20 Nov

Five Kids Earn New Santa Cruz Chameleons

After winning Five Bucks a Foot, the annual Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship fundraiser for trails, Michael Knighten of San Francisco was rewarded with his choice of any Santa Cruz mountain bike worth...
6 Nov

Local Champion Cyclist forms High School Mountain Bike Team

It's been a busy year on the bicycle for Quincy resident and high school science teacher, Dana Ludington. In addition to recently being crowned a Lost Sierra Triple Crown Champion, she is also...
13 Oct

Getting to Know JoJo Donovan

If you've ever called Yuba Expeditions to book a shuttle or purchased something at the cash register, you've probably met JoJo Donovan. Always ready with a smile and a funny story, JoJo is a...
8 Oct

Thule Racks – Downieville Tough

Downieville Tough. It's a saying at Yuba Expeditions (our Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship owned and operated bike shop) to describe a product that can withstand the rigors of the rugged and rocky...
7 Sep

Downieville Summer Epic with Specialized

Of all the events SBTS puts on, our personal favorites are the Spring and Summer Epics. The Epic weekend is our opportunity to say thanks to SBTS Core and Annual Members. We provide our members free...
24 Aug

5 Bucks a Foot Nets More Than $79,000 for Lost Sierra Trails

Thanks to our long-time partner, Santa Cruz Bicycles, we were able to raise $79,118 in this year’s 5 Bucks a Foot!   For 25 years, Santa Cruz Bicycles has been rallying down the...
28 Jul

Riding Downieville on eBikes

Last week the Stewardship and Yuba Expeditions hosted Fox Factory, Shimano and Pivot Cycles, bringing an entire fleet of Shuttle electric mountain bikes to Downieville. The goal was to go on a couple...
23 Jul

Patagonia and Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Expand Partnership

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) today announced an expanded partnership with Patagonia, Inc., including environmental support grants, employee volunteer trail days and signing on as a major...
11 Jul

Epps and Yuba Expeditions raise $5,000 in One Day for SFMR

In the wake of Measure C failing to reach a 2/3rds majority in the Downieville Fire Protection District to help fund a full-time paramedic, there was a record-breaking fundraising effort last weekend...
4 Jun

Press release related to the 2018 Lost & Found Gravel Grinder

Portola, Calif. - It is with a heavy heart that the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship team announces that one of our tribe, a member of the Hammer Nutrition Team, passed away while participating in the...
4 Jun

Win a Handmade Gravel Bike in the Builders for Builders Fundraiser

Bicycle frame building and trail building are as much forms of art as they are meant for adventure. The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship is honored to be the beneficiary of Builders for Builders, an...
18 May

New Non-Profit Partnership with Klean Kanteen

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) today announced a new non-profit partnership with Klean Kanteen, a Chico, Calf. based manufacturer of the original stainless steel, BPA-free water bottle...
14 May

Peter Sagan rides the Historic Boca & Loyalton Trail

Photo above: Peter Sagan has some skills! (by: Craig Huffman/Bike Monkey) Two weekends ago the inaugural Sagan Dirt Fondo was held in Truckee, California. In case you're not familiar with the...
24 Apr

The Next Evolution

Three weeks ago the Stewardship took our #dirtmagic show on the road, attending the 2nd Annual Mountain Ventures Summit (MVS) in Telluride, Colorado. MVS is a gathering of mountain communities across...
14 Apr

Reconnecting Downieville and Quincy by Trail

Downieville is our roots, it's where everything for SBTS and Yuba Expeditions began more than 25 years ago. Quincy is where SBTS has grown most over the last decade, with nearly 100 miles of new...
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