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  • All Inclusive MTBing

    Posted Mar 13 by TheAdventureSport

    6,934 Views

    All InclusiveDo you ever wish you could "get away" and just ride, eat, sleep, and repeat for a few days?  This spring - we have you covered.  Join us on April 25, 26, 27, and 28th.   When you arrive Read More...

  • Trail Work Sunday

    Posted Mar 13 by TheAdventureSport

    3,725 Views

      This winter has been something else weatherwise.  It is a blessing and a curse - right?   Our water reservoirs are full and ready to serve our communities.  Our trails have taken a beating.&nb Read More...

  • MWBA Annual Meeting Saturday

    Posted Feb 7 by TheAdventureSport

    3,434 Views

    MWBA Annual Meeting Saturday After your ride Saturday, come join us for MWBA;s Annual Membership.  MWBA Annual Membership Meeting is FEB 9th! Come join us at Àbloc to hear about 2018 and our EXCITING PLA Read More...

  • Sunshine and shuttles - finally!

    Posted Feb 7 by TheAdventureSport

    6,050 Views

    Sunshine and shuttles - finally! Finally some sunshine!  Where you can see the ground the tackiness is amazing.  You may have to ride off the top a little as there is quite a bit of snow on top. Since many Read More...

  • Foes Enduro Days - The Details

    Posted December 18, 2015 by Carrie

    2,939 Views

      Just in time for your holiday activity calendar - Foes Enduro Days - the details. We checked in with the team to see what the verdict was.   "Yeah. It took a moment, but we finally settled on a format fo Read More...

  • Foes x Mt Wilson MTB Adventure

    Posted December 9, 2015 by TheAdventureSport

    1 Comment 2 Likes 7,082 Views

    Foes Racing USA and Mt Wilson MTB Adventure (SCOA Shuttle) are proud to announce this season's Enduro Day collaboration. The collaboration entails a series of fun mountain bike enduro rides starting mid-December 2015 Read More...

  • 411 on - Ride with Shaun Palmer

    Posted November 1, 2015 by TheAdventureSport

    2 Comments 17,392 Views

      Ride with legend Shaun Palmer Novemnber 7, 2015. There are only 40 spots availble so RSVP quick! Riders lucky enough to register will be shuttled up Mt. Wilson for a thrilling descent with Shaun! Huge thanks to Read More...

  • Ride with Shaun Palmer

    Posted October 16, 2015 by TheAdventureSport

    1 Comment 35,656 Views

    We have had to bite our tongues for weeks, but finally the cat is out of the bag! Shaun Palmer is going to ride with us November 7th! This is the same day of the Incycle / Intense Demo Day. A few lucky people will be a Read More...

  • Media Day 2015 - with MBA

    Posted October 15, 2015 by TheAdventureSport

    1 Comment 5,827 Views

    Photo Credit shanti@shantiphotography.com Back in July, we held a Media Day with all of SCOA's close friends and family.  The day was a blast hitting every nook and crany Mt Wilson has to offer.  Mountain Bi Read More...

  • 30k in a Day Challenge

    Posted February 1, 2015 by TheAdventureSport

    5,241 Views

    Now and then you gotta mix things up so you can step up your game. Feb 28th 2015 is such a day. Come join your mountain bike buddies for the Mt Wilson MTB Adventure 30,000' in one-day challenge. Imagine, lapping Wi Read More...

  • New MTB Schedule

    Posted January 5, 2015 by TheAdventureSport

    17,944 Views

    We hope your New Year is off to an incredible start. Ours is! Sunday we met the Incredible Hulk - Lou Ferrigno while he was patrolling as volunteer rescue sheriff. He was very nice to us. While it was nice to see him, Read More...

  • Happy Holidays!

    Posted December 31, 2014 by TheAdventureSport

    12,258 Views

    Merry Christmas to some Happy Holidays to others. Make sure you enjoy your friends and family. Yes, take some time to connect. We will be running 6s, 8s and 10s most mornings through the New Year.  If you don't se Read More...

  • New Weekend MTB Shuttle Hours!

    Posted November 11, 2014 by TheAdventureSport

    9,534 Views

      With sunlight earlier and the days shorter, we are changing the weekend shuttle schedule to make the most of winter.  Starting this weekend we will run shuttles at: 6AM, 8AM, 10AM, 11:30 (Sessions), 12noon Read More...

  • Shuttle rides in exchange for trail work!

    Posted September 9, 2014 by TheAdventureSport

    79,003 Views

      Ever since the beginning, SCOA Shuttle / Mt Wilson MTB Adventure has been focused on being an active and welcomed member of the community. We shuttle the trails, we should work on them too - right? We are super Read More...

  • Like a Local

    Posted June 13, 2014 by TheAdventureSport

    69,461 Views

    We will be kicking off our ski/ride like a local series with a trip to Idaho.  Bogus Basin has a wide variety of trails for the alpine enthusiast: steepies, glades, groomers, terrain parks and easy-does-it beginner Read More...

