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
Few things in life go together better than mountain bikes, friends, and beer. These three things are at the core of the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival and a big reason that we sought to be a part of the organization that produces the event. The event also provides an opportunity to extend the reach … Continue reading Greening the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival
Wait, wait! I thought downhill mountain biking trails destroyed ecosystems, what are you selling here? Isn’t downhill mountain biking all about young kids skidding down sheer cliffs, creating huge ruts that carry all the dirt off the mountain? In a word, no. Gravity trails are another term for steeper than average trails designed for descending. … Continue reading How Gravity Trails Will Save the Environment
Thanks Brady for such an eloquent description of the principles behind Inspired Stewardship! TEDxBoulder - Brady Robinson - Recreation and the Future of the Conservation Movement - YouTube.
Pumped up - adj. – to be very excited… Pump track - n. - a low risk dirt circuit designed for bicycle riding by all ages and skills. Pump tracks are one of the most exciting aspects of mountain biking to arrive on the scene in the last ten years. They require only the most … Continue reading Pumped Up!