Middle school students from across Santa Cruz County were treated to shorts-and-tee-shirt weather on the April 30, 2016, ride through the forest of Nisene Marks. Fifteen kids and four adults enjoyed riding the fire roads and single track, taking on challenges and learning new skills. Check out the gallery.
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Support Trips for Kids Santa Cruz while gift shopping on Amazon You go, Girl Scouts! On November 21, we took nine girls and three leaders from Girl Scout Troop 10423 for a "bike and hike" in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park. This was the second ride this year for this eager group of girls. … Continue reading Trips for Kids Newsletter 2015-12-14
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With the rain clouds parting to beautiful sunshine, kids from the Earn-A-Bike program mounted up to ride the fire road into the Forest of Nisene Marks.
Video produced by volunteer Brian Damschen.
New beginnings: All of the hard work at the Launch Pad really paid off. Not only did the Pad work great, it made the kids feel great. They absolutely loved it. They were all over, getting their bikes, selecting their helmets and gloves, using the bathroom, checking out the photo board, and generally amazed at … Continue reading Our T4KSC ride on Saturday, April 7th, was great.
A real post about what we all learned is coming, but I want to post my favorite pics, too. So, here they are... The Crew
It was the ride after the wind storm. Debris so thick, it took talent to overcome the obstacles that buried the hard packed dirt of the fire road. I was in a foul mood. I was exhausted from a long work week and Steve-O had decided not to show up. When kids don’t show, I … Continue reading Blood, Sweat, and Mechanicals: It’s a Great Mountain Biking Life