.  Privacy Policy | Contact | Subscribe to RSS Feed  | Login