FAQ for the MWBA Fall Membership Drive, Mini Raffle, & Taco Ride!


Where is there info?

Here and on the MWBA Facebook Event Page.

What day?

Saturday, November 14th, 2015


Henninger Flats Campground!



What’s the event schedule?

  • 9am: Shuttle group leaves for Angeles National Forest
  • ~11am: Start your climb
  • Noon: Tacos ready to serve!
  • Noon: Membership sign up for raffle tickets open!
  • 1:30pm: Mini Raffle
  • 2pm: Last call for Tacos!
  • 3pm: Wrapped up!

How do I get there?

Option 1: Climb!

The climb is a classic steep fire road up to Henninger Flats. It is less than 3 miles with plenty of spots to take breaks along the way. Most riders average ~30-90 minutes for the climb to Henninger. You can access the fire road from the Pinecrest gate. https://goo.gl/maps/ayZKw2bsuK72

Want some friendly competition? Log your climb with Strava and we will check out the leaderboard after the event. https://www.strava.com/segments/629200

Option 2: Join the Shuttle with Kyle Strait & Brian Lopes!

You must sign up ahead of time for the shuttle! Seats are limited! You can sign up via this link to the SCOA website: http://www.scoaoutdoors.net/event/16842

The shuttle leaves at 9am and riders will arrive at Henninger Flats about noon for tacos & raffle. The $60 shuttle also includes joint MWBA IMBA membership and a raffle ticket. If you are already a member, your membership will be extended 12 months. The shuttle riders will enjoy time with pro riders Brian Lopes and Kyle Strait on two sections of the Silver Moccasin trail near Chilao. All flowy single track with some technical rock gardens thrown in. The last trail will take us down the Mt Wilson toll road to Henninger Flats. Shuttle riders meet here at 9am: https://goo.gl/maps/dqW6XQjC2M22

Who are Brian Lopes and Kyle Strait?

Two very accomplished professional riders from Southern California!



Whats up with MWBA membership?

MWBA trail work depends on funds from our members. If you sign up for membership at the event, you will get a ticket for the mini raffle. If your membership is current, you can still sign up and your expiration date will extend by 12 months. We will have a current membership list on hand. A 12 month membership costs $30. Bring either cash, check or a credit card for payment. We will not have a swipe machine on site so credit card numbers will be written down for processing later.

How do I get tickets for the Mini Raffle?

In order to get a raffle ticket you must sign up for membership. Each membership sign up will receive one raffle ticket. There is no other way to get tickets, raffle tickets for this event will not be sold separately.

What are the Mini Raffle prizes?

  • Niner One 9 Medium mountain bike frame in Orange
  • HT Components AEO1 pedals in Green
  • Kenda Tires
  • MWBA Swag

Tacos? What is up with tacos?

Everyone loves tacos! MWBA will be serving tacos up at Henninger Flats from Noon-2pm or until they run out. We will have chicken, beef, vegetables as well as tons of taco toppings. Tacos are free!

What about beer?

There will not be beer up at Henninger Flats. However, a bunch of MWBA members will be heading to Lucky Baldwins in East Pasadena after the event. Join us for great beer at Luckys!

Lucky Baldwins Trappiste 1770 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA

What’s it cost for the event?

  • Climbing is free!
  • Tacos are free!
  • 12 month MWBA Membership and a Raffle Ticket is $30. We will accept cash, checks, & credit card payment. (We will not have a swipe machine on site so credit card numbers will be written down for processing later.)
  • The shuttle run with Brian Lopes and Kyle Strait is $60 and includes membership and a raffle ticket.