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New Mountain Bike Friendly Multi-Use Trails at Crockett Hills Regional Park

Mountain bike trail options in the East Bay Area just got better. We recently rode miles of bike friendly single track, all less than two months old. AND, it’s not only a bike friendly trail, but designed specifically to enhance the mountain bike experience unlike any other trail to date in the east bay. The biggest shock? […]

03.01.2015 BTCEB Read the full story →
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Rise of Enduro Bay Area Premier

The Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay showed Rise of Enduro last night at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland. The event featured special guests Mark Weir, Ben Cruz, Marco Osborn, Kyle Warner as well as MTB Pioneer Charlie Kelly who made an appearance. After the screening of the film and a behind the […]

02.12.2015 BTCEB Read the full story →
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Rise of Enduro Bay Area Premier at Grand Lake Theatre 2/11/15

The Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay is holding its annual Fundraiser at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland on Wednesday February 11 at 7 PM, featuring the Bay Area Premier of The Rise of Enduro, a glimpse at the history of enduro & the 2014 season for the sport’s top athletes filmed in Europe […]

01.18.2015 BTCEB Read the full story →
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An East Bay Bike Park? Tell them what you want on April 27th

Although the East Bay Regional Park District hasn’t been known for being bike friendly, change has been in the works for some time. We reported on amendments to the Master Plan in the fall of 2012 on how cycling is addressed and although change has been slow, it has been steadily been moving forward behind the […]

04.17.2014 BTCEB Read the full story →
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BTCEB Fundraiser for East Bay MTB: Rising from Ashes

The Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay held their annual fundraiser Thursday, February 27th at the Grand Lake Theater. The feature screening was Rising from Ashes, a film about war-torn African athletes who rise to competitive road racing, narrated by Forrest Whitaker. In addition to the film was a raffle with the grand prize: a Giant […]

02.28.2014 BTCEB Read the full story →
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The Weekend

This weekend we got out and rode our bikes. This typically is the formula for any good weekend in my book, as I, make that we— pretty much revolve life around the desire to be on a bicycle. We also got our first bit of rain in a long time, something the trails sorely needed. […]

11.27.2013 BTCEB Read the full story →
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Cinderella Trail Build Day November 23rd and other East Bay MTB Advocacy News

A lot of gravity-loving Oakland area riders have been pretty vocal about their disappointment with the rerouted section on Cinderella. And yet, when the opportunity came to mold the route into something a lot more inline with the experience many of us want — a ripping descent — not many came out to lend a […]

11.08.2013 BTCEB Read the full story →
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Inga Chronicles: BTCEB Ride Like a Girl at Skyline Park

We headed to Skyline Park in Napa, for this month’s edition of the BTCEB’s Ride Like a Girl women’s only  ride. Due to steep climbs and challenging technical rocky single track we limited attendance to riders with intermediate level experience and higher. To my surprise we had over 27 intermediate women RSVP’d on Meetup. Since I’ve began […]

11.04.2013 BTCEB Read the full story →
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East Bay: Cinderella Trail Work day at Joaquin Miller Park

The Cinderella Trail is our favorite descent in Oakland’s Joaquin Miller Park, if not the entire east bay. Featuring high speed turns, the best flow in the park as well as a rock garden section, it is one of the few multi-use trails that offer the experience advanced technical trail riders seek out. Unfortunately, the […]

10.28.2013 BTCEB Read the full story →
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The Inga Chronicles: BTCEB Ride Like a Girl at Joaquin Miller Park

Karen’s Lynaugh has been Director of Women’s Programs for the Bicycle Trails Council for several years now, and under her leadership the women’s mountain bike community has grown and thrived in the East Bay. Sadly, this Saturday was her last Ride Like a Girl ride with us. Karen and her husband Randy have retired and […]

10.10.2013 BTCEB Read the full story →