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    • Trail Work - Earth Day in Crystal Cove State Park April 19, 2014 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Ridge Park Trail Head in Newport Beach Join SHARE Volunteers for this special day of trail work. We wi ll be continuing our barb wire removal project and brushing trails though o ut park.
    • Rwanda 50 Mile Ride April 26, 2014 at 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Oakey Headquarters SHARE: Volunteers Needed! Info: http://sharemtb.com/2014/01/23/ 8th-annual-50-mile-ride-to-be-the-biggest-yet-april-26/
    • SHARE Poker Ride May 17, 2014 at 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Orange, CA, United States Information TBD
    • IMBA World Summit August 21, 2014 at 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Steamboat Springs, CO, United States http://www.imba.com/news/steamboat-springs-world-summit
    • IMBA World Summit August 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm – 12:00 am Steamboat Springs, CO, United States http://www.imba.com/news/steamboat-springs-world-summit
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2014 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride – May 17th

2014 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride

Join SHARE Mountain Bike Club of Orange County for a super fun Mountain Bike Ride and Party! This is an opportunity to enjoy the fantastic trails in Santiago Oaks, make new friends, sip some tasty beverages, and enjoy the riding and outdoors. The 2014 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride is on Saturday May 17th at 8:30 am in Santiago Oaks Regional Park. Ride is $25 for all participants. Post ride lunch and beverages is $10 (free for SHARE/IMBA members). Parking is at Irvine Regional Park Only. Registration now open!

Register Here 

2013 Poker Ride

Be Part of the Fun! Ride Hard, Get Dirty, Win Prizes, and Meet New Friends!

The SHARE Mountain Bike Poker Ride is a very fun event that has been run annually for over 15 years. The event raises critically needed money sponsoring trail work and wilderness restoration projects throughout Orange County. There will be a great post ride raffle, lunch and a wide selection of fine beverages from our sponsor New Belgium Brewing Company!

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Registration

If you haven’t renewed your IMBA/SHARE membership yet, this is a great time to do it. IMBA/SHARE members get the post ride lunch and beverages for free!

Ride is $25 of all participants. Lunch is $10 (includes two beverages). Pre-register on-line at Eventbrite.com  CLICK HERE

Again, lunch is FREE for SHARE/IMBA Members.

Volunteers Needed

We do need volunteers to make this a success, if you would like to help please let us know. Email us at Sharemtb@gmail.com

Whiting Ranch Poker Ride 2013

Wow, OC Parks does it again with a great event!  

Over 500 happy faces filled Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park for the 2013 OC Parks Poker Ride.

Participants rode through Whiting Ranch as part of the second annual Poker Ride event presented by Orange County Parks. Orange County Parks, in partnership with Oakley, presented the event that featured more than 500 participants on Oct. 12 event.  Men and women of all ages challenged themselves on trails leading to poker checkpoints along the way. Riders received their poker hand at the finish line and the best poker hands were awarded prizes from Oakley and Jax Bicycle Center. SHARE/IMBA had a booth at the event and SHARE/IMBA volunteers supported riders and stations. Thanks to all our volunteers this year.

Pictures from the event

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SHARE Booth

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Checkpoint #3 at Four Corners

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Checkpoint #2 at the intersection of Borrago and Mustard

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Riders coming up the trail

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This years map

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Event sweep crew from SHARE and the local HS mountain bike team

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Check Point #4

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Great prizes from co-sponsor Oakley and Jax Bicycles

Whiting Ranch Poker Ride 2013 – October 12

Join The Fun!

OC Parks and Oakley invite you to ride the trails and test your luck at the Whiting Ranch Poker Ride!

Participants will ride their mountain bike through an adventurous course of trails, navigating their way through checkpoints along the way. After hitting all the checkpoints, riders will be dealt a poker hand to compete for awesome prizes awarded for the best hands! Following the ride, various mountain bike exhibits will be set up at the Glenn Ranch staging area. Food will also be available for purchase.

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2013 SHARE Poker Ride

2013 SHARE Mountain Bike Poker Ride was a success.

Share Mountain Bike wishes to than all the participants, vendors, and volunteers that participated in the 2013 Poker Ride.

2013 Share Poker Ride Overview

2013 was one of the biggest Share Mountain Bike Club Poker Rides ever! What a great way to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. We had 126 participants and 26 volunteers and 10 great partners / vendors.

