Author Archives: Matt De Young

Trail Design and Construction Classes

MBoSC will be holding two trail work training classes covering trail design and construction. Classes will be held in Santa Cruz and the South Bay. Field days to practice skills will follow and will be scheduled after the two classroom … Continue reading

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MBoSC is Seeking New Leadership

Are you passionate about mountain biking here in Santa Cruz County? Do you want to be sure that we as mountain bikers take full advantage of opportunities to create more riding options in our community? Well now is the time … Continue reading

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Trail Talk #5: Testing, Tuning, Tamping

Good morning and welcome to Trail Talk… With the heavy digging complete on segment 5 we are left with the task of fine tuning the trail into its final iteration. We are adjusting turns, steepening berms, changing the spacing of … Continue reading

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Trail Talk #4: Digging for Dead Presidents

Well, with some good digging conditions and the help of volunteers segment 5 is well on its way to completion. The machine construction was completed at the end of last week and the hand finish work is rip-roaring along. On … Continue reading

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Trail Talk #3: Gettin real

This past week marks a major milestone for MBoSC and the Flow Trail project. We have broken ground on segment 5 and have rough cut almost 1000 feet of trail. While this project has been in the works for over … Continue reading

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