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2016:

Ortega, T. (2016) IMBA Panel Critiques Wilderness Access Strategies. MountainFlyer Magazine, 26 November. Available at: http://www.mountainflyermagazine.com/view.php/imba-panel-critiques-wilderness-access-strategies.html

Garcia, D. (2016) MCAS Miramar to soon allow bicyclists on trial. CBS 8. Available at: http://www.cbs8.com/clip/12695199/mcas-miramar-to-soon-allow-bicyclists-on-trail

Graham, M. (2016) Mountain bikers allowed on Miramar? Affirmative. San Diego Reader, 26 Aug. Available at: http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2016/aug/26/stringers-marines-allow-mountain-bikers-miramar/

Billing, K. (2016) Developer, cyclists connect to build new Del Mar Mesa trail. Del Mar Times, 30 May. Available at: http://www.delmartimes.net/news/2016/may/30/del-mar-mesa-trail/

CW6 News Team (2016) Explore Mission Trails Day. CW6 San Diego, 18 May. Available at: http://www.cw6sandiego.com/explore-mission-trails-day-2/

Ingersoll, T. (2016) Archipelago: The Ultimate San Diego Mountain Bike Ride. San Diego Magazine, 6 May. Available at: http://sandiegomagazine.com/Blogs/Cityfiles/Spring-2016/Archipelago-The-Ultimate-San-Diego-Mountain-Bike-Ride/

Montes, S. (2016) San Diego’s Great Rides. San Diego City Beat, 19 Apr. Available at: http://npaper-wehaa.com/sdcitybeat/2016/04/19/

Keltz, D. (2016) Stay out of East Miramar. San Diego Reader, 13 Apr. Available at: http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2016/apr/13/cover-stay-out-east-miramar/

Billing, K. (2016) Pardee, San Diego Mountain Bike group partner on new trail in Del Mar Mesa. Del Mar Times, 24 Mar. Available at: http://www.delmartimes.net/news/2016/mar/24/trail-bike-mesa-pardee/

Graham, M. (2016) Horse, meet Bike. Bike, Horse. San Diego Reader, 24 Mar. Available at http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2016/mar/24/stringers-horse-meet-bike-bike-horse/#

Alford A. (2016) MCAS Miramar returns confiscated bikes. CBS8, 22 Mar. Available at: http://www.cbs8.com/story/31532781/mcas-miramar-returns-confiscated-bikes

Ojeda, A. (2016) Marines Return Mountain Bikes to Owners. NBC San Diego, 21 Mar. Available at: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Owners-to-Recover-Seized-Mountain-Bikes-from-US-Marines-372990461.html

Thomas, P. (2016) Mountain Bikers angry with Marines long after crackdown by armed MPs. GrindTV, 7 Mar. Available at http://www.grindtv.com/bike/mountain-bikers-angry-with-marines-long-after-crackdown-by-armed-mps/#pcWu8oP7vRhKuRVV.97

Ojeda, A. (2016) Mountain Bikers in Limbo After Feds Confiscate Bikes. NBC San Diego, 4 Mar. Available at http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Mountain-Bikers-limbo-fed-confiscate-bikes-371124731.html

Goldfarb, K. (2016) 2016 SD Winter Brew Fest Was a Hopping Affair. SocalSessions, 23 Feb. Available at http://www.socalsessions.com/2016-sd-winter-brewfest/

Audencial, K. and Ponting, B. (2016) Hundreds pack meeting to discuss Marine seizures of mountain bikes. Fox 5 San Diego, 2 Feb. Available at http://fox5sandiego.com/2016/02/02/hundreds-pack-meeting-to-discuss-marine-seizures-of-mountain-bikes/

Alford, A. (2016) Marines confiscating bikes of trespassers on base. CBS8, 1 Feb. Available at http://www.cbs8.com/story/31114430/marines-confiscating-bikes-of-trespassers-on-base

