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Hinton Mountain Bike Association.  Our goal is to develop, maintain and promote the best possible mountain biking opportunities around the Hinton area, while ensuring responsible and safe practices in environmental conservation, trail construction, trail maintenance and riding.

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Shred Sisters Weekend Workshop next Month!

HMBA

Registration still open

Registration for 2018 is still OPEN! Have you registered yet?

We can't wait to have you join us this year--we have so much fun planned! With some new coaches, new students, new courses, we've got lots of new, new, new to share!

Beginner Workshop

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2-day workshop: Learn How to Mountain Bike

This weekend workshop is for women who have little or no experience on a mountain bike and would like to learn the fundamentals of riding in a fun, safe, professional, and supportive environment.

Sign up for the Beginner Workshop!

 

 

Intermediate Workshop

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2-day workshop: Improve your Mountain Bike Skills.

This weekend course is for women who have taken the beginner program before or have been riding for few years and are interested in improving their mountain biking skills. It is also an amazing opportunity to meet like-minded riding buddies.

Sign up for the Intermediate Workshop!

 

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Still time to register for Shred Sisters!

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Shred Sisters 2-day Weekend Workshop in Hinton on July 28-29. Only a few spots remaining!!

Intermediate level: 
This is a weekend course for women who have taken the beginner program before or have been riding for few years and are interested in improving their mountain biking skills. It is also an amazing opportunity to meet like-minded riding buddies. https://shredsisters.ca/…/weekend-workshop-intermediate-hi…/

Beginner level:
This is a weekend workshop for women who have little or no experience on a mountain bike and would like to learn the fundamentals of riding in a fun, safe, professional, and supportive environment.
https://shredsisters.ca/…/beginners/weekend-workshop-begin…/

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HMBA Maintenance Nights

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The HMBA has scheduled 4 maintenance nights in the upcoming weeks!

These maintenance nights will focus on the Hinton Bike Park (week 1), Happy Creek Trail Bridge (week 2), Rock Band Boardwalk (week 3) and Happy creek Trail Drainage and other bridges (week 4).

As things can be unpredictable, the work scheduled for these maintenance nights may be different than originally described.

Volunteers: Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing as we will be working in forested areas. Gloves, water and snacks highly recommended. Access to sites will be on foot, unless otherwise notified.

Meeting location for week 1 will be at the Hinton Bike Park, near seacans/parking lot. Weeks 2-4 will be determined at a later date.

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2018 Will be Pink!

HMBA

Mark your calendars and come to the Hinton Mountain Bike Association's Annual General Meeting and get your 2018 membership and stickers. New BIKE HINTON stickers also available this year!

WHEN: Thursday, April 12th. Doors open at 6:30pm. AGM starts at 7:15pm

WHERE: People's Centre at Dr. Duncan Murray Recreation Centre

COST: $25 for individual membership / $75 for family membership. Pre-purchase online!! www.bikehinton.com

MEMBERSHIP SPONSORS: Bike Boy, Folding Mountain Brewing, Hinton DQ Grill & Chill, Intersport, Maximum Work Gear, Subway, The Hinton Voice Inc., The Old Grind, Vicious Cycle Hinton, Yukon Sausage (Hinton, AB), Zamas Health Foods, Coco's Cafe, Freewheel Cycle, Jasper Source For Sports, Patricia Street Deli, Vicious Cycle Jasper.

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HMBA AGM on April 12

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The Hinton Mountain Bike Association AGM is set for Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Location:  People's Centre at the Dr. Duncan Murray Recreation Centre

Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm.  AGM starts at 7:15 pm

This is a great time to find out what HMBA has been up to and what the plans are for the upcoming year.   Buy your 2018 membership and support mountain biking in Hinton!

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Shred Sisters Back in Hinton On July 28th & 29th

HMBA

Registration now open

Registration for 2018 is officially OPEN! Have you registered yet?

We can't wait to have you join us this year--we have so much fun planned! With some new coaches, new students, new courses, we've got lots of new, new, new to share!

Beginner Workshop

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2-day workshop: Learn How to Mountain Bike

This weekend workshop is for women who have little or no experience on a mountain bike and would like to learn the fundamentals of riding in a fun, safe, professional, and supportive environment.

Sign up for the Beginner Workshop!

 

 

Intermediate Workshop

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2-day workshop: Improve your Mountain Bike Skills.

This weekend course is for women who have taken the beginner program before or have been riding for few years and are interested in improving their mountain biking skills. It is also an amazing opportunity to meet like-minded riding buddies.

Sign up for the Intermediate Workshop!

