August 2013 - Schedule. Board. TdF.  Fire On the Rim. Pic Contest.
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Monsoon season is in full swing, do right by the trail by letting the water soak in and hold off ripping the trail up when it is full of puddles - it'll dry fast enough.  

In case you did not see the 2014 schedule, here it is:
Jan 18 – McDowell Meltdown – McDowell
Feb 8 – White Tanks Whirlwind – White Tanks
Feb 22 – Location coming soon....
Mar 8 – Hedgehog Hustle – Estrella
Mar 29 – MARC in the Park – McDowell team event
Apr 19 – Foray at the Fort – Sierra Vista
May 17 – Flagstaff Frenzy (Finals) – Flagstaff
May 18 – Super D (not part of points series) – Flagstaff

- The Board


Presented by Global Bikes
Sept 14 -  Pine trees & single track!

This will be the third year for this event, and the Pine/Strawberry community will once again be out in full support! 
Top 5 reasons you should SIGN UP NOW and participate:

  1. It's local, and directly benefits the community
  2. 2/3 of your entry proceeds go to wildfire prevention projects,1/3 of your entry fee goes to trail projects/advocacy
  3. More single track than last year!
  4. Single track in the pines = cooler temps
  5. Bike raffle, beer and a band...


Volunteers get 2 free beers, and a tee shirt

October 5, 2013 - Tour de Fat hits Tempe!
Start dreaming up killer costumes and grabbing your team members to volunteer at this AMAZING rolling party.  This event helps benefit three local non-profits:
  1. Bike Saviours
  2. Tempe Bicycle Action Group
  3. The Mountain Bike Association of Arizona.
We will be looking (and incentivizing) you to volunteer at this event.  Consider it a moral imperative.  
Sign up here to find out when volunteering opens, get your chosen shift and help the local cycling community support this event!  


Nominations over.

The board is made up of volunteers, an awesome group of folks that put in quite a bit of time to try and make things run smooth, and help generate funds for the trails.  We are happy to announce that a few new faces will be on the board for 2014, pending their acceptance and grueling induction ceremony.

  • Administrative Director & Ass't Competition Director - Jeff Frost
  • Chairperson - Mike Melley (re-upped in 2013)
  • Competition Director - Jon Shouse
  • Marketing Director - no nominees...
  • Recreation Director - Amy Regan (NEW)
  • Team Membership Director - Brandee Lepak
  • Trail/Land Use Director - Alan Shelton (NEW)
Special thanks to Josh Maule, Gerrit Mack and James Bliss for their participation on the board over the past few years. 


Dawn to Dusk - Dec 14

DCB Adventures is hosting the Dawn to Dusk event this December and is providing 1 free entry to pic with the most likes (vote here), the top 3 have been selected.  Give 'em a like and help these gents get an entry to a winter classic.  Oh, and you may want to sign up, cause it sells out year after year! 


A few mountain bike events around AZ this fall you should hit up:


Give these guys some extra love with a kind post on their FB page about their support of the 2013 season, it means a lot to us and to them to acknowledge their support of mountain biking in AZ.

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