Category Archive: News

Jan 08

Sanborn County Bike Park Proposal to Santa Clara County

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Happy New Year! Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers is proposing to Santa Clara County Parks a bike park located in Sanborn County Park property. SVMTB received a $15,000 grant from REI in 2015 to develop this Family Bike Park Plan so that SVMTB could present it to the county for consideration. The Family Bike Park plan …

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Dec 16

Midpen’s Preview of Upcoming Multi-Use Trails

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Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers hosted a discussion at REI with representatives of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District upcoming access improvement projects and regional trail connections in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Click the image for the full presentation.  

Nov 15

Support SVMTB When You Shop This Holiday

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The holidays are quickly approaching! When you shop with AmazonSmile, you will also be supporting SVMTB!

Oct 15

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos shares his thoughts on Open the Watershed

Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers supports Open The Watershed (openthewatershed.org) to again access to 23,000 acres of open space on the SF Peninsula. We want this watershed open for public hiking, cycling and equestrians.  

Oct 27

Horse and Bike Etiquette

Here’s our take on what to do when you’re out riding and need to get past an equestrian. Our hope is that we can all happily coexist, sharing multi use trails. You can also check out our page: A mountain Biker’s Guide to Hikers and Equestrians.  

Jun 02

Saratoga REI Event 6/10: The Future of Mt. Biking in Santa Clara County

Date: 6/10/2015 Event Location: Saratoga REI Event Fee: Free Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM PDT Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers is giving its membership and the public an opportunity to meet Dorsey Moore, Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Open Space Authority, and Greg Bringelson, Trail Program Coordinator of Santa Clara County Parks. …

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May 13

SVMTB has received a $15,000 Grant from REI!!!

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The grant funds will be used to produce design and construction documents to build many of the different features in the bike park. These features will be designed for a range of skill levels and include some of the following: Pump Track Area will allow cyclists to learn and perfect their riding skills. This track …

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