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Marin vs. Mountain Bikes, Continued

In the latest chapter of the entitled people of Marin vs. cyclists, the Marin IJ reports on the recent “discovery” of a decades old riding spot. According to the article in the Marin IJ, the Marin County Parks and Open Space Rangers only recently discovered the site, known by riders as the Scott Valley Jumps. […]

01.27.2014 Marin Read the full story →
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Flow Check! Tamarancho Flow Trail Update: 1/20/13

It feels like this blog has been all about this one new trail and nothing else lately. And it’s probably an accurate reflection what it’s like to have a conversation with those of us that were in the mix from the start. I know for a fact I’m currently not doing nearly as bad as […]

01.24.2013 Tamarancho Read the full story →
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Dirt Roll with Mark Weir

It is clearly fund raising season for local NorCal bike groups. We came across the 3rd event is about as many weeks. This time it was for Marin trails group MCBC and the NorCal High School Cycling League. Lead by local Enduro champion Mark Weir, the no-drop ride took a route through Fairfax fire roads […]

02.08.2012 Advocacy Read the full story →
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680 Trail Construction – Marin, CA

Whenever I think of the riding in Marin, I have mixed feelings about the whole place. On one hand, it’s the birth place of mountain biking, and there is fantastic terrain located a relatively short distance from a major population area.  However, as we all know, only  the smallest fraction of it is legally accessible […]

10.21.2011 North Bay Read the full story →
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Stafford Lake Bike Park Site visit; Novato, CA

It looks like the area close to the birthplace of mountain biking may finally take a few steps in catching up to the rest of the world. Stafford Lake Park is the site of a new proposed bicycle skills park. The skills park would be an addition to the existing facilities, and for Bay Area residents, this […]

02.04.2011 California Bike Parks Read the full story →

Historic Opportunity for MTB Access in Marin County, California

For Immediate Release 5-26-09 Contact Mark Eller IMBA Communications Director markeller@imba.com 303-545-9011 ext. 115 California State Parks has announced a proposal to open a singletrack trail for mountain biking in Marin County, on the shoulders of Mt. Tamalpais. The agency plans to allow bicycle use on the 4-mile Bill’s Trail segment, and is soliciting public […]

05.27.2009 From the world-wide web Read the full story →