A4B is all about getting fair and reasonable access to trails on our public lands. The reasons that access is currently so restricted are political in nature. A4B exists in order to address these political reasons with political solutions, which include taking a direct role in trail access decisions by public land managers, electing officials who are willing to be fair about bike access, mobilizing mountain bikers to become a political force on their own behalf, and building an informed community of advocates for fair access.
Very cool video that starts with the high wheelers of old, transitions into the history of mountain biking in Marin, and ends with the Grateful Dead. … Continue reading
Ales and Trails, sponsored by Marin Bikes, will return to China Camp State Park on Saturday July, 12th to support IMBA in Northern California. This one-day festival offers professionally-led mountain bike skills clinics and guided rides, bike and gear demos, … Continue reading
Access4Bikes is very happy to report that the two candidates we supported for the Marin Board of Supervisors, Damon Connolly and Judy Arnold, won their respective elections. We are hopeful they can help adjust our 30 year old trail policies to reflect current demographics and fairly share our beautiful lands.
Next up, Marin Municipal Water District where there are 3 seats up for election in November.
Do you ever wish you knew what was going on, where and when? Do you ever just feel the urge to advocate for more trails but are not sure where and when to put your efforts? We have the solution … Continue reading
Access4Bikes was pleased to see this Marin IJ editorial from March 23, 2014 as well as the cartoon from the 21st. We have traditionally seen the Marin IJ take a more anti-bike perspective, but this editorial is relatively fair and … Continue reading
Access4Bikes is excited to report and confirm that Bill’s Trail will soon be bike legal !!! As reported on the Marin County Bicycle Coalition web page, CA State Parks has approved the change. We are currently waiting for the owl … Continue reading
Congratulations to Aaron Golbus of San Rafael who has won the 2014 Marin Rocky Ridge 7.6. We raised $9,600 to be split between Tamarancho and Access4Bikes. Thanks to everyone that donated and a special thanks to Marin Bikes whose generous donation … Continue reading
The president of Access4Bikes, Vernon Huffman, wrote a letter to the Marin IJ regarding the recent ‘illegal trail’ article. In summary, Access4Bikes will continue to fight for the right to ride a bike on trails in Marin while respecting and … Continue reading
The Point Reyes Light published a fair and balanced article on the Open Space Road and Trail Plan. Access4Bikes president Vernon Huffman is quoted a number of times and we praise the way the Point Reyes Light presented the facts. … Continue reading
Before Linda Dahl released the ‘story‘ of these jumps to the Marin IJ, there is another story. Below is a letter from the human who built them. Access4Bikes does not condone the building of illegal trails, but if we had … Continue reading