Statement of Purpose
Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists is a volunteer-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the sport of mountain bicycling, and view the sport as a vehicle to promote low impact outdoor recreation, conservation, and mountain bicycling opportunities that are environmentally and socially responsible. SDMB is dedicated to protecting and enhancing mountain bicycling opportunities through:
Code of Ethics
As members of Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists, we represent the mountain biking community, and it is important that our external and internal relationships advance, rather than hinder, the image of mountain bikers. To that end, we ask that all club members agree to the following four principles:
To Ride Responsibly
We will follow the IMBA Rules of the Trail; we will be courteous and respectful toward other users, recognizing that they, too, have a right to enjoy the trails.
To Represent Ourselves Professionally
Disagreement is healthy; conflict is sometimes necessary to resolve problems. When discussing access issues, whether at public meetings or in private, we shall strive to keep the discussion based on facts and not allow ourselves to be drawn into emotional, negative responses. We will keep to the moral high ground.
To Share and to Teach
Whether it is riding a technical obstacle or organizing a work party, the more we share our skills and knowledge, the better we all can benefit.
To Respect One Another
The effectiveness and survival of the Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists depends on members working together. We will operate within the framework of the Bylaws and, in addition, always:
Why Your Membership in SDMB Matters
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SDMB is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (Tax ID#27-4499320)
PO Box 65075, Tucson AZ 85718