REI Awards AMBC $10,000 Grant

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

REI_09_1K_onwhiteBig thanks to REI for their support. AMBC has been awarded a $10,000 grant to build and maintain trails in Knoxville TN. We look forward to their arrival and our continuing partnership!

Winter 2013-2014 Workday Schedule

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

IMGP2858Here it is… our Fall/Winter AMBC Work Day Schedule. These will start at 9 am and we work until lunch! More details to follow.

October 5: Haw Ridge
Lunch provided by Knoxville Bike Company

October 19: Urban Wilderness
Lunch provided by Tennessee Valley Bicycles

November 10: IC King
Lunch provided by Cedar Bluff Cycles

November 30: Sharps Ridge
Lunch provided by Fountain City Pedaler

December 15: Sharps Ridge
Lunch provided by Fountain City Pedaler

January 25: Urban Wilderness

Lunch provided by Harper’s Bike Shop

February 9: IC King
Lunch provided by The Bike Zoo

February 22: Concord Park
Lunch Provided by Echelon Bicycles

Submit Your Film to the New Belgium CLIPS Beer & Film Tour!

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The submission deadline for the New Belgium CLiPS Beer & Film Tour is fast approaching! Please submit your film by APRIL 15th in order to be eligible for inclusion in the tour.

More information here: http://www.newbelgium.com/clips/submit-your-film.aspx

Beers, Bikes, Flicks & Fun!

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Come out to the new Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center at Volunteer Landing for a night of films by Bikes ’N’ Beers, snacks and beer on April 17th.

Films start at 7pm, but we’ll also be meeting up at the Adventure Center at 5 for a ride beforehand.

Cost for the event is a $10 donation, with all proceeds going to AMBC.

Huge thanks to our sponsors River Sports and Keen!

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IMBA-SORBA Advocacy Leadership Training Weekend

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Love your local trails? Want to be more involved? Are you already serving as a chapter officer? Join us for the IMBA-SORBA Advocacy Leadership Training weekend and spring meeting of the SORBA Board of Directors. We’re meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee for a weekend of socializing, advocacy training, and bike riding. The event kicks off Friday evening March 30th and runs til Sunday April 1st.

Meet Dave Wiens at the Friday social and hear him give the keynote address at lunch on Saturday. Mike Van Able, IMBA Executive Director, will also be there to meet you and talk about the IMBA and SORBA relationship.

Sig Hutchinson will hold a session on Saturday. Sig is a dedicated advocate and a dynamic speaker that you won’t want to miss.

The Volunteer Rewards Dinner will be held Saturday evening at the Ijams Nature Center.

Group rides are held on Sunday at the local trails. Come out and enjoy the work of the Appalachian Mountain Bike Club.

The cost is $30 for the whole weekend. Or if you are only attending the dinner on Saturday the cost is $20.

Registration is now open! Sign up today!

Legacy Parks Press Conference – Feb 28th

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Please join Mayor Madeline Rogero, TN Tourism Commissioner Susan Whitaker and the Legacy Parks Foundation for an announcement of a new outdoor recreation initiative. The press conference will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Gateway Pavilion Building, 900 Volunteer Landing Lane.

This is an announcement you won’t want to miss – please share this with others!

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