Big Wash Build Days

Let’s get building at Big Wash! Help SDMB and Oro Valley Bicycle kick off construction of the official connector trail to the Honeybee Canyon trail system.

Meet at Oro Valley Bicycle (Oracle and Rancho Vistoso Blvd.) at 8AM. From there we will caravan/carpool about 1/2-mile to the trailhead. SDMB will provide tools, lunch, and refreshments. Volunteers need to bring snacks, water, and work gloves, and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

 

October 28 – Sponsored by Oro Valley Bicycle

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT, GO TO: https://doodle.com/poll/5nbb28x93sa7xagt

 

 

November 5 – Sponsored by Tucson Hop Shop

TO REGISTER FOR THIS BUILD DAY, GO TO: https://doodle.com/poll/6nwp5dpkpu9dz7q7

 

 

November 15 – Sponsored by Tucson Endurance Performance

TO REGISTER FOR THIS BUILD DAY, GO TO: https://doodle.com/poll/5q886mrbu7qmt99n

Brushtober Fest 2017!

Brushtober fest is back for 2017

 

Our trails are overgrown due to the fantastic 2017 Monsoon season. Help us bring the trails back to normal by brushing between October 13 – November 12,  and you could win awesome prizes.

 

 

Prizes

 

  • 1 Fork Service by Guru Suspension
  • 2 DukesSaguaro
  • 1 Bag o’ Swag from Tucson Endurance Performance
  • 2 Camelbak Solstice 10 LR women’s riding packs
  • 5 $20.00 gift certificates to Brushfire BBQ

 

 

 

Follow the steps below, happy brushing and good luck!

 

 

1 – Watch the video on proper trail brushing technique and read the Arizona Trail Association’s Trail Brushing Guide.

trail-brushing-guide

2 – fill out the forms bellow and return them to trailsteward@sdmb.org.
(print form and scan signed copies)

brushtober-form

pima-county-waiver-brushtember

forest-service-form

3 – Once you receive a confirmation email, you are registered and ready to brush starting October 13

4 – Take before/after pictures and email them to trailsteward@sdmb.org, or post the pictures to our/your (tag us on it)  Facebook page with #brushtoberfest2017 by November12.

5 – You are now entered to win.

 

BLOOD ROAD SCREENING 08/30/2017

Wednesday, August 30: SDMB is hosting Tucson’s only screening of Red Bull Media’s newest film Blood Road at the Loft Cinema! All proceeds go to support construction of the McKenzie Ranch XC Race Venue.

We’ll have raffle prizes, a food truck, tabling with your favorite community nonprofits, and the Loft will have tasty local beers for sale.

Doors open at 6PM, and the movie starts at 7PM. Tickets are only $10 for SDMB members and $15 for non-members. For tickets, go to https://loftcinema.org/film/blood-road/

To watch the trailer, go to http://www.bloodroadfilm.com/

Thirsty Thursdays are coming!

 

 

 

Is there anyone that does not like beer out there?

Yeah, that’s what we thought!

 

 

 

 

Come drink some Ales and help build some trails!
We are going to start a monthly brewery tour called “Thirsty Thursdays” on, 
you guessed it, a Thursday.

 

So join us for the first one at Ten Fifty-Five Brewing on July 27th.

These generous Breweries are looking to give back by donating $1.00 for each beer sold.
Make sure you come thirsty!
We will work our hardest to acquire cool raffle prizes. The SDMB EZ-up will be there with merchandise, Swag and folks eager to let you know about the latest projects and developments. 100 acre woods (a bike park right in Tucson), XC race course out in Vail, Big wash into Honeybee, more trails at TMP, and of course maintaining it all. There is plenty of work to keep us occupied for a while, but we need your support to make it happen.

 

And because Tucson is home to over 20 breweries, there will be plenty of variety to go around! Already signed on are: Catalina Brewing CompanyCopper Mine Brewing Co., and Public Brewhouse.

Got and Idea for a Brewery? Maybe you own one and want to help out?
Please get a hold of us at events@sdmb.org so we can get to coordinating and making fun times happen!

Events are posted on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/pg/SDMB.org/events

SDMB MEMBER CAMPOUT/SKILLS RIDE ON MT. LEMMON

Member Appreciation Campout

Get out of the heat and shred some trails on Mt. Lemmon next weekend with SDMB and REI Tucson at the Member Appreciation Campout!  SDMB has reserved the Whitetail Campground (site #1) from Friday, June 30 (5PM) through Sunday, July 2 (10AM)!  It’s FREE for members, but there are only 25 spots available so sign up soon.  There will be multiple ride options on Saturday, sweet swag and prizes from REI, bike games, and good company.  Email events@sdmb.org for more details and to register.

Mt. Lemmon Skills Ride

Another member benefit- Skills Rides!  Join PMBIA-certified MTB instructor Edy Yee for an Intermediate Skills Ride on Saturday, July 1.  Riders will learn important skills to enjoy the steep and technical trails on Mt. Lemmon.  Meet at 9AM at Whitetail Campground on Mt. Lemmon.  Follow the Doodle link to register.

Membership Drive

More members = more trails!  Membership is an important part of how SDMB funds our projects, such as 100-Acre Wood Bike Park, McKenzie Ranch, Big Wash Trail, and Tucson Mountain Park.  Join SDMB through IMBA’s membership drive page and get entered to win a Yeti Dream Bike!

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