IMBCS Survey Results

Earlier this month, the IMBCS Advisory Board asked those available to participate in a quick ten question survey as we discuss various topics moving forward with the 2015 season and beyond. I would like to emphasize the word beyond. Change and improvement require incremental steps, time, funding, and patience. Many of the questions asked in the survey were with the beyond in mind.

That being said, thank you to one and all who took the time to participate in the survey and provide comments. There have been 72 responses recorded at this time. Each member of the Advisory Board has had a chance to see the results, and we will be meeting before the end of the year to put our creative heads together, and discuss and consider steps for next season and beyond.

I have also been in direct communication with our 2015 race directors for their comments, concerns, ideas, and thoughts. Mix in the tutoring I am receiving in messages, emails, and phone calls from our neighboring state series directors, and plenty of thought is going into the IMBCS future.

The results of the survey are available online at SurveyMonkey for those who are interested.

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2015 Iowa Series Dates

Start training. In 2015 the Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series returns to ten turns it up to eleven races!

We will be revisiting all of 2014’s venues: Illiniwek Abermination, Seven Oaks, FORC Side Thrill Ride, George Wyth MTB Race, Sugar Bottom Scramble, Summerset Shootout, and The Mullet Fall Classic. We have two new locations: Ewing Park and Center Trails in Des Moines. And Beverly Park in Cedar Rapids is returning after a two-year hiatus.

Update 12/15/2014: The Ewing race has changed date since the first announcement, and the additional June race we hinted at earlier has been confirmed. The list below has been updated and renumbered to reflect these changes.

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New IMBCS Website

Welcome to the new Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series (IMBCS) website. This is your primary source for information and news about the series and the individual races.

The pages for the upcoming 2015 races will have up-to-date information as the race directors finalize their plans.

We have created pages for all of last season’s races so that you can easily find results and photos.

The site will be continually updated throughout the year (and future years), and we will add new features. So, as they say, check back often. Or, if you prefer, use the “Entries RSS” link to subscribe.

Eric and Katherine Roccasecca