About Us

SWAMP (SouthWest Association of Mountain bike Pedalers, Inc) is an association of mountain bike enthusiasts, of all skill levels and experience, who want to promote and advance the sport of off-road mountain bike riding and contribute to the construction and maintenance of mountain bike trails.

Here are some of the association activities and benefits:

  • -SWAMP spends about $10,000 to $20,000 per year on trail building, maintenance and support
  • -We host weekly guided recreational mountain bike rides for cyclists of every skill level
  • -Night Rides, Urban Assaults and Social Bike Rides
  • -Club sponsored one and three day Fat Tire Festivals
  • -We sponsor Trail building and trail maintenance work parties
  • -Socials, parties and cycling related special events
  • -Maintain agreements with land managers to support and maintain 5 bike trail systems in Florida
  • -Organize out of state mountain bicycling vacation trips
  • -Publish a printed newsletter with information relevant to our off-road community
  • -A Yahoo! e-mail group for up to the minute communication
  • -Bike Training classes and bicycle skills workshops
  • -T-shirts, jerseys and other items with our SWAMP logo, available for purchase
  • -SWAMP Message Forums for members and registered guests

Our regular newsletter features:

  • -Location & Time of weekly club and social mountain bike rides
  • -Schedule of Evening or Night Rides, and Special Events
  • -Schedule for bike Festivals and Training Classes
  • -Listings of upcoming fat tire festivals in our area
  • -For sale or swap items
  • -News relevant to the mountain biking community

SWAMP Club membership benefits include:

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SWAMP membership runs for one year from sign-up. You will receive an information packet with a club membership card. You will also receive the quarterly newsletter mentioned above. Members and immediate family can attend all club rides, festivals, out-of-state trips, and social events. Club membership is $30 ($40 for a multi membership).