It’s early spring, and Indiana’s mountain bike trails are recovering from the ravages of winter’s freeze/thaw cycles.  I’m always anxious to ride this time of year, and have to rein myself in from jumping the gun and riding on too-soft trails. Doing trailwork is fun, but there’s plenty to be done without creating ruts that hold water that get churned into mudholes that people ride around that makes the trail wider that necessitates repairs…  Argh.

There’s a great article on the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association’s website at

Or stop in at BGI and we’ll walk out back where you can see good sections and bad sections firsthand.