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2014 San Francisco Mountain Bike Festival — Short Track Racing Returns to SF September 6th

San Francisco’s only sanctioned mountain bike race makes its comeback September 6th, with the return of the SF Mountain Bike Festival featuring the headliner event, the McLaren Short Track. The event will be held in SF’s McLaren Park, as the event is a fundraiser for the McLaren Bike Park Project. Besides the short track race, […]

07.29.2014 SF Urban Riders Read the full story →
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Short Track Racing in San Francisco’s McLaren Park

Hundreds of riders gathered at McLaren Park Saturday for SF’s first sanctioned mountain bike race, the McLaren Short Track Challenge. The main event of the first San Francisco Mountain Bike Festival, it turned out to be a hell of a challenge, just as the name promised. We’ve been keeping busy the last few weeks with […]

09.09.2013 SF Urban Riders Read the full story →
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McLaren Short Track Course Video Tour

This Sunday we hopped onto the BART train from our humble digs in Oakland and rode it over to the Glen Park Station in SF. From there it was a short pedal to McLaren Park, the site of September’s Mountain Bike Festival, and future bike park. While showing Inga around and doing a few laps […]

08.16.2013 SF Urban Riders Read the full story →
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SF MTB Festival — Riding the McLaren Short Track Course

On September 7th, the SF Urban Riders will be putting on San Francisco’s first sanctioned mountain bike race in McLaren Park. A fundraiser for the McLaren Bike Park, the feature event is a short track race. Riders will be cranking around a fun 2 mile loop in the park over a mix of terrain ranging from […]

08.11.2013 Bay Area Read the full story →
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SF MTB Festival — A Fundraiser for the McLaren Bike Park

Bay Area Riders, mark your calendars for September 7th, as San Francisco’s first Mountain Bike Festival is going down. Entry to the festival is free of charge and includes a demo riding area, youth bike skills area, box jump demo. The headlining event is a short track XC race dubbed the McLaren Short Track Challenge. […]

08.01.2013 SF Urban Riders Read the full story →
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This Saturday: Brews 4 Bikes Fundraiser for SF’s McLaren Bike Park Project

SF’s first ever bike park is seriously close to becoming a reality thanks to a $250k grant. Unfortunately it’s just enough to build phase one of the park’s construction. And while a second grant could possibly double down on funds, it would still only be enough for phase one and two. In order to unlock the full […]

05.15.2013 SF Urban Riders Read the full story →
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2012 National Trails Day SF: Mt. Sutro

National Trails Day is celebrated every year on the first Saturday of June to promote and inspire the public to experience the outdoors. For those of us that already spend our available moments on single track, it is an occasion to give back to the trails that enrich our daily lives. In San Francisco, we […]

06.04.2012 SF Urban Riders Read the full story →