International Mountain Bicycling Association Rides

International Mountain Bicycling Association Rides

CycleLifeHQ is pleased to partner with the International Mountain Bicycling Association as their destination marketing service provider.

The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is the worldwide leader in mountain bike advocacy, and the only organization in the U.S. focused entirely on trails and access, for all types of mountain bikers in all parts of the country. Since 1988, IMBA has taught and encouraged low-impact riding, grassroots advocacy, sustainable trail design, innovative land management practices and cooperation among trail user groups. IMBA is a network of local groups, individual riders and passionate volunteers working together for the benefit of the entire community. 

IMBA ride experiences include EPIC Rides, Ride Center and Chapter trails; bringing you the best of the best.

What makes an IMBA EPIC ride EPIC?

The EPICS designation is designed to recognize the most adventurous and special of mountain bike rides and is awarded by IMBA staff following a comprehensive accreditation process based on the following criteria:

  • Demanding experience in a natural/remote setting (back-country riding);
  • More than 80% singletrack;
  • Technically and physically challenging; and
  • At least 20 miles in length.

 

ALASKA

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA

COLORADO

GEORGIA

IDAHO

MICHIGAN

MONTANA

NEW MEXICO

NEW YORK

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH DAKOTA

OHIO

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

UTAH

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON

WISCONSIN

WYOMING

INTERNATIONAL:

The Ride Centers™ designation recognizes the pinnacle of mountain biking communities. These are large-scale facilities with something for every rider, from a variety of riding experiences to a variety of ways to have fun off the bike. Below, we have listed all the IMBA Ride Centre destinations for your perusal. 

Ride Centers™ feature extensive trail networks, masterfully designed for mountain bikers of every skill level and built by professional trailbuilders and local volunteers. Bring your full arsenal of bikes to these destination-worthy areas. From backcountry adventures to shuttle-served gravity trails, and from expert-only to family-friendly, you’ll encounter the best the sport has to offer. Ride Centers™ range from renowned gold-level destinations like Park City, UT, and Oakridge, OR, to smaller towns that totally revolve around the ride like McCall, ID, or Marquette, MI.

ALABAMA

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

COLORADO

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

IDAHO

INDIANA

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA

MONTANA

NEW MEXICO

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

UTAH

VIRGINIA

WEST VIRGINIA

WISCONSIN

WYOMING

INTERNATIONAL

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