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  • MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!
    San Antonio Deserves More MTB Trails and Bike Parks! Proposed 2022-2027 Bond ProgramCommunity Bond Committee Meetings If you just cannot make the meetings, please watch them HEREhttps://www.youtube.com/user/COSAGOV For those unable to attend in person, comments submitted via this form will also be shared with the committees.https://www.saspeakup.com/bond-public-comment The MTB community has a LOT to gain from …
  • 2021 Annual Fall Membership Drive
    Smiles for Miles Mountain biking is a great way for families to recreate together! With more and more trails being developed closer to home that fit the skills of a variety of riders, it’s more important than ever to support your local trail organization today.
  • 2021 Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
    FREE EVENTOCTOBER 16, 2021 IMBA’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) is celebrated annually on the first Saturday in October. In 2021, STORM is hosting the TKMBD on Saturday, October 16th.
  • Mud Creek Greenway Community Meeting
    Monday, October 4 at The Tool Yard Join the Parks & Recreation Department for a public meeting to discuss the Salado Creek Greenway extension on Monday, October 4, at 6:30 PM. The meeting will be held in person at 13030 Tool Yard, San Antonio, TX 78284. Please plan to attend this meeting for more information …
  • IMBA Dig In – Olmos Basin Park Trail System Signage Project
    GOAL ACHIEVED! Help STORM raise $6,000 to complete a trail signage project in Olmos Basin Park! Each IMBA Dig In project that raises $2,000 is eligible for $2,000 in matching funds from Shimano. So, the more money raised means more money can be allocated toward the project. Make a difference today by contributing to a …
  • Five Reasons Why You — And Your Riding Buddies — Should Join STORM
    If you’ve spent any time mountain biking in the San Antonio area, you’ve probably heard of STORM, but you may not know exactly what the organization is, what it does, or why you should join. In short, STORM is your best advocate for expanding mountain biking access and opportunity in our region. 
  • Respect the Landscape – Do Not Ride Muddy Trails
    “Respect your local trail builders and be a good steward of the physical environment. Keep singletrack single by staying on the trail. Practice Leave No Trace principles. Do not ride muddy trails because it causes rutting, widening and maintenance headaches. Ride through standing water, not around it. Ride (or walk) technical features, not around them.” …
  • Thank you to all of our sponsors!
    We’d like to thank the businesses below again for sponsoring the Bicycle Heaven 22nd Annual STORM Hill Country MTB Challenge XC race at Flat Rock Ranch in Comfort, TX. Sponsoring a race or event is a great way for you to market your business to an audience of mountain bike enthusiasts locally in San Antonio …
  • New O.P. Schnabel Park Expansion Bike Park Complex
    South Texas Off Road Mountain-Bikers (STORM) supports efforts to allocate a portion of District 7 Parks 2022 Bond funds for a 20-acre bike park complex in the O.P. Schnabel Park Expansion. Fill out this survey to let City Council know that the MTB community wants funding for this bike park complex! Call 210-207-0870 or Email …
  • IMBA Dig In – Pearsall Park Trail Design
    THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE SUPPORT!WE REACHED OUR GOAL! Help STORM raise $6,000 for a professionally designed trail system in Pearsall Park! The first $1,000 we raise earns a $1,000 match from Shimano through the IMBA Dig In program. One thing that the COVID-19 public health crisis has shown us is that there is …
  • #RecreateResponsibly
    #RecreateResponsibly to Protect Yourself, Others, and the OutdoorsDuring this public health crisis, spending time in outdoor spaces has become more important than ever. Yet these unusual circumstances mean that all of us, from seasoned outdoor enthusiasts to families heading out to their local park for the first time, could use a little guidance about how …
  • STORM Neck Gaiter
    The STORM neck gaiters are available for a donation of $10/each. These are available now for local delivery. Items can be mailed for an extra charge. To order, please send an email to membership@stormmtb.org with “STORM Neck Gaiter” in the subject line or text us at (830) 321-0212. Limited time offerGet 6 for a $50 donation More info …
  • July 2020 is Trail Karma Month
    Trail Karma Month is a campaign by @trailforks to raise awareness and increase funding for trail associations like STORM to keep people enjoying the outdoors. We encourage everyone to support your favorite trails by donating via Trail Karma in the @trailforks app during July 2020. Donate during the month of July and you can win …
  • STORM Cycling Apparel
    We’ve got some great adds and updates to our Club Store. Show your support for STORM on your group and solo rides! STORM Ridebiker online store Women’s specific bib shorts Youth sizes Long sleeve jerseys AND so much more on the club store! Order from our online store by creating an account and selecting  “South …
  • Podium Stands – Sponsor Highlight
    Interview of Ryan Toman (owner of Podium Stands) by Brenda Gonzalez (STORM Vice President) Brenda: How did you get into mountain biking? Ryan: I was always very interested in biking.  When I was around 7 years old, I started modifying frames and forks on bicycles. I would chop off the forks and extend them to …
  • Show our trails some love, San Antonio!
