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“RAMBO is always looking for
                                                                                                                                                                          ways to improve the biking
                                                                                                                                                                          experience at Big Creek.

                                                                                                                                                                          It takes a dedicated group
                                                                                                                                                                          of volunteers to improve
                                                                                                                                                                          community resources, and
                                                                                                                                                                          RAMBO does that for the

                                                                                                                                                                          mountain biking community
                                                                                                                                                                          in Roswell,” said Brad Wender,
                                                                                                                                                                          RAMBO President.

                                                                                                                                   Throughout the year, RAMBO           to play, supporting local businesses   to enjoy. The City of Roswell
                                                                                                                                                                        around Roswell.
                                                                                                                                   partners with the Roswell
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Park System provides so many
        RIDING IN ROSWELL                                                                                                          Recreation, Parks, Historic and      In 2022, RAMBO raised over            opportunities to try something
                                                                                                                                   Cultural Affairs department for
                                                                                                                                                                                                              new—maybe it’s time to check out
                                                                                                                                   a series of special events for       $50,000 to build the newest           a trail or two!
                                                                                                                                   the riding community and its         trail, Hollywood trail, an expert-
                                                                                                                                   spectators. On select nights, the    level jump trail in the Freeride      Learn more about Big Creek
                                                                                                                                   organization hosts Mountain Bike     area of the park. With grants,        Park mountain bike trails at
                                                                                                                                   Night Rides, where professional      corporate sponsorships and  
              idden in the lush forest of Big Creek Park           features a freeride park, dirt jumps, pump tracks and           riders guide a group through the     amazing volunteers, RAMBO
        H is the epicenter of one of the most unique               more. The system is open daily from dawn to dusk,               trails at night. The experience is   built and opened this new trail to
        trails in the City of Roswell. Roswell’s mountain bike     aside from occasional closures from heavy rain.                 like no other, learning how to bike   the public. This year, RAMBO is
        trail system cannot be seen from the road, but still       Riders of all ages are encouraged to bring a friend             better while weaving through the     currently working to raise $25,000
        attracts hundreds of riders to its trails throughout       and enjoy a day of riding through the forest trees.             winding trails. In addition to the   to produce a new skills track for
        the year. Built over twenty years ago, the Roswell                                                                         night rides, RAMBO will host the     riders to practice.
        mountain bike trails stretch across seven miles up         The Big Creek mountain bike trail system is built               9th annual Big Creek Quick Six
        and down the Big Creek Park hills. From beginner to        and operated by RAMBO, the Roswell-Alpharetta                   Enduro, this year. This mountain     The Big Creek Mountain Bike
        intermediate and advanced trails, this trail system        Mountain Bike Organization, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit.             bike race attracts 200+ regional     trail system creates a thrilling
        provides challenges for all levels of riders.              This volunteer organization donates thousands of                riders to the City with hopes of     experience for riders of all abilities.
                                                                   hours a year to build, maintain and advocate for the            tackling one of the many tracks.     From beginner to expert-level
        The mountain bike trail system at Big Creek Park           mountain bike trails at Big Creek Park.                         Many riders come to ride, then stay   rides, there is a trail for everyone

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