Posted on December 12, 2012 by sharemtb
Trail Work Day in Santiago Oaks Regional Park this Sunday
It is trail work time in Orange County – time to get dirty and have fun. We have an opportunity this weekend to complete habitat restoration along the fine trails in Santiago Oaks Regional Park.
- Date: Sunday, December 16
- Time: 8:30 – 12:00
- Where: Meet at Park HQ, 2145 N. Windes Drive, Orange
- What: Native Planting along trails to restore habitat
- Bring: Sturdy shoes, work gloves, hat, snacks and water.
Please feel free to ride to the work site or ride after the project. You may want to explore the fine trails in Santiago Oaks Regional Park.
Free parking at the park HQ. Tell them you are there for the trail work.
Please RSVP to SHAREmtb@gmail.com
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Posted on November 30, 2012 by sharemtb
A Ride for Everyone’s “Bucket List”
December 3rd SHARE Meeting
SHARE members Robin Lemonds and Keith Eckstein will be presenting a special event at the SHARE meeting on December 3 at 6:30 pm. Robin, Keith and other riding partners completed the 2012 RAGBRAI Bicycle Ride and will be sharing pictures and their experiences from the ride.
The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa or RAGBRAI is an annual seven-day bicycle ride across the state of Iowa. In the ride’s 41st year, over 10,000 cyclists attended RAGBRAI which is the oldest, largest and longest recreational bicycle touring event in the world.
Where is Robin?
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Posted on November 15, 2012 by sharemtb
SHARE Trail Work Day
Please join OC Parks and SHARE Mountain Bike Club for Native Plant Restoration at Whiting Ranch. This will be a fun day improving our local wilderness preserve.
- When: Saturday November 17 at 9:00 am to noon.
- Reservation: please email John.Gump@ocparks.com that you are attending
- Information: Ranger John Gump @ (949) 923-2245
- Meeting Place: bottom of Cattle Pond Loop (near the end of Borrego where it meets Mustard Road). Feel free to hike or ride in by 9:00 am, help us out for a few hours (we should be done by noon) and then finish your hike or ride.
- Note: No previous experience is needed, just a positive attitude and a willingness to help. Please bring gloves, water, snack, sunscreen/hat for yourself and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty in (please wear shoes not sandals). We will provide the plants and the tools.
FYI: Currently there is only a slight 10%-20% chance of rain predicted between Thursday-Saturday. If we do get significant rain, and the park is closed we will cancel this activity.
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Posted on November 5, 2012 by sharemtb
Every other month, SHARE Mountain Bike Club has had special presentations as part of it’s monthly meeting. This month, we are excited to present: Mountain Biking in the Swiss and Austrian Alps.
The SHARE November Meeting will feature a special event with Drew Lazenby which will present a slide show and answer questions concerning his epic mountain bike adventure through the Swiss and Austrian Alps. The presentation starts at 6:30 pm on Monday November 5th located at the REI in Tustin in the community room.
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Posted on October 19, 2012 by sharemtb
SHARE is now the official International Mountain Bike Association Charter Club in Orange County. IMBA and SHARE have joined forces to promote mountain biking in Orange County. IMBA Chapter Program features joint memberships that allow individuals to join IMBA and SHARE with single membership. Since 1988, IMBA has been bringing out the best in mountain biking by encouraging low-impact riding, volunteer trail work participation, cooperation among different trail user groups, grassroots advocacy and innovative trail management solutions.
Great benefits from both clubs!
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Posted on October 5, 2012 by sharemtb
Join SHARE members for the 2012 IMBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day this Saturday.
This event grows every year. last year we have over 80 kids attend. There are rides for every level of rider… from training wheels to an advanced mountain bike ride featuring single track. After the rides there is a BBQ and tons of prizes for the kids. This is a premier mountain bike event in Orange County.
Where: Irvine Regional Park – Group Parking Lot #2
When: Saturday, October 6 at 9 am
Why: Introduce the younger ones to the fun of MTB, have fun and a lot of neat prizes.
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Posted on September 25, 2012 by sharemtb
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 email@example.com.
- 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
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