This year was great ride, great fun, great food, great beer, and great prizes.

First, a thanks to all our volunteers: Kevin, Danny, Bob, Christine, Edward, Colin, Freddy, Mark, Jeremy, Dave, Phil, Reed, Barry, Margo, Sonomi, Bao, Lynn, Carolyn, Chris, Keith, Jim, Loren, Steve, Carolyn, Paul, and Brad. We could not do this event without you. Great job!

Second, thanks to all our great partners.

Third, thanks to the 126 participants in making the 2013 Poker Ride a wonderful event. Share Mountain Bike Club is a 100% volunteer organization. 100% of the money raised will be used to improve the trail systems and parks and to improve and enhance the mountain bike experience in Orange County.

Check out the 2013 SHARE Poker Ride photo album

 

2013 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride on May 18th!

2013 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride

Join SHARE Mountain Bike Club of Orange County in celebrating our club’s 25th year and  celebrating our first year of being Orange County’s IMBA chapter mountain bike club. The 2013 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride is on May 18th at 8 am in Santiago Oaks Regional Park. Ride is $25 for all participants. Post ride lunch and beverages is $10 (free for SHARE/IMBA members). Registration now open!

Register Here

2013 Poker Ride

Be Part of the Fun! Ride Hard, Get Dirty, Win Prizes, and Meet New Friends!

The SHARE Mountain Bike Poker Ride is a very fun event that has been run annually for over 15 years. The event raises critically needed money sponsoring trail work and wilderness restoration projects throughout Orange County. There will be a great post ride raffle, lunch and a wide selection of fine beverages from our sponsor New Belgium Brewing Company!

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Registration

If you haven’t renewed your IMBA/SHARE membership yet, this is a great time to do it. IMBA/SHARE members get the post ride lunch and beverages for free!

Ride is $25 of all participants. Lunch is $10 (includes two beverages). Pre-register on-line at Active.com (No day of event registration). Register at: http://www.active.com/cycling/orange-ca/santiago-oaks-poker-ride-2013

Again, lunch is FREE for Members. Late Fee $5 after May 12.

Volunteers Needed

We do need volunteers to make this a success, if you would like to help please let us know. Email us at Sharemtb@gmail.com

2013 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride @ Santiago Oaks Regional Park – May 18

2013 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride @ SORP

Join SHARE in celebrating our club’s 25th year and  celebrating our first year of being Orange County’s IMBA chapter mountain bike club. The 2013 SHARE/IMBA Poker Ride is on May 18th @ 8 am in Santiago Oaks Regional Park. Ride is $25 for all participants. Post ride lunch and beverages is $10 (free for SHARE/IMBA members). Registration now open! Click link below.

Register Here

2013 Poker Ride

Be Part of the Fun!

Ride Hard, Get Dirty, Win Prizes, and Meet New Friends!

The SHARE Mountain Bike Poker Ride is a very fun event that has been run annually for over 15 years. The event raises critically needed money sponsoring trail work and wilderness restoration projects throughout Orange County. There will be a great post ride raffle, lunch and a wide selection of fine beverages from our sponsor New Belgium Brewing Company!

new%20belgium%20logo

Registration

If you haven’t renewed your IMBA/SHARE membership yet, this is a great time to do it. IMBA/SHARE members get the post ride lunch and beverages for free!

Ride is $25 of all participants. Lunch is $10 (includes two beverages). Pre-register on-line at Active.com (No day of event registration). Register at: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2088237

Again, lunch is FREE for Members. Late Fee $5 after May 12.

Volunteers Needed

We do need volunteers to make this a success, if you would like to help please let us know. Email us at Sharemtb@gmail.com

Whiting Ranch Poker Ride on September 29 – Sold Out

Join SHARE at the Whiting Ranch Poker Ride benefiting OC Parks presented in partnership with Oakley

-> 350 mountain bikers are now signed up and event is sold out <-

This special mountain bike event through Limestone Canyon and Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park is on September 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get information here.

Participants can challenge themselves on the trails by selecting a route that fits their riding ability and visit poker checkpoints along the way.  After visiting each checkpoint, riders will receive their poker hand at the finish line. The riders with the best poker hands will be awarded prizes from Oakley and other cycle partners. The grand prize is a Compulsion LTD mountain bike frame donated by Felt Bicycles.

