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Loose Riders Global Alliance
The World’s Largest Gravity Mountain Bike Club
Can’t find your local chapter here?
Join The Global Alliance!
A Community By Riders For Riders
We are a network of 'Chapters', crews that ride and hang out together, share information, take care of each other, and are a reference point for other riders to meet up. Each Chapter runs a Facebook and Instagram page where you can connect and see what they are up to.

Loose Riders is non-elitist, it doesn't matter if you are new to the sport or a complete shredder, Loose Riders is all about getting out there, getting Loose and not taking life to seriously, on or off the bike.

Who is a Loose Rider? By definition anyone that likes to get on a bike and get Loose ! If you like any of the Loose Riders pages, enjoy meeting new people to go ride with, you’re all set ! Everyone can contact the chapters to ask questions about riding, trails, tips and general chat.

Our ‘Club’ does not have membership of any kind, in order to run a Chapter there are guidelines and some requirements but other then that its all open and free.
Mission

Our goal is to have a Loose Riders Chapter in every corner of the world that has riders with the same mindset - a Global Alliance - a community to connect with.

Say you want to go ride in England, Germany, Hong Kong, Thailand, New Zealand, Taiwan, Belgium, Whistler, Malaysia, … or wherever we have a Chapter? Just hit up the local Loose Riders for the best and up to date knowledge from finding trails, shuttles, or somewhere to stay and party.

When you travel with your bike, it can be tricky to find information about spots, trails, conditions, accommodation, or just finding someone to ride with. The Loose Riders Chapters are there to fill that gap - local crews that are keen to give you info, help out, go ride, or just hang out with.

Even without traveling, everyone can contact the chapters to ask questions about riding, tips and general chat, we have an awesome online community, just go check out our Chapters Facebook and Instagram pages to see what people around the world are up to.
History

Loose Riders started in 2012 as a Facebook page about riding the mountains of Chiang Mai - Thailand, to inform people about the local trails and to share our passion for everything gravity and bike related.

With World Class riding right at our doorstep but virtually no information to be found online we wanted to share our knowledge, meet like minded people, and become a reference point for riders visiting the area.

The idea caught on with other riders visiting Chiang Mai, making it clear there was a need for a network that connects people outside of the mainstream media channels that is more personal and direct, bringing together riders of all levels and showcasing riding spots that are off the beaten path.

In October 2013 we organized a fun race in Chiang Mai and invited some of the world’s top riders: Nico Vink, Steve Peat, Josh Bryceland, Wyn Masters, Eddie Masters and Sam Dale all came over and had a wild time. We documented the event in an edit and this put us on the map on a global scale.
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