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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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For those who missed it, here's the 2018 HMBA AGM Recap:

The following Board Members have been voted in where () shows # of years in that position:
President: Jay Hore (2nd year)
Vice-President: Colin Pratt (2nd year)
Treasurer: Julie Duval (2nd year)
Secretary: Casey MacKay (1st year)
Operations: Jesse Kirillo (2nd year)
Director at Large: Mike Langford (1st year)

Thank you, Jonathan Hayward - outgoing Secretary, for doing a great job this past year! Good luck in your new adventures!

Key points of the April 12th AGM:
- The operating budget allocated to the Hinton Bike Park via the Operating Agreement between the HMBA and the Town of Hinton has increased from $5,000 annually to $15,000 annually. 
- 2018 Hinton Bike Park spring maintenance (hired contractor) will occur mid to end of May/early June.
- No new builds planned for 2018
- Hinton Sprockids (with over 80 kids registered) will be trying a different format this year: 6 sessions in May/June with a fun day with BBQ planned on June 23rd. A big welcome and thanks to Casey Hore for stepping up as our new Sprockids Coordinator.
- Shred Sisters Skills Workshop happening on July 28-29. Register online!
- Tim Trahan was recognized for his many years (10+) of volunteering and service to HMBA. Check out his bike's headset next time you meet him on the trails :)

Other things you should know:
- Two styles of jerseys are available for pre-order (before April 30th!!) Check out the options at
- HMBA has an online survey. Fill it out now!
- HMBA will have some Trail Counters on some key trails this summer which will help provide trail statistics.
- Mountain Pine Beetle work will be happening in the Hinton Bike Park and surrounding areas.

Happy Trails!


2018 Will be Pink!


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!!

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.


HMBA AGM on April 12


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!


Anniversary Apparel for Sale at AGM

Bike Hinton

Limited edition 10 year anniversary jerseys will be on sale for HMBA Members at this year's AGM.  Limited quantities available.  Price reduced by $10 (10 years!) from HMBA's cost.  Check out our shop page for more info!  Trucker hats will also be available (no pics available).  Past year jerseys and shirts will also be on sale.

women's front

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right sleeve (HMBA)

Men's front


Annual General Meeting

Bike Hinton

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!!


Discounted HMBA Apparel Available at AGM


Great news folks! HMBA apparel will be on sale at the AGM. All apparel will be discounted. Freestyle Jerseys (was $70, now $50), Turbo-T Jerseys (was $45, now $30), Yellow 2015 BBF shirts (was $25, now $10), all other cotton Tshirts (was $10, now $5), and socks (was $15/pr, now $5/pr)

Limited sizes available:
Unisex Sugoi Freestyle Jerseys (3/4 sleeve): XS, S, M and XL
Men's Sugoi Turbo-T Jerseys: XS, S and M (great for youth!!)
Women's Sugoi Turbo-T Jerseys: S, M and L
Sock Guy Socks: still have some in S/M (6) and lots in X/XL (15)
Yellow BBF shirts: Mediums only (fits a bit big)
BBF shirts: mostly larger sizes. 1 cute 2T left.

Help HMBA clear out inventory! All proceeds go back into supporting HMBA's operations and initiatives!

HMBA AGM:  Thursday April 21st.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  Come get your memberships!

Check out the photos and see how our apparel are stylin' all year round!


AGM April 21st

Hinton Mountain Bike Assocation (HMBA)

AGM Announcement

The Hinton Mountain Bike Association Annual General Meeting will be held Thursday, April 21st at Lakeview Inn & Suites.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  AGM will start at 7:15pm.

2016 HMBA Memberships will be available for purchase.

  • Individual Memberships:  $25
  • Family Memberships:  $75

Memberships can be purchased ahead of time from our online shop.  Pick up your 2016 membership cards and stickers at the AGM!  If you are unable to attend our AGM, the membership cards and stickers will be mailed out to you after April 21st.

HMBA Apparel will also be available for purchase at the AGM.


New this year: Smaller-sized 'member' stickers!!