  • Cannell Trail burning

    Posted July 28, 2010 by paulsylvester1

    3 Comments 3,503 Views

    The Plunge, which is the most famous part of the Cannell Trail, has in fact been burned. Just how much is not exactly know? On Mtbr's blog site someone  said it is 3/4 burned as of yesterday. However the pictur Read More...

  • The Birth of Big Air Screening - Tuesday

    Posted July 26, 2010 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 377 Views

      Mid-Week Events   We are super proud to announce a very special screening of "The Birth of Big Air" brought to you by ESPN Films and my buddy a Jack Hammer.  The s Read More...

  • SCOA Beach House - will you join us?

    Posted July 23, 2010 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 264 Views

    Beach House Poll SCOA is going to the beach!  Will you come join us! POLL - 23 July 2010 SCOA Beach House Poll! We are potentially renting a beach house walking distance from the beach in Venice. Read More...

  • 23 July Newsletter

    Posted July 23, 2010 by Deleted Member

    399 Views

      SCOA.TV | Members | Blogs | Calendar | Groups | Photos | Videos | Search SCOA   Hello, [shortname] Activity Calendar It should be another epic weekend here in the Southland. Read More...

  • Wes Skiles - Adventure Photographer Dies

    Posted July 23, 2010 by Deleted Member

    351 Views

    For those of you unfamiliar with Wes Skiles click here for a Google search of his photos then read on.  A prolific and fantaastic photographer, NPR is reporting his death today.  Aparently he passed Thursday bu Read More...

  • Dreaming of the Darkside

    Posted July 21, 2010 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 191 Views

    What Shuttle?   I got a couple of calls today for a shuttle this weekend.  Nothing is for sure but we want to see who is interested.  We are going to do things differently though.  We Read More...

  • Wednesday Update

    Posted July 21, 2010 by Deleted Member

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    Tonight's Events   I am fff to get fuel for tonight's fire then a few inner tubes for tonight's mountain bike ride!  Some of the videos showing up on the site are incredible.  One Read More...

  • Tuesday MTB Newsletter

    Posted July 20, 2010 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 740 Views

    Mid-Week Events - MTB Activity Calendar Hey Gear Heads, Tuesday update.  Chaney Trail was off the chain this morning. Below is the GPS track and a short write up.  Don't forget, no matter wher Read More...

  • Chaney Traiil to Sam Merrill. . .

    Posted July 20, 2010 by Deleted Member

    411 Views

    It wasn't like we did anything different today.  Like normal, I had breakfast first thing.  Like normal, I double checked my gear to make sure it was good for the ride.  The ride from the house to the Read More...

  • Hot and Humid - MTB Adventures

    Posted July 18, 2010 by Deleted Member

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      SCOA.TV | Members | Blogs | Calendar | Groups | Photos | Videos | Search SCOA   Hello, [shortname] Activity Calendar Hey MTBers, Dang we had a busy ride schedule last week.&# Read More...

  • How to post pictures during taco truck hunt

    Posted July 16, 2010 by Deleted Member

    2 Comments 572 Views

    Tonight is going to be a blast!  Looking through my Twitter account there should be 8-10 trucks on Abbot Kenny tonight - krazy fun. Why not share your photos with everyone who couldn't be there in real-time? Read More...

  • Having fun and being safe

    Posted July 15, 2010 by hapkidoist

    2 Comments 2,062 Views

    As Chris sends out the event updates and the weekend just over the horizon, many of us here at SCOA are gearing up and getting ready to make more fantastic memories. But with everything that we do, from kayaking to baggi Read More...

  • Planning for the weekend

    Posted July 15, 2010 by Deleted Member

    872 Views

    About this weekend. Some really cool events are coming up this weekend that we are really excited about.  If you are interested in attending click on the link, read the description and take action.  If you Read More...

  • SCOA Canyoneering with ACA

    Posted July 6, 2010 by Deleted Member

    414 Views

      Hey all you beginning canyoneering folks big update for YOU! SCOA is super excited to announce some fanastic canyoneering deals supplied by Amaerican Canyoneering Association.  The American Canyoneering Read More...

  • Track Day at Big Willow springs in Rosamond CA.

    Posted June 8, 2010 by MikeC

    1 Comment 2,005 Views

    To all who are interested , There is a track day open to all drivers beginners to advanced at Speedventures.com. I can help anyone interested in getting to the fun of driving fast! I will personally be there June 13 in Read More...

  • Bicycle Master Planning Work Shops: 2-30 June in LA

    Posted May 13, 2010 by Deleted Member

    292 Views

    SCOA's Dave Covert forwarded this email to me - it is a subject near and dear to me.This is an opportunity to be involved in the discussion from the ground up. If you can make time please do.  Come back to the Read More...

  • Part 2 - Skydiving "phases"

    Posted April 26, 2010 by Deleted Member

    673 Views

      Skydiving "Phases" Today’s entry-level skydiver has multiple methods/student tracks for their first skydive: tandem, static line, accelerated freefall (AFF) and wind tunnel. Before we can discuss the pros and c Read More...

  • Part 1 - So you wanna skydive?

