It's that time of year when the buzz around the mountain bike community is about traction. Words like “hero dirt” and rumors of rain seem to dominate our conversations and there’s a scramble in the shops and garages to shed the fast rolling rubber for taller knobs. Our connection to the dirt is what makes … Continue reading Traction

Respect The Closure

Please. Santa Cruz parks, beaches, and singletrack will be closed from 4/9 through at least 4/15 in an unprecedented effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The issue at hand is far bigger than what you may consider your right to ride, this is life or death, and not just your own. In San Diego, … Continue reading Respect The Closure

Our Thanks and a Promise

I’d  like to take a moment to extend our deepest thanks to everyone who has supported the healthy growth of mountain biking here in Santa Cruz County over the last few years. Cheers to each one of you who picked up a shovel last year to the trail crew leaders and the past and present … Continue reading Our Thanks and a Promise

A Look at Your Lid

In an age when custom skis are approaching $2,000 and mountain bikes can cost over $10,000, it can be easy to forget the value of your helmet. But if you take a moment to think about it, this $50 investment in your kit could save you tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical … Continue reading A Look at Your Lid