Adams, A (2016) Riders Meet with MCAS Miramar Leader Over Confiscated Bikes. NBC San Diego, 21 Jan. Available at http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Riders-Meet-With-MCAS-Miramar-Leader-Over-Confiscated-Bikes-366018711.html

Thomas, P. (2016) U.S. Marines crack down on trespassers; confiscate 45 mountain bikes. GrindTV, 21 Jan. Available at http://www.grindtv.com/bike/u-s-marines-crack-down-on-trespassers-confiscate-45-mountain-bikes/

Alford, A. (2016) Marines confiscating bikes of trespassers on base. CBS8, 20 Jan. Available at http://www.cbs8.com/story/31018621/marines-confiscating-bikes-of-trespassers-on-base

Singletrack Magazine Staff. (2016) UPDATE: US Military Confiscate Forty-Five Bikes. Singletrack Magazine, 20 Jan. Available at http://singletrackworld.com/2016/01/us-military-confiscate-forty-five-bikes/

Graham, M. (2016) Marine strike on bikers. San Diego Reader, 19 Jan. Available at http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2016/jan/19/stringers-marine-strike-bikers-miramar/

Winkley, L. (2016) Marines crack down on trail trespassers. San Diego Tribune, 19 Jan. Available at http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jan/19/marines-cracking-down-on-hiking-biking-trespassers/

Mendes, M. (2016) Marines confiscate bikes, hand out tickets near Santee Lakes. ABC 10 News, 18 Jan. Available at http://www.10news.com/news/marines-ticket-confiscate-bikes-near-santee-lakes

2015:

Pisani, P. (2015) Trek Bicycle Superstore owner donates $5,716.  Daily Transcript, 7 May. Available at http://www.sddt.com/News/article.cfm?SourceCode=20150507tig#.VUz3Q00xp0Q

Roadrunner staff. (2015) Valley Center bike park a month away from soft opening. Valley Road Runner, 6 May, 10:44. Available at http://www.valleycenter.com/Articles-Sports-c-2015-05-06-91665.113122-Valley-Center-bike-park-a-month-away-from-soft-opening-with-a-big-maybe.html

Formosa, N. (2015) Island hopping in San Diego: The annual Archipelago ride climbs nearly 6,000 feet on a 50-mile course in San Diego’s North County. Bike Magazine, 5 May. Available at http://www.bikemag.com/events/island-hopping-in-san-diego

Topuzes, M. (2015) Hundreds of mountain bikers complete annual Archipelago Ride.  FOX 5 News, 2 May. Available at http://fox5sandiego.com/2015/05/02/riding-across-the-county

Graham, M (2015) Trail blazed. Let’s ride. “It’s great what people will do for a free hamburger.” San Diego Reader, 3 February. Available at http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2015/feb/03/stringers-mountain-bike-trail-black-mountain/

IMBA (2015) The San Diego Airport has some new art! International Mountain Biking Association Facebook update, 7 January. Available at https://www.facebook.com/IMBAonFB/posts/10153060165748628

2014:

Santos, R (2014) San Diegans push to build city’s first bike park. Channel 10 News, 2 September. Available at http://www.10news.com/news/san-diegans-push-to-build-citys-first-bike-park-09022014

Swain, L (2014) Former mayor Murphy objects to Bat Quarry: Mission trails decides on naming and renaming trails. San Diego Reader, 5 September. Available at http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2014/sep/05/stringers-former-mayor-murphy-objects-bat-quarry/#

Staahl, D (2014) City removes “rogue” balboa bike park.  San Diego 6 the CW, 3 September. Available at http://www.sandiego6.com/news/local/To-the-dismay-of-mountain-bikers-city-flattens-Balboa-Bike-Park-273858221.html

Swain, L (2014) When horseless, bike: Plans proceed for city-sanctioned BMX park. San Diego Reader, 22 August. Available at http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2014/aug/22/stringers-when-horseless-bike/

Marshall, H (2014) Deerfield overhaul back on track. Mission Times Courier, 15 August. Available at http://scoopsandiego.com/mission_times_courier/community_news/deerfield-overhaul-back-on-track/article_0e33f8aa-24c0-11e4-adda-0017a43b2370.html