 

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Awesome support for the Hinton Growler!

HMBA

THANK YOU to all these amazing sponsors for the Hinton Growler Fat Bike Endurance Race.  They have provided cash contributions, prizes, products and services to help make our event the best it can be!

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Hinton Growler Still Looking for Volunteers

HMBA

The HMBA is still looking for volunteers for the Hinton Growler 2018 - Fat Bike Endurance Race. Each volunteer gets a an awesome beanie (thank you Dig That Stitch for great discounts!), a Hinton Growler sticker, heat pads for hands (thank you Intersport in Hinton), heat pads for toes (thank you Maximum Work Gear), fed with a sub from Hinton's own Subway Restaurant AND a chance to win a $100 gift card donated by MR MIKES SteakhouseCasual Hinton ! Follow this link to sign-up:http://signup.com/go/OQAThVH Pssst! We really need to fill up our course marshal spots!

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Repsol Donates $1,000 to the Hinton Sprockids Program

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REPSOL has generously donated $1,000 to the Hinton Sprockids Program.  A cheque was presented to the program's coordinator at the last Sprockids session of the season.   The kids were excited to ride in a warm Fall night and to eat the burgers and hot dogs provided for the kids.   Food items were donated by McDonalds, Safeway, Freson Bros - Hinton Hill and Freson Bros - Hinton Valley.

Jesse Kirillo, REPSOL, presents a cheque for $1,000 to Tim Trahan, Hinton Sprockids Coordinator.

Jesse Kirillo, REPSOL, presents a cheque for $1,000 to Tim Trahan, Hinton Sprockids Coordinator.

Tim Trahan, Hinton Sprockids Coordinator, thanks Jesse Kirillo, representative of REPSOL, for donating the use of their mobile BBQ for the program's year-end session.

Tim Trahan, Hinton Sprockids Coordinator, thanks Jesse Kirillo, representative of REPSOL, for donating the use of their mobile BBQ for the program's year-end session.

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Weekend Bike Clinics for Women

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Shred Sisters will be giving 2-day workshops in Hinton on August 12 and 13th!!  The weekend workshops are the perfect way to have an overview of mountain biking, and to improve your skills, to be more confident on your bike, and have fun with your new Shred Sisters friends! 

More info...

Beginner Workshop

This weekend workshop is for women who have little or no experience on a mountain bike and would like to learn the fundamentals of riding in a fun, safe, professional, and supportive environment.

Skills Covered:

  • Bike Anatomy/Safety Check, Bike Maintenance
  • How to change a flat tire
  • Stance & Balance
  • Braking & Shifting
  • Cornering
  • Climbing
  • Descending
  • Wheel Lifts

Details:

  • Location: Hinton, Ab
  • Dates: August 12th & 13th
  • Ratio: 6 riders per instructor
  • Length: 9:30am to 4pm with one hour lunch break
  • Cost: $295 + GST
  • Level: Suited for Level 1 & 2
  • Register here

Intermediate Workshop

This weekend course is for women who have taken the beginner program before or have been riding for few years and are interested in improving their mountain biking skills. It is also an amazing opportunity to meet like-minded riding buddies.

Skills Covered:

  • Review of Stance and Balance
  • Review of Shifting and Braking
  • Pumping
  • Straight Line Riding
  • Roll Down Lunge Maneuver
  • Descending Strategy
  • Technical Climbing
  • Cornering: Switchback & High Speed

Details:

  • Location: Hinton, Ab
  • Dates: August 12th & 13th
  • Ratio: 6 riders per instructor
  • Length: 9:30am to 4pm with one hour lunch break
  • Cost: $295 + GST
  • Level: Suited for Level 3
  • Register here

More info...

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Sprockids Registration Open

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Registration is now open for 2017 Sprockids Program!

 

COST: $20 per participant (must be a 2017 HMBA Member)

WHEN: Thursdays May 18 - June 22 AND September 7 - 28 (10 sessions)

WHERE: Hinton Bike Park

HOW YOU CAN HELP: Coaches (training provided) and volunteers needed 

CONTACT: Tim at hmba.sprockids@gmail.com

Visit the Sprockids page for more information or click the button above to register.

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Annual General Meeting

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Mark your calendars! The Hinton Mountain Bike Association Annual General Meeting is set for Tuesday, April 11th in the People's Centre at the Dr. Duncan Murray Recreation Centre.

Doors open at 6:30pm.  AGM to start at 7:15pm

Come get your 2017 membership! 

2017 is our 10th Anniversary.  Limited edition jerseys will be for sale at the AGM.

Interested in joining the Board?  Let us know!!

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