Category Archives: bike industry

IBIS has officially moved to Santa Cruz

Another iconic bike company has relocated to Santa Cruz. I got an email newsletter from Ibis Cycles in which they mention their move to Santa Cruz (from nearby Scotts Valley). Ibis is located in the old Wrigley building on Delaware … Continue reading

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Cloud Nine Design

I had a great visit and conversation with John Caletti and Cloud Nine Design custom bikes at his very clean shop. Cloud Nine is Santa Cruz’s newest independent frame builder and they make steel frames which include cyclocross, road, mountain … Continue reading

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Late Sea Otter report

Yea I know the Otter was last week but I’ve been busy… First of all, here are the pix. I had a fun filled Sea Otter this year. Camping, schmoozing, working the booth and volunteering for the dual slalom course … Continue reading

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Fox Racing Shox has been an excellent supporter of MBOSC. Their first “Free The Trail” campaign directly benefited MBOSC during the Nisene Marks lawsuit. We have also been working with IMBA California to help us open more legal single track … Continue reading

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Yukon study about the Market Potential for MTB Tourism

I’ve been pretty excited about the potential for developing mtb tourism for Santa Cruz county. I believe that tourism is the best framework in order to open more trails and create more volunteer participation in advocacy and trail work. I … Continue reading

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