Welcome to Mountain Biking in Santa Cruz County

Mountain 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!

Join, volunteer and sponsor/donate – together we can make a difference!

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Next General Meeting: Wednesday June 22, 2016 — Santa Cruz Bicycles Showroom — 6:30-8:30

Please join MBoSC at the Santa Cruz Bicycles Factory Showroom at 2841 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 on Wednesday June 22, 2016 for our next general meeting. The meeting will run from 6:30-8:30 and will be a great opportunity to catch up on the latest and greatest in local mountain bike advocacy news and meet some like minded folks. Beer from New Bohemia Brewery will be served in addition to appetizers. Membership not required Come on down!

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Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz Announces Winner of For Santa Cruz By Santa Cruz Bike Raffle

PrintMountain Bikers of Santa Cruz and Santa Cruz Bicycles are happy to announce that we have a winner of the For Santa Cruz By Santa Cruz bike raffle! John Calvert of San Jose, CA is the lucky winner! John frequents Soquel Demonstration State Forest and is a big fan of the Flow Trail. Congratulations John! John will have the opportunity to pick out the Santa Cruz bike of his choice, Any bike, any color, any build. He is thinking about a V10…

Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz raised over $50,000 dollars during this fundraiser, every cent of which will be put towards trail development in Santa Cruz County. These funds will go towards funding new trails, building pump tracks, and maintaining existing trails in our county. John wasn’t the only winner, all trail users will benefit from this campaign!

A big thank you goes out to Santa Cruz Bicycles for making this fundraiser possible. Thanks!

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Inaugural Santa Cruz Old Cabin Classic A Great Success!

26604023224_fc13f5b021_zFor the first time in over 20 years, hundreds of cycling enthusiasts gathered for a mountain bike race at Wilder Ranch State Park on Saturday, May 21st.

About the Race

The race course wrapped it’s way through the best singletrack in Wilder Ranch, overlooking the ocean, long meadows, and redwood studded canyons. Two hundred and fifty racers took on the 11-mile cross country course, which included 1500 ft of elevation gain each lap. Continue reading

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MBoSC seeks to hire a Marketing and Communication Specialist

MBoSC is looking to hire a part-time Marketing and Communication Specialist. We are busier and busier these days and need some help taking on all of the exciting opportunities coming our way. If you are passionate about mountain biking and would like to get involved with an organization that is committed to furthering the sport (lifestyle?) locally this could be the job for you. Check out the job description here.

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New Pump Track Coming Soon to Harvey West Park

PumpTrackPlanMBoSC and the city of Santa Cruz are proud to announce plans for a new pump track at Harvey West Park!

A pump track is a continuous loop of rollers and berms designed to help any rider build bike-handling, balance and coordination skills for safe and controlled trail riding. Continue reading

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