Trail Science

All trail users affect the trail surface and surrounding environment, especially when trails are poorly constructed. Those impacts range from vegetation loss…


Read More

Tips on Developing Mountain Biking Tourism

Create excellent trail maps - maps that clearly show the best trails for mountain biking.


Read More

Marketing Mountain Biking Trails

Killer mountain bike trails don't just satisfy local riders. They can also attract tourists from all over, revitalize local economies, and put a destination on…


Read More

Economic Benefits of Mountain Bike Tourism

Case studies reveal how mountain bike tourism has enhanced local economies, including an innovative effort from Haiti.


Read More

Sea to Sky Study

British Columbia is well known for its unique and challenging mountain biking trails. While communities and tourism organizations acknowledge that mountain…


Read More

Scotland’s 7 Stanes Economic Impact Study

This report, attached below, provides an evaluation of the 7stanes Mountain Bike Trails Phase 2 which are based in the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and…


Read More

Outdoor Industry Association Research

The Outdoor Industry Association and its non-profit arm, the Outdoor Foundation, provides excellent research on mountain biking and other outdoor activities.


Read More

Demographics of Mountain Biking

The most frequently cited participation statistics (in the U.S.) are produced by a research group called the Outdoor Industry Foundation (OIF), which tracks…


Read More