On October 21st, the MBP Founders held the Grand Opening for Phase 1 of McLaren Bike Park. The event was hosted by San Francisco Recreation and Parks and drew over a thousand attendees from the surrounding neighborhoods and all over California. Watch the video below. Bike companies and shops were out in force with … Continue reading MBP Grand Opening draws a crowd
MBP Grand Opening Oct 21st!
Mark your calendars: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10am 2050 Sunnydale Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134 THE EVENT We'll have food trucks on location, free non-alcoholic beverages, and an honest-to-goodness ribbon-cutting ceremony. Or better yet, a ribbon-riding-through ceremony. A kids' riding clinic will be held to get the little groms use to the dirt and prep … Continue reading MBP Grand Opening Oct 21st!
Construction is underway!
It's about time! The sign says it all. Lets get this done!
MBP Construction Documents Out to Bid!
This week we're celebrating a huge milestone! Over the last 9 months, we've been working on Construction Documents for Phase 1 in various iterations from 50%, to 60%, 90% and we NOW have approval on the 100% complete set of Construction Documents. Each set has had it's own added level of detail and gauntlet of meetings and approvals. This has been … Continue reading MBP Construction Documents Out to Bid!
MBP Design – 2009 to Now.
May 2009 - (Above) Initial concept design by Dustin Smith to help cyclists and the general public understand the project and what it would include. June 2011 - Series of three concept designs by Alpine Bike Parks for the Community Design Process. November 2011 - A refined design based on input from 3 Community Design meetings. A rendering done … Continue reading MBP Design – 2009 to Now.
MBP Fall Update
As Turkey Day approaches, the MBP project continues to gather momentum! Phase 1 has almost $1 million behind it, is in the Mayor's budget for 2016, and is currently in Design Development! In Design Development (DD) our concept drawings go through a process of vetting and refinement toward final construction documents which will ultimately go out to bid. … Continue reading MBP Fall Update
MBP DIG was a huge success, raising $20,000 for McLaren Bike Park!
Last Sunday's DIG fundraiser for McLaren Bike Park exceeded our expectations. Together, we raised $20,000 to get #morekidsonbikes in San Francisco. We kicked off the event with a silent auction with tons of great merchandise from donors in the bike industry, San Francisco based companies, local businesses, photographers and even some donations from individual cyclists … Continue reading MBP DIG was a huge success, raising $20,000 for McLaren Bike Park!
McLaren Bike Park DIG Fundraiser: Dinner, Drinks and Silent Auction April 26!
The McLaren Bike Park Founders have worked for over six years to bring a world class bike park to the kids of San Francisco’s southeastern neighborhoods. The SF Recreation & Parks Department has allocated just under 4 acres of land. City and neighborhood organizations have rallied to support the cause. So far, we’ve raised over $550,000 … Continue reading McLaren Bike Park DIG Fundraiser: Dinner, Drinks and Silent Auction April 26!
MBP D.I.G. Fundraiser April 26th!
Dine! Imbibe! Give! Come have a blast, eat some great food, drink some drinks and get some great deals while mingling with the who’s who of the Bay Area cycling community. Your tax-deductible ticket purchase gets you a seat at the table for appetizers, oven herb roasted chicken, pesto pasta, veggies, sides, dessert and beer. … Continue reading MBP D.I.G. Fundraiser April 26th!
First Look: Exploring MBP Beyond Phase 1
We recently completed the conceptual design for Phase 1, and to help everyone envision the amazing potential of the completed park, we've been working with Alpine Bike Parks on the remaining phases. To help understand how the park will flow, I got on the phone with Judd de Vall from Alpine Bike Parks, and he walked me … Continue reading First Look: Exploring MBP Beyond Phase 1