Gross, B (2014) San Diego Mountain Biking Association REI Awards. East County Californian, 17 July. Available at http://www.eccalifornian.com/article/san-diego-mountain-biking-association-rei-awards

Ruzich, K (2014) Mountain bike skills park coming to VC. Valley Road Runner, 2 July, 11:49 p. 10. Available at http://www.valleycenter.com/Articles-News-c-2014-07-02-88488.113122-Mountain-bike-skills-park-coming-to-VC.html#222

Editor(s) (2014) San Diego Mountain Biking Association stands strong. IMBA Trail News, 27, 1, p. 12. Available at http://issuu.com/imbapublications/docs/itn_spring_2014_reduced/12?e=0/7457214

Ponting, B (2014) Mountain biker protest trail closures. FOX 5 News, 13 January. Available at http://fox5sandiego.com/2014/01/13/mountain-bikers-protest-trail-closures/

Courlee, D (2014) Angry mountain bikers protest at Mission Trails Regional Park Mountain bikers claim they’re being shut out of trails, decisions. Mission Times Courier, 31 January. Available at http://scoopsandiego.com/parks_recreation/mission_trails_regional_park/angry-mountain-bikers-protest-at-mission-trails-regional-park/article_95216938-89d9-11e3-979d-0017a43b2370.html

Emery, C (2014) Mountain bikers plan ride to protest Mission Trails closures. Outdoor SoCal, n.d.
Available at http://outdoorsocal.com/mountain-bikers-plan-ride-to-protest-mission-trails-closures/

2013:

Craddick, R (2013) Recreationists react to crackdown on unauthorized trails near Santee : AKA Recreationists (and other endangered species) in Mission Trails Regional Park. Santee Patch, 16 November, 2013. Available at http://santee.patch.com/groups/opinion-article/p/recreationists-and-other-endangered-species-in-mission-trails-regional-park

Courlee, D (2013) Mission Trails battle heats up : Mission Trails users irate over wildlife agencies’ closure ideas. Mission Times Courier, 25 October. Available at http://scoopsandiego.com/parks_recreation/mission_trails_regional_park/mission-trails-battle-heats-up/article_5352e2f0-3bfc-11e3-80b0-0019bb30f31a.html

Editor(s) (2013) United States Fish & Wildlife Service and San Diego Mountain Biking Association creating sustainable trails for east county trail users. East County Magazine, 3 February, p. 10. Available at http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/united-states-fish-wildlife-service-and-san-diego-mountain-biking-association-creating-sustainable-t

Editor(s) (2013) Mountain biking association to help construct new trail Jan. 20 at San Diego National Wildlife Refuge. East County Magazine, 3 February, p. 10. Available at http://eastcountymagazine.org/mountain-biking-association-help-construct-new-trail-jan-20-san-diego-national-wildlife-refuge

2012:

Editor(s) (2012) San Diego River Park Foundation invites you to ‘save the source’ March 9 and 10 : Participants from across the county to join to explore and protect the upper San Diego River. East County Magazine, 1 March, p. 10. Available at http://eastcountymagazine.org/san-diego-river-park-foundation-invites-you-save-source-march-9-and-10

 

Video/Television News:

2013:

Christian De La Rosa . Feds push city to close part of Mission Trails Park, Fox5 News San Diego September 18, 2013

Read more: http://fox5sandiego.com/2013/09/18/feds-warn-san-diegans-of-illegal-trails/#ixzz37kjPa6XZ

“SAN DIEGO – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials are pressuring the city of San Diego to close some of the most popular trails in Mission Trails Regional Park to hikers and mountain bikers….”

 

Mountain bikers protest trail closures, KSWB “SAN DIEGO — Several hundred mountain bikers paraded through Mission Trails Regional Park Saturday to protest recent trail closures there….”

https://screen.yahoo.com/videos-for-you/mountain-bikers-protest-trail-closures-192004343.html