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Dig Day Sponsored by Santa Cruz Bicycles January 7th on the Emma McCrary Trail

Howdy, fellow mountain bikers, trail hikers, and community┬álikers! Join MBoSC, the City of Santa Cruz, and Santa Cruz Bicycles for┬áthe first Dig Day of the new year on January 7th! We will have a grand ol’ time doing maintenance on … 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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Trail Talk #2: Keep ’em separated

Last week we had the CAL FIRE conservation camp crews out for three days to clear the trail corridor on two segments of the flow trail. Segment 5, where we will begin construction, has been cleared of debris and raked … Continue reading

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