    We are blessed with some great trails in our community, both within the City of San Antonio and in the Texas Hill Country that surrounds it. Most of us know these trail networks don’t happen by accident, and if you’re like me, you might feel a little guilty sometimes knowing that you’re not doing enough …
  • REI Monthly Wednesday Trail Workdays
    REI is taking the reins on some much needed trail maintenance and STORM truly appreciates the help.  REI has committed to natural surface trail maintenance work days at O.P. Schnabel Park the last Wednesday of every month. With the O.P. Schnabel Park Expansion (former Alamo Golf Club) property purchase and development in the next few …
  • STORM / IMBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
    The annual STORM / IMBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) is scheduled for October 5th, 2019.  See the Events calendar for more details. While STORM hosts the STORM Kidz ride on the first Saturday of every month year-round, October 5th will be particularly important as we will be partnering with the International Mountain …
  • San Antonio Ride for Life
    South Texas Off Road Mountain-Bikers (STORM) will be joining with thousands of people nationwide on the re-scheduled date of June 8, 2019 to ride in the Out of the Darkness Ride for Life, benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and we would appreciate any support that you give for this worthwhile cause.
  • 20th Annual STORM Hill Country MTB Challenge
    20th Annual STORM Hill Country MTB Challenge March 23-24, 2019 The 4th race on the Oskar Blues Brewery presents the 2019 Texas XC Mtn. Bike State Championship Series The Texas Mountain Bike Racing Association’s (TMBRA) XC State Championship Series comes to our backyard as STORM hosts the Hill Country Mountain Bike Challenge at Flat Rock Ranch …
  • STORM MTB Baggy Shorts are Finally Here!!!
    Order these shorts and other shorts, jerseys, etc. for men and women at the STORM Ridebiker online store.  Remember to logon to your account or create your account (https://ridebikercustom.com/join) to be affiliated with STORM.
  • STORM Installs Trail Signs at McAllister Park with REI Grant
    Please take time to read the Rivard Report article about the trail signs being installed by South Texas Off Road Mountain-Bikers (STORM) made possible by a generous $10,000 grant from REI through the San Antonio Parks Foundation.  Friends of McAllister Park had the vision for trail signs.  STORM is celebrating it’s 25th year of mountain …
  • STORM
    South Texas Off Road Mountain-Bikers (STORM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization representing thousands of area mountain bikers in San Antonio and surrounding areas. Founded in 1993 by a group of San Antonio mountain-bike enthusiasts, STORM is committed to environmentally conscious mountain biking and trail building, facilitating recreational trail cycling, educating about the sport of mountain …
  • Unauthorized Trails
    Unauthorized (i.e., rogue, bandit, illegal, etc.) trails and trail “maintenance” have become an increasing issue in the city parks and greenways. There’s a simple rule that everyone should be able to follow: If it’s not your property, don’t do any trail work, building, re-routing, etc. without authorization from the land owner/manager. In the case of …