About Us

Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers (SVMTB) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) mountain bike organization promoting mountain bike recreation and establishing sustainable trail access in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.  SVMTB is a regional chapter of the International Mountain Biking Association. Membership and donations  are tax deductible. Our tax ID or EIN is 14-193 1867.
  • Works to expand sustainable trail systems for mountain biking by working closely with land managers and state, county, and local governments.
  • Promotes mountain bike recreation by providing information regarding trail etiquette, publicizing club rides, sponsoring events, and being a general resource for mountain bikers.
  • Communicates to our members and followers relevant mountain biking issues, projects, and opportunities to assist in trail building and maintenance. 

We are all volunteers, not paid professionals. We give our time because of our love for the sport and belief that we can make a difference in our community. Some of the programs we use to accomplish our mission are:

  • Trail education stations
  • Clinics, rides, and fundraisers, including our annual swap meet
  • Special events
  • Participation in volunteer patrols
  • Trail building and trail maintenance
  • Presence at public hearings and meetings
  • Participation on local trail committees