Welcome to Mountain Biking in Santa Cruz County

_MG_5633Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) is a non-profit mountain bike advocacy organization and a chapter of  the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA).

MBoSC works to promote mountain bike recreation and to expand sustainable trail access in the Santa Cruz area. Our organization enriches the local mountain bike community through trail building, group rides, events and cooperation with local land managers and other trail user groups.

Mountain biking promotes community, opportunity, achievement and sustainability.

Help us bring mountain biking into the mainstream of Santa Cruz living and create more authorized trail access. Check out our Dig Days Volunteer Trailwork Schedule for opportunities to help out on our local trails! Sign up now! Joinvolunteer and sponsor/donate – together we can make a difference!

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SCCHA Dig Day Recap & Jan. 7th Dig Day Announcement

img_2438Saturday, December 3, 2016 Dig Day at Wilder Ranch State Park

Sponsored by Santa Cruz County Horsemen’s Association

On Saturday Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz hosted their first Dig Day at Wilder Ranch State Park of the season. What a sunny, spectacular day for trail building it was!

The trifecta of trails was represented: members from Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Horsemen’s Association, and California State Parks.

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Wilder Ranch Dig Day Sponsored by SCCHA

dig-days-header-scchaDig Day: Sponsored by Santa Cruz County Horseman’s Association

Saturday, December 3rd • 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM
Wilder Ranch State Park

This Dig Day is brought to you by Santa Cruz County Horsemen’s Association, California State Parks and Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz.

Registration is required, please sign up here.

All are welcome at our workdays, no trail work experience required. Coffee, breakfast snacks, lunch, post event refreshments and tools will be provided for all volunteers. Thanks to our hospitality sponsors Verve Coffee Roasters, Velocity Bike Parks and New Bohemia Brewing Co!

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Mick’s Automotive Dig Day Recap & Dec. 3rd Dig Day Announcement


31146958055_1e43d23ba4_oDig Day Recap: November 19th
Sponsored by Mick’s Automotive at Soquel Demonstration State Forest

Last Saturday, November 19th, sixty volunteers joined MBoSC to work on drainage and basic trail maintenance in Soquel Demonstration State Forest. Huge thanks to the crew who made it out to work despite the wet weather. You did an amazing job!!

This Dig Day was sponsored by Mick’s Automotive, your local full service repair shop for Japanese automobile services. Mick’s has been a dedicated supporter of MBoSC.

We would also like to thank our other sponsors, Verve Coffee Roasters, for their generous donation of coffee, especially on such a cold morning, Velocity Bike Parks for the awesome sandwich wraps and snacks, Praxis Works and X Fusion Shox for putting on an extensive volunteer raffle, and CAL FIRE. These wonderful businesses help MBoSC show our volunteers how much we appreciate their contribution to trail development in our community.

Photo by: Bruce Dorman

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Watsonville Pump Track

2A Pump Track for Watsonville

Santa Cruz has already realized the benefits of pump tracks in just a few years; safer and more confident riders, explosive talent development particularly among youth, and opportunities for individuals to help develop public recreation resources with their time, labor and funds.

Now it’s Watsonville’s turn. MBoSC has been plugging away at developing a pump track for Watsonville for nearly two years and it seems that we have gained traction with both the pro-bike Mayor Felipe Hernandez and the Parks and Recreation office there.

Keep checking our weekly newsletter for the announcement of building and funding opportunities in Watsonville in the next month as we nail down site and design specifics with the city of Watsonville’s team!

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MBoSC Presents: Dig Days

mbosc-dig-days-2016-17This fall and winter Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz is hosting ten volunteer work days to tune up our local trails. We’ll be working in Wilder Ranch, Soquel Demonstration State Forest, DeLaveaga and Pogonip!

We like to keep our volunteers well fed and happy!! Each dig day is sponsored by an awesome local business and will have coffee from Verve, lunch from Velocity Bike Park, post workday refreshments from New Bohemia Brewing Co. and a raffle for all participating volunteers. Click here to view the Dig Day schedule.

Sign up for the next Dig Day – Saturday, November 19th at Soquel Demonstration State Forest.

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