IMBA will celebrate the second annual U.S. Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day on Saturday, October 1, 2005. This is a great opportunity for you to pass your passion for pedaling on to kids! Participating is as easy as 1, 2 or 3.
1. Organize a ride in your local area. IMBA can help you plan an event - either large or small; please register so that we can announce your ride on the IMBA website. View a list of scheduled events.
2. Spread the word. This event is a great opportunity for kids and groups to experience mountain biking for the first time or to get back on the saddle again.
3. Take a kid on a ride. Plan to go mountain biking on the first Saturday in October - and bring a kid along for the ride! Register your participation. Check out these helpful tips for taking kids riding and learn about other kids cycling programs.
IMBA National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day celebrates the life of Jack Doub, an avid teenage mountain biker from North Carolina who had a true passion for the sport from an early age but passed away in 2002. Funding is provided by the Jack Doub Memorial Endowment. The event will take place each year on the first Saturday in October.