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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]


Ever been riding completely in the ‘zone’, skirting past the trees, catching the glinting sunlight, and listening to your freehub whiz only to be snapped from your moment of Zen by a downed tree blocking your path? Yeah, we hate that too. As the trail adopters for the Forest Service, the Fat Tire Society has […]

Winsor Bridges and Reroute

The Winsor trail is Santa Fe’s iconic ride and because of that, it also sees the highest amount of visitation. With support from the Forest Service, the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society paid for, built and installed the bridges that your cross on the Winsor trail. Likewise, after some heavy monsoon floods over the past […]

Nambe Badlands

The area called Sombrillo BLM Lands is commonly referred to as the Nambe Badlands. Total acreage is over 10,000 acres and includes the Santa Cruz Lake. The area is bordered on the East Side by the National Forest, the South side by the Nambe Pueblo Grant Reservation, on the North side is Chimayo and to […]