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 […]

Big Win, One Ride at a Time

Big Win, One Ride at a Time

Mom’s success story. Posted by Courtney Stephens. A great day for a trail! ☀️ Morning ride with my kiddo! 👏🚵‍♀️ Who knew… diagnosed by 2 with Autism. He works hard everyday to process, deal with, and overcome. His life is blessed, but also a hard! I have to brag a moment, he has found his groove with mountain biking! One […]

Pump Track’s Come Back

Pump Track’s Come Back

Pump Track Closed for renovations: BUMP is giving the Pump Track at Oak Mountain a facelift with the help of Barry Nobles, Oak Mountain State Park, and Shelby County. We are really “pumped” about this project and are looking forward to the end result. Construction of the improved pump track started on June 11th, with final touches expected the week […]

June Trail Workday at Tannehill State Park

June Trail Workday at Tannehill State Park

Thank you to the small but dedicated BUMP crew that helped show Tannehill State Park trails some love. Volunteers got to run the chainsaw for about 5 hours while clearing downed trees and some “widow makers”. They took care installing a drain on washed out section of trail, deberming sections of trail, put in some new signage and repaired some […]

Lightning Trail Updates

Lightning Trail Updates

Lightning trail at Oak Mountain State Park received several much-needed improvements in the Spring of 2020 thanks to BUMP, Will Abner and Barry Nobles, and the volunteers who helped to carry this project through. Essentially the goal was to resurface the eroded features on the trail and add a few new features along the way. We received different perspectives from […]

2020 Summer MTB Races

2020 Summer MTB Races

It is hot, it is humid and it is another summer of mountain bike races in the Birmingham metro! Fuel up, bring electrolytes and have a great time participating in these fun events. We will see you there! The Hammies Hamduro June 7, 2020 Oak Mountain State Park More info: https://www.thehammies.com/register-to-race/hamduro1 Chainbuster 24/12 Hours of Iron Maiden June 13, 2020 […]

May Trail Workday at Oak Mountain State Park

May Trail Workday at Oak Mountain State Park

Our BUMP volunteers came out and worked hard on May Trail Workday at the Oak Mountain State Park that took place on May 9th, 2020. Work was done to address several pressing issues and improve the following trails: Garrett’s GulchLakeLightningWest RidgeBoulder RidgeFire Pits A section of the Lake Trail got a new re-route…. you can’t miss it when you ride […]

Keeping Trails Fun

Keeping Trails Fun

Are you going to be riding next year? The following year? The one after? Of course you will be! Your support now means that more and better trails will be there for you when you need them. Keeping trails fun to ride takes effort, time and resources. BUMP depends on our club members and volunteers. We hold monthly Trail workdays […]