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Mountain bikers support Toro Park trail system

The Monterey Off-Road Cycling Association (MORCA) is the non-profit organization that serves as the voice of responsible mountain bicyclists in Monterey County. We support the County RMA staff’s recommendation to have a multi-user trail system at Toro Park similar to the Fort Ord National Monument, which has a culture of proper trail etiquette and friendly, read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from April 2018!!!

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our April Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! MORCA_BoardSummary_20180402 Upcoming events…. April 8 thru June 3—Little Bella camps for girls, Toro Park (may read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from March 2018!!!

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our March Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! Summary of MORCA Board Meeting March 5 2018 Upcoming events…. March 17 – Volunteer Trail read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from February 2018!!!

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our February Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! MORCA_BoardSummary_20180205 Upcoming events…. February 17 – Volunteer Trail Work Day March 17 – Volunteer Trail read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from January 2018!!!

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our January Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! MORCA_BoardSummary_20180108 Upcoming events…. January 13 – 9 AM to 1 PM, director’s review of SWOT read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from December 2017!!!

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our December Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! MORCA_BriefBoardSummary_20171204 Upcoming events…. January 1—New Year’s Ride, 9:30 AM at 8th and Gigling January 8 read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from November 2017

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our November Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! MORCA_BriefBoardSummary_20171106 Upcoming events…. December 4—Directors + annual meeting (budget, elections) – 6 PM Turn 12 read more…

PG&E Vegetation Work

Starting Thursday November 9th and continuing as late as November 17th, PG&E will be performing vegetation clearing around select transmission towers for tower maintenance (see the map below). Adjacent trails will still be open but signage along the trails will alert users of these activities. For additional information please contact: Evan Mulch PG&E Natural Resource Management (831) read more…

MORCA Night Ride Season Start

Hey folks. Night ride season is upon us and starting tomorrow (Wednesday October 25th, 2017 we will be operating under our Night Ride permit with BLM. Please RSVP at the following link and pay the permit fee via the paypal link on the web page. This week we ride at 8th and G. As in read more…

MORCA Board Nominations Open!!!

MORCANs!! Do you want to take more of a leadership role in the club?  Nominations are open for directors for year 2018.  Five of the six current directors have committed for another year if you feel they are doing a good job. One director is stepping down which means a seat on the board is read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from October

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our October Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! MORCA_BriefBoardSummary_20171002 Upcoming events…. October 15—Cyclovia Salinas October 25 – Start to Night Ride season (permit read more…

MORCA Trail Work in conjunction with National Public Lands Day.

This month the MORCA trail work day will be in conjunction with National Public Lands. MORCA will lead a “Ride and Trim” from the Public Lands day site on the Fort Ord National Monument starting at 9 AM on Saturday October 28th.  Bring your bike and some trimming tools you can carry safely.  Please sign read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from September

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our September Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer! MORCA_BoardSummary_20170905 Upcoming events…. September 20— Laguna Seca Twilight Ride with Custom Sheds (we do BBQ) read more…

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities!!!

We need volunteers!!!.  This weekend we’ll be continuing our trail work efforts in the vicinity of Trails 19 and 23 to cut re-establish the trail corridor and beat back the brush and improve sight lines.  Sign up at https://morcamtb.org/trails/trail-work/ Also, and more importantly we need volunteers to sign up to help with Take a Kid Mountain read more…

Trail Work for Sunday September 3rd is Cancelled!!!

We’ll have our normal third Saturday Trail Work on September 16th. Have a great Holiday Weekend!!!

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is coming!!!

Coming on October 7th MORCA is hosting Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day 2017!!! Here’s a nice video montage from 2012. For more info go here: https://morcamtb.org/calendar/take-kid-mountain-biking-day/ To volunteer to help: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/1965293/false#/invitation

MORCA Upcoming events August 2017

Hey folks here is a list of upcoming events that MORCA will be involved in: August 19th – Trail Work day sign up at https://morcamtb.org/trails/trail-work/ September (TBD) – quarterly social meeting September 20— Laguna Seca Twilight Ride with Custom Sheds (we do BBQ) October 7— Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TAKMBD) More information at https://morcamtb.org/calendar/take-kid-mountain-biking-day/  October read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from August 2017

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our August Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer!!! MORCA_BriefBoardSummary_20170731 Upcoming events…. September (TBD) – quarterly social meeting September 20— Laguna Seca Twilight Ride read more…

Trail work Saturday July 15th 2017

MORCA will be conducting our monthly trail work day this Saturday July 15th in conjunction with Latino Conservation Week and the Fort Friends group.  We’ll meet at Creekside Terrace at 9 AM and head out to work on trail trimming of Trails 49 and 50.  We’ll wrap up and head back to the trail head read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes from July

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our July Board Meeting. There are important meetings that affect us, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Also note the calendar items so you can save the date. Get involved and volunteer!!! MORCA_BriefBoardSummary_20170703 Upcoming events…. July 15-23—Latino Conservation Week (MORCA trail work day on 7/15) Aug 5 read more…