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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Comment Now on the Carson Forest Management Plan

Deadline to comment is November 7. The Carson National Forest (CNF) is nearing the end of the comment period regarding its Revised Forest Plan. This is the first update in thirty years, so not only is this update long overdue, but it is desperately in need of updates regarding Mountain Biking – a sport that…

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Tony Marquez Trail – High Country Classic

We’re bringing back the classic Tony Marquez Trail (TR 41)! Created by the Chuckwagon Trail Riders of New Mexico, this route has been long forgotten, but we’re bringing it back. The full loop is bisected by the CDT and while the west section has the views, the east loop has the solitude and ample opportunity…

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Lost Lake Trail is CLEAR!

Huge thanks to the 11 volunteers who ripped the last downed trees in half yesterday. The Lost Lake Trail Loop is now clear. Go get it this alpine gem – one of the crown jewels of Northern New Mexico. Check it out on MTBProject and keep an eye on our calendar for other Lost Lake…

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TMBA Defends MTB Access to Miranda Canyon

Taos Mountain Bike Association sent a letter to the Carson National Forest advocating for mountain bikes to retain their continued access to the Miranda Canyon area on the Camino Real Ranger District. In order to address the issues with Miranda Canyon (illegal dumping, wood gathering, illegal road development) the established advisory committee proposed that the…

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South Boundary Trail is CLEAR!

South Boundary Trail is CLEAR! 9 outstanding TMBA volunteers and 2 awesome Forest Service employees cleared 39 trees (ranging from big to MASSIVE) off 20 miles of this IMBA Epic trail in an epic all-day push. Huge thanks to Enchanted Circle Trails Association for coordinating the event, and both The U.S. Forest Service-Carson National Forest and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps…

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Relive: Questa to Diablo

Northwest of Questa in the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument awaits one of Taos’ lesser-known, but greater-fun trails. Markings are few, but the route can be pieced together on MTB Project (Punto de Coyoto -> Vista de Questa -> 244F) with great effect. You won’t be disappointed. Just one of the many possibilities out…

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