For over two decades SBMTV volunteers have provided sustainable trail maintenance, user education, and stewardship for the Santa Barbara area trails.

You can become part of this trail community.  Join in on our monthly second Sunday trail work events, Sunday trail rides, and cooperative trail events like State Trails Day.

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2nd Sunday Trail Work Event – November 9th, North Arroyo Burro Trail!

Have you ever ridden Arroyo Burro North?  This seems to be one of the best trails in Santa Barbara and one of the least well-known. ... Continue Reading →

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Santa Barbara Century Ride

What a day!  Saturday was a gorgeous, sunny day with cool ocean breezes, just perfect for riders conquering the Santa Barbara Century Ride with its ... Continue Reading →

Building the “Great Wall of Jesusita”, Events #1 and #2

Some time in the Summer of 2104, part of the Jesusita trail tread between Tunnel and Inspiration Pt. gave way and slid downslope… On National Public ... Continue Reading →

Elings “Day of Caring” Community Trail Work Day

Saturday the 20th Santa Barbara Mountain Bike Trail Volunteers partnered up with Elings Park Staff and Santa Barbara United Way to continue SBMTV’s ongoing campaign ... Continue Reading →

Review: SBMTV CycleMAYnia Mountain Bike Skills Clinics

  This last May,  SBMTV participated in Santa Barbara County’s 5th Annual CycleMaynia. SBMTV’s IMBA certified mountain bike instructors, Michael Blake and Chris Orr led ... Continue Reading →

Review – May/June 2014 Jesusita Trail Work Double Header

May and June of 2014 included double header trail work events on Jesusita Trail.  On May 11, SBMTV brought together 18 volunteers to work on ... Continue Reading →

National Bike Summit

  March 3-5 I had the opportunity to attend the National Bike Summit in Washington DC where the League of American Bicyclists convenes riders and ... Continue Reading →