Okay, this may be the first time you have seen all three of these groups combined together, but there are positive changes on the way. Over the last couple of months there have been meetings with a renewed group of individuals to take mountain bike riding in the Central PA area to the next level. Shortly Samba will be an IMBA chapter club and Rattling Creek will be part of the territory!!
SAMBA has done an incredible job of building both relationships and trails at Swatara State Park, Camp Mack, and Governor Dick over the years. Their successes and track record will be an asset to the future of mountain bike riding at Rattling Creek, and beyond!! There will be an organized plan and agenda for both current and future opportunities in the south central area.
Rattling Creek recently received IMBA epic status. This area is a testament to the vision of Keith, Rick and Jill who made it a reality many years ago. After tons of hard work, 10 years of Bash's, etc, they have minimized their involvement. We were able to get their blessing to include this area under the Samba/IMBA plan to continue the legacy they created. We have been in contact with many locals who have taken trail work into their own hands, and they are excited to be involved with SAMBA to continue its Epic status.
We are already working on some potential opportunities to increase riding areas in central PA. The goal is to have fun, ride our bikes, and offer multiple local areas to enjoy for riders novice through expert.
More info coming soon. Don't hesitate to comment with your thoughts or ideas.