UConn Volunteer Dig Day at Pogonip – Saturday April 23rd – Sponsored by Another Bike Shop – After Party at the Artbar and Cafe at the Tannery

Uconn CollageMountain Bikers of Santa Cruz and Another Bike Shop are excited to bring you a volunteer Dig Day on the UConn trail in the City of Santa Cruz’s Pogonip Open Space on Saturday, April 23rd. Please join us for a day of maintenance on this heavily used trail.

In appreciation of your service, coffee will be provided by Verve Coffee Roasters, lunch by the Summit Store, and a volunteer raffle will be stocked by the Adventure Sports Journal. After the workday the Artbar at the Tannery will be hosting an after party where food and beverages from New Bohemia Brewing Co will be served to volunteers.

When: Saturday, April 23rd. 8:45am – 2:30pm (after party immediately follows event) Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers Dig Day Recap — Next Event: Family Cycling Center Dig Day 4/9 on Flow Trail at SDSF

IMG_0332-1This past Saturday we had a great Dig Day with Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers on the Flow Trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF). While we didn’t have a huge turnout, we got a ton of work done! The upper part of segment 1 of the Flow Trail got some much needed love, and is riding super fast.

Next Event : Saturday 4/9 at SDSF. Sign up HERE Continue reading

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Next MBoSC General Meeting Wednesday, April 6th. Guest Speaker Terri Schneider

schneider_w_coverCome out on Wednesday April 6th to MBoSC’s general meeting. Hear the latest and greatest concerning mountain biking in our community, and meet like minded folks. Our guest speaker, accomplished adventure racer,  triathlete, coach and published author, Terri Schneider will share stories of extreme adventure racing, some of the toughest mountain bike races in the world, her work to help build trails in Bhutan and more. As always everyone is welcome, beer from our friends at New Bohemia Brewing Co. and snacks will be served. Donations welcome.

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:  Epicenter Cycling on the West Side.  1730 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA  95060

 

 

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Recap: Mick’s Automotive Dig Day on the Flow Trail at SDSF — Next Event Saturday, April 2nd SVMTB Dig Day at SDSF

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Volunteers compacting a berm on the Flow Trail at SDSF.

This past Sunday over thirty volunteers showed up for a volunteer Dig Day on the Flow Trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF). These volunteers worked on improving drainage and patching berms. Segments 2-6 are now running better than ever!

A big thanks to event sponsor Mick’s Automotive, our favorite full service Japanese auto repair shop, for keeping our hard working volunteers well fed and happy during the event. Mick’s has been a long time supporter of MBoSC and we are grateful for their continued support. Also thanks to our hospitality sponsors for helping us keep our volunteers fed and happy. Verve Coffee Roasters, the Summit Store, and the Adventure Sports Journal help MBoSC put our best foot forward at our volunteer events!

Next Dig Day

We have four more Dig Day’s coming up this season. The next event will be the Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers Dig Day on the Flow Trail at SDSF on April 2 . We will continue working our way up the Flow Trail, working on Segment 1. Sign Up Here

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Trail Work Update – Next Event Mick’s Automotive Dig Day – Sunday March 20th at SDSF

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MBoSC has had a jam packed trail work season so far, and we are still at it! We have been keeping busy performing trail maintenance at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF), and on the Emma McCrary Trail in Pogonip, and also with new trail construction at Wilder Ranch State Park. We have hosted eight volunteer Dig Days to date. 315 unique volunteers have contributed over 3100 hours of their time so far this season. Strong Work! Thanks to all of the volunteers and to our sponsors who have made these events a resounding success.

The next event will be sponsored by longtime MBoSC supporter and our go-to shop for import car repair, Mick’s Automotive, on Sunday March 20th at SDSF. Sign up here.

Date Change:
April 16th – Dig Day at SDSF switched to April 9th

New Dates Added:
April 2nd – Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers Dig Day at SDSF
April 23rd – Another Bike Shop Dig Day at UConn in Pogonip
May 7th – Dig Day at the Enchanted Loop at Wilder Ranch State Park

See the complete schedule here.

 

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