Share the Love

During the pandemic the popularity of mountain biking has exploded. And with the flood of new users, trail usage has increased dramatically. The combination of lots of new riders and congested trails can result in conflicts, in some cases resulting in trail closures or exclusion of mountain bikes. Here’s a recent example. Want to be […]

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2020 Board of Directors Election

Are you ready and able to take a leadership position at SFFTS? Our annual board of directors election will be held during November and December, with new or returning board members seated on January 1. Click here to apply. Not ready to make that big of a commitment? There are lots of other ways to […]

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Fall Membership Drive

Join your local IMBA chapter during October, help to build and maintain local trails, and enter to win some swag! If you’ve been considering joining the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society but just never get around to it, now is the time. Not only will you be contributing to construction and maintenance of our local […]

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What’s New at SFFTS

As covid restrictions were lifted in the spring SFFTS got back to work and play. Here’s a summary of some of our activities. After several years of work with the Pecos Ranger District, final approval has been given to construct five new trails in the Arroyo Hondo headwaters area. The goal is to provide an alternative […]

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Ready, or not?

In cycling you might hear the phrase “it’s not if, but when”. Whether it’s a simple flat, a clumsy tip-over, or a more serious crash, mountain bikers are exposed to a lot more risk than when we are just participating in normal everyday activities. While you may be aware of these risks and take some […]

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2021 Spring into Mountain Biking

Dust off your bike and come and join the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society for our 2021 Spring Into Mountain Biking event. There will be group rides available for all ages and abilities as well as information on the trail system and suggestions for self-directed rides. Also beginner and intermediate jump park clinics at 10:00 […]

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Why join your local mountain bike club?

Do you love the Santa Fe MTB scene? Ever wonder why we have so many awesome options for riding? You may not realize that most trail building and maintenance is done by volunteer organizations like the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society. If you’re not already a member, here are five reasons to join now. In […]

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How We Build Trails, From Planning to Riding

Our Trails Santa Fe is blessed with a wide variety of trails for hiking, running, mountain biking and horseback riding. From the iconic Winsor to more recent developments like Glorieta Camps, they are invaluable assets for locals and visitors alike. Although many may take them for granted, most trails are the result of a lot […]

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2020 Board Election Results

The 2020 Board of Directors Election is over and we have the results! Five of the seven board members with expiring terms, Tim Fowler, Carl Gable, David Grafe, Patti Jenkins, and Sue McKelvey chose to run again and all were re-elected. Many thanks to outgoing members Nigel Otto and Pete Prince. The two remaining slots […]

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NICA Team

In 2018, the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society is supporting the development of a local NICA team to compete in the Colorado race series. What is NICA? NICA, or the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, is an organization for the development, training, and racing for middle school and high school mountain bikers. Currently, Colorado has a […]

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