We’re big fans of any efforts to help build the riding community, especially in Marin County where getting access to trails is a constant struggle. This up and coming weekend, Access 4 Bikes is hosting an Outdoor Adventure Film Festival to raise funds and awareness of their challenges ahead. [more after the jump…]
Riding sweet new trail is an amazing experience, especially when you find yourself stuck in somewhat of a rut. We’ve been on a mission of sorts to break out of our usual habits when it comes to riding this season, and have been seeking out new trail experiences for our weekend riding destinations.
Downieville is best known for the shuttle and descent down the Downieville Downhill. The route is fast and furious, dropping over 4,000 feet of elevation over 15 miles of trail with a variety of terrain; it’s a must-do for anyone calling themselves mountain bikers.
The downhill is so fun it is easy to forget there are miles of other amazing trails available, and this season we’ve been making an effort to sample them all. Earlier this year we checked off the Pauley Creek trail, (an alternate variation of the classic downhill that rejoins with Butcher Ranch) and rode the new line down Sunset, as well as the new Butcher single track.
[more after the jump…]