Mountain Bike Access for All

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Working to ensure mountain bike access for all

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

BMA acknowledges that our community is not equally represented in mountain biking or access to open space and public lands. We acknowledge historic and current barriers such as socio-economic circumstances, and are actively working to ensure everyone feels welcome on Boulder County trails.

Diversity

We recognize that the percentage of women, LatinX, and BIPOCs (Black, indigenous and people of color) who mountain bike is lower than the percentage in our population.

Inclusion

We strive to make mountain biking welcoming, inclusive and accessible to everyone in our community.

Representation

BMA actively supports women, LatinX and BIPOC riders to become volunteer Ride Guides and BICP certified Skills Instructors. We offer financial assistance and scholarships for training.

BMA Initiatives

Women

Beginner Riders

BIPOC

  • Monthly BIPOC Group Ride
  • Coordination with other BIPOC organizations

LatinX

Socioeconomic Barriers

  • New to MTB? guide to highlight affordable mountain bike options
  • REI partnership for free loaner bikes for skills clinics and group rides

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GET INVOLVED

  • Become a volunteer Ride Guide
  • Become a certified Skills Instructor
  • Help develop partnerships with other like-minded organizations
  • Help with translation

Land Acknowledgement

BMA acknowledges that the land we are so fortunate to mountain bike on is the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the land of the Arapaho, Cheyenne and Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) First Nations.

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