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who we are

Mountain bikers are passionate about creating and sharing trail experiences. A completely volunteer-led movement has independently founded 16 mountain bike organizations throughout Oregon.

The OMBC is made up solely of representatives from these organizations. These representatives work together, at the direction of their members, to democratically develop stances, policy, strategy, and improve mountain biking in Oregon.

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Baker Loves Bikes

To educate and support greater access and safe opportunities for all cyclists in Baker County, OR

http://bakercitycycling.org/

 
 

central oregon trail alliance

COTA's mission is to develop, protect, and enhance the Central Oregon mountain bike experience through trail stewardship, advocacy, collaboration, and education. COTA is a non-profit, volunteer organization that works in conjunction with the USFS, BLM and other land managers to build and maintain trails throughout Central Oregon. COTA is an IMBA affiliated club.

http://www.cotamtb.com/

 

disciples of Dirt

The Disciples of Dirt is a mountain bike club dedicated to the stewardship of sustainable multi-use trails and to preserving and enhancing access for mountain bikers through advocacy, outreach, social events and promoting responsible trail use.

https://disciplesofdirt.org

 

Greater Oakridge Area Trail Stewards

Greater Oakridge Area Trail Stewards mission is to protect, create, and enhance quality trail experiences for mountain bikers in cooperation with other trail users in the Oakridge area. In addition, we actively promote responsible trail use, support volunteer trail work, assist land managers with trail management issues, and improve relations among all trail user groups.

https://oakridgegoats.org/

 

Hood River Area Trail Stewards

HRATS is a volunteer based, non-profit organization, made up of cycling enthusiasts. Our mission and focus is to engage and unite the cycling community in order to channel enthusiasm to create, enhance and protect the riding opportunities in the greater Hood River area. This includes the area within a 30 mile radius of Hood River, in both Oregon and Washington.

https://www.hrats.org/

 

Oregon Interscholastic Cycling League

The Oregon Interscholastic Cycling League was founded in 2017 as a non-profit 501(c)3 Project League of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA). We facilitate youth development through the sport of mountain biking for 6-12 graders and provide the education, training, licensing, and insurance for coaches and volunteers. We also produce high-quality mountain bike events that emphasize the value of participation, camaraderie, positive sporting behavior, and well-being over competition.

http://www.oregonmtb.org/

 

Northwest Trail Alliance

Northwest Trail Alliance is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon. We are one of the Northwest’s leading mountain bike advocacy and trail stewardship groups. Created in 1988 as a grassroots club of local riders, focused on maintaining bike access to Forest Park – Portland’s renown urban park -, we have grown into a regional advocacy group, stewarding trails and advocating for trail access across a wide radius around Portland; from Forest Park and Powell Butte within the city limits of Portland, to the southern foothills of Mount St Helens, to the western slopes of Mount Hood, to Tillamook State Forest and Scappoose.

http://nw-trail.org/

 

Oregon Timber Trail Alliance

The Oregon Timber Trail is an iconic 670-mile backcountry mountain bike route spanning Oregon’s diverse landscapes from California to the Columbia River Gorge. It is a world-class bikepacking destination and North America’s premiere long-distance mountain bike route. It runs south to north and travels through a variety of landscapes, communities, ecosystems, terrain, and, most importantly—mountain bike trails. The Oregon Timber Trail Alliance is dedicated to stewardship, education, community, and quality trail experiences throughout the Oregon Timber Trail corridor.  

http://oregontimbertrail.org

 

Rogue Valley Mountain Bike Association

RVMBA was formed to protect and expand trail opportunities for mountain bikers in the Southern Oregon area, including Ashland, Talent, Medford, Grants Pass and Jacksonville. Whether you are an adrenaline seeking gravity rider, or recreational trail cyclist, we have come together in the spirit of unity to seek additional opportunities for all riding disciplines.

http://rvmba.org/

 

Salem Area Trail Alliance

We connect the community to trails by:

  • Building, sustaining, and advocating for recreational trails used by bikers, hikers, and runners.

  • Providing a variety of trail experiences.

  • Creating opportunities to connect with others on and off trails.

  • Assuring financial sustainability by partnering with businesses, organizations, and individuals.

  • Collaborating with other trail related organizations.

  • Recruiting, training, educating, and retaining volunteers.

http://www.salemtrails.org/

 

Trans-Cascadia

 Trans-Cascadia Inc was founded by a group of long-time, bike-industry professionals that hosted the first race in 2015. The event is part of the non-profit’s larger mission to promote and build sustainable trails in the Pacific Northwest.  Their work is made possible by the community of racers, volunteers and sponsors that help put on the event and participate in trail-building days.  

http://trans-cascadia.com

 

Team Dirt

Team Dirt is a mountain bike club and chapter of the IMBA. It was originally founded as a bike racing team in the Corvallis Oregon area. Since that time, it has grown into an organization advocating for all biking activity in the Benton County area. Team Dirt supports urban (Pump Track, BMX bike park, bike paths, and community events), as well as, traditional off road riding (XC, All Mountain, and DH/Gravity).

https://teamdirt.org/

 

Trips for Kids

Trips for Kids is a positive youth development organization that teaches valuable life skills with the bike at the core of our programming. We believe the bike is an ideal learning laboratory that’s approachable for kids of all backgrounds and abilities. We offer hands-on STEM learning, creative problem-solving and teamwork, while nurturing a lifelong connection to healthy movement and the outdoors. Our vast network of chapters throughout North America has introduced more than 230,000 youth aged 8-18 to the valuable life lessons teachable on the bike, with an emphasis on helping those kids most in need of positive adult role models and mentors.

https://www.tripsforkids.org

Cycling is an activity that brings people together, rather than dividing them.
— Earl Blumenauer, U.S. Congressman
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