The International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Trail Care Crew will visit Des Moines April 21 to 24 to host a slideshow of trails around the world, help assess local trails and trail opportunities, conduct a trail building school and -- ride bicycles! Everyone is invited to attend these free events hosted by the Central Iowa Trail Association.
The visiting Crew includes Nat and Rachael Lopes. For the past five years, Rachael worked as an archaeologist with a breadth of experience that ranges from GIS mapping to soil sampling to burial exhumation. Nat worked as an independent marketing, design and photography consultant; he is also certified as a California Department of Forestry firefighter, a California State Park Docent, and in Wilderness First Aid.
Below is a schedule of events that are open to the public:
April 21 at 7:30 p.m.”Around the World with IMBA” slideshow
Rasmussen Bike Shop
April 22 at 6:00 p.m.Mountain bike ride with IMBA
Ashworth Pool parking lot
April 23 at 9:00 a.m.IMBA Trailbuilding School
West Des Moines Community Center(Registration required)
April 24 at 11:00 a.m.Mountain bike ride with IMBA
Seven Oaks Ski Area near Boone
Call Ryan Hanser at 515-229-3737 for more information or to register for the IMBA Trailbuilding School.