State of the bike report with video

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Report for the April 2011 Utah Bike Summit by Dan Stewart on behalf of Moab Utah.

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State of the bike report with video

  1. 1. State of the Bike Report Moab, Utah
  2. 2. Bicycle friendly community <ul><li>Bicycle parking outside restaurants Bicycles allowed in most Hotels/motels; secured bike storage is standard; adding bike lanes to most traveled roads; “share the road” signs have been added; reduced vehicle mph on main roads; </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mountain Biking’s Impact on Utah Economy A 1996 study estimated that mountain bike tourism brings $8.4 to $8.8 million to Moab, Utah's economy annually
  4. 4. Moab Road Bike Events <ul><li>March 11 th to 14 th Skinny Tire Festival </li></ul><ul><li>May 7 th Gran Fondo </li></ul><ul><li>June 10 th & 11 th Rockwell Relay: Moab to St. George </li></ul><ul><li>September 1 st to 10th LAGBRAU </li></ul>
  5. 9. Mountain Bike Events <ul><li>March 4 th & 5 th Yeti Thaw </li></ul><ul><li>March 26 th & 27 th Ibis Bike Demos at Uranium Bicycles </li></ul><ul><li>October 5 th to 9 th OuterBike </li></ul><ul><li>October 8 th & 9 th 24 hours of Moab Mountain Bike Race </li></ul><ul><li>October 27 th to 30 th Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival and Mountain Bike Film Festival </li></ul>
  6. 15. Bicycle Related Events in 2011 <ul><li>March 26 th Adventure Xtreme </li></ul><ul><li>May 14 th & 15 th Moab Triathlon Festival (NEW) </li></ul><ul><li>May 13 th Rule the Rocks BMX - Skateboard </li></ul>
  7. 16. New Trails and Path’s in Moab <ul><li>Made possible through local and federal tac dollars with services provided by Trail Mix, Moab City, and the Moab Trails Council. </li></ul><ul><li>13 miles of new bicycle and pedestrian paved paths in last 12 months. </li></ul><ul><li>15 miles of new multi user dirt trails in last 12 months. </li></ul>
  8. 17. What does a Moab trail feel like? <ul><li>Helmet Cam footage of Moab local Kyle Mears on Porcupine Rim Trail March 2011 provided by Matt Ohran of Cannondale Bicycles. </li></ul>
  9. 18. Porcupine trail
  10. 20. The future of Bicycles in Moab <ul><li>“ The infrastructure Moab is investing in with paved routes and trails to connect parks will keep people returning. Moab sees cyclists choosing a bicycle not only as recreation but as a preferred transportation to see public lands. More funding for paved and trail bike paths will only improve the economic stability of Moab.” Beth Logan Skinny Tire Events and Moab resident. </li></ul>
  11. 21. Feedback/Input

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