The Trails

Lets face it, we do all of this for the trails. We respect them. Thousands of hours go into building and maintaining them. It is for that reason we invite you to join our community on a work day, check on trail conditions before riding, and become a member.

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CAMBr 2023 Race Series

Jan 17 2023
Chicago Area Mountain Bikers (CAMBr) is excited to annouce the dates for the 2023 CAMBr Chicago Race Series. Building upon the history of the long-running Palos Meltdown Mountain Bike Race, we're expanding to a series of three races for 2023! Here are the dates...

Paul Douglas Wood Officially Opens

Oct 19 2022
October 19, 2022 was the official opening of the new Paul Douglas Trail System. 4000 hours of volunteer work as well as a significant real cost went into this new system. The continues CAMBr's great partnership with Cook County Forest Preserves as well as begins...

2021 CAMBr Fall Newsletter

Nov 18 2021
CAMBr Fall Newsletter from our Executive Director

Paul Douglas Woods

Oct 9 2021
New Forest Preserves of Cook County and CAMBr trail system under development at Paul Douglas Woods in Hoffman Estates CAMBr is pleased to announce the development of a new trail system at Paul Douglas Woods in Hoffman Estates just North of I-90, east of Barrington...

Cambr Spring 2021 Newsletter

Mar 15 2021
Spring Update from our Director

Cambr Winter 2021 Newsletter

Jan 26 2021
Email from CAMBr's new Executive Director

A Mountain Bike Community

Since 1993, the Chicago Mountain Bike Riders (CAMBr) has forged partnerships with local organization, municipalities, and community members to help build and maintain mountain bike trails near Chicago, IL.

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Palos Meltdown

Each year, CAMBr plans, hosts, and runs the premier mountain bike race in the Chicagoland area. The Palos Meltdown is an event you don't want to miss!

Race Info

A Mountain Bike Community

Since 1993, the Chicago Mountain Bike Riders (CAMBr) has forged partnerships with local organization, municipalities, and community members to help build and maintain mountain bike trails near Chicago, IL.

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