News

12/05/2018 - 8:32am
Category: Club Officers

Officer elections for 2019 were held at the Monthly Meeting on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Thanks to Mark Loch, Amber Becht, and Mark Conklin for serving on the board in 2018. The board for 2019 is:

President - Nick Hepler​

Vice President - Michael Cooper

Treasurer - Jim Ireland

Secretary - Danny Kelso

Race Director - Carrie Mansfield 

Director at Large - Will Macaluso 

Director at Large - Eric Persak

Director at Large - Gabe Rothwell

10/17/2018 - 8:30am
Category: Club Rides

Come out Sunday, October 28 for the Sunday Dirt Church ride in Middle Run. This will be the final club group ride for the year. This ride meets and departs from the back of Paper Mill Park (Jonathan Husband Trailhead) at 8:45 AM. This is a No Drop, ride with pace groups for All-Levels. New to mountain biking or the local trails? This ride is a great way to learn some new trails, and ride with some new folks. Join us on the 28th for a fun, flowy ride through Middle Run.

09/26/2018 - 11:03am
Category: Jamboree

The 2018 Mountain Bike Jamboree is coming up! This year's event is Saturday, October 6th at the Fair Hill Fairgrounds. Join us for a fun day of demos, food, live music, beer from Dogfish Head. The event will kick off with demos at 9 AM. $10 for IMBA members, $15 for non-members. All proceeds from the event go toward building and maintaining trail systems in our area. 

09/17/2018 - 2:01pm
Category: Club Rides

Join us this Sunday, September 23 for Dirt Church at Lums Pond State Park in Bear, DE. The ride meets at Area 2  of Lums Pond SP at 9 AM. (DE State Park Parking fees apply). Dirt Church rides are All-Levels, No Drop paced rides. Beginners are always welcome. Dirt Church rides are a great way to learn some new trails, ride with some new folks, and have a great time. Come out this Sunday and join the fun. 

09/06/2018 - 10:09pm
Category: Fair Hill Frenzy Race

The Maryland Interscholastic Cycling League (MICL) is having the Fair Hill Frenzy, a youth mountain bike race at Fair Hill on September 30. They are in need of volunteers to help with the race. This is a great organization and event that promotes youth cycling and gets kids and teens into mountain biking.

09/03/2018 - 3:07pm
Category: Monthly Meeting

This Tuesday, September 4 is the Trail Spinners Monthly Meeting at 8 PM at McGlynns Pub in Pike Creek. On the agenda this month Skills Trail repair, fall/winter rides, Jamboree at Fair Hill, and potential for DH flow trails. Community participation will determine whether or not projects going forward will be successful. As always we seek input and feedback from the community so come out and join us and let your voice be heard. Plus, it's half-price burger night!

08/29/2018 - 1:47pm
Category: Trail Planning
White Clay Creek Mountain Bikers,
 
DE State Parks is working on an updated Master Plan for the park. We have a window for direct comments to influence the direction the park takes relative to trails. If you want to see:
 
  • More Singletrack over Doubletrack, 
  • More Stone Armoring (where needed) over Paving
  • More / New Flow Trail and Trail Features (berms, drops, rollers, etc)
  • More / New Progressive Lines / Line Options 
  • More Mountain Biking / Multi-Use Designated Trails 
 
08/20/2018 - 10:22pm
Category: Club Rides

Join us this Sunday for the fourth Sunday Dirt Church ride in Fair Hill. This is an All-Levels ride with a relaxed, social pace. This ride is a great way to learn some new trails and ride with some new folks. This ride rolls out of the Fair Hill North Appleton lot at 9 AM. Check the club rides page for more info. Come out this Sunday and join the fun!

08/18/2018 - 2:22pm
Category: Trail Maintenance

Thanks to everyone who came out for the August monthly trail work day. We had 17 volunteers and covered three of our priority areas including deberming/trimming on Snow Goose/Lenape/Logzilla and the Possum Hollow loop. Volunteers also mowed and trimmed around the Fox Rocks on Lenape. 

08/08/2018 - 8:32am
Category: Trail Work

Join us on Saturday, August 18 for Middle Run trail work. We'll meet in the parking lot of McGlynns Pub (Polly Drummond Shopping Center) at 8:45 AM. Tools and training will be provided, bring water and work gloves. We have many projects going on that will make our trails even better we just need you! Come out on the 18th and see what's going on. 

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