Shuttle day fundraiser at Oak Mountain State Park

Shuttle day fundraiser at Oak Mountain State Park

We will be shuttling Peavine Falls Road and the Boyscout Road from 10am-3pm on Saturday, September 18, 2021.  Entry will be $35 and will include a meal after.  Chef Sean will be putting together some Mac N Cheese Bowls with your choice of topping either 14 Hour Smoked Brisket Chilli or Gojuchang Grilled Chicken Thighs.  Cahaba brewing company will be […]

BUMP-N-GRIND 27

BUMP-N-GRIND 27

The 27th Annual BUMP N GRIND will take place on May 29th and 30th, 2021 at the Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama. This race is our biggest fund raiser each year which allows BUMP (501c) to continue our mission to Build, Maintain, Preserve, and Ride the great trails in Birmingham. BUMP volunteers spend over 1000 hours each year […]

What Would We Do Without Trails?

What Would We Do Without Trails?

Mountain biking has helped us all get away, clear our heads, stay healthy, and enjoy time outdoors. We suspect every mountain biker has looked down a trail and appreciated it now more than ever.Trail stewards and advocates also matter more than ever. Protecting and maintaining the trails we all enjoy is increasingly important as we’ve watched overflowing parking lots and […]

SLINGSHOT -BUMP’s Newest Trail at Oak Mountain

SLINGSHOT -BUMP’s Newest Trail at Oak Mountain

The ribbon cutting for highly anticipated new trail at Oak Mountain State Park took place on May 6, 2021. Thank you to the many people who were involved to make this trail happen. Kelly Ezell and Oak Mountain State Park, Chad Scroggins and Shelby County, BUMP members and Board led by Jeff Rozycki, and our trail builder Barry Smith with […]

New Trail Alert

New Trail Alert

NEW TRAIL Alert: As of April 11, 2021 the new trail at Oak Mountain State Park is still closed for unauthorized users. It needs time to dry and settle, riding it will damage the trail and delay the opening. Trail’s opening day is being planned with park, look for event announcement. Another trail, Johnston’s Mountain trail is undergoing renovations and […]

Mountain biking in Birmingham went from being a novelty to world class. How did it happen? – Bham Now

Mountain biking in Birmingham went from being a novelty to world class. How did it happen? – Bham Now

Thank you, Pat Byington with Bham Now for the article about BUMP! Read it here: https://bhamnow.com/2021/02/18/mountain-biking-in-birmingham-went-from-being-a-novelty-to-world-class-how-did-it-happen/ These great trails are possible because our volunteers and everyone who supports BUMP. To get involved join BUMP by joining club online: https://www.bump.org/get-involved/join-the-club/ “It’s hard to imagine, but back in the early 1990s, mountain biking was not allowed on the trails at Oak Mountain State […]

Four Virtual Challenge Rides – August 2020

Four Virtual Challenge Rides – August 2020

Jump in on action – complete one or all four of BUMP’s virtual challenge rides taking place in August! Four challenges are actual race courses at BUMP-N-GRIND race that set for September 5th and 6th at Oak Mountain State Park. Leaderboard resuts are posted weekly on our Strava, Facebook and Instagram pages. Challenges end on August 31st, 2020. Join in […]

Not To Miss Event: BUMP-N-GRIND 26 Race

Not To Miss Event: BUMP-N-GRIND 26 Race

The annual BUMP-N-GRIND race has been set for September 5-6th, 2020 at Oak Mountain State Park and registration is open. This race offers fun and challenging ride options for novices, experts and riders anywhere in-between. If you have not participated in a mountain bike race, this could be a great first race for you. We invite you to try our […]

July Ride and Chill at Oak Mountain State Park

July Ride and Chill at Oak Mountain State Park

July 18, 2020 BUMP hosted July Ride and Chill group ride at Oak Mountain State Park. We had about 30 riders of different ages and skill levels. Group started ride together, but later split in two groups to make it a fun ride for all skill levels. Longer loop went via Johnston’s Mountain, Quarry, Centipede, Jackyl & Hyde, Rattlesnake and […]

July Trail Workday at Oak Mountain State Park

July Trail Workday at Oak Mountain State Park

It was a scorching hot Alabama July day but it did not stop our dedicated group of volunteers from coming out for July trail workday. They worked on repairing bridge on the Quarry Road Trail before Pevine road and cleared a section on the Chimneys Trail. Additional work was done on the Pump Track to clear the drains. We appreciate […]