    Posted April 26, 2010 by Deleted Member

    2 Comments 441 Views

    So you want to learn to skydive? Perhaps you were bitten by the skydive ‘bug’ after watching a movie? Maybe you were playing a video game and one of the segments required you to skydive your character to safety? Reg Read More...

  • Kaweah River Rafting

    Posted April 21, 2010 by Deleted Member

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        River Rafting the Kaweah! The video is from a raft from last year's Kaweah River Rafting Adventure. 2100 cfs. If you think of 1 cfs as a bowling ball, imagine what 2100 of them every second wou Read More...

  • UltraMarathon Ride Request

    Posted April 14, 2010 by sandman

    2 Comments 1,995 Views

    Hi All,   Short notice, but here goes ;)   I just got the okay to join this small group running the (109km) Backbone trail this weekend.  That presents a logistics challenge.  So, I'm in need Read More...

  • MTB - Pancake Breakfast Announcement and trail re-building

    Posted March 31, 2010 by Deleted Member

    434 Views

    Speaking of the Station Fire, here is a chance to take action.  The Mount Wilson Bicycling Association is having a fund raiser.  Money raised will be used in the upkeep and general maintenance of local trails.& Read More...

  • MTB - Cherry Canyon Access

    Posted March 31, 2010 by Deleted Member

    389 Views

    Just got this email from a SCOA mountain biking stalworth.  Not sure if he got it from an email or one of the MTBing forums.  The message is clear, have fun but be courteous and stay on the trail.  The Sta Read More...

  • On Tera Firma: It's not a Dry Heat

    Posted March 25, 2010 by Deleted Member

    392 Views

    Pavacachi is more a military base than a town. We landed on the runway about 3000' of dirt carved from thick rain forest canopy. A short walk to the water took us past the military garrison of 5. One officer mayb Read More...

  • Want to Lose Some Weight? - Use Your Hands

    Posted March 24, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,766 Views

    Hey there Fit Body's, Melissa and I were cruising the aisles at Border's the other day, when, as usual I parked my butt on the floor fully absorbed in a book. My deep concentration was broken by pri Read More...

  • New Online Bike Magazine

    Posted March 22, 2010 by Deleted Member

    229 Views

    Here is a link to a cool new online Mountain Bike Magazine. Click Here - http://www.imbikemag.com/issue4/

  • Expedition Rain Forest - Landing in Pavacachi

    Posted March 22, 2010 by Deleted Member

    348 Views

    The Plan was simple, spend 10 days in the rain forest, moving by foot and dug out canoe and camping on sand bars of the Curaray River. Logistically we would, connect with our guides, Eco Planet Adventures in Quito. Zip Read More...

  • Staying away from the Scale. . .

    Posted March 20, 2010 by Deleted Member

    332 Views

    For those of you who have seen me since the Rain Forest Expedition to Provachi Ecuador, you know I lost 18 pounds. But that isn't the real story. I feel great! It's going around, that is measuring healt Read More...

  • 2010 Maricopa Gusher Days

    Posted March 16, 2010 by RiversEndRaftingAdventures

    1,606 Views

    Mtaricopa will roll out its annual Gusher Days celebration March 19-21 with a parade, street fair, car/motorcycle show, music, and other activities. The parade will be held on March 20 followed by the car/mo orcyc Read More...

  • Why Curves Will Put Inches On You

    Posted March 13, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1 Comment 1,937 Views

    Hey Fit Body's, Many, many people desperately want to lose weight and feel better, but are deeply afraid of joining "the gym"... that's where specialized places like "women only" gyms became popular Read More...

  • Photo Contest Help - Alpha Testing

    Posted March 7, 2010 by Deleted Member

    2 Comments 404 Views

    Photo Contest Beta Help Hello SCOA! As we gear up for our upcoming photo contest and later the Adventure Photo Challenge, we need your help testing the system. Will you help us? Anyone can help, here is what we need Read More...

  • "Investing in the process"

    Posted March 6, 2010 by Deleted Member

    370 Views

    As we train, as we live life sometimes we focus on the outcome.  Sometimes we use that word - "failure." Listen to Srikumar Rao.  He has a great philosophy on approaching living our lives.  Focus on the p Read More...

  • Save Isla Holbox! Save the Reserva de Yum- Balam!

    Posted March 6, 2010 by Deleted Member

    216 Views

    Many of you have traveled with me and OPtical Edge Inc (SCOA's parent company) on our amazing Isla Holbox adventures where we: swim with the whale sharks, fish with the fishermen, check out Salt Water Crocodiles and Read More...

  • Upcoming Webinar on Teen Athletic Training

    Posted March 5, 2010 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 455 Views

    Who Else Wants Sports Nutrition Advice? Free Upcoming Webinar When it comes to sports nutrition advice, most coaches and parents aren't sure what they should be telling their athletes. Is breakfast really that Read More...

  • What's Wrong with those Maniacs?

    Posted March 4, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1 Comment 1,825 Views

    What's up Fit Body's, I was originally going to write this week's fit tip about Curve's, but I was on a phone consultation with a Fit Body Boot Camp prospect the other day and when she told me w Read More...

