SDSF Flow Trail Update: Don’t forget to sign up for the Mike’s Bikes 2/15 Volunteer Trail Work Day

Trail crew. Photo by Mark Davidson.

Trail crew. Photo by Mark Davidson.

MBoSC SDSF Flow Trail Update: Sign up for Mike’s Bikes 2/15 Volunteer Trail Work Day
Don’t forget! The next Volunteer Trail Work Day on the flow trail at SDSF is scheduled for this coming Sunday February 15, with Mike’s Bikes generously providing the day’s hospitality, along with regular work day sponsors Whole Foods, Summit Store, Adventure Sports Journal, and Ninkasi Brewing. We’re looking forward to another inspiring day of trail building and camaraderie out on the flow trail! Sign up for this work day HERE.

You Dig, You Ride! And All Are Welcome!
Volunteer involvement is crucial to completing the flow trail. Work days are scheduled twice a month (see Volunteer Trail Work Day Schedule), and include breakfast, lunch, and post-work day gathering featuring refreshments and a volunteer raffle provided by Adventure Sports Journal and other generous project supporters. Trail work days sponsored by Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers, Ibis Cycles, and Mick’s Automotive are ahead on the schedule.

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Welcome to Mountain Biking in Santa Cruz County

Website-Graphic-1Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) is a non-profit mountain bike advocacy organization and a chapter of  the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA). MBoSC works to promote mountain bike recreation and to expand sustainable trail access in the Santa Cruz area.

MBoSC enriches the local mountain bike community through trail building, group rides, events such as our annual mountain bike festival and Enduro race, and cooperation with local land managers and other trail user groups.

Get involved with our current trail project, a FOUR MILE FEATURE-RICH FLOW TRAIL that swoops through the beautiful Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF). A project in partnership with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), this sustainable and progressive trail is designed for all rider abilities. Learn more here.

Help out with our current event project, the SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL. Volunteers and sponsors are needed for this wildly popular community event taking place April 11-12, 2015 (the weekend before the Sea Otter Classic). Learn more here.

MBoSC encourages you to be a part of bringing mountain biking into the mainstream of Santa Cruz living. Join, volunteer, and sponsor/donate — we appreciate your support!

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Join us for “Bash on the Bluffs” — a Membership Appreciation Party

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Mark your calendars for February 21, mountain bikers.  This bike party is for YOU!

MBoSC is excited to present “Bash on the Bluffs”— a bike-filled evening celebrating membership, volunteers, and sponsors. This event will take place Saturday February 21, 2015 from 6-10 pm at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center in Santa Cruz.

The evening will begin with drinks and appetizers from prominent local businesses while guests enjoy presentations from local bike industry leaders and learn why membership is so important to the preservation of community mountain biking in Santa Cruz as well as learn how membership, sponsorship, and volunteers have contributed to some outstanding trail work and bike projects.

A silent auction from top bike industry companies including items such as:

Biking or carpooling to this event is highly recommended due to extremely limited vehicle parking. We are offering complimentary bike valet from People Power of Santa Cruz.

We are also giving out bike themed prizes to members and new members that sign up during the party. As our list of auction items and giveaways continues to grow we will call them out on our Facebook page, so make sure you follow us.

And please feel free to share this invite with friends and family. Due to capacity limitations, please RSVP. Our goal is to accommodate all those who attend.

Seymour Marine Discovery Center, 100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

For more information, contact info@mbosc.org

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SDSF Flow Trail Update: Sign up for Mike’s Bikes 2/15 Volunteer Trail Work Day

Trail Crew. Photo by Bogdan Marian.

Trail Crew. Photo by Bogdan Marian.

MBoSC SDSF Flow Trail Update: Sign up for Mike’s Bikes 2/15 Volunteer Trail Work Day

The next Volunteer Trail Work Day on the flow trail at SDSF is scheduled for Sunday February 15, with Mike’s Bikes generously providing the day’s hospitality, along with regular work day sponsors Whole Foods, Summit Store, Adventure Sports Journal, and Ninkasi Brewing. We’re looking forward to another inspiring day of trail building and camaraderie out on the flow trail! Sign up for this work day HERE.

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Save the date for our 6th annual Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival! April 11-12, 2015

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Whoo hoo, it’s festy planning time!

The Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival was created by Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz to celebrate the world class mountain bike facilities, riders, and cycling industry of Santa Cruz county, and to raise funds to support local bike projects.

This family-friendly eco-conscious event continues to grow year after year with the generous support of our sponsors, volunteers, and community—and our success testifies to the depth of the mountain bike culture in Santa Cruz county.

Event organizers are hard at work dreaming up a super fun festival at a new location (to be announced), with the following events and activities in the works:

bike demos skills clinics • poker ride aerial jump bag • pump track contest • vendor fair •  kids’ area • beer garden •  food court • raffles • after-party
& so much more!

SPONSOR or VOLUNTEER to make this year’s event a smashing success!

Details coming soon! Follow SCMBF on Facebook and keep tabs on the website.

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