For the first time in over 20 years, hundreds of cycling enthusiasts gathered for a mountain bike race at Wilder Ranch State Park on Saturday, May 21st.
About the Race
The race course wrapped it’s way through the best singletrack in Wilder Ranch, overlooking the ocean, long meadows, and redwood studded canyons. Two hundred and fifty racers took on the 11-mile cross country course, which included 1500 ft of elevation gain each lap. Continue reading
MBoSC is looking to hire a part-time Marketing and Communication Specialist. We are busier and busier these days and need some help taking on all of the exciting opportunities coming our way. If you are passionate about mountain biking and would like to get involved with an organization that is committed to furthering the sport (lifestyle?) locally this could be the job for you. Check out the job description here.
MBoSC and the city of Santa Cruz are proud to announce plans for a new pump track at Harvey West Park!
A pump track is a continuous loop of rollers and berms designed to help any rider build bike-handling, balance and coordination skills for safe and controlled trail riding. Continue reading
Last 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 Volunteers endured a bit of rain to finish the decommissioning of the old Enchanted Trail alignment which has been replaced by a newly constructed sustainable route.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
This 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