Keen (IMBA board member, trail building guru, and owner
Dynamics) shows off IMBA's new
logo while IMBA's
president, Hill Abel, guards for beer spillage.
it was a work hard / play hard weekend.
In fact for the first couple of days it was more work
in Church? Is there a theme here? IMBA's summit
captured the spirit of the church of rotating mass.
another picture of Gary Sjoquist (Bikes
Jim Hasenauer (retiring IMBA board member) that should
used as blackmail instead of posting it here.
Nope. Kerry wasn't in. But that didn't stop us from
ourselves at home in his office. A couple of month's
Kerry a NEMBA jersey, so look for it in any future shots
riding (or falling)..
can you say? Specialized's Ned
Overend is the quintessential
biker who promotes everything that's good about cycling.
To the far
left is IMBA's youngest delegate,
sixth grader Jim Sundquist, from NY.
to Mark Peterson and all the good folks at Kona
for buying the mates a pint of bitter after a sweet day
is made: IMBA's 2004 Summit marks the first
time mountain bikers suit up in their Sunday finest
and get ready to attack from the front of the pack.
Off-Road Enthusiasts graciously
hosted a killer ride on their home turf,
Gambrill State Park. Not only did this great advocacy
group lead the rides, but they even went out
the night before to hand-sharpen all the many rocks!
Overendand Gary Sprung (mountain biking's
original advocate) get ready to take
the Capitol by storm.
Steers of White Mountains NEMBA,
engaging in some subtle intimidation tactics
with Gary Sjoquist before the ride
Streb is as eloquent as
she is fast. She's the first world champion
downhiller to lobby Congress on behalf of trails.
It's inspiring to represent NEMBA and IMBA, and walk the
of power with mountain bikers from 26 states.