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    Breakin' da Law!!

    I know this is mtb territory but I've got more of a flat land question....would that qualify as breakin' da law?

    With all this rain it seems that my local trails (STCP) are closed on days I can do my 'lunch ride' so I've been riding that coyote creek trail down to MH with a few foothill climbs sprinkled in and it's been great. My stamina is noticeably improved when back on the mtb and have enjoyed the mix of riding.

    Are there any other long ass trails like coyote creek in the south bay? I'm not at all into riding along some road since I'm constantly wondering when some Dbag is going to wipe me clean off the face of this planet while riding a public road. Just wondering...

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    I do IBM hill intervals. Also - go give Via Santa Maria a try

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    OK lawbreaker !

    Try Judas Priest Rock Trail Judas Priest - Breaking the law - YouTube
    You became weak loafing around in that big girly gear! -Soares

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    Grant County Park

    It's over in the evergreen side of SanJose (east). Lots of climbing. Ground is sandy and not clay. The park is in a valley between two hills but the loop around the parameter of the park, while not exciting does give some great views of Santaclara valley.

    Park at the small lot about 100yds past the main entrance on the left. I usually ride:

    Up Halls Valley
    South on Canada de Pala Trail (note heading downhill on Los Huecos is a blast... enjoy the speed)
    South on Bonhoff after crossing the road
    West on Foothill (this takes you back down into the valley)
    North on Hotel
    West on Canada de pala
    Keep going South/West on Canada de pala... (enjoy the climb!)
    South and 'up' on Dutch Flat, this trail turns north and gives some great views. Stop at the bench.

    Eventually you can ride Dutch Flat back down to the main visitors area and make you way back to the car, or you can continue north a bit and then head down Heron Trail.

    I like to ride this place in the Fall/Winter/Spring. In the summer it's very hot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NuckingFuts View Post
    I've been riding that coyote creek trail down to MH
    Get that roadie snarl going, and run the joggers off the road. When the man comes a knocking, dust him.

    Only then will you be Priest material.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    I do IBM hill intervals. Also - go give Via Santa Maria a try
    ┐Donde es eso?

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    LG Creek Tr is pretty long if you start at Meridian.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NuckingFuts View Post
    ┐Donde es eso?
    Sorry. It's Via Santa Teresa and Scenic Vista Dr. It's friggin' steep, painful, and steep.

    You said "steep" twice!

    Steep!

    This loop I call "three hills" because that's what the elevation graph looks like when you're done.



    Scenic Vista Dr. is the killer. You will see how slow I am compared to the skinny roadies and go fast peeps.


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    That looks like a good one and will have cruz over the hill and take a run at it. I also dig that Country View dr that takes you up to the back side of RR. Gonna have make a new loop now.

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