Fat Tire Society 2017 Annual Meeting

Fat Tire Society 2017 Annual Meeting

It’s time again for our Annual Meeting! This year we are meeting at Liberty Brewery and Grill on Monday February 13, 2017. Meeting begins at 7pm. We will be there at 6pm, come in early and grab something to eat prior to the meeting. No worries if you can’t...

Fat Tire Social 1/19/2017

Fat Tire Social next Thursday January 19, 2017 6:30pm – 9:30pm at The Bearded Goat, 116 E Lewis St, Greensboro. No food served but it’s located around the corner from Mellow Mushroom Pizza. Come by, have a cool one and talk bikes or anything else that...

REMINDER: GFTS 2016 Annual Meeting This Monday

Come out to the Greensboro Fat Tire Society Annual Meeting THIS MONDAY EVENING. What: Greensboro Fat Tire Society Annual Meeting.Where: The Worx – 106 Barnhardt St., GreensboroWhen: Monday, February 8th, 2016 6pm – 10pm, Meeting will start at 7pm Note:...

Happy Holidays!

The GFTS board would like to take this opportunity to thank you for a great 2015 and wish you Happy Holidays.  As 2015 draws to a close and we begin to make plans and resolutions for 2016 let us not forget to give as well as receive. While we are thankful for the new...

County Commissioners Meeting Update

Thanks to those that came out to the County Commission meeting Thursday evening. A special thanks to those that spoke about what Mountain Biking really is and what it means to our community. Click here to read a balanced article about the meeting. It’s...

Burn the Turkey 2015!

It’s time for Burn The Turkey 2015! Once again we will be getting together Thanksgiving weekend to collect food and cash donations for Second Harvest Food Bank, riding some trails, hanging out, eating chili, just general good times. What: 2015 Burn The Turkey...

IMBA Basic Membership

Dear Fat Tire supporter, By now many of you will have gotten an email from IMBA detailing an increase in basic membership rates from $30 to $35 a year. We, on the GFTS board, wanted to send you a message personally about this increase. We want to let you know why we...

Important – Please Read Now and Act

There are 1,700 acres of taxpayer owned public property which we in the mountain bike community helped vote for to purchase.   It was supposed to enable us to have multi use trails similar to Reedy Fork.  (See bottom of e-mail from the original Open Space Charter).  ...

Subscribe to the GFTS email list

  Have you subscribed to our email list yet? Are you getting our emails? If you haven’t subscribed to the list yet and want to, subscribe with the button above, it only takes a minute. We’ll keep you in the loop on things like Trail Status, Group Rides,...

GFTS Spring 2015 Meeting

It’s May and time for your Greensboro Fat Tire Society spring meeting!   What: GFTS Spring Meeting Where: Spice Cantina – 120 Barnhardt St, Greensboro, NC 27406 When: Monday May 11, 2015 – Doors open at 6pm, Meeting starts at 7pm. Come early and...

Guilford County wants your input.

Important – Action Required : Guilford County is asking for input on the future of the Northwood trails area in H.P.. We need to speak-up for Mt. Bike Trails and Multi-use Greenways! This is VERY important. Survey online until March 8, 2015. Less than 3 days...

GFTS Revolution

This Saturday we’ll be hanging out at Revolution Cycles from 5-8pm. Everybody is welcome. Come by and hang out with us. We can talk about bikes, trails, GFTS, beers, people that aren’t there… 1907 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro    ...

IMBA 2015 Spring Membership Drive

The IMBA 2015 Spring Membership Drive has begun. The Greensboro Fat Tire Society is an IMBA Chapter. When membership is associated with an IMBA chapter, that chapter receives a portion of each membership to directly support local and regional efforts. This is why it...

GFTS T-Shirt – want one (or more)?

We are preparing to place an order for GFTS T-shirts and we need to get an idea of how many of each size we should order. This is not a pre-order and you are not committing to purchase at this time. The T-shirts will be a technical fabric. The color is Charcoal Grey....

