$$Thousands in Raffle Prizes Up for Grabs Now!

TMBA’s Free MTB Film Festival is 3 weeks away, and our list of raffle prizes is long!Check out some of the epic prizes practically just waiting to be claimed:!! GRAND PRIZE !!JAMIS FAULTINE Full Suspension Mountain Bike (ordered to size of winner, value $3,000) AND MORE…. ENCHANTED FOREST3- 1 Day Passes (value $30 ea)1- Family of 4 Full Day…

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2024 Film Festival : FREE Admission

Sunday April 14th; Taos Center for the Arts, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, tcataos.orgDoors 4:00pm; Screenings 5:00pm, 7pmFREE Admission We’re kicking off the 2024 riding season a double-feature Movie Fest. Come early to socialize and talk trails with fellow riders and representatives from local outdoor recreation organizations at our Expo. Schedule:4pm Doors open, Expo…

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Thanks for Standing Up for Trails

TMBA thanks everyone who participated in the public process over the past several months to try and find a way forward for all trail users in the Talpa Ridge area. The Forest Service, all the members of the Talpa working group and countless members of the public put valuable thought, time and energy into participating…

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Our Membership Drive Is On Now!

Support trails in northern New Mexico, bikes for kids and more memorable group rides and campouts than we can count, all for just a few bucks a month. TMBA has worked for years to maintain, improve and increase riding opportunities here at home, including our stewardship of the South Boundary Trail, while also putting on…

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Tres Piedras Camp-and-Ride Apr 28-30

TMBA will once again host a Camp and Ride on the Tres Piedras FS District. We hope you will RSVP if you think you just might make it; Fri, Apr 28, 2023 – Sun, Apr 30, 2023 Two night camp out with rides on Saturday and Sunday mornings (around 10am). Come for one or both…

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Esperanto

Sunday March 26 at Taos Center for the Arts Taos Mountain Bike Association presents: Esperanto by Teton Gravity Research Teton Gravity Research’s latest action-packed mountain bike film, Esperanto mixes the rock stars of the sport with a cast of unknown and up-and-coming heroes.  The film explores how we share our dreams through a universal two-wheeled language no…

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Join us for Bikes, Burgers and Brews Sunday, Oct. 23!

Mark your calendar! We’ll start with a ride on Horsethief Mesa in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument north of Taos at 2 PM on October 23rd. After we ride you are invited to swing by most excellent TMBA supporter The Burger Stand at Taos Ale House for beers, burgers, and bike talk. Ride…

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Ride the Rift

Sunday 16th October 10am-4pm: Ride the Rift is a FREE, community mountain bike event. All ages and abilities. Brought to you by the Field Institute of Taos: all proceeds go to the Taos Area High School Mountain Bike Team.Meet at BLM Rift Valley Parking at end of County Road 110.On the Day registration available.See www.ridetherifttaos.com for…

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Revive the East Fork Trail! (Sep 17/18)

TMBA Volunteers will be supporting ECTA and a chainsaw crew to help clear the HUNDREDS of trees that blew down on the trail this past winter. Meet 9:00 am on Sept 17 or 18 at the East Fork Trailhead south of Red River on NM 578. Or hike, bike or ride a horse into the…

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Camp and Ride in Colorado with Us Father’s Day Weekend!

Things are coming together for our fun weekend at Penitente.A quick update: CAMPING If you are wanting to camp, and you have a travel trailer, there is still room, so contact John @ poynterfarm@gmail.com about holding a spot for you (if you haven’t already).If you are wanting to camp and are sleeping in your vehicle…

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Forests Are Closed But These Trails Are Still Open

Credit: Spencer Bushnell It’s a historically bad year for wildfire in New Mexico, with the largest fire in state history having already burned a large chunk of the Santa Fe National Forest and now threatening the southeast corner of the Carson Forest. Both the Santa Fe and Carson forests are completely closed to all hiking…

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50% Off South Boundary Shuttles?!

Yup, that’s right. Our friends at Shuttle Taos are offering 50% off South Boundary Trail shuttle rides to all current TMBA members for all rides during the 2021 season. Why? Because YOU are essential to making sure we have great places to ride in Northern New Mexico, and Shuttle Taos wants to thank you. Just…

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TMBA’s Spring Fling Was A Force Of Nature

Credit: Loren Bell Or at least, those who braved the forces of nature were rewarded. Taos area mountain bikers and their families descended on the boulders of Tres Piedras for two days last weekend. In conjunction with the Carson National Forest Tres Piedras Ranger District, the TMBA group established and cleared ~ 2 miles of…

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Trail Master Training

We’re looking for a few more TMBA members to join the annual Trail Master Training hosted by the Carson National Forest. When: May 15-16 What: A classroom portion (BOTH in person or via Zoom) followed by a field session on the 16th. Where: Taos Youth and Family Center (Field Location TBD) We’d love for TMBA…

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Testing the new Aldo Leopold trail.

Spring Fling!

Testing the new Aldo Leopold trail. Join us for our season kickoff at Tres Piedras on May 22nd – 23rd! We’ll be helping the Forest Service clean up the Aldo Leopold trail before exploring the area with some rides, and generally enjoying being outside on and off bikes. Saturday: • 10am: Trail Maintenance • 2pm:…

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Group Ride: Las Vistas de Questa – May 02

Meeting Time / Location: Sunday May 02, 2021 • 9am at KTAO to carpool, or • 10am near WEST trailhead (in Wild and Scenic Rivers rec area – see details below.) Ride Type: • Intermediate with some expert technical options Ride Stats: • ~10-15 miles, ~1200+ ft climbing, ~3-4 hours riding Detailed Description: This is…

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Taos MTB Group Rides Gaining Momentum

Over the past few months, a group of hard-core trail enthusiasts braved the elements for a series of rides in the local area. There weren’t many of us, but good times were had navigating the different depths of snow and winter riding conditions. “Riding” might be a strong word for what we were doing, but…

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Great group ride Sunday at Ojo!

Despite a chilly wind, eleven rugged souls showed up to explore the Ojo Caliente backcountry on Sunday. Great to see some new faces and check out some new trails in Ojo’s “outer limits.” Stay tuned for more in the coming weeks as our riding options dry out… Credit: Spencer Bushnell Credit: Spencer Bushnell Credit: Spencer…

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Horsethief Riding

Horsethief has become ridable. It’s work getting through the snow on the north facing uphills (often I’m pushing), but the southern loop was passable and, at times, fun. Counter clockwise, one can take the arroyo channel down and to the west to meet up with the southern rim portion of the trail. Don’t be discouraged,…

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