A Leader in Pump Track Development
PROFILE OF FIRM
Jim Dellavalle has competed in the sport of off-road mountain biking for more than a decade 2001-2011 and climbed from the expert ranks to the pro level in downhill, dual slalom and professional freestyle cycling.
Jim is experienced in all aspects of design, layout, and construction for walking and mountain biking trails, as well as, bike parks. He has been a trail design consultant and trail construction contractor for 20 years. Jim understands sustainable trail design, following IMBA Standards and he strives to reduce the environmental footprint of trails on the landscape. He has experience with mechanized machinery and trail design equipment that reduces environmental impacts.
From his home base in the Poconos, Jim is a Ride Leader and programmer for the “Trips For Kids” Pocono Chapter. He is the Head Coach for Madd March Racing, a branch of Off-road Cycling Camps Worldwide. He currently stewards trails in NY, NJ, and PA with local IMBA volunteer cycling clubs. He is aware of current trends in off-road cycling and he strives to educate and teach the younger generation by facilitating the construction of “progressive” trail networks and bike parks designs. Jim is also available for presentations on the art of trail sculpting, progressive biking trail designs, and the art of road to trail conversions. Lastly, Jim organizes monthly riding events, dovetailed with trail appreciation and education programs for volunteer/ non profit groups in the Tri State area.