The Ultimate International Mountain Biking Association Quiz
Like many other organizations, the International Mountain Biking Association was created to bring together people who share common interests. So take this quiz and get ready to climb on your bicycle and hit the trails.
Why are clubs and associations formed?
People don't want to be alone.
Belonging to an association is a status symbol.
This helps create more opportunities to enjoy common interests.
When was the International Biking Association formed?
Where was the association formed?
Who formed the association?
mountain biking instructors
conservation activists who were also bikers
Why did they form the association?
to form a large social network
to influence land-use policies
to gain discounts for their members
What was the first issue that concerned the association?
rising prices of bicycle parts
banning of bicycles on hiking trails
closing of bicycle trails
What was another issue they wanted to address?
overcrowding on trails
increase of entrance fees in state parks
increased litter along popular trails
How did this affect biking?
time wasted waiting for a clear path
conflicts between groups of cyclists
dangerous riding conditions
What did the association do about it?
published mountain trail traffic regulations
directed trail traffic
promoted responsible trail use
How did they seek to combat closure of trails?
They promoted ethical standards of behavior with advocacy strategies.
They raised funds to pay for trail maintenance.
They created a bicycle trail lobby in Washington, D.C.
How many U.S. states have members in the IMBA?
Are there any overseas branches?
What length of trails did the association help create?
hundreds of miles
thousands of miles
tens of thousands of miles
How many members does the association have?
How much is a family membership?
What is the National Mountain Bike Patrol?
officials paid to police the trails
members monitor trails and cyclists
volunteers help fix bicycles that have problems
Which of the following is part of the Rules of the Trail?
Help another biker who is in trouble.
Leave no trace.
What is the Singletrack Society?
It's a way of contributing more to the IMBA.
Members have exclusive access at certain times to premier trails.
These are members who have passed certification as trail specialists.
What perks do IMBA members receive?
free bicycle maintenance at participating garages
discounts on entrance fees to state and national parks
discounts on new cars, health plans and insurance
Who is entitled to a subscription to "Mountain Bike" magazine?