the MTB experience coming to Vinton

It’s a cool scenario:  folks from Vinton visit Cedar Rapids, ride Beverly Park singletrack, and ask the question “Why not in our hometown?”

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Vinton friends “researching” local singletrack (July 2016)

To make a long story short – Vinton Parks & Rec. contacts LAMBA, your local IMBA chapter assists them with a plan, IMBA grants a trail care crew visit, and wallah… backyard trails in Vinton, Iowa.

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Breaking out the topo maps for trail planning (winter 2015)

Ha, there’s a lot more to it than that! Our emerging mtb friends a bit to the north have some awesome ideas, a solid plan, a lot of work to do for it all to come to fruition, and are well on their way; stay tuned / plug in… https://twitter.com/VintonORC

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Americorps youth constructing a retaining wall (July 2016)

p.s. LAMBA’s ability to bring mtb experiences to our area is a direct result of the work of IMBA, and has continued to evolve due to our partnership with IMBA; bottom line – please support these awesome nonprofits by joining your local chapter! http://lambaonline.org/join-lamba/

Thanks for reading, see you on the trails

-Ken

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Corridor flagging (winter 2015)

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Help with planning (Winter 2016)

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Planning visit (Winter 2016)

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Community connections (Winter 2016)

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Community education i.e. “Better Living Through Trails” (July 2016)

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Trail school (July 2016)

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Trail building (July 2016)

August 1, 2016 · Ken · Comments Closed
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