The Fort Worth Mountain Bikers Association (FWMBA) is a an all-volunteer, 501c3 non-profit organization that promotes responsible mountain biking and is dedicated to advocating for, building, and maintaining sustainable mountain bike trails in and around Fort Worth, Texas.
When you join The Fort Worth Mountain Bikers Association (FWMBA), you become part of a grass-roots community of Mountain Biking Enthusiasts of all skill levels from all backgrounds that work hard, play hard, and help improve each other.
FWMBA Members are what makes mountain biking possible in and around Fort Worth through trail building and maintenance, interaction with City of Fort Worth departments and representatives, and through community engagement.
FWMBA Member efforts require funding for tools, supplies, insurance, permits, and other expenses that keep the trails open and available. A significant amount of that funding comes from membership fees and member donations. Please JOIN US!
IMPORTANT By purchasing any FWMBA “Membership Type”, you are confirming your understanding & acceptance of The Fort Worth Mountain Bikers Association WAIVER located at the bottom of this page.
Please note: your membership name and email will be the same as the name and email entered for your membership purchase. If you prefer a different name and/or email on your membership, please contact our FWMBA Membership Director.
Fort Worth Mountain Bikers Association (FWMBA) WAIVER
DEFINITIONS While mountain biking is an outstanding recreational sport, it also involves risks and even dangers. Some of these dangers include, but are not limited to:
Traveling on heavily rutted trails, roots, rocks, rocks both fixed and loose, steep inclines and descents, accidents, unexpected moves of another rider, person, animal (wild and/or domesticated) on the trail, physical exertion, fatigue and flat tires. Ride terrain, pace and distance may vary from the written or verbal description. I acknowledge that FWMBA encourages the wearing of helmets and agree to save and hold FWMBA harmless for any injury resulting from my failure to wear a helmet.
ASSUMPTION OF RISKS I acknowledge that the risks recited above, as well as numerous other dangers are inherent to recreational bicycling and the undersigned agrees to assume all risks associated with participation in club activities. The undersigned further agrees to save and hold harmless FWMBA, its officers, directors, coordinators executive committee members, volunteers, other club members from and all liability for any injury or damage resulting from, or in any way connected with participation in club related activities.
ASSUMPTION OF COMPETENCY I warrant that I am competent to ride safely and that my bicycle and equipment are in safe working condition. I agree to obey all safety and all traffic laws and to practice safety and courtesy when cycling. I hereby consent to and permit any emergency treatment in the event of injury and/or illness. I am aware, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of this activity, and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such an activity. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe, or question my physical condition during the activity, I will immediately discontinue further participation in the activity.
I AM AWARE OF THE ABOVE LISTED RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH MOUNTAIN BIKING ACTIVITIES AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM.
In the case of children under the age of 18, I hereby agree to the terms of the above waiver on behalf of my child (children). I agree to abide by federal, state and local helmet laws as they apply to my child (children). I agree that FWMBA, its officers, activity organizers, ride leaders and other members have no obligation to provide instruction to, or supervision of my children.
I give to FWMBA, its designees, agents and assigns, unlimited permission to use, publish and re-publish in any form or media, reproductions of my likeness, (photograph or video) with or without identification of me by name. I agree to not demand payment or any other compensation and agree to hold the above parties harmless of all liability arising from such use.
By purchasing any FWMBA “Membership Type”, you are confirming your understanding & acceptance of The Fort Worth Mountain Bikers Association WAIVER.
Thank You to all our FWMBA Members for your continued support!