Come dine with your entire family at Iron Springs in Fairfax, where 10% of the proceeds will go to Access4Bikes Foundation. We are gearing up for major trail repair work at China Camp State Park and we need to raise funds for the material and equipment rentals. Please make this your night out!Come learn more about our work and support our trail stewardship projects at the same time!
In return for your donation in support of our work in opening trails in Marin County, Access4Bikes is giving away two sweet prizes:
Grand Prize: An all-new, redesigned 2019 Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper. You pick the wheel size, travel and color!
Runner-up: A 2-night, 3-day stay at The Lodge at Nakoma. Situated in beautiful Clio, the Lodge is one of the best places to stay and ride the epic trails of Mills Peak, Mt. Elwell, Downieville and more.
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A $10 donation to Access4Bikes will enter you once to win one of the above prizes, $50 gets you six entries for the prize of your choice!
Drawing will be held on May 26th, 2018 at our annual Ales and Trails at China Camp State Park, San Rafael. You do not need to be present to win.
If you've been before, you know all about the good times, great beer, great food, group rides, bike demos and live music that goes down at Ales and Trails. If not, come check out how Access4Bikes raises money for—and celebrates—all things mountain bike in Marin!
When: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 3:00pm
Where: Planning Chambers, Room 328, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
What: Parks and Open Space Commission meeting previewing 2018 goals and objectives.
More info here.
When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 9:00am
Where: 3501 Civic Center Drive Room 330, San Rafael, CA 94901
What: Marin County Board of Supervisors Meeting. From the county's website: "The Board will hear a request from Parks to receive presentation on the use, oversight, and reporting of Measure A expenditures by Marin County Parks and farmland, local parks, and community organization subrecipients. Voters approved a quarter-cent sales tax in November 2012, and it has generated about $12 million per year for care of open spaces, waterways, regional and local parks, farmland, streams, baylands, wildlife and other natural lands. The presentation describes recent staff and partner uses of the funding."
When: January 15th, 6:30pm
Where: Iron Springs Pub and Brewery, back room, Fairfax
What: Discussion of current issues. All are welcome to come and participate or just listen. Meetings are held every third Monday of the month.
When: April 10
Where: Iron Springs Pub and Brewery
What: Give Back Tuesdays is a generous community event that happens every Tuesday where Iron Springs donates a percentage of their sales to a local cause or organization. In this way, folks can come down, have a nice meal and a pint (or several) and know that some of what they spend on their meal is coming right back into the programs and services that make Fairfax and Marin such a fantastic place to live. April 10th is earmarked for Access4Bikes Foundation!
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When: Thursday, December 21st at 1:30pm
Where: the board room at the MMWD Main Office, 220 Nellen Ave., Corte Madera, CA 94925
On the agenda is approval of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative (One Tam) 2018 work plan. Among all the work, Azalea Hill is one of the targeted projects mentioned in the work plan. Azalea Hill would be a fun trail offering connectivity and safe offroad access between Bon Tempe (and the rest of Mt. Tam) and Pine Mountain.
This is a great opportunity for mountain bikers to yet again make a direct offer to the MMWD board of all the volunteer manpower we can contribute to projects.
Acme Bikes in San Rafael is having a huge sale that runs through December 30th. Even better, they are donating a portion of their sales to A4BF! Get in there, get a new ride or some fresh new kit and help out A4BF get more singletrack open in Marin.
Very Important! You have to mention A4B at the time of your purchase
10% off all bikes with 5% going to A4B • 15% off all accessories with 10% going to A4B
Acme Bikes, 1820 4th St., San Rafael, CA 94901 (415) 456-4700
Saturday, December 16th 9:00am to 1:00pm
Join us in maintaining White Hill Trail. We'll remove invasive French broom to clear the trail corridor and increase safety by improving lines of sight. We'll start the day with breakfast snacks, then split into teams and stage along different sections of the trail. After working our way down the trail, we'll finish the day with lunch. The work requires considerable strength and stamina.
Meet at the roadside parking area near the top of White Hill Grade on Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Recommended for ages 12 and up; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. Dress in layers you can get dirty, wear sturdy shoes, and bring water. Please bring gloves if you have them. Lunch will be provided. In the event of heavy rain and/or high winds call (415) 473-3778 to find out about event status. In the event of cancellation, program will be rescheduled.
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 101 in Larkspur, take the exit for Sir Francis Drake Blvd west 8 miles. Park in the big gravel pullout on the right side, below the crest of the hill.