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Mountain Parks

East Mesa Epic

March 25, 2010

Complete. From East Mesa Epic East Mesa Epic Map your trip with EveryTrail From East Mesa Epic Yesterday was a triumph for me on the bike. Hawes to Peralta trailhead. 60 miles, sunrise to sunset in the saddle. A direct route would have been about 45, but I wanted to push myself so I added […]

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Goat Camp, Check

December 23, 2008

After eight years in the valley, I finally rode the infamous Goat Camp Loop in the White Tanks. All those years I lived on the west side and was riding the competitive loops… all the while Willow, Mesquite, and Goat Camp were up there just laying around waiting for me… Sure I’d heard about them […]

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Sonoran Sunrise

November 29, 2008

McDowell Park post T-day ride

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San Tan Park Mountain Bikers’ Trail Map

February 15, 2008

UPDATE: There is no singletrack left in the system. They widened the corridors and added more lanes… The map below is now obsolete. I have finally put together a map of the San Tan Mountain Regional Park trails. This is an MTB friendly map as it will tell you where to go for the singletrack, […]

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Sweet, Sweet San Tans

February 4, 2008

I’ve been on a San Tan kick lately. I’ve been out to the park five times since I first explored the area in December. The unknown trails keep calling to me. Last weekend I rode all the newly designated trails on the new map. There are a couple of sweet singletrack segments that just may […]

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New San Tan Trails

January 31, 2008

I hit the San Tans again this week, the day after the big rains. I was back to explore the new singletrack I found last week. At the Park entrance I spoke with a ranger and she gave me a new map of the park. The south side of the park has three newly designated […]

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San Tan Surprise

January 26, 2008

After a couple of weeks out of the saddle fighting colds, flues, and viruses, I made it out to San Tan Park this week for a short “see how I feel” ride. I opted to drive out to the park entrance on Phillips and pay the extra 5 bucks so I didn’t have to gruel […]

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Usery Mountain Regional Park

July 6, 2007

Usery Mountain Regional Park is a fun place to ride. It’s not technical or steep or so narrow that you rub cactus with your elbows…sure doesn’t sound very fun yet does it? It’s not at all my favorite place to ride, but it does have it’s shining moments…. Read Full Review

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McDowell Mountain Regional Park

June 29, 2007

The McDowell Mountain Regional Park is one of my favorite places to ride. The competitive track has a Sport Loop and a Technical Loop that are about 3 miles each and full of fast singletrack. The Technical Loop is only called technical because of a couple of steep drops you can launch off of, plus […]

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Pemberton Trail

June 29, 2007

Pemberton is close to 16 miles of trail. About 2/3 singletrack and 1/3 jeep road. The only reason I don’t ride Pemberton more often…the race loops… Read Full Review

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