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Trail Building School sponsored by Yakima – Netherlands

Announcing the first-ever Yakima / IMBA EU Trail Building School. A weekend (October 26th and 27th) of trail building, friends and fun.

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Yakima and IMBA Europe are at it again… Yakima, a world leader in the design and manufacturing of cargo management equipment, and IMBA Europe (International Mountain Bicycling Association), along with our gracious hosts MTB Club Discovery, have found an excuse to get outside and support trail development benefiting Germany, Belgium, and The Netherlands.

This event marks several milestones. It’s the first trail building school event of its kind in The Netherlands / Euregio. It’s also the first trail building school that Yakima has supported in Europe.

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Yakima and IMBA Europe continue to support organizations and projects that benefit the places where we love to play. “Trail building schools that help develop sustainable trail networks are a win on many levels. Our friends, families, the environment, local economies, and our industry all get a boost when these skills are passed on to the right people.” said Yakima Europe’s Brand Director, Eric Roesinger.

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WHO, WHAT, WHEN and WHERE?

Location

HOFSTRAAT 5
LANDGRAAF, 6372 XC
NETHERLANDS

Event Fee

2 day Trail Building School – 100 €

Program

Program day 1, October 26th
8.30 – 12.00 Trail building classroom instruction
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 16.30 Trailwork in the field
16.30 – 18.30 Ride(or some crazy contest)

Program day 2, October 27th
8.30 – 12.00 Trailwork in the field
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Trailwork in the field

At the end of it all, we’ll be able to use terms like “rolling grade reversal, bench-cut, and inclinometer” with conviction and authority. Not to mention that we’ll be able to help create and maintain some great trails wherever they’re in need.

For more info and to register if you’re interested in participating: Trail Building School

Words & Photos: IMBA Europe

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