GFTS email list

I’ve set up a GFTS email list to improve communication to the Triad area Mountain Biking community we serve. That’s all of you folks! The initial emails we send will be short, and to the point.  Hopefully, they’ll get better as we learn what people...

2015 Greensboro Fat Tire Society Annual Meeting

2015 Greensboro Fat Tire Annual Meeting- Feb 9 Date: Monday February 9th Location: Spice Cantina, 120 W. Barnhardt St. Greensboro Meeting Time: 7:00 pm for annual meeting. Doors Open at 6:00 pm Special Guest: Tom Sauret – SORBA Executive Director/IMBA Regional...

Thank you Volunteers !

Greensboro’s National Trails Day was a great success. We had a great turn out from all around the triad. We gained new members and friends. Thanks again for all your help. Jeff Councilman GFTS...

National Trails Day June 7th

Come and Celebrate National Trails Day with GFTS.  Saturday June 7 at Country Park (directions)! Check the event schedule here, www.greensboro-nc.gov/trailsday Memebers of GFTS will be leading Beginner and Advanced Mountain bike trail rides. Check the event schedule...

Volunteer Hours as of 5-19-14

Our Volunteering efforts this year as of 5/19/2014 As you can see below we have had some hard working volunteers giving back to the trails.Some of the efforts go to raise money for the trails,Advocating for future growth of our trails and of course a lot of Trail...

New Trail Section 05-10-14

  Check out the pictures from the event. Thank you Volunteers!   If you want to see great trails built and maintained in Greensboro,please join us at a volunteer work day. Work Day Information Where: Owls Roost Trail We will be cutting a new trail loop and rerouting a...
New Bridge 04-26-14

New Bridge 04-26-14

Check out the pictures from the event. Thank you Volunteers! 89 hours of labor logged. Make sure to thank the following people the next time you see them on the trail.   Paul Leite Todd Waltmann Nick Vazqueztell Brent Mohl  (new member) Harrison Mohl  (new member)...
Action Alert 04/14/14

Action Alert 04/14/14

WE NEED YOU TO ATTEND ! For YEARS we have wanted to have quality trails in the south part of Guilford County! Right now there is a critical opportunity to make it happen. But we need you to participate or it just won’t happen. There is a public input meeting on...
New Website

New Website

A room full of monkeys has been hard at work cranking out a new look for the Greensboro fat Tire Society website.  Look around the homepage and you’ll see the latest news from the club, info on trail conditions, links to trail info and maps and ways to connect...
IMBA-SORBA Advocacy Leadership Training Weekend

IMBA-SORBA Advocacy Leadership Training Weekend

Love your local trails? Want to be more involved? Are you already serving as a chapter officer? Join us for the IMBA-SORBA Advocacy Leadership Training weekend and spring meeting of the SORBA Board of Directors. We’re meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee for a weekend of...

Trail Workday 2/4 or 2/5 and 2/11

We will be working on the first Phase of Kingfisher trail which is a one mile loop. We believe if we get good turnouts we can complete this mile in 3 workdays and be able to open the trail for use in the end of March. What: We will be doing finishing work on the tread...

GTFS 2012 Annual Club Meeting

Our annual meeting is set for Thursday, February 9 at 7:00 pm, The Loft at Natty Greene’s. As always, we encourage everyone to make use of the restaurant facilities on the first and 2nd floors prior to the meeting time. Natty’s asks that no food be ordered...

The GFTS Year In Review

The Greensboro Fat Tire Society set the bar high in 2011, with some lofty goals. I think it’s safe to say we exceeded our own expectations with our accomplishments… – IMBA/SORBA Chapter Status – The 14th Annual Sizzler – The Copperhead...

Fat Tire Society Annual Meeting

Here’s a short synopsis 1) Trail crews – each singletrack trail has a designated person responsible for maintenance: Owl’s Roost : Dave Phlegar Wild Turkey : Matt Schweitzer Blue Heron : Mark Gatehouse Reedy Fork : Bud Blaylock Bald Eagle : Scott...