MBoSC’s Board of Directors is Looking to Fill Open Positions

This is a great opportunity to support MBoSC with our mission promote mountain bike recreation and to expand sustainable trail access in the Santa Cruz Area.

Board positions exist both in a steering/advisory role as well as a functional director role. Functional directors are responsible for leading one or more of the operational functions of the organization such as: Trail Building, Marketing, Communications, Fundraising, Events, Membership.

An ideal candidate would bring several of the following items to the table:

• A passion for the development and advancement of Santa Cruz Area mountain biking trails
• A strong network and influence among the cycling community, cycling industry, and local and regional businesses
• The ability to form relationships that will support MBoSC’s mission in the form of fundraising, advocacy and political influence
• Experience in leadership, communications and or fundraising in non-profit or community organizations.
• Ability to donate or personally fundraise in addition to general club fundraising activities.

If interested please contact our Director of Membership, Andrew Murray, at membership@mbosc.org.

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Trail Head Cyclery Dig Day Recap – Next Dig Day MLK Day Monday 1/18 Sponsored by Another Bike Shop ***CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER****

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Crew leader Garritt Cusack smoothing out the tread on the Flow Trail. Photo: Bruce Dorman

This past Sunday 60 volunteers joined MBoSC and work day sponsor, Trail Head Cyclery, for a day of digging on the Flow Trail. Trail Head sponsored segment six got a much needed manicure and is looking and riding better than ever. Our amazing volunteers and crew leaders took on some big projects to make some big improvements to the trail. Nice work! Continue reading

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MBoSC Announces Upcoming Dig Days at Soquel Demonstration State Forest – January 10th and 18th

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Trailwork volunteers carrying tools to their worksite on the Flow Trail at SDSF. Photo by Bogdan Marian

Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz is getting back to work right off the bat in 2016. We have several workdays coming up at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF). Workdays run from 8:45 to 3:30. All skill levels of trailworkers are welcome! Volunteers are provided with Verve Coffee, pastries, lunch from the Summit Store, post workday refreshments, and entry into our Adventure Sports Journal sponsored volunteer raffle.
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End The Year On A High Note — Give To MBOSC

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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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