Fresh Tracks

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Fresh Tracks: Tish Tang Ridge

We headed north the day after our ride at Paradise Royal to check out the Tish Tang trail. Located approximately an hour east of Arcata, Tish Tang is a Humboldt County trail destination featuring a shuttle friendly descent that had us covered in huge grins. We haven’t spent much time riding trails in the Humboldt […]

03.09.2014 California Trails Read the full story →
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Rockville Park — Fairfield, CA

Rockville Park is best known in the Bay Area for the abundance of rocky terrain. Although the total area of the park is fairly small, the massive number of trails and lines that criss cross the area offer a variety of trail surfaces and ride options. Unlike many Bay Area parks, Rockville is extremely friendly […]

01.22.2014 East Bay Read the full story →
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MTB Road Trip: SLO County

Although the 2013 winter here in the Bay Area resembles fall more than anything, it’s still cold in the mountains. Ready to ride some new trail, and tired of the same old, we headed four hours south to the San Luis Obispo area over our Christmas Break to ride something different. Thanks to Bill and […]

12.27.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Bay Area Trail Rides: Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park

The East Bay Regional Park District isn’t known for having bike friendly single track worth writing about, much less packing up to drive out to. Take Pleasanton Ridge for example. Although the 5,271 acres of parkland holds mountains of potential for amazing trail experiences, we mostly talk about over grade dirt roads going straight up […]

12.17.2013 East Bay Read the full story →
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Last Chance to Shred — Ashland, Oregon

Winter seems to come to us later and later every year these days. Not that I’d notice it living in sunny California, with our long riding season and temperate weather. It was a warm day here as we drove away with a tinge of regret to drive six and a half hours north for a […]

12.03.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Polo Grounds Bike Park, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz is known as being the Bay Area hot spot when it comes to dirt jumps and bike parks, best known for the infamous Aptos Post Office Jumps. Unfortunately, the legendary jump spot has been threatened with imminent destruction for some time now, and locals have been scrambling to get replacement spots created before then. Among […]

09.25.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Summer Road Trip Destination: Sandy, Oregon

One of our favorite trail systems of all time is Oregon’s Sandy Ridge Trail. Designed for mountain bikers, by mountain bikers, Sandy Ridge is model trail system of what can be done when all the right pieces come together. A land manager that understands mountain biking, and the economic benefits to providing recreation to our […]

08.05.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Summer Road Trip Destination: Bend, Oregon

Hitting the road on a mountain bike road trip is the highlight of the summer for any die hard rider and for our big trip we decided it was high time we made a return to the mecca of mountain biking, Whistler. As we were traveling by car we also had the goal to ride […]

08.03.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Bike Shops We Like: Huckleberry Bicycles (San Francisco)

I logged countless hours toiling in various bike shops during my stint in the industry. Whether it was behind the counter, walking the floor, or hiding out and wrenching in the back, I loved talking about and being around bikes all day. For a card carrying bike geek, the best shops are like candy stores […]

06.29.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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SF Bike Party

Riding a bike to explore the city is without a doubt the best way to discover new places. You can cover lots of ground, avoid the stress of being part of traffic, and save money while having fun. One of the most fun and interesting (not to mention cheap) ways we have found to discover new […]

06.09.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →