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Mountain Bike! Orange County: A Wide-Grin Ride Guide [NOOK Book]

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Mountain Bike! Orange County covers the gamut of mountain biking behind the Orange Curtain. From the majestic peaks of the Santa Ana Mountains to the rolling grasslands of Chino Hills State Park, there’s something for everyone here. Rip extreme drops in Laguna Canyon, explore the vast reaches of the Cleveland National Forest, and race down suburban singletrack on the Fullerton Loop. Whether you are looking for an after work workout or a day long exhibition, this is the book for you. Orange County is not just ...
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Mountain Bike! Orange County: A Wide-Grin Ride Guide

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Overview

Mountain Bike! Orange County covers the gamut of mountain biking behind the Orange Curtain. From the majestic peaks of the Santa Ana Mountains to the rolling grasslands of Chino Hills State Park, there’s something for everyone here. Rip extreme drops in Laguna Canyon, explore the vast reaches of the Cleveland National Forest, and race down suburban singletrack on the Fullerton Loop. Whether you are looking for an after work workout or a day long exhibition, this is the book for you. Orange County is not just concrete roadways and Disneyland. There’s more E Ticket off-road adventures here than you can shake a spoke at. Mountain Bike! Orange County provides detailed descriptions for all the classic rides and a few undiscovered gems.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897327800
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: Mountain Bike!
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 28 MB
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Meet the Author

David Womack is a California native and a long time Laguna Beach resident. He took up mountain biking twenty years ago after a doctor advised him to stop playing basketball and find a less injury prone hobby. It’s worked so far. David received his MFA in Creative Writing from UC Riverside in 2005. When not writing about Mountain Biking, David pursues his passion for playwrighting and screenwriting.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     VII
About the Author     IX
Preface     X
Recommended Rides     XII
Introduction     1
Chino Hills     13
North Ridge Loop (Oilman Peak)     14
Raptor Ridge Ride     18
South Ridge and Telegraph Canyon Loop     22
Bane Canyon Loop     25
Scully Ridge Loop     28
Fullerton     33
The Fullerton Loop     34
Orange Hills     39
Peters Canyon     40
Weir Canyon (Santiago Oaks)     44
Santa Ana Mountains     49
The Luge     50
Silverado Motorway Loop     53
Santiago Peak     56
Maple Springs to Holy Jim Shuttle Ride     59
Sierra Peak     63
Black Star Canyon to Motorway Loop     67
The Joplin Trail     70
Holy Jim to Trabuco Loop     74
West Horsethief     77
Irvine Ranch     81
Loma Ridge Decent Ride     82
Whiting Ranch     87
Whiting Ranch Loop     88
Crystal Cove State Park and Lacuna Wilderness     93
El Morro CanyonLoop     94
Rattlesnake Loop     98
Emerald Canyon     102
Laguna Ridge Loop     106
Deer Canyon Loop     109
Nix Nature Center Shuttle Ride     112
The Lizard Trail     116
Alta Laguna Training Ride     120
Telonics Downhill     123
Aliso and Wood Canyons     127
Wood Canyon Loop     128
Meadows Trail Loop     131
Rock-It Loop     135
Trabuco Creek-Saddleback Valley     141
Arroyo Trabuco     142
Tijeras Creek Loop     146
Lower Trabuco Creek Loop     150
Mission Viejo-Saddleback Valley     155
Wagon Wheel Canyon Loop     156
Coto to Caspers Ride     159
Ortega Highway-San Juan Trail     163
Upper San Juan Loop     164
San Juan Trail (Lower Section)     168
Dana Point and San Clemente     173
Dana Hills Loop     174
San Mateo Canyon Loop     177
Appendixes and Index     183
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