Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join Overland Mountain Bike Association?

Anyone who is interested in promoting responsible mountain biking in the Northern Front Range of Colorado and Southern Wyoming.  Individuals as well as families (with kiddos included!) are encouraged to join.

Why should I join Overland Mountain Bike Association?

By joining Overland Mountain Bike Association, you get to participate in fun rides, social events, volunteer trail days, outreach days, camping trips, and youth volunteer events. OMBA keeps you informed of mountain biking issues in the area and develops a positive relationship with area land managers. You’ll also meet new riding friends and find trails that you have never ridden. Most importantly, it is fun!

I am a beginner mountain biker – can I still join Overland Mountain Bike Association?

You sure can! Our members ride on easy as well as expert trails, so just choose trails that are within your comfort level!

What is the difference between an Overland member and a certified Diamond Peaks Mountain Bike Patroller?

A member of Overland Mountain Bike Association is a person who has a desire to help with the mission of the club, but may not want to go through all of the training or commit to Patrolling. All members are encouraged to participate in our social rides, community service events, outreach days and trail work.

A certified Patroller is a member of OMBA who is at least 18 years old, is at least Basic First Aid/CPR Certified, and is a rider who has been trained to lead a patrol ride as well as assist other trail users with first aid and bike mechanical issues.  (Upon completion of required trainings, a certified Patroller becomes eligible for bike shop discounts.)

How are Patrollers identified on trails they patrol?

All certified Patrollers, upon completion of trainings, are issued a really cool small plastic card (much like a race number) that can be easily attached to a bike’s handlebars. 

What is the ride commitment for Patrollers?

We ask that all Patrollers log at least 4 Patrol Rides per year.