MORCA News

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.

MORCA monthly meeting minutes from December 2019!!!

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. 20191202_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. December 11, 2019 at 6PM—Holiday Night Ride (with Light&Motion) January 6—Board meeting read more…

MORCA monthly meeting minutes for November 2019!!!

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. 20191104_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. December 11, 2019 at 6PM—Holiday Night Ride (possible Light&Motion) January 2020 TBD— read more…

2020 MORCA BOD Election Ballot

Dear MORCA Member, The ballot for the slate of candidates for the 2020 MORCA Board of Directors is open and ready for your vote. Voting closes on line on November 3rd, 2020, or in person at the November Board Meeting, 6:00PM, Monday November 4th at Turn 12, Monterey, CA Please click the link here to read more…

MORCA monthly meeting minutes for October 2019!!!

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. 20191007_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. October 26—Public Lands Day at Fort Ord—MORCA to do Ride and Trim read more…

Fort Ord Public Lands Day. Save the date!!!

Save the date: Saturday October 26th 2019 MORCA will once again support the Fort Ord National Monument for the 2019 National Public Lands Day with a “Ride and Trim” to brush out local trails in the vicinity of the Public Lands day site. The event will begin at 09:00 AM. This is a ride and trim read more…

MORCA Board nominations open!!!

MORCA Board nominations are now open to the membership. Please nominate a member in good standing that you feel will help with the growth of our club and mission…OR volunteer yourself. Please remit nominations to secretary@morcamtb.org by October 6, 2019 or mail MORCA at PO Box 1742, Marina, CA 93933 or bring to the board read more…

MORCA monthly meeting minutes for August 2019!!!

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. 20190805_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. August 13—Tuesday—MORCA sponsored twilight ride at Laguna Seca Sept 11—Cal Custom Sheds twilight read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes for July 2019!!!

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. 20190708_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. July 13-21—Latino Conservation Week August 13—Tuesday—MORCA sponsored twilight ride at Laguna Seca read more…

MORCA mid year trail crew update!

We’re half way through the year and the MORCA trail crew has completed 485 hours of trail work. We’ve had 45 people volunteer and do trail work on 15 different days and worked on 15 diffrerent trails and we’re on track to break 1000 hours again this year. Our next trail day, in conjunction wtih read more…

MORCA Monthly meeting minutes for June 2019!!!

Hey folks, take a look at the notes from our June 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. 20190603_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. July 13—Army Tours see www.fortordcleanup.com July 13-21—Latino Conservation Week August 13—Tuesday—MORCA sponsored read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes for April 2019!!!

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. 20190401_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. April 11-14 – Sea Otter Classic May 4 – Army walking tour/bus read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes for March 2019!!!

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. 20190304_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. April 11-14 – Sea Otter Classic May 4 – Army walking tour/bus read more…

Volunteer with MORCA at the Sea Otter Classic

The 2019 Sea Otter Classic is April 11-14, 2019! MORCA will once again be providing volunteers to support the Sea Otter Classic. As well as participating in the kick off cycling event of the year, volunteering for this event helps raise funds for MORCA, drives membership for IMBA and MORCA and helps MORCA gain name read more...

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes for February 2019!!!

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. 20190204_MORCA_BoardSummary Upcoming events…. April 11-14 – Sea Otter Classic May 4 – Army walking tour/bus read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes for January 2019!!!

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_20190107 Upcoming events…. Jan 13 – Girls Rock at Creekside, co-hosted by MORCA Jan 19 read more…

MORCA Monthly Meeting Minutes for December 2018!!!

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_BoardSummary_20181203 Upcoming events…. Jan 13 – Girls Rock at Creekside, co-hosted by MORCA Jan 19 read more…

Primary Logo for Monterey Off Road Cycling Association

New Look, Same Great Group

MORCA Gets a New Logo What’s that mean? While the club is keeping it’s same mission, we felt we needed a logo that represented more of our advocacy work. Brown Mountain The trail running through our mountains represents MORCAs trail advocacy and the work we put into trail access in our area.  Many meetings have read more…

Clean Trail Collage

Trail Grant Opportunity for Local Trails

Working With Local Clubs, The ExtremeTerrain Clean Trail Program is Helping To Protect Our Favorite Trails  ExtremeTerrain’s Clean Trail Initiative Program is looking to improve trails near you.  The Clean Trail Program was founded by ExtremeTerrain in 2015 and set up to fund trail improvement projects.  These projects can include anything from trail clean-up, trail restoration, read more…