Who We Are

BAMBA was established in 2012 as the first IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association) Chapter in Berks County, PA. Today, BAMBA is a 501(c)3 non-profit association whose mission is to create, enhance, and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers in Berks County, Pennsylvania. 

BAMBA seeks to protect mountain bike access and promote diverse riding opportunities within Berks County’s public and private lands through education, communication, partnerships, and unified action.

Our Vision

To establish, maintain, enhance, and preserve access to mountain biking trails on local multi-use trail networks.
To create and enhance strong partnerships with local land managers, organizations, other trail user groups, businesses and government entities who support multi-use, sustainable trail systems.
To promote responsible, respectful riding and trail use.
To support inclusion, wellness, fitness, healthy lifestyles, and friendships for all ages and abilities through mountain biking.
To educate our community about the many benefits of mountain biking.

Our Values

Facilitate community involvement to thoughtfully plan for a future of outdoor recreation on the many multi-use trail systems in our area. 
Be a key contributor of conservation, protection, and sustainably constructed trails of Berks County's recreational preserves.
Represent the interests of our members through maintaining strong, working relationships with sponsors, land managers, and partners.
Encourage youth cycling to cultivate a lifelong passion for the sport with a focus on responsible, respectful riding and inclusion.

Board of Directors

John Pacharis

Events Director

Bob McClennan

Communications Director

Jennifer Motze

Co-Director, Secretary

Carla Quandel

Executive Director

Scott Miller

Trail Manager

Todd Papich

Projects Manager

Todd Good

Treasurer

Contact us

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