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Santa Teresa County Park ~ STP

  • May 5, 2013 · 10:00 AM
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Let's Ride!

We will meet at 10:00 AM in the parking lot area at the Stile Entrance.

This will be an advanced beginner ride for those of us who want to work on riding rocky trails.  We'll include both the Stile Ranch Trail and the Rocky Ridge Trail, at a relaxed pace.  The ride includes some steep hills, and LOTS of rocks! A level 2-3 ride.

RSVPing "YES" for a ride and not showing will get you moved to the wait list on the next ride you do wish to go on. Please be courteous and drop out early enough to give the more reliable riders a chance to adjust their schedules and attend.

This is a fun place to ride with some great views of the south bay. You have read the past ride reviews and seen our pictures, this is a fun group!!! As always, we will never leave anyone behind, take needed breaks, and regroup often. I am not going to push the pace of this one.

Santa Teresa County Park

Tires roll at 10:13 AM or sooner if all "YES" RSVP's are present.

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


Almaden Expressway south until it ends.

Turn right onto Harry Road.

Left onto Mckean Road.

Travel approx 1.3 miles to Fortini Road.

Turn left onto Fortini Road toward the Santa Teresa hills.

At Fortini Road end, left onto San Vicente Ave.

There is a small parking area on the right.

If your not sure where you are going or think you will be late, please leave earlier. We want you to join us.

Ride Details:
Difficulty as noted in my Mtn Biking guide book is: "Moderate with a some modest climbs". On my scale of 1 -5, 1 being easy - I will say this may be a 2-3 in most places.

Rain 48 hours before the ride may cancel. Check here for updates.

Ranger Station phone # (408)[masked] to check if trails are open

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

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  • Diane

    awesome trails with lots of technical sections, this is one of my new favorite places to ride. thanks Nancy for hosting!

    May 11, 2013

  • vincent U.

    Nice ride, nice weather, nice for improve our technical skills for riding the bike but also for repairing the bike. What else ? nice for see nature and "pets" who lives there. Thanks Nancy for leading this ride.

    May 5, 2013

  • Nancy

    Thanks Ken for the great photos, and thanks everyone for a game-on ride!

    May 5, 2013

  • Ken

    For me, this was challenging but very satisfying. Thanks again, Nancy, for guiding us. I hope everybody's tires, chains, pedals and brakes are okay. Here's the GPS track . Maximum grade was 20.6%

    May 5, 2013

  • Mike J

    Not even three flat tires, one broken chain or two rattle snakes could keep us from conquering the rocks today! Of course the well tuned pit crews and the cool weather helped. Thanks Nancy for leading our ride through the very rocky and sometimes steep terrain at Santa Teresa Park!

    May 5, 2013

  • MikeM

    Loved it.

    May 5, 2013

  • larry p.

    That's a great place to brush up on your technique and technical skills. It will keep you on your toes, mentally and physically.

    May 5, 2013

  • larry p.

    OK that was way fun...aside from the climb at the start! Nothing like having good company as you bounce your way up and down the trails there. Fun indeed!! :)

    May 5, 2013

  • John C.

    ROCKY challenging and way fun.

    May 5, 2013

  • Nancy

    Nice and cool out ... a good day for Santa Teresa!

    May 5, 2013

  • Chris Z

    still nursing a rib injury.... hope to see you all soon.

    May 5, 2013

  • Shane

    Have a conflict. Maybe next time. Have fun guys!

    May 3, 2013

  • KAo

    Have to work now.

    April 4, 2013

  • Salvador A.

    I'm all in:)

    March 20, 2013

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