A4B is all about getting fair and reasonable access to trails on our public lands. The reasons that access is currently so restricted are political in nature. A4B exists in order to address these political reasons with political solutions, which include taking a direct role in trail access decisions by public land managers, electing officials who are willing to be fair about bike access, mobilizing mountain bikers to become a political force on their own behalf, and building an informed community of advocates for fair access.
Bill’s Trail is an amazing 4-mile connection from Devil’s Gulch to the top of Mt. Barnaby at Samuel P. Taylor State Park. The trail has a bike-friendly width and modest elevation gain. It traverses through a forest of Douglas firs, … Continue reading
Access4Bikes Outdoor Adventure Film Festival is back for 2014! The Film Festival is a celebration of the recent successes A4B has seen as well as to raise funds and awareness of challenges ahead. The Outdoor Adventure Film Festival will showcase … Continue reading
Dear Mountain Bikers, The Marin County Open Space District (MCOSD) is recirculating a Draft Tiered Program Environmental Impact Report (RD TPEIR) for the Road and Trail Management Plan (RTMP). The MCOSD invites interested persons to review and comment on the … Continue reading
“It doesn’t require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires to people’s minds.” Samuel Adams … Continue reading
The National Park Service is trying to dramatically change how it has successfully managed public recreation areas in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 40 years. It’s planning to turn the majority of open space in the Golden … Continue reading
Very cool video that starts with the high wheelers of old, transitions into the history of mountain biking in Marin, and ends with the Grateful Dead. … Continue reading
Access4Bikes is very happy to report that the two candidates we supported for the Marin Board of Supervisors, Damon Connolly and Judy Arnold, won their respective elections. We are hopeful they can help adjust our 30 year old trail policies to reflect current demographics and fairly share our beautiful lands.
Next up, Marin Municipal Water District where there are 3 seats up for election in November.
Do you ever wish you knew what was going on, where and when? Do you ever just feel the urge to advocate for more trails but are not sure where and when to put your efforts? We have the solution … Continue reading
Access4Bikes was pleased to see this Marin IJ editorial from March 23, 2014 as well as the cartoon from the 21st. We have traditionally seen the Marin IJ take a more anti-bike perspective, but this editorial is relatively fair and … Continue reading
Access4Bikes is excited to report and confirm that Bill’s Trail will soon be bike legal !!! As reported on the Marin County Bicycle Coalition web page, CA State Parks has approved the change. We are currently waiting for the owl … Continue reading