  • 2010 Bakersfield Scottish Games

    Posted February 23, 2010 by RiversEndRaftingAdventures

    1,426 Views

    Scottish Gathering & Games - 15 Annual Event Date: 4/10/2010 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Description: The 15th Annual Bakersfield Scottish Gathering and Games will be held at its new location - Kern County Fairgr Read More...

  • Day 2 "Acclimatization"

    Posted February 17, 2010 by Deleted Member

    438 Views

    Acclimatization:  the process of an organism adjusting to change in its environment, allowing it to survive changes in temperature, water and food availability Today we headed North along the Pan American Highw Read More...

  • Whiskey Flatt Days

    Posted February 15, 2010 by RiversEndRaftingAdventures

    1,638 Views

    Whiskey Flatt Days were a Huge Success in Kernville. We had a record high for people on the Rockwall. It was a blast!!! Be Sure to Check it out Next year!!!!!

  • Humidity, mosture and sleeping bags - Ecuador Expedition less than 48 hours!

    Posted February 14, 2010 by Deleted Member

    3 Comments 652 Views

    Quito weather isn't that bad.  The 9200+ elevation is reporting 68F, thunderstorms and humidity 49%.  The jungle area, considerably lower in alitude is gonna be warmer and a lot more humid.  The equip Read More...

  • Ah the Briskness of it all - time to ski/ride folks

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Deleted Member

    466 Views

    Ah the Briskness of it all - time to ski/ride folks Just got back from an amazing weekend at Mammoth. Friday was the most productive - no lines, new snow mean yo-yoing Char 5, 3, 2 and 12. Oh my what a day. My Read More...

  • Oops almost forgot

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,856 Views

    Hey Fit Body's, I forgot to mention this in the last email. This Saturday is Fit Body Boot Camp's Burn The Fat, Feed The Hungry charity event where all the proceeds will go to the Santa Clarita Val Read More...

  • Can You Help?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,822 Views

    Hey guys, Fit Body Boot Camp is doing its first charity event for the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter. I need your help spreading the word, simply cut and paste the email below the dotted li Read More...

  • It's Not Bad. It's Not, It's Not.

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,815 Views

    Hey guys, If you love pasta raise your hand (as I type one handed). A few clients have asked me whether or not pasta is bad because it's a...CARB. Well the answer is no. Your body needs carbs just like y Read More...

  • I'm Not Gonna Tell You Not To

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,799 Views

    What's happening Fit Body's! 1 holiday down and 1 more to go. I know you're gonna be out there doing the New Year's thing and I'm not gonna tell you not to have a drink but here's a f Read More...

  • This Is Powerful Stuff

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,707 Views

    Hey everyone, Sorry the fit tips fell off the radar. They're back and this one seems appropriate given the amount of seesawing many people have about getting fit for the new year. A big part of fitness inv Read More...

  • Are You Broken?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,885 Views

    'Sup Fit Body's, A Boot Camper this morning reminded me of this simple but overlooked part of your fitness... breathing You know that stitch in your side you used to get when your pe teacher made y Read More...

  • Do You Make This Fitness Mistake?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,639 Views

    Hey there Fit Body's, We are elbow deep in the holiday season and many of you are doing awesome with your workouts. Pat yourself on the back for this, but do not forget the biggest part of your fitness Read More...

  • You Gonna Let This Wreck You?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,611 Views

    Hey Fit Body's, Can you hear the screaming (at the tv) and smell the food? Super Bowl is this weekend and I've got a couple of super tasty food items that won't wreck your waistline. Grab a fork Read More...

  • Feeling Frustrated?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,609 Views

    What's up Fit Body's, It's pretty easy to get bummed out with this whole fitness thing, especially when it seems like you're doing everything right. "How come I'm not losing inches?" " Read More...

  • Open This And Make It Your Fittest Year Ever

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,657 Views

    Happy Twenty-Ten Fit Body's, This very first fit-tip for the New Year is a double-header, because there's so much good stuff to share. So Melissa and I were in Santa Barbara a few months ago and we stu Read More...

  • Which One Is Better?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,444 Views

    What's happening Fit Body's, This question comes my way now and then, so I'm putting it out there for you just in case its been making you go hmmmmmm. Here it is: What's better for losing w Read More...

  • You're Gonna Burn A Ton Of Fat

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,476 Views

    Happy post-Super Bowl, Let's face it Fit Body's, many of you don't like your parts. If it's not your arms, it's your stomach, that little pocket on your inner thigh, or some spot on your bac Read More...

  • Yes, You Can Eat And Lose The Flab

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,579 Views

    Hey Fit Body's, Okay, let's all stare this in the face together. Most places you go serve portions that give you leftovers for a week or in some cases two. Anyway, if you're trying to lose inches, Read More...

  • Re: this is cool

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,538 Views

    Hey there, One of our tweeple sent us this tweet about this important fat burning tool you should all be using to get smaller, tighter, flatter, and firmer. http://bit.ly/CQV2M Many people fear this tool beca Read More...

