Santa Cruz- Emma to UC

  • February 1, 2014 · 9:30 AM
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We will meet at this parking location which provides clean bathrooms, coffee, and food. We will ride to the Emma trail head and split with faster climbers in front and slower in back. We will re-group at the fireroad. Then up Uconn to the bench in the same sort of fashion. Faster riders are welcome to ride all the way to the bench and wait for us slower climbers, myself included, there!

After these 3+ miles of warm-up climbing singletrack, we will continue in such a fashion that we stop at intersections and re-group. We do our best to stick together as a group and not lose anyone.

Be prepared for climbing in the beginning, root cluttered trails along the way, and multiple log rollovers mid-ride. This ride MAY include a surprise downhill steep section that would be rated as intermediate in difficulty, as I like to add surprise and adventure to each outing at this location if possible :)

Total miles about 16

Pace- advanced beginner to intermediate- I am a slower climber

Technical- Advanced beginner to intermediate


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  • Krista

    Thanks Sara, for having my back on this one!

    February 4, 2014

  • Tim N

    Thanks everyone for your patience while I struggled with my climbing legs and new bike. Big thank you to Sara and Jay for looking out for me. Great ride with a great group of people!

    1 · February 2, 2014

  • the s.

    good job out there Tim... and everyone one else:) good times. you all are crazy! LOL

    February 1, 2014

  • richard t

    Great ride today! Thanks to Sara and Jay!

    1 · February 1, 2014

  • the s.

    exploration at it's best:) music, banter and good times:)

    February 1, 2014

  • Marv S.

    Pretty sad for the late cancelation. Will see you all out soon I am sure.

    February 1, 2014

  • Krista

    Marv, Sara, Derek, Jay- I too sick to ride today. Sorry. But I know you all can make it happen. You all will be in good hands. I will miss this. I just got my new bike and too sick to ride. :( see you all soon. Have fun!

    February 1, 2014

    • the s.

      get well soon...

      1 · February 1, 2014

    • Krista

      Thanks Jay. Bummed.

      February 1, 2014

  • Krista

    I'm sick with a bad cold. Sara will be helping me out and I will be in the back if anyone is feeling slow too and wants company in the back especially on the climbs

    January 31, 2014

    • the s.

      everyone is sick:( i fought it off but still lethargic. i'm excited to see your new bike!

      1 · January 31, 2014

  • Daniel R.

    Hi krista I need to be at home early , so I'll see you next time thank you

    1 · January 31, 2014

  • Genna d.

    Oops! I double booked! But my cancellation opens a spot up for someone else!

    1 · January 29, 2014

  • Krista

    Happy Trails Renee, it was a pleasure getting to know you. Stay in touch and keep riding!

    January 28, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      thanks for all you guys taught me, ...will do!

      January 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    so sad to bail out, I wish I could!!!
    Thanks for everything!

    January 28, 2014

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