Monterey Off Road Cycling Association

MORCA is an organized voice for responsible mountain biking in Monterey County. We accomplish this by advocating for mountain bike trail access, maintaining area trails, and sharing good will with other trail users. We are involved in mountain biking advocacy at all levels of the community.

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A note from MORCA regarding recreating during the State and Local “Shelter in Place” orders.

MORCA is asking everyone to be aware of their trail behavior when participating at, and accessing, the few remaining open space parks available during state and local “Shelter in Place” orders. While some state and local government orders allow travel to and use of remote open space parks for exercise, as long as we are read more…

BLM temporarily closes developed recreation facilities in California

Hi Friends: I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. I wanted to let you know that today the BLM has approved a statewide temporary closure of developed recreation sites in California. At Fort Ord National Monument, our trail systems are open for exercise and healthy recreation, but our two developed trailheads (Badger read more…

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Important Announcement: All MORCA Group Events Postponed Until Further Notice

To promote Public Health MORCA is suspending group rides, trail work and face-to-face group meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic.  We all must do the sensible things necessary to limit the spread of the virus.  When more is known about the course of the virus and its impact on our society we will be in a read more…

Want a say in the number and type of trails built on the Santa Cruz coast?

Make your voice heard & impact public access to the Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument! The BLM is now fielding public comment on how the public can access the 6,000-acre property just north of Wilder Ranch. Now is the time to get involved & speak up for trail access! Public planning is decided by those who read more…

Fort Ord National Monument “Safe Passages” initiative.

Safe PASSAGES is a new community-based initiative at Fort Ord National Monument (FONM) intended to reduce trail conflict and improve safety for visitors on the multiple use trails. The acronym PASSAGES stands for Pass At Slow Speeds And Give Everyone Space. Community partners will be helping to teach good trail manners and reward visitors that read more…

2020 Board of Directors

Your 2020 directors are: Mike McGirr, Brian Tomasini, Henrietta Stern, Nick Madronio, Jim “Mort” Morton and (NEW) Jen Acorn and Rodrigo Sierra. Thanks to all for stepping up to serve and thanks to Darrin and Matthew for their contributions in 2019. MORCA Bylaws call for the directors to choose officers in January.  Stay tuned.

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