Harvey Bear Ranch County Park

  • September 4, 2013 · 5:15 PM
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This should be an advanced beginner to intermediate level ride.

We will meet at 5:15 PM.
Tires roll at 5:30 PM or sooner if all YES RSVP's are

Remember, all riders need to be members of Meetup.com & South Bay Mountain Bike Group. Guest are no longer allowed. All riders need to RSVP as a member.

Ride Description: The west side of Harvey Bear is grass-covered hillsides with fireroads and a few doubletracks. There is a route along the ridgeline at the top of the hill. The trails on the east side are pretty nice. They tend to be shaded with more ups and downs and slight bends. There are no technical trails here, no jumps, stunts, or rock gardens. 

The ride will be about an hour and half, 13 miles and around 1400 ft climbing. 

Bear Ranch Entrance - from San Jose area on U.S. Highway 101 south, take the San Martin Ave. exit. Proceed east on San Martin Ave. for 2 miles. The entrance to the park is on the left, one-quarter mile east of Foothill Avenue.

Meet at the parking lot area just after the entrance.

Please remember to wear a helmet, bring water, and check that your bike is ready to ride. Also remember to carry an extra tube, (or two) and a chain master link with you that fits your bike. Its ok if you need help to repair it, you will have the items needed to keep your ride going.

***Please remember, a helmet is required for all our rides.***

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 Rain will cancel and I will post an update by 8 AM if we will not ride.

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  • Louis M.

    Great fun!

    September 4, 2013

  • Louis M.

    I WILL BE there but 86 degtee forcast may stop me in my tracks.

    September 3, 2013

    • Kamaljit

      oh, it will be fine. :) 80 degree with 12 mph wind makes it feels like fall season already.

      1 · September 3, 2013

    • Louis M.

      wind WILL make it tolerable.

      September 3, 2013

  • Louis M.

    Who was Harvey Bear?

    September 3, 2013

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