My LBS sponsors high school mountain biking

My teenage son started asking about mountain bike racing a couple of months ago so this is timely: Scotts Valley Cyclesport and Santa Cruz Pasta Factory have announced a competetive high school mountain bike race team for students in Scotts Valley and the San Lorenzo Valley.

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Mike Vandeman arrested: Assault with deadly weapon

 

Mike Vandeman, a San Francisco Bay Area trail advocate notorious for his strong opposition to any mountain bike trail access, was arrested yesterday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon after he attacked a pair of mountain bikers with a handsaw.

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Patrick Male rides a bike. With one leg.

As I pushed my bike up a steep hill at Sea Otter last week I noticed the kid on the mountain bike in front of me pedaling only with his left leg. At first I thought he was goofing off or showing off. Then I noticed his right leg was missing!

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