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 […]