Author Archives: Mark Davidson

The Scotts Valley Pump Track is Open!

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The Scotts Valley pump track opened this past Saturday and to an enthusiastic crowd. This project was originally proposed in March of 2011, final approval was in July of 2014 and construction started mid-August 2014 led by Alex Fowler of … Continue reading

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Highland Way road work and closures September – December

Highland Way is the road which leads from Highway 17 to the Soquel Demonstration Forest (a.k.a. “Demo”) is will be subject to closures until the end of the year due to construction. We spoke with the project foreman and he … Continue reading

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Summary of the San Vicente Redwoods Access Plan Released

The San Vicente Redwoods is a 8,500 acre property between Davenport and Bonny Doon which will be managed by a consortium of land trusts for conservation and recreation. Mountain biking is one of the allowed recreational activities consistent with use … Continue reading

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Public Access Planning for the CEMEX Redwoods

Special report by Mark Davidson, MBoSC President One prospect that gets me excited about local mountain bike advocacy is the opportunities presented by the CEMEX redwoods property. This 8,500 acre parcel was owned by the multi-national company CEMEX but had … Continue reading

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5th Annual Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival to Run April 5-6 in Aptos; FOX Returns as Title Sponsor

APTOS, CA – January 10, 2014 Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) is proud to announce the return of the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival (SCMBF) to Aptos Village for its fifth year on April 5-6, 2014—the weekend before the … Continue reading

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