Last Chance: Donate to MBOSC and Win a Santa Cruz

Nov 13, 2017
by queenquail  
Donate 5 and Win a Santa Cruz

LAST CHANCE TO WIN A SANTA CRUZ DREAM BIKE! The Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz "Ante Up for Trails" drawing closes TONIGHT at 11:59 PST. Have you gotten your tickets yet?

Do you need more to up your odds of winning? Every $5 donation to MBOSC enters you into a drawing for the chance to win a Santa Cruz of your choice--any model, any build--and the money goes towards building new trails in Santa Cruz. So what are you waiting for? Enter for your chance to win now before this opportunity wheelies off into the sunset! Donations can be made at www.mbosc.org/anteup!

One lucky donor will ride away with a new $9,500 Santa Cruz bicycle in the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz’s (MBOSC) “Ante Up for Trails” campaign. Donors receive one entry for every $5 donated to the MBOSC between now and November 13 when a winner will be chosen. The winner then gets to pick the production Santa Cruz bicycle of their choice as the prize.

“MBOSC has already made some amazing progress for mountain biking in this area, and we’re stoked to support them with a bike for this campaign,” said Santa Cruz Bicycles COO Joe Graney, noting that a similar effort netted more than $40,000 for MBOSC last year. “Their plans to bring new singletrack and events to our hometown is great news for our employees, riders in the region, and riders from around the world who visit tour our solar-powered bike factory, and ride the trails right out our front door."

MBOSC continues to work towards its vision to make Santa Cruz County the premier place to be a mountain biker through advocacy, trail construction, maintenance, and world-class cycling events. Some of the current projects include:

• New 30+ Mile Trail Network in San Vicente Redwoods: MBOSC took a leading role in the design of a 30+ mile trail network that is scheduled to begin construction in 2019.
• New Trails in Pogonip, Harvey West, and DeLaveaga Parks: MBOSC is working closely with the City of Santa Cruz to incorporate new mountain bike opportunities into city parks, including a directional downhill mountain-bike trail and new multi-use trails to improve connectivity.
• New Dirt Jumps and Pumptracks: MBOSC is currently working with Santa Cruz County to bring a new dirt jump facility to the Farm Community Park in Soquel, and with the City of Watsonville to bring an asphalt pump track to Ramsay Park in the heart of Watsonville.

“Santa Cruz Bicycles has been pivotal in advocating for sustainable mountain biking here and around the world,” said MBOSC Marketing and Events Director Amanda Schaper. “They regularly contribute cash, product, and sweat equity to ensure the future of mountain biking, and we’re very thankful to have them as a partner as we work towards expanding sustainable trail access in Santa Cruz.”

Donate 5 and Win a Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Bicycles support of mountain biking is well documented with a recent contribution of $500,000 to the forthcoming San Vicente Redwoods open space near Davenport, Calif., $75,000 to the Stafford Lake Bike Park in Novato, Calif., $20,000 annually to the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship in Downieville, California, and numerous other smaller cash and product contributions to trail projects around the globe.

The Ante Up for Trails campaign is open worldwide until 11:59pm PST on Monday, November 13. Donate at mbosc.org/anteup!

Donate 5 and Win a Santa Cruz


  • 13 0
 So cool that SC does this to help trail groups! Helps them a lot.

Also $500,000 for San Vicente redwoods open space? Holy shit, That is absolutely amazing! Thank you Santa Cruz!
  • 3 4
 Too bad the community is full of idiots and keeps shutting down projects.
  • 7 1
 @onemanarmy: No legal mtb/multi-use trail projects have been shut down.

The community is full of people with different ideas on how to use public open spaces..MBoSC just has to work hard to convince the whole community that legal, fun & maintained mtb trails in public open spaces is a good idea.
  • 3 4
 @kattrap: then you haven't been paying attention.
  • 7 0
 Sweet cause and bike!
  • 6 1
 Who needs Jenson's discount Intenses when you've got all these Santa Cruz being given away!
  • 4 0
 Was just riding the hero dirt in Santa Cruz yesterday to end my vacation. It is an amazing place to ride a mountain bike! Take my money and keep building!
  • 3 0
 Cool cause, I'm probably never ride the trails, but hope to ride the bike Wink

I paid on paypal. How will I be contacted if I win?
  • 3 0
 They listed in the rules that they would contact the winner by email and phone within 7 days.
  • 3 0
 We'll be reaching out to the winner tomorrow (Tuesday 11/14) via phone and email. Good luck!
  • 3 0
 @MBSantaCruz: was just paying on PayPal enough to be entered? I wasn’t prompted to enter any of my info
  • 2 0
 @MBSantaCruz: who actually won? Was there voicemails left? Not posting up on your site who the winner is would suck for the person if he didn't pick up a phone call or email went to Spam.
  • 1 0
 I feel like every time I donate with paypal im doing myself a disservice, as you cant enter your phone number. With all the funds ive donated so far any day I should be winning one of these! LOL
  • 3 0
 Donated! Really stoked to see Pinkbike support efforts like these.
  • 1 0
 Just donated to my local trails. Thanks SBC!
  • 1 0
 Who ended up winning? I must have missed the email!
  • 1 0
 You too? haha. Have been waiting for my call for days, no need to hesitate guys! (*starts sobbing). Unfortunately, pretty sure some lucky dog was already chosen already so unfortunately not you or I. Sure it will be announced soon though. I do hope whoever wins shreds it like they stole it on behave of all of us.
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