|From its beloved beaches to its ancient sequoia groves, the region that gave birth to mountain biking is an off-road biker's dream come true. Southern California offers a myriad of fat-tire adventures; take in a vista of mountain peaks one day and marvel at a painted desert the next. With so much to explore in this diverse wilderness, you'll need Mountain Bike! Southern California to lead you to its most fantastic and unforgettable rides. Newly revised and updated with 100 of the best rides found throughout this natural fantasyland, this guide offers aficionados a wealth of exploration. With so many trails covering such different terrain, there are rides to please mountain bikers of all tastes and skill levels. From paved suburban trails to the toughest single-track, if it's good riding, it's profiled here. Each route profile features: at-a-glance key information; a thorough ride description; a detailed trail map; helpful sources of information; proximity of important services; valuable commentary on elevation changes and possible hazards; a rescue index. Mountain Bike! Southern California also features vivid photographs, rich descriptions of native flora and fauna, a glossary of mountain biking terms, tips on mountain biking etiquette, and a list of ride recommendations for special interests.
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|From the Redwood forests of northern California to the mountains around Lake Tahoe, this land was made for mountain biking. With so much to explore, it pays to have the inside scoop on mountain biking in the region. Mountain Bike! Northern California will introduce you to the thrill of exploring this magnificent wilderness while helping you discover its most unforgettable rides. Mountain Bike! Northern California profiles detailed information on 100 of the best rides throughout the area, including the North Coast, Shasta Cascade, the Mendocino Coast, the Wine Country, the Eastern and Western Sierras, Lake Tahoe, the Bay Area (including Marin County), and the Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur. Here, glacial peaks, coastal hills, open valleys, desert canyons, and forested foothills provide some of the best mountain biking terrain in the country. Author Linda Austin has uncovered a diverse collection of trails that offer something for bikers of all abilities. Whether it's a tame bike path, a rolling fire trail, or a challenging single-track, if it's good riding, it's profiled here. Each route profile features at-a-glance key information, a thorough ride description, a detailed trail map, helpful sources of information, proximity of important services, valuable commentary on elevation changes and possible hazards and a rescue index. Mountain Bike! Northern California also features interesting and entertaining photographs, vivid descriptions of native flora and fauna, a glossary of mountain biking terms, and tips on mountain biking etiquette.
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