Enchanted Loop Reroute at Wilder Ranch Officially Open!

IMG_1801Last Saturday over 40 volunteers showed up to Wilder Ranch to help MBoSC and California State Parks put the final touches on the Enchanted Loop Reroute and Restoration Project. Volunteers endured a bit of rain to finish the decommissioning of the old Enchanted Trail alignment which has been replaced by a newly constructed sustainable route.

Check out Bruce Dorman’s photo album from the day here.

Completion of this project marks the first time State Parks and MBoSC have partnered on a project of this magnitude. The State Park’s trail crew was instrumental in the success of this project.We are proud of this success and look forward to collaborating with State Parks on more trail projects in the future. Continue reading

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UConn Volunteer Dig Day Recap – Next Dig Day May 7th Enchanted Loop Reroute Grand Opening – Sponsored by Intense Cycles

26538447812_cd2124b731_zThis past Saturday 40 volunteers showed up to the City of Santa Cruz’s Pogonip Open Space Preserve to give the UConn Trail some much needed attention. Volunteers fixed up some problem spots and improved drainage along the length of the trail.

Huge thanks to event sponsor Another BIke Shop and to the Artbar at the Tannery for hosting our after party. We had a great time!

Check out the photos, courtesy of volunteer Arena Reed here!

Next Event – Saturday May 7th – Wilder Ranch State Park – Enchanted Loop Reroute Dig Day and Grand Opening – Sponsored by Intense Cycles Continue reading

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Westside Pumptrack Re-Opening Potluck Saturday 4/30

23MBoSC has been hard at work reshaping the Westside Pumptrack. Bring out your family and friends and come enjoy the newly re-opened West Side Pump Track on Saturday 4/30.  We’re going to be grilling up hamburgers and hot dogs for you.  Bring a side dish or dessert to share while we have fun hanging out and riding the track!

B.Y.O.B(ike)!

Please RSVP here.  We’re also looking for a few volunteers to help with the set up and clean up – let us know via the link if you’re available to help.

Saturday, April 30th @ West Side Pump Track
100 Western Drive, Santa Cruz
Starting @ 4:00pm

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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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