  • Do You Know These Superheroe's

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,569 Views

    Hi everyone, There are some phenomenal Superfoods out there that do some pretty amazing things. If these foods aren't on your plate, go get 'em. If this stuff is old news to you then keep it on autopil Read More...

  • Are You Guilty Of This?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,451 Views

    What's up G2G peeps, There's a lot that goes into getting in-shape. The one thing you don't hear much about is the mental side of it. Trust us there is a mental aspect to this whole fitness thin Read More...

  • See How Easy It Is To Lose Inches At...Costco?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,622 Views

    Greetings Fit Body's, Quick question -- raise your hand if you shop at Costco? I do, you do, they do. So I came across this article from one of my teachers, Mark Verstegen at Core Performance. In it, Mark Read More...

  • If You're Lactose Intolerant Raise Your Hand

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,446 Views

    Helloooo everyone, Several of our clients and some people in general either can't stomach dairy or have gone off of moo-juice altogether. Ultimately the lightbulb goes off and you ask yourself: "Self, Read More...

  • How Something Simple Can Make A Huge Difference In Your Body

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,354 Views

    Hello all, Alright, many of you DO workout. That's awesome. Keep it up. We've been in a few people's ears about this, but the info is so useful we're putting it out there for everybody' Read More...

  • Are You Missing Out On These Fat-Loss Techniques?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,326 Views

    What's going on everybody, It's great to be back from last week's seminar. After finding out what we do on planet-G2G so many people asked if we had any tips for fat-loss. Of course we did! Read More...

  • Is This Super-Food On Your Plate?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,529 Views

    What's up everyone, I'm talking 'bout breakfast today. Oatmeal to be exact. This Super-Food is an awesome complex carb that will gives you tons of energy to kick-start your day. Here are some more bene Read More...

  • Core Myths

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,429 Views

    Greetings from the land of hot, Every so often I find it necessary to pull away the curtain and GASP reveal the truth about THE CORE. Especially when I see so many people in the gym bouncing off of stabili Read More...

  • How To Snack Smarter

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,572 Views

    Hi G2G peoples, Let's talk snacks. We've always advocated eating real food first before going to bars or shakes, although we understand that some- times it's unavoidable. Ideally you should be ha Read More...

  • This Is So Cool!

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,472 Views

    Happy Day Everyone, We've got a special announcement for everyone in G2G land. We've added THURSDAY to our schedule of classes. Mark your calendars and set your iPhone alarms for 6:00 Hybrid-Training. Read More...

  • Two Ways To Win In This Economy

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,466 Views

    Hello all, The economy is on a lot of people's minds. When it affects everyone's fitness we're going to chime in. So here it is... Stress and cheap fatty foods are two ways these times are doin Read More...

  • How Would You Like To Sleep In 5 Minutes or Less?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,447 Views

    Hey all, Stress and everyday life take their toll on everyone. Keeping you up at night is one of their undesirable side-effects. Try this Pranayama technique to help you get your z's. It focuses on breathi Read More...

  • Do it Anyway!

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,510 Views

    Hey everyone, This fitness thing and life for that matter are governed by YOU. Unfortunately worry, fear, doubt, being too tired, or not being in the mood become too easy to acquiesce to and we soon find th Read More...

  • Are You In On These Secrets?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,619 Views

    Hey there everybody, Big shout-out to Henry's Market Woodland Hills and all the great people we met on Saturday. Take notes for this week's fit-tip cuz we're throwing out double the info. We&# Read More...

  • Good To Go On The Road

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,553 Views

    Greetings all, For all of our friends and members in the area... Hybrid-Training is off this week but will resume next week Monday June 8th at 5p. In the meantime come join us this Saturday June 6th at Henry Read More...

  • Eat Carbs Without Gaining An Inch

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,417 Views

    Hey there everyone, For the record, let me put this out there. Carbs are not bad for you. We simply need to make better choices about how we eat them. Soooooo... I say learn from a culture whose food Read More...

  • Lose Fat For Free!

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,538 Views

    Hello everyone, Lose fat and look younger for free this month. We want to help kids during this time of year have a happy holiday, that's why we're holding a toy-drive. Bring us an unwrapped toy for a boy or Read More...

  • Eat Carbs Without Gaining An Inch

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,491 Views

    Hey there everyone, For the record, let me put this out there. Carbs are not bad for you. We simply need to make better choices about how we eat them. Soooooo... I say learn from a culture whose food Read More...

  • When Trainers Don't Want To Workout

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,564 Views

    Happy post-holiday, Have you ever had those days when you were dragging yourself into the gym or getting through a workout was like pulling teeth? Yes even trainer's have the workout blah's too. H Read More...

  • Chug the murky stuff

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,516 Views

    Greetings everyone, Experts advise that if you drink juice it should be murky. Clear juice is usually missing nutrients and antioxidants that the murky stuff provides. Go for the pulp! Got other questions about th Read More...