Great door prizes!!  Including a Trek run bike donated by Vicious for our youngest members.

Thank you to our sponsors for the great AGM door prizes!

Thank you to Lakeview Inn & Suites for donating the use of their meeting room for our AGM!

Thank you to The Hinton Voice and Ouiprint for designing and printing our AGM posters!


And saving the best for last, a great BIG thank you to all our membership card discount sponsors!!


Another Great AGM!


Our 2015 AGM was well attended with many new faces in the crowd!  It was great to meet everyone and gear up for another great season of riding and exciting events.

Unfortunately, HMBA's presidency is still left vacant and we encourage anyone interested in joining the board to please contact us!  We are also looking for extra help in organizing the Beaver Bike Fest happening in August - it's a lot of fun!

To help make all this happen, we would like to give our sincere thanks to Lakeview Inn & Suites for allowing us to hold our AGM in their conference room,  and to The Hinton Voice and Ouiprint for once again designing and printing awesome posters for us!!!



Renew or buy your membership online!


1-2-3 Easy!

Beat the rush and purchase your annual HMBA membership online!  Membership cards will be distributed at the AGM.  If you are unable to make the AGM - the membership cards will be mailed out to you after the AGM.   Membership forms will still be available at the AGM for those who prefer to stick with pen and paper.  Cash or cheque please!


Sprockids registration is also available online or at the AGM.


We still have jerseys and socks for sale.  Support the club you love!!


HMBA's Annual General Meeting is on Thursday, April 16th.  Doors open at 6:30pm at the Lakeview Inn & Suites off Highway 16.  AGM to start at 7:15pm.   See you there!



*All Discounts Valid until March 31, 2016

HMBA sponsors continue to offer Membership Discounts!  Please see the list below of businesses that support the HMBA.  We would like to give a BIG THANKS to all the businesses that provided these discounts for our members.


Bike Boy – 10% off bike parts and accessories

Escape Clothing Company – 10% off regular priced items 

Hinton DQ Grill & Chill - 15% off food and drink.

    Maximum Work and Active Gear - 10% off regular priced items

    Mountain Donair - 10% off food and drink.

        Subway - 10% off regular prices items (not valid with any other discounts) - valid at 5 locations including Hinton, Jasper, Banff and Canmore

        The Hinton Voice - Two free classifieds per week (maximum 30 words each)

        The Old Grind - 10% off food, drink and giftware (excludes alcohol)

          Vicious Cycle Hinton - 10% storewide (excludes bikes and Go Pro cameras)

          Yukon Sausage Inc. - 10% off meat purchase


          Bombshell Boutique  - 10% 

          Coco's Café - 10% off food & drink

          Jasper Freewheel Cycle  - 10% (labour not included)

            Jasper Source for Sports – 15% bike services

            Patricia Street Deli - 10% 

            Ransom Clothing and Eyewear - 10%

            Subway - 10% off regular prices items (not valid with any other discounts) - valid at 5 locations including Hinton, Jasper, Banff and Canmore

            Totem Ski Shop - 10%

            Vicious Cycle Jasper  - 10% storewide (excludes bikes and Go Pro cameras)

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            HMBA's 2015 Annual General Meeting

            HMBA VP


            Lakeview Inn & Suites, 500 Smith St.


            Thursday April 16, 2015

            Doors open at 630pm so you can come down and purchase your:
            * 2015 Membership
            * Jerseys 
            * Socks
            * Register for Sprockids

            Presentation starts at 7ish. Find out our great plans for 2015:
            * Happy Creek Bridge Build
            * Youth Committee Plans (park & shuttle sessions, Dirt Jams, etc)
            * Trail and Park Plans
            * Awesome events, including the 6th Annual Beaver Bike Fest.

            Can't make it? Memberships will be available online shortly.

            New! Buy & Sell Board

            Selling your bike or bike related gear? There will be a 'Sales' board at the AGM. Just bring in a flyer with a pic, description, and contact info to share with those in attendance.

            See you there!

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