End The Year On A High Note — Give To MBOSC

IMG_7497DREAMS CAN COME TRUE
Years ago, we dared to dream of having more mountain bike opportunities. We wanted legitimate access to public
lands, to ride challenging and purpose built trails, to be recognized as stewards of the environment and bring the
community together. With your help we are realizing these dreams!

 

Together we have:

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12/12 Flow Trail Dig Day Recap

IMG_0207-2_compressedThis past Saturday morning, nearly fifty volunteers showed up at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF) to help tune up the Flow Trail. After some kind words from the Stewards of Soquel Forest and land manager CAL FIRE, volunteers made their way to Bontrager sponsored Segment 4 of the Flow Trail. Segment 4 was a little beat up after a harsh summer, but the recent rains had left it in prime condition for some dirt work. Volunteers patched holes in berms, filled in potholes in the trail tread, and cleaned drains. Segment 4 is now riding better than ever. Continue reading

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Movie showing at the Rio Theater Benefits MBoSC – Reach For the Sky – The Story of Cam Zink – Friday, December 18th

Come out to the Rio Theatre Friday, December 18th for an in depth examinations of Cam Zink, one of freeride mountain bikings most prominent stars. A portion of proceeds will benefit MBoSC!

“Reach For The Sky” takes a dramatic behind-the-scenes look into Cam Zink’s life, with the story bookended by 2013 and 2014 Red Bull Rampages. Plus, features his world-record 100-foot backflip at Mammoth Mountain, 100% never-before-seen footage.

Tickets availiable here.

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MBoSC General Meeting is Back In December at Spokesman Bicycles!

spokesman_compressedAfter a brief hiatus, the MBoSC general meeting is back! Monday, December 14th at Spokesman Bicycles from 6:30-9:00pm.  Everyone is welcome, not just members.Bring a friend! Come mingle with other mountain bikers, learn about what MBoSC is up to, what is going on for mountain bikers in Santa Cruz County and how you can help. There will be finger food from Hulas as well as beer and other refreshments.

See you there!

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Upcoming December Dig Days – The 5th at Wilder Ranch State Park, The 13th on the Flow Trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest

Saturday December 5th Dig Day at Wilder Ranch – Sponsored by Santa Cruz Bicycles

AA014AGreat progress has been made on the Enchanted Loop Trail reroute and restoration project, but there is still plenty of work left to do! Please join MBoSC and California State Parks Saturday December 5th for a day of volunteer trailwork. We will be working on renaturalization, finish work, bridge construction, and rock wall construction.

Santa Cruz Bicycles is graciously sponsoring hospitality for the workday which will include coffee from Verve Coffee Roasters, lunch from the Summit Store, and post-workday refreshments from Ninkasi Brewing. Better yet volunteers are invited to a post workday gathering at the Santa Cruz Bicycles Showroom. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Our usual volunteer raffle brought to you by the Adventure Sports Journal will be further sweetened with a Jackal dirt jump frame donated by Santa Cruz! Volunteer for your chance to win! For more details and to signup click here.

Sunday December 13th at Soquel Demonstration State Forest

IMG_7787Flow Trail fans from far and wide are rejoicing over the recent rains, for now the time has come to give the Flow Trail some much needed attention. Please join MBoSC, CAL FIRE, and The Stewards of Soquel Forest, for a day of trail maintenance on Sunday December 13th. Our friends from the Girls Rock  womens mountain biking group are eschewing their usual monthly ride in favor of coming out to dig! Thanks ladies! Verve Coffee Roasters will be providing the coffee, The Summit Store is providing lunch, New Bohemia Brewing will be providing after workday refreshments, and The Adventure Sports Journal will be putting on their usual whiz bang volunteer raffle. Please join us. Find more info and signup here.

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