DFMBA Desktop Wallpaper

Tired of the same old boring look on your computer today? Download our DFMBA wallpaper and we will take you to the desert while you're stuck at your computer! Please share (we need more FB followers). Download the high rez version from this link:
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Gooseneck Trail – Brown’s Ranch to Tom’s Thumb

It is very exciting to announce the new McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Gooseneck Trail that connects, via single track, the northern 15,000 acre Brown's Ranch, the southern 15,000 acre McDowell Mountains and the 21,000 acre McDowell Mountain Regional Park. The new trail starts at the Fraesfield Trailhead in the southeast corner of Brown's Ranch (Dynamite and 136th). For 3/4 of a mile the trail runs west paralleling Dynamite and then crosses Dynamite at the 128th St. intersection. The Gooseneck is an S shaped piece of land that runs north and south along the west side of 128th for the first two…
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New Brown’s Ranch Trails

Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association continues its advocacy work with the City of Scottsdale on the development of a broader spectrum of trail types in the Brown's Ranch area of the Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve. We just completed a DFMBA sponsored four-day visit from renowned trail consultant Woody Keen. Monday morning a review meeting was held including nearly 20 people from DFMBA, IMBA, City of Scottsdale staff, McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commissioners and the trail building contractors. As a result of DFMBA advocacy, the City of Scottsdale is exploring plans for a broader spectrum of trail types that will appeal to…
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Trail Education Day

Trail Education Day REI, Paradise Valley location FREE – Registration Required If you are interested in developing, building and maintaining great trails, this is a workshop for you. Renowned trail consultant Woody Keen, from Trail Wisdom, will present this educational workshop covering trail planning, design and maintenance and he will answer the important question, ‘what makes a sustainable trail’? Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Woody, as well as local land managers and like-minded users interested in trail development, building, advocacy and maintenance. Saturday, February 22nd 10 AM – 3 PM, REI Paradise Valley 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and…
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Announcing the Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association

The Cave Creek Bicycle Association Board of Directors has made the decision to change the club name to Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association (DFMBA) and has greatly expanded the club’s coverage area. DFMBA is the only Northern Phoenix Valley Chapter of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and the Board of Directors recognizes the need to expand the geographic focus of the organization. In addition to putting on the annual Cave Creek Cactus Classic mountain bike race, DFMBA is working with the City of Scottsdale on over 100 miles of new trails in phase 2 and 3 of Brown’s Ranch…
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