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Public Works needs your Input! The City of San Antonio through Public Works and Parks and Recreation would like you to participate in a community involvement meeting to assist in determining a potential scope of work for the Citywide Bicycle Recreational Facilities Bond Project.
Do you want more and better mountain bike trails in San Antonio? So do we. South Texas Off Road Mountain-Bikers (STORM) is your local all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit mountain bike and trail advocacy organization. We build new trails and improve existing ones. We build relationships with landowners and the City of San Antonio to increase trail access. … Read more
April 1-2, 2023 More Info The Texas Mountain Bike Racing Association’s (TMBRA) Race #5 of the Trek Texas presents the TMBRA XC MTB State Championship Series comes to our backyard as STORM hosts the Hill Country MTB Challenge at Flat Rock Ranch in Comfort, TX. This is the largest mountain bike race in the San Antonio area with over 300 racers competing … Read more
Race Results Think you got the legs for this one? Endurance is the name of the game as participants compete to finish three 17-mile laps at Flat Rock Ranch for some sweet singletrack goodness. Bring your climbing legs, because there will be a lot of it! If that seems like too much, we have 2-lap … Read more
The deadline is Tuesday, September 27, 2022, by 9:00pm. Parks & Rec staff have asked for a list of local “subject matter experts” from the mountain biking community to attend a 1.5-hour meeting to provide input and feedback on the 2022 Municipal Bond Citywide Bicycle Projects. These projects include the OP Schnabel Bike Park, McAllister … Read more
Howdy San Antonio MTB Community! At long last we have some good news to share with all of you! After a series of logistical and schedule challenges Sean Christoper, Jeff Jordan, and Brenda Gonzales were able to meet with SAPAR and got approval on the final design for the Mac Jumps Rebuild project! We appreciate … Read more
by Steve Barish Howdy to all my fellow San Antonio MTB addicts and welcome to the weekly #MacJumps update! We are a little late in getting back to the community due to some personal issues and the need to incorporate additional feedback we received over the past week. Huge thanks to everyone who came out … Read more
July 30, 2022 Sean Christopher and the Build Crew held a meeting on Sunday, July 30th to solicit feedback from the community on the project. The meeting was well attended by a cross section of riders from multiple disciplines (XC, Enduro racers, Freeriders/DJ, and BMX) as well as by representatives of Friends of McAllister Park … Read more
The first public input meeting for the O.P. Schnabel Bike Park Complex will be on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 6:30-7:30pm. Please plan to attend. It’s especially important that members of the MTB community who have visited the awesome bike parks out of state come and provide input. See this blog post for additional information … Read more
Moving Trails Forward Support South Texas Off-Road Mountain Bikers and join our members to help move trails forward by building, maintaining, and advocating for more trails throughout the San Antonio area. By joining or renewing during the month of May you’ll be entered to win one of several amazing prize packages! The IMBA corporate partners … Read more
Early Voting April 25 – May 3, 2022. Election Day on Saturday, May 7, 2022 Proposition C (~$3.5 million for MTB trails and bike parks) O.P. Schnabel Park Expansion – Bike Park McAllister Park – Completion of Bike Skills Area, Lighting, and Pump Track Improvements Pearsall Park – Singletrack Trails and Flow Trails Eisenhower Park … Read more
San Antonio Deserves More Mountain Bike Trails and Bike Parks! CONGRATULATIONS SAN ANTONIO MOUNTAIN BIKE COMMUNITY! The 2022 Parks Bond Committee voted to recommend the following amounts for MTB and BMX projects: $500,000 for the completion of the outer bike skills loop, pump track enhancements, and lighting (McAllister Park). $3.25 million for MTB and BMX … Read more
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.
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 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.” … Read more
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 … Read more
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. Let City Council know that the MTB community wants funding for this bike park complex! Call 210-207-0870 or Email District7@SanAntonio.govand let them know that … Read more
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 … Read more
#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 … Read more
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 email@example.com 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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 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 … Read more
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.
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more