  • Do you make vending machine mistakes?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,554 Views

    Happy 2010! Vending machines are everywhere and you can still partake without adding some jiggle to your buns and thighs. Here are the top 3 vending machine choices: 1. David original sunflower seeds (1.75 ounces) = Read More...

  • How much are you eating?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,475 Views

    Hello all, Let's talk food. Specifically sodium. A whole bunch of it can send your blood pressure north of normal as well as putting you at greater risk of stroke and heart attack. Most people eat more than 1 te Read More...

  • Learn from Jack Nicholson

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,526 Views

    Hello all, Here's another strategy you can use during the holiday's to keep the inches off your stomach. In the word's of Jack Nicholson from The Departed, "Eat somethin'."  About an hour befo Read More...

  • Why so Stressed out?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,458 Views

    Holiday greetings, I was saddened to hear about a Walmart employee who was trampled to death because of Black Friday shoppers. At the end of the day people it's all  just stuff. If you find the holidays stre Read More...

  • Happy Post-Turkey

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,517 Views

    Happy Post-Turkey, Okay, I know how much you all ate. I was there too. Here's another tip to help you make it to next year with smaller thighs, buns, and stomach. Just go play. We live in So Cal people! Let every Read More...

  • Holiday Post Partum Blues?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,577 Views

    Holiday Post Partum Blues? Here is 1 survival tip you can use so your health and fitness don't go completely out the window. Workout at least once during the week with every itty-bitty ounce of intensity you have. Read More...

  • Snowboarding, Skiing and Stretching

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,660 Views

    Hear ye, hear ye, skiers and snowboarders the white stuff is coming, get ready the right way. Recent research has shown that static stretching before activity diminishes muscle activation. What does that mean to you? If Read More...

  • Mountain Biking Stretches

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,570 Views

    Here's the Mountain Bike warm up pics (attached) and instructions. 1. Sternocleidomastoid Strectch: This little neck muscle is usually tight for mountain bikers and can create tension and headaches. Stand tall and Read More...

  • Fit Tip

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,529 Views

    Hey all, I'm keeping it simple for this installment of fit-tip. If you find it hard to get motivated to workout try group training. You get camaraderie, support, and ENERGY. This month's attached newsletter Read More...

  • Thank you!

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Deleted Member

    281 Views

    It's been a phenomenal week filled with a bounty of opportunities. We'd like to thank our clients, members, and friends for your support. So on behalf of myself and Ethan, THANK YOU! We are asking for your co Read More...

  • Which one is Better?

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,559 Views

    What's happening Fit Body's This question comes my way now and then, so I'm putting it out there for you just in case its been making you go hmmmmmm. Here it is: What's better for losing we Read More...

  • Joke of the Week(February, 5th 2010)

    Posted February 5, 2010 by RiversEndRaftingAdventures

    1,523 Views

      Q: How do you know that Santa is a Rock-Climbing Bum?   A: He's got a beard, always wears the same clothes, and only works one day a year.   Pa Dum....PSHHHH!!!!!  

  • 2010 Whiskey Flat Days in Kernville

    Posted February 3, 2010 by RiversEndRaftingAdventures

    1 Comment 1,751 Views

    River's End Rafting & Adventure Co. is Proud to Announce their Booth at one of the most popular Festivals in all of Southern California, the Whiskey Flat Days!! A short 3 hour drive from Los Angeles to the Lake Read More...

  • Cheap travel Tips

    Posted January 13, 2010 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 439 Views

    One of my travel professional friends sent me this from the New York Times.  In it, the aurthor Michelle Higgins suggests some ways to cut your travel costs.  After reading it, I was wondering what SCOA Members Read More...

  • Got Gear?

    Posted January 11, 2010 by Deleted Member

    2 Comments 309 Views

    With the Jungle Expedition, just a few weeks away, I gotta get on the equipment list.  A link to the event. It is one thing to have everything, it is yet another to have it properly fitted, worn in and in top notch Read More...

  • Palos Verdes portuguese bend reopened

    Posted December 24, 2009 by pandora808

    2 Comments 1,996 Views

    For any of you in the south bay area, Portuguese Bend in Palos Verdes is reopened.  It was closed in the fires a few months ago.   http://www.mtbpv.org/   For anyone that hasn't ridden the trail i Read More...

  • Chris and Sheryl's Australian Adventure

    Posted December 11, 2009 by Deleted Member

    2 Comments 463 Views

    I've got two days to plan a trip to OZ! Here are some of the suggestions!. . Gena - Climb Sydney Harbor Bridge, Take a trip to the Blue Mountains for sure (about 2 hrs out of Sydney) but beautiful. On saturday an Read More...

  • Custom essay about "what to bring" in an adventure trip

    Posted December 4, 2009 by LindsayLewis

    1 Comment 2,292 Views

    Adventures, traveling and outdoor activities are on the top of my extra curriculars. That is why I decided to show up to this social networking website to share my stories and knowledge in doing these activities. Basical Read More...

