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published Jan 1, 2020

Economic and Health Benefits of Walking, Hiking, and Bicycling on Recreational Trails in Washington State

by Washington Recreation and Conservation Office

Every county in Washington State benefits from walkers, runners, bikers, and backpackers using our beautiful trail systems. Ninety percent of Washington residents participate in non-motorized recreation annually.

categories: Mountain Biking Resources
tags: benefits of trails, health, economic

published Jan 24, 2019

Mountain Biker Attitudes and Perceptions of eMTBs (electric‐mountain bikes)

This study found that were many misconceptions about what constitutes an eMTB. These misconceptions seem to foster fears and concerns about trail conflict, access, and the morality of individuals using eMTBs.

categories: Mountain Biking Resources
tags: e-bikes (electric bicycles), conflict

published Jan 1, 2019

Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits of Recreational Trails in Washington State

by Washington Recreation and Conservation Office

This report evaluates the economic, environmental, and social benefits of outdoor recreation activities associated with trails and their nexus with the economy of Washington.

categories: Mountain Biking Resources
tags: benefits of trails, economic

published Apr 3, 2016

A Comparison of Environmental Impacts from Mountain Bicycles, Class 1 Electric Mountain Bicycles, and Motorcycles

by International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)

Soil Displacement and Erosion on Bike-Optimized Trails in a Western Oregon Forest

categories: Mountain Biking Resources
tags: maintenance, e-bikes (electric bicycles)

published Jul 20, 2015

E-bikes in the Mainstream

Several themes emerged from this review of the e-bike literature. E-bike use has grown dramatically over the past decade and there is little evidence to suggest this growth will slow in the coming decade.

categories: Mountain Biking Resources
tags: e-bikes (electric bicycles)

published Dec 31, 2008

The Business of Trails: A Compilation of Economic Benefits

by Terry Eastin with Mississippi River Trail, Inc.

An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.

categories: Mountain Biking Resources
tags: travel & tourism, healthcare, aging population

published Apr 1, 2001

Studies Weigh Mountain-Biking, Hiking Impacts

New research suggests that mountain suggests that mountain bikes and boots leave equal wear and tear on trails. How bikers ride and where hikers step may make more of a difference.

categories: Mountain Biking Resources
tags: sustainable trails, counting trail users, trail overcrowding and impact, leave no trace

Results from the Business Directory


Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz

MBOSC was founded in 1997 to support, preserve, and expand trail access and responsible mountain biking in the Santa Cruz area.


California

Cheqamegon Area Mountain Bike Association

The Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) is a volunteer, 501(c) 3 tax-exempt non-profit. Our mission: To support mountain bike advocacy, education, sustainable trail development and tourism in the Chequameg...


P.O. Box 141, Cable, Wisconsin 54821
(715) 798-3599 • [email protected]

PeopleForBikes

Launched in 1999 as Bikes Belong, PeopleForBikes includes both an industry coalition of bicycling suppliers and retailers, as well as a charitable foundation. Our foundation is where we house our major programs and engag...




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