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2017 Colorado MTB Summit

October 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Join Overland Mountain Bike Club and other regional IMBA Chapters for our Colorado Mountain Bike Summit at Block One in Fort Collins, CO, on October 13-15th 2017. Let’s unpave the way forward and plan for the next decade of trails. The summit will be a great opportunity to network with volunteer advocates, land stewards, federal and state land managers, industry representatives and other IMBA partners from around Colorado and beyond.

 “Chapter Summits are a great opportunity to hear what’s happening trails-wise in other areas, to learn about why/how they are happening, and to help foster discussions and ideas beneficial to us all.  Trails build community.  Yet, each community comes with its own opportunities and challenges.  This Summit provides the forum to openly discuss many of these issues so we can all have better places to ride our mountain bikes.” says Kenny Bearden – Executive Director of Overland Mountain Bike Club  

Please Register Now or Volunteer for the event


  • Luis Benitez – Director of Colorado’s Outdoor Recreation Industry Office
  • Chris Sugai – Founder & CEO of Niner Bikes
  • Jack Placchi – Trails & Travel Management Coordinator at BLM
  • Jason Robertson – Regional Deputy Director for Recreation, Lands & Minerals at USFS
  • Aaron Clark – Conservation Manager at IMBA
  • Mike Pritchard – Executive Director – Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association
  • Tony Boone – Tony Boone Trails, LLC
  • Scott Gordon – ContourLogic
  • Yuri Kostick – Former Mayor – Town of Eagle
  • Kory Swanson – Social Media Manager at Niner Bikes
  • Eleanor Blick – Communications Manager at IMBA
  • Katherine Fuller – Marketing Manager at IMBA
  • Jason Bertolacci – berbur, llc
  • Steve Watts – Executive Director – Boulder Mountain Bike Alliance
  • Gary Sjoquist – QBP/Salsa Bikes

Agenda Overview:

Friday October 13th

9:30am-10:30am – Summit check-in

10:30am-3:40pm – Discussion topics

3:45pm-8:00pm – Group rides & post-ride happy hour

Saturday October 14th

10:00am–3:45pm – Discussion topics

3:45pm–8:30pm – Group rides & post-ride happy hour

8:30pm-10:00pm – GiddyUp! Film Tour

Sunday Oct 15th

9:00am-1:00pm – Trail design/building/maintenance demonstrations – Lory State Park

All Day – Ride on your own

BLOCK ONE EVENT CENTER – 428 LINDEN STREET, FORT COLLINS, CO – http://www.rentblockone.com/


October 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am
October 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm