mountain biking

Mountain Biking Santa Cruz County’s San Vicente Redwoods

Checking out the Habitats of San Vicente Redwoods interp panel. Photo by Bridget Lyons.

Newish MTB-accessible trails wind through carefully protected wildlife habitat and thoughtful interpretive exhibits in the footprint of the CZU fire.

Rules for Rainy Season Riding

Riding through the redwoods. Photo by Bruce Dorman

Rain is good. Eroded trails aren't. Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship trail director Drew Perkins explains how to be a force for good and not evil when mountain biking after rain.

San Vicente Redwoods

Finished trail with oak regrowth and cleared hazard trees. Brian Homberger for Land Trust Santa Cruz County

Trails and Future Trails in Resilient Redwood Forest

Girls Rock: Santa Cruz Group Inspires Women Mountain Bikers

Girls Rock riders enjoying the local trails. Photo © Tina West

On its monthly group rides, Girls Rock defies mountain biking’s male-dominated culture, providing mentorship & opportunities to a community of women riders.

Visit the Newest Trails in Santa Cruz at San Vicente Redwoods!

Vista Point at San Vicente Redwoods, photo copyright Mike Kahn.

Beyond Santa Cruz: Explore Portola Valley for hiking, food, and wine tasting

Sunrise from Windy Hill overlooking San Francisco Bay, copyright Eleanor Raab.

The Old Cabin Classic Returns

Woodblock print by Campbell Steers

Registration opens March 21 for the first mountain bike race at Wilder Ranch State Park in over 20 years.

10 Reasons to Start Mountain Biking

Reason #11: getting cornered. Kevin Pritchard photo.

Reason #6: To be 7 years old again.

Riding The Flow Trail With A Builder

Trailbuilder Matt De Young takes a corner on his baby. The Flow Trail was completed in March 2015. Bruce Dorman photo.

For those who helped construct the Flow Trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest, riding it is a rowdy trip down memory lane.

The Santa Cruz MTB Fest Rides Again

It's a singletrack smorgasbord this year at the Festival, which is just 1.5 miles from a serious network of trails.

The Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival gears up for its return to downtown Santa Cruz and its singletrack roots.