Advocacy and Cyling related Links
IMBA - The International Mountain Biking Association
US Forestry Service - Trails Drawings and Specifications
Illinois DNR - MTB trails on Illinois Department of Natural Resources properties
Regional/statewide midwestern cycling advocacy groups:
WORBA - The Wisconsin Off-Road Bike Association - Wisconsin
MMBA - The Michigan Mountain Biking Association - Michigan
HMBA - The Hoosier Mountain Bike Association - Indiana
ICORR - The Iowa Coalition of Off-Road Riders - Iowa
The Central Indiana Bicycling Association - Indiana
The League of Illinois Bicyclists - Illinois
IMBC Member clubs:
CAMBR - Chicago Area Mountain Bike Riders
CORBA - Comlara Off-Road Bike Association
GORC - Gateway Off-Road Cyclists
KMBC - Kickapoo Mountain Bike Association
PAMBA - Peoria Area Mountain Bike Association
FORC - Quad City Friends of Off-Road Cycling
RCTC - Rock Cut Trail Crew
SAMBA - Springfield Area Mountain Bike Association
SMBA - Shawnee Mountain Bike Association
Other midwestern cycling related links:
The Friends of the Forest Preserves - Chicago area - instrumental in protecting openlands and green ways, this group works hard to provide responsible recreational opportunities for forest preserve users
L.A.T.E. Ride (Long After Twilight Ends) - Chicago - a midnite to sunrise bike ride thru downtown and along the lakefront with 10,000 of your closest friends...
The Friends Of The Parks - Chicago - organizers of the L.A.T.E. Ride and tireless supporters of preserving Chicago's green spaces for the recreational enjoyment of all.
ERTA - Kansas - Earth Riders Trails Association, or ERTA, is a recreational trails advocacy group created to increase the quantity and quality of sustainable singletrack trails for hikers and mountain bicyclists throughout the Midwest.
Earthriders MTB Club - Kansas City - A KC based MTB club that works tirelessly to provide midwesterners with one of the finest collections of trails available anywhere.
IllinoisMTB.com - Ilinois - riders forums for discussing and planning rides all across the state.
More cycling related links:
DirtRag - The mountain biking magazine
MBDaily - Another excellent mountain biking magazine and online resource
MTBR.com - Mountain Bike Review.com provides online forums, trail listings and ratings, links to online retailers, and just about anything else a mountain biker could be looking for...
Chicago Athlete Magazine - An excellent resource for info on running, biking, or just about any outdoor recreational activities in the Chicago area
Wisconsin DNR - MTB trails on Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources properties
Tricounty Greenways and Trails Committee - A multi-user committee dedicated to promote all types of trail construction and usage in the Tazewell, Woodford, and Peoria Counties area
McKay Insurance Agency - bike club general and special event insurance