MBoSC is proud to enjoy strong and inspired relationships with the following cycling-related groups.
Monterey Off Road Cycling Association (MORCA)
MORCA, a chapter of the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) is an organized voice for responsible mountain biking in Monterey County. MORCA accomplishes this by advocating for mountain bike trail access, maintaining area trails, and sharing good will with other trail users. MORCA is involved in mountain biking advocacy at all levels of the community. Learn more about MORCA.
Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers (SVMTB)
SVMTB, formerly called Responsible Organized Mountain Pedalers (ROMP), is chapter of the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) and the oldest off-road cycling advocacy group in the Bay Area. SVMTB leads the participation of mountain bikers in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties with the support of 400 members concerned about trail access in the San Francisco South Bay and Peninsula regions. To accomplish their mission of leading the participation of mountain cyclists in the trail community, SVMTB works with local cycling industry leaders, government agencies, and other trail user groups, believing that such work is necessary to protect the rights to public parks and open space. SVMTB volunteers give their time out of the love for their sport and the belief that they can make a difference in their community. Learn more about SVMTB.
Trips for Kids Santa Cruz (T4KSC)
MBoSC was proud to help establish this Santa Cruz chapter of the international nonprofit Trips for Kids. Their mission is to empower youth through mountain biking and they are committed to providing a safe environment where kids ages 10-18 can have a positive experience on a mountain bike. Through their success on the bike these youth will begin to realize their potential in other areas of their lives. T4KSC provides the equipment, transportation, moral support and skills instruction to help kids discover mountain biking and the great outdoors. They believe the trust, self-confidence, and enjoyment of mountain biking will lead to greater change in the lives of youth. Learn more about T4KSC.
Trailworkers.org is a volunteer organization based in Santa Cruz County comprised of individuals and participating organizations dedicated to preserving and enhancing our system of trails in public parks. Trailworkers.org acts as an information center, promotes trail work, recruits volunteers, helps plan and coordinate projects with land managers and partners, and train crews and crew leaders. Through trail stewardship, Trailworkers.org aims to keep our existing trails open and well maintained, and open new trails in our parklands whenever possible. Trailworkers.org strives to partner and build cooperation with other trail use groups to achieve our objectives wherever possible. Learn more about Trailworkers.org.
Kids Dojo is a 501c3 nonprofit on a mission is to build kidsconfidence mountain biking and to help kids be active and healthy. We believe that mountain biking builds self-esteem and enables children to experience the great outdoors while keeping their heart healthy and finding an sport they love and can do for life. We teach basic mountain biking skills to kids 8-14 in a fun safe environment. Our non-competitive program is designed to meet each rider at their ability and enable them to flourish and become conscientious, controlled and self-confident cyclists. Our after school programs and summer camps are designed for kids who are just beginning, intermediate or advanced. We want children of all economic backgrounds to be able to experience the joy of riding and be able to participate in our programs. Kids Dojo is serving Santa Cruz, Los Gatos, Walnut Creek, Palo Alto, Scotts Valley and Aptos and we plan to continue to strive to expand our programs and offerings to the community. Our goal is to be able to provide kids in need an opportunity to ride by offering scholarships and equipment to enable them to enjoy a week of summer camp or 8 weeks after school.