Where is there info? Here and on the MWBA Facebook Event Page. What day? Saturday, November 14th, 2015 Where? Henninger Flats Campground! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henninger_Flats https://goo.gl/maps/WTKLtBMtiH72 What's the event schedule? 9am: Shuttle group leaves for Angeles National Forest ~11am: Start your climb Noon: Tacos ready to … [Read more...] about FAQ for the MWBA Fall Membership Drive, Mini Raffle, & Taco Ride!
MWBA's Fall Membership Drive is coming up! Meet us at Henninger Flats Sat. 11/14, 12-3pm! Enjoy good times, sign up for membership & chow on tacos! MWBA will be up at Henninger Flats grilling taco goodness and hosting a Mini-Raffle! KYLE STRAIT & BRIAN LOPES will be joining us! Climb the 3 miles up the Mt Wilson Toll Rd or sign up for the Limited Seat Shuttle Run … [Read more...] about Membership Drive & TACOS at Henninger Flats
Our local mountain biking history is fascinating. As a teenager in the early 1990s, I heard many stories of mountain biking's past in the Santa Cruz mountains. Our riding group was made up of local bike shop employees and early mountain bikers from the Bay Area. Learning to ride while mountain bike access was seriously controversial was a great lesson in trail courtesy. I was … [Read more...] about MWBA History – Ray Juncal and his MWBA Artwork
Do you shop with Amazon? Did you know that Amazon will donate to MWBA if you use Amazon Smile? This is a very easy way for you to support MWBA. It doesn't cost anything extra and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price. That small percentage adds up and the donation makes a difference! Now of course, we would love it if you made a formal donation to MWBA as such … [Read more...] about MWBA and Amazon Smile!
Wherever you see Oak trees you will likely also find Poison Oak. The three leaved plant is found along parts of Sunset Ridge Trail and the entirety of El Prieto Trail. Poison Oak is found near oaks and areas with moisture. The bottom of Ken Burton has a well known Poison Oak "forest" and the plant is found in many areas throughout the Angeles National Forest. What is Poison … [Read more...] about Poison Oak
You know you want one. Show your trail love with one of our new MWBA stickers. … [Read more...] about New MWBA Stickers!
MWBA's Dec 2014 Sunset Trail work was a BIG SUCCESS 17 volunteers worked to repair water damage from the recent heavy rains in the Angeles. Many new drainages were created to keep water from flowing down the center of Sunset Trail and a number of older drainages were cleared and prepped for the next storm. As always, there is plenty more work to do, but the volunteers made a … [Read more...] about Finishing the year on a great note!
Thank you to everyone who came out for our 2014 Pancake Breakfast! The MWBA Pancake Breakfast gets better with each passing year. At a new location this year, MWBA had a great turn out and the event was fantastic. Farnsworth Park was family friendly and easily accessible to everyone. Plenty of mountain bikers showed up for grub and the famous raffle and many other trail … [Read more...] about Cake Flipping Success!!
We have more details on the upcoming MWBA Pancake Breakfast! On Sunday, November 16, 2014 we will hold our famed Pancake Breakfast and Raffle at Charles Farnsworth Park in Altadena. Many donors have already sent in great raffle prizes and this promises to be a great event. Farnsworth Park is near the top of Lake Ave and central for many great rides in the … [Read more...] about MWBA Pancake Breakfast Details!
As a result of a newspaper article in the Pasadena Star News, the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument proposal has spurred many questions from our members. The article inaccurately states Judy Chu met with MWBA after the recent Baldwin Park meeting. MWBA has yet to have a personal audience with Chu but we are hoping to do so in the near future. However, IMBA has met on … [Read more...] about MWBA & the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument