News

Agreement reached with CMHC and RSTBC

We are proud to announce today that we the North Shore Mountain Bike Association (NSMBA) have come to an agreement with the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Recreation Sites and Trails BC (RSTBC) regarding the trails in the area known as the “Blair...

Fromme Parking Lot – Closed due to Winter Conditions

The District of North Vancouver has informed us that the Fromme service road and access to the Parking lot will be closed to cars due to adverse winter conditions. Until we have some warmer weather, and the icy road conditions subside, the gate will remain closed. We...

2017 Trail Work Year in Review…

It has been a banner year for the NSMBA!  We’ve logged close to 12,000 hours of volunteer work, and a significant amount of those hours have gone into moving dirt, rebuilding berms, rock work, and improving wooden bridges.  The trails are amazing right now - thanks to...

Holiday Pop Up Shops!

Just in time for the holidays we are hosting a couple of Holiday Pop Up Shops at Steed Cycles and Endless Biking. A few of our merchandise pieces are available now for purchase online now until Dec 10th 2017 (SHOP NOW), but we do have some exclusive items which are...

Mountain Highway Temporary Closure Dec 2017

UPDATE Dec 16th: Access to the Fromme Parking lot is now open to vehicles but will be limited to single lane traffic. We have been advised by the District of North Vancouver that access to the parking lot on Mountain Highway is now closed to vehicle traffic. Users can...

Many Hands Make for Light Work (and Incredible Trails for All)

October was stacked with Trail Days!  We hope you had a chance to ride some of the fresh work or join us in digging, patching berms, and repairing rock sections.   In addition to 20 TAP days facilitated by sponsors and their associates; our NSMBA builders led 4...

Dreamweaver Temporary Closure – Nov. 2017

**Update** The District of North Vancouver has completed the building of the new bridge and this section of the trail has been reopened. Thank you! Starting November 6, 2017, a portion of Dreamweaver trail will be closed while the District of North Vancouver works...

Opportunities to make your voice heard

Mount Seymour Bio-Waste Proposal Recently some of our members have brought the Mount Seymour Bio-Waste proposal to our attention with concerns about its development. You can view the proposal and voice your opinion online here before Nov 23.  . Please note that the...

Trick or Trails!

Fall is officially here and our Trail Crew and TAP builders are overjoyed to be working with fresh dirt and keeping our Trail Network superb during the spookiest month of the year! . Don’t miss these upcoming opportunities to work on the trails! . October 15th -...

Trail Academy Fall 2017

Fall 2017 has seen the expansion of the NSMBA Trail Academy presented by Arc’teryx. The Trail Academy was initially developed in order to share our knowledge and experience about sustainable trail work and provide our members opportunities to develop skills to help us...

Trail Academy Q&A – Winter is Coming

Each month we answer some common questions that come up about trail care and construction. This month we’ll be talking about some simple strategies for preparing the trails for winter. Q: When the rains come back, should I go out and look for blocked drains on the...

Back to School/Back to the Trails

The rain has returned and the NSMBA trail builders are working hard to make sure the trails are ALL TIME for the FALL TIME. . Don't miss these upcoming opportunities to work on the trails: . September 25th (ProD Day) - Youth Trail Day on Upper Griffin (sponsored by...

NSMBA 101 – The Future of the NSMBA

We recently updated our NSMBA 101 document to reflect some of the changes and adoptions we have experienced over the past year. The NSMBA 101 document is our way of synthesizing the questions we often receive in an easy to refer to document. We hope it can help to...

Why become a member?

It's hard to believe that the NSMBA is already 20 years old this year and we're showing no signs of slowing down! With over 1700 members for 2017 so far, it's been incredible to see our membership and support grow, creating and maintaining not only awesome trails but...

“Digger Kneeds Knees” Water Bottles

Specialized Bicycle Components has generously donated some fabulous water bottles to the Digger Kneeds Knees Campaign for the community to purchase! Each bottle costs only $15 with every penny going straight to Digger! You can buy yours at select vendors, promoted...