SHARE will have a booth in the vendor village set up at the Glenn Ranch staging area finish line for post ride fun with lots of vendors and local out door focused organizations.  Food available for purchase.

Pre-event registration is required by calling (949) 923-2245 or emailing limestonewhiting@ocparks.com.

Information

  • Date: Saturday, September 29
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Parking Fee: Free
  • Parking Location: Oakley Headquarters, 1 Icon, Foothill Ranch
  • Event Location: Limestone Canyon and Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
  • Contact/Registration: (949) 923-2245

Volunteers:  If you would like to volunteer to help with the Whiting Ranch Poker ride, please email SHAREmtb@gmail.com asap

2012 SHARE POKER RIDE WAS A SUCCESS!

The 2012 Share Mountain Bike Poker Ride was a tremendous success. Participants enjoyed a perfect day riding the trails in Santiago Oaks Regional Park.

Below is an assortment of photos from the event. The ride raised over $1,000 to directly support Santiago Oaks Regional Park and trail work projects throughout Orange County benefitting the mountain bike community.

Thank you to all participants, volunteers, and sponsors. You all made this a special day. Please join us next year for this epic event.

The Poker Ride post ride event featured sponsors booths, food, drinks, and lots of prizes.

Great riding on over 17 miles of trails

Riders found the roving station! Some say not an easy task.

Lots of friends out riding…

Maybe make a new friend or two!

Lots of friendly volunteers.

Helpful adult beverage server with an assortment from our friends New Belgium Brewing Company

New SHARE President Steve acting as MC

Everyone was jealous of the winner of the sweet New Belgium Brewing Bike

Come next year!

SHARE POKER RIDE this weekend! May 19th

Be Part of the Fun! Ride Hard, Get Dirty, Win Prizes, and Meet New Friends!

The SHARE Mountain Bike Poker Ride is a very very fun event that has been run annually for over 15 years. The event has raised critically needed money sponsoring trail work and wilderness restoration projects throughout Orange County.

Register and then meet up at 8 am in Irvine Park.

“Be the Sharpest McLeod in the Trailer”

If you haven’t renewed your membership yet, this is a great time to do it. SHARE members get a super special rate of just $10. All participants, pre-register on-line at Active.com. No day of event registration!  The prices will be the same as last year. $10 for Members, $30 for Non-Members, $40 for New Members. Lunch is $10 (includes two beverages). Fees go up $5 after May 13th.

—>  Register Here  <—

Volunteers Needed

We do need volunteers to make this a success, if you would like to help please let us know. Email us at Sharemtb@gmail.com

Wickedly Fun!

Pictures of Poker Rides Past

Pick a card… any card

Make a great hand…

Food, Drinks, Raffle, and Prizes…

Maybe you can be a winner!

Ride Beautiful Santiago Oaks Regional Park

Trail and riding conditions are perfect and the views are wonderful. Several new trails have been opened over the last two year.

We do need volunteers to make this a success, if you would like to help please let us know.

SHARE Mtb Poker Ride on Saturday May 19th! This Weekend

Be Part of the Fun! Ride Hard, Get Dirty, Win Prizes, and Meet New Friends!

The SHARE Mountain Bike Poker Ride is a very very fun event that has been run annually for over 15 years. The event has raised critically needed money sponsoring trail work and wilderness restoration projects throughout Orange County.

“Be the Sharpest McLeod in the Trailer”

If you haven’t renewed your membership yet, this is a great time to do it. SHARE members get a super special rate of just $10. All participants, pre-register on-line at Active.com. No day of event registration!  The prices will be the same as last year. $10 for Members, $30 for Non-Members, $40 for New Members. Lunch is $10 (includes two beverages). Fees go up $5 after May 13th.

—>  Register Here  <—

Volunteers Needed

We do need volunteers to make this a success, if you would like to help please let us know. Email us at Sharemtb@gmail.com

Wickedly Fun!

Pictures of Poker Rides Past

Pick a card… any card

Make a great hand…

Food, Drinks, Raffle, and Prizes…

Maybe you can be a winner!

Ride Beautiful Santiago Oaks Regional Park

Trail and riding conditions are perfect and the views are wonderful. Several new trails have been opened over the last two year.

We do need volunteers to make this a success, if you would like to help please let us know. 

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