The original creators of the Stanky Creek trails and original sponsors of the 12 Hours of Stank team mountain bike race. Their web site has not been updated for some time but is still available. Click here for MRC>
The Wolf River Conservancy is working to save this wild and scenic river. Also working to create the Wolf River Greenway recreational area.
Web Sites of Interest to Off Road Cyclists
Show your support for your sport. Join I M B A. Click here for web site .
Looking for an interesting and educational place to take the family? The Wolf River Nature Area has 2 miles of paved trails with river overlooks, nature areas, and educational displays. Just across the Wolf River from Shelby Farms in the Germantown area.
There are several convenient parking areas, and shaded picnic areas.
The Memphis Runner's Track Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting health and fitness through programs of amateur road racing, cross country, and track and field, in the spirit of fun and competition.
In 2003 Recreational Equipment Inc. donated $25,000 to IMBA to outfit 50 affiliated bike clubs with trail toolkits. MSTA was a fortunate recipient of one of these toolkits. In 2004 REI doubled their donation to $50,000 to give 100 IMBA affiliated clubs toolkits.
Great Supported Cycling Tours In The East and West
Mountain Bike and Water Sports Tours in Mexico and Belize
Stanky Creek Cycling promotes MTB races, has a racing team, and helps maintain the Stanky Creek Trails at Nesbit Park in Bartlett.
The Greater Memphis Greenline succeeded in helping make the Shelby Farms Greenline a reality. This facility is now being enjoyed by many Memphis residents. But the GMG is not resting. More projects are in the works. Among these are:
Greenline to Fairgrounds Connector
The North-South Connector
The Liveable Memphis Overton Park Connector
The Harahan Bridge Bordwalk project
Once totally opposed to mountain biking, the National Park Service now begining to allow bikes on trails in more parks. Click the links below for more information.
New River Gorge was visited by an IMBA Trail Care Crew and now has MTB trails
I found this link to an NPR story on the advances mountain biking has made over the years. It takes a few minutes to listen to the story, but it's worth the time.
The Big River Crossing (formerly Harahan Bridge Project) reused the north side vehicle lane as a bicycle and pedestrian boardwalk across the Mississippi River.