  • Cool New Mountain Bike Magazine

    Posted November 24, 2009 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 421 Views

    There is a cool new mountain bike magazine called IMB. SCOA's own Billy Savage is profiled!  Check Check it out! It's online and free http://www.imbikemag.com/issue2/

  • Mountain Bike Shuttles

    Posted October 29, 2009 by Deleted Member

    504 Views

    Mount Wilson Note:: This shuttle was set up for Mount Wilson. With Angeles National Crest Highway closed - so is the shuttle to Mt. Wilson. We are working on specifics for other areas which will be available short Read More...

  • So you got a mountain bike - now what?

    Posted October 19, 2009 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 461 Views

    So you got a mountain bike, now what? Here are some thoughts that were pilfered from various sites on the Internet. Read them and apply them as you see fit. The most important thing is to make sure all your que Read More...

  • Mammoth Slated to Open - Friday!

    Posted October 14, 2009 by Deleted Member

    3 Comments 612 Views

    Hang on folks we are in for a potentially amazing ski season.  Mammoth Mountain just announced that they will be opening 16 October! Read for yourself!

  • Mt. Pinos Trail Maintenance

    Posted October 7, 2009 by otherchris

    1 Comment 1,858 Views

    During our trip to Mt. Pinos this past weekend, I got the feeling that we should maye be giving back a little bit. We all know that California's parks and forests are down on thier luck. Many have been destroyed by Read More...

  • Super D (All-Mountain) Racing

    Posted October 7, 2009 by otherchris

    2 Comments 2,004 Views

    So I just found out about Super D racing. For those of you who, like me 2 hours ago, have no idea what this is, let me explain. D stands for downhill, and you would think that "Super D" would mean extreme downhill racing Read More...

  • X Games Medalist Young Takes a Dive - From Killer Tabletops to Wrecks and Reefs

    Posted September 24, 2009 by ssbkeo

    1 Comment 1,829 Views

    Since he was a kid, Gary Young, 2009 ‘X’ Games BMX Freestyle Bronze Medalist, has been defying gravity, hanging in the air twisting and turning on his bike. Now he is taking his love of extreme activities down under the Read More...

  • "Man vs. Wild" survival class

    Posted September 21, 2009 by Deleted Member

    377 Views

    My buddy Brian put together an incredible experience this past weekend that took camping to a whole new level - They went to wilderness class.  Here are some pictures from the event -  http://www.scoaoutdoors. Read More...

  • MTBing - Mt. Pinos Delivers the Goods!

    Posted September 16, 2009 by Deleted Member

    765 Views

      MTB - Mt. Pinos Delivers the Goods!   In case you missed it, we had a fantastic time at Mt. Pinos last weekend. First the weather was perfect. It wasn't too cool but it wasn't hot either. Read More...

  • They are going to let Chantry Flat and Big Santa Canyon burn

    Posted September 3, 2009 by Deleted Member

    400 Views

    Pulled from: http://www.altadenablog.com/ It breaks my heart. . . . Chantry Flats: received this from several sources Greg Sweet:, I have just received word from a Forest Service briefing that they are going to Read More...

  • Getting ready for the weekend!

    Posted September 1, 2009 by Deleted Member

    327 Views

    Newsletter - 01 September I am so ready for the weekend? What are you guys doing anything fun?Here is a last minute reminder of something coming up: Happy Hour at Hash and High in Venice. If you have never been Read More...

  • San Gabes I remember

    Posted August 31, 2009 by Lovinglifebrett

    1,430 Views

    I cant stand to see anymore fire coverage. We are in the process of losing the most amazing mountains in Southern California. I think it is only fitting to post positive things about all the good times and enjoyment thes Read More...

  • San Gabriel Trails

    Posted August 31, 2009 by Deleted Member

    457 Views

    A view of our Trails A good friend (Peter Porras) of mine just sent me some amazing photos from the Station Fire. The focus in taking/organizing them was to share what our mountain biking and hiking places look lik Read More...

  • Canyoneering and Yin & Yang

    Posted August 27, 2009 by Deleted Member

    332 Views

    This summer has been the best ever for SCOA! with Chris Ashford 330 events since we first started and 1,600+ members and growing. While the summer isn't over, I've been looking through the pictu Read More...

  • Remember all those Gas Company trucks in the canyon?

    Posted August 27, 2009 by Deleted Member

    1 Comment 552 Views

    Ride it while you can folks.  Sullivan Canyon is getting a make over by the Gas Comapny.  CORBA is reporting that the gas company has permits to : Cut, prune and otherwise impact 185 protected tre Read More...

  • Oh heyell YES - Mount Wilson Toll Road Officially Reopens!

    Posted August 26, 2009 by Deleted Member

    402 Views

    Since the torrential rains of 2005, the Mount Wilson Toll Road leading up to Henninger Flats and Mount Wilson has been closed. The popular, yet historic, trail has been a favorite for outdoors enthusiasts. The fire ro Read More...

  • So many choices!

    Posted August 24, 2009 by Deleted Member

    124 Views

    MTBing, Bungee Jumping or Surfing - so many choices! with Chris Ashford Mountain bike with the crew at Mammoth, bungee jump at the Bridge to No Where, spear fish at Santa Cruz Island or do paper work Read More...

