Clarke Ranch Draft Master Plan : Bike Skills Area included in final draft!

The city of American Canyon in southern Napa County is in the process of master planning an new park called Clarke Ranch. The process started in early 2017 and there have been many commission meetings, workshops and public comment periods to determine what to include. Many cyclists and REMBA members have attended meetings and made […]

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Year 2: Why REMBA?

Greetings good people of REMBA-land! We just passed our first birthday as an organization – thanks to your support! When we began accepting members in July 2016, we were blown away by the positive response, initially and throughout the year. As of the writing of this email, we have 240 members! Thank you, thank you, thank […]

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Work on Marsh Trail begins

  Attention Trail Fans! Redwood Empire Mountain Bike Alliance is beginning work on the top of Marsh Trail this month, starting on Saturday, July 22. We’ll be focusing on building five rolling grade reversals/drains over the next few months (see below for photos). The goal is to change the structure of the trail to get water […]

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Why REMBA? – Patrick Brady

“This is the ground floor of what will become a North Bay institution. Anyone who values mountain biking as a means to explore the outdoors, stay fit, or just have fun will benefit from the rise of REMBA. Come be a friend.”

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Why REMBA? – Abbie Durkee

“What makes these trails so important to the conversation of environmental impact of mountain bikes is that these flowy luscious trails are beautifully integrated into the topography with gentle impact in a way that could dissolve just as quickly as they are formed… By joining REMBA you are not only backing up the work of advocacy but also aligning to a common respect and understanding to educate future generations on how to tread lightly”

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Why REMBA? – Ben Donaghy

Summer 1986. I had a gang. Me. 75 pounds of awkward, in a Mickey Mouse T-shirt. A scrape on every elbow and knee, missing teeth and a perpetual lump on my forehead. I had a gang, and we rode bikes. Our BMX were legend. Plastic seats and chrome handlebars. The buzzing hum of a baseball […]

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Why REMBA? – Greg Fisher

While Northern California is blessed with abundant open spaces, most of these ridges and forests are rimmed with barbed wire and signs suggesting grim fates for trespassers. There is no great swath of federal forest, no turnkey leftover land grant that brought hundreds of square miles into the public domain. Riding your mountain bike here […]

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Why REMBA? – Josh

…it wasn’t long before I was asking the questions most of us are familiar with. Who was maintaining the trails I rode? What was their plan for the future? How were they making (or not making) choices that would affect these places I’ve come to love?

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Cheryl – Why REMBA?

“People often think of participating in a sport as running faster, riding harder, getting out and training or doing an activity regularly. That is a big part of being good at the activity you are passionate about. Being involved in the aspects that make your pursuit possible are just as important and satisfying.”

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