Pinkbike: “East Bound and Down: Knoxville, Tennessee”

This Pinkbike article sums up our feelings about this great city and its inhabitants perfectly!

The people I had gotten to know over the course of my time here were so profoundly excited to show off their trails and community, and the sense of family and familiarity was palpable almost immediately. There’s something to be said about the people of a particular place making it a destination.

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Roots rated on Baker Creek Preserve: “One of Knoxville’s Best MTB Trails”

From the top of Pappy’s Point, you can just see downtown Knoxville’s skyline peeking above the lush green waves of rolling hills to the northwest. It’s an odd sight for a place that feels so removed, but it’s a quick reminder that—even here, surrounded by towering pines and the incessant chirping of songbirds in the heart of the city’s Baker Creek Preserve—you’re just a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle.

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Fall 2016 / Spring 2017 Work Schedule

The schedule’s set for AMBC work days from Fall 2016 thru Spring 2017— grab your gloves and let’s build some trail!

Date Day Location
September 10 Saturday Mead’s Quarry
September 24 Saturday Loyston Point
October 8 Saturday Baker Creek
November 19 Saturday Concord Park
December 3 Saturday Concord Park
December 18 Sunday Urban Wilderness
January 8 Sunday Sharps Ridge
January 28 Saturday IC King
February 18 Saturday Sharps Ridge
March 4 Saturday Urban Wilderness
March 25 Saturday IC King
April 2nd Sunday Knoxville Marathon
April 23 Sunday Haw Ridge
May 6 Saturday Urban Wilderness
June 3rd Saturday Big South Fork

Bell Built Devil’s Racetrack Mini Doc

“I think we got more votes for the Knoxville trail, than we did in prior years for three projects combined”

Check out this Mini Doc showcasing the Bell Built process from concept to completion. For the third year in a row, Bell and IMBA awarded the Bell Built Trail Grant of $100,000. 9 communities competed feverishly and when the smoke cleared Knoxville, TN won the grant. Find out how the Appalachian Mountain Bike Club (AMBC), Legacy Parks, International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and Bell Helmets helped bring this project to life.

Extra special thanks to our friends at The Frame Theory for the amazing video work.