  • Hey SoCalMTBers

    Posted August 24, 2009 by Deleted Member

    259 Views

    Hey SoCalMTBers! It's been awhile since we have done a newsletter - we are back! Obviously we are super excited about the new website and invite you to post pictures and video from your rides and ad Read More...

  • Big Announcements Today!

    Posted August 21, 2009 by Deleted Member

    276 Views

    Big Announcements today! They are a long time coming and thanks for our patience! The SCOA T-shirts are in! Yep I have a handful in house (Men - Large and Medium - Ladies). This run we did on plain white A Read More...

  • Striding out the Summer

    Posted August 20, 2009 by Deleted Member

    202 Views

    Striding Out the Adventure Summer with Chris Ashford This has been an incredible summer for me. We have been sea kayaking scuba diving, mountain biking like Sam Farmer, canyoneering, horse back riding and ba Read More...

  • Helllo All

    Posted August 16, 2009 by Lovinglifebrett

    1,393 Views

    Hey everyone my name is Brett hailing from Pasadena. I love to ride mountain bikes and snowboards fast down mountains. I will try to keep this blog up to date often.

  • Do It Anyway

    Posted August 3, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,541 Views

    This fitness thing and life for that                                &# Read More...

  • Are You In On These Secrets?

    Posted August 3, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,347 Views

    Big shout-out to Henry's Market Woodland Hills and all the great people we met on Saturday. Take notes for this week's fit-tip cuz we're throwing out double the info. We're always telling cl Read More...

  • Good To Go On The Road

    Posted August 3, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,336 Views

    For all of our friends and members in the area... Hybrid-Training is off this week but will resume next week Monday June 8th at 5p. In the meantime come join us this Saturday June 6th at Henry's Market 21 Read More...

  • Eat Carbs Without Gaining An Inch

    Posted August 3, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,342 Views

    For the record, let me put this  out there. Carbs are not bad for you. We simply need to make better choices about how we eat them. Soooooo... I say learn from a culture whose  food h Read More...

  • When Trainers Don't Want To Workout

    Posted August 3, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,305 Views

    Have you ever had those days when you were dragging yourself into the gym or getting through a workout was like pulling teeth? Yes even trainer's have the  workout blah's too. Here's t Read More...

  • Flatter Stomach Anyone?

    Posted July 31, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,144 Views

    Short and quick this week. It's all about taking inches off your stomach. STOP... wasting time with crunches. You cannot spot reduce your body parts.  Putting you into smaller clothes is goin Read More...

  • Fill Up To Eat Less

    Posted July 31, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,183 Views

      Wanted to share a couple of ways to  get fiber in your meals beyond breakfast. Why fiber? Fiber helps to provide bulk in your stomach and makes you feel full and satisfied. It is also gr Read More...

  • How Would You Like To Sleep In 5 Minutes or Less?

    Posted July 31, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,268 Views

    Stress and everyday life take their toll on everyone. Keeping you up at night is one of their undesirable side-effects. Try this Pranayama technique to help you get your z's. It focuses on breathing to settl Read More...

  • Two Ways To Win In This Economy

    Posted July 31, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,111 Views

    The economy is on a lot of people's minds. When it affects everyone's fitness we're going to chime in. So here it is... Stress and cheap fatty foods are two ways these times are doing bad things Read More...

  • Hybrid-Training

    Posted July 29, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,452 Views

    Could it really be possible to hate treadmills and still have smaller thighs? YES   Hybrid-Training starts Monday, July 6th at 5pm. If you haven’t reserved your space for this butt slimming, stomach Read More...

  • This is Cool!

    Posted July 29, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,160 Views

    We've got a special announcement for everyone in G2G land. We've added THURSDAY to our schedule of classes. Mark your calendars and set your iPhone alarms for 6:00 Hybrid-Training. Now it makes it e Read More...

  • How to Snack Smarter

    Posted July 29, 2009 by Fit Body Boot Camp

    1,274 Views

    Let's talk snacks. We've always advocated eating real food first before going to bars or shakes, although we understand that some- times it's unavoidable. Ideally you should be having a combo of Read More...

  • It's Snowing Everywhere

    Posted July 24, 2009 by Deleted Member

    187 Views

    It's Snowing Everywhere! I just got a call from Mammoth Mountain Group Sales. They want to work with us on lift ticket and accommodations! So while I understand the drivers to stay in Bishop and other non Read More...

  • Sunny Summer Days

    Posted July 22, 2009 by Deleted Member

    1 Like 186 Views

    We are super excited to announce that we are almost done with the new SCOA website. Yeah - we have been listening to you. Having an easy way to: upload pictures and video, as well as communicate through IM, Chat, and Read More...

  • Friday Friday Friday

    Posted July 10, 2009 by Deleted Member

    246 Views

    Where has the week gone?! Friday is here. The weather is here. You ready to get your play on? Yesterday morning we had an incredible ride at the Cheeze ~ just off of Chesbro Road. Many of you have been askin' Read More...