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 trail association IMBA Affiliate, whose mission is to create, enhance, and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers in Berks County, Pennsylvania.  

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 sustainable, professionally-built 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.

Our Vision

Establish, preserve, and enhance access to mountain biking trails on local multi-use trail networks through education, communication, partnerships, and unified action.
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.
Encourage responsible, respectful riding and trail use.
Support inclusion, wellness, fitness, healthy lifestyles, and friendships for all ages, genders, and abilities through mountain biking.
Educate our community about the many benefits of mountain biking. 

Board of Directors

John Pacharis

Trail Development, Events & Rides

Bob McClennan

Membership & Marketing

Jennifer Motze

Secretary, Marketing & Technology

Todd Papich

Executive Director

Todd Good

Treasurer & Trail Development

Jeff Harrison

Events, Trail Development & Maintenance

Christa Bender

Events & Funding

Jude Matteo

Marketing, Technology & Trail Development

Mark Kelly

Marketing, Membership & Funding

Contact us

We always welcome feedback!  Please reach out to us.  

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