Saturday, February 27, 2016

A short list of mountain bike trails around MacGroveland and Highland neighborhoods

Made this up for the Highland-Mendota mountain bike team.

Site Travel Good for
Deer pen (Minnehaha park, NE corner and by creek) bike Climb skills, turns
Hidden Falls bike Short loop skills, hill climb
Crosby Farm (high trail) bike Short fun outing on way to Hidden Falls
Brickyard (fossil beds) bike Brutal hill climbs
Mendota (Minnesota River S) bike Basic trail ride speed skills
Minnehaha Dog Park/Upper bike Basic trail skills
Murphy drive Great terrain, good change
Theodore Wirth drive Great for staging race practice, passing skills
Battle Creek bike/drive Later season, all around skills, technical downhill
Lebanon drive Intermediate with advanced options
Carver drive early season skills, night ride, intro to mtn bike events
Elm Creek drive Twisty trails with quick climbs and fast hands
Terrace Oaks drive Short but very race like. Should do this more.
River bottom - Bloomington Ferry drive Fun creek crossing, basic riding
River bottom - 77 to 35 drive Good fun terrain, some hill climbs, night ride
White tail, WI drive (long) Great climbs, terrain and scenery

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