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Old 10-22-06, 04:35 PM   #1
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Local trail

Has anybody ever heard of Webb Canyon in the La Verne/Claremont area? if you haven't heard of those towns its west of Pomona.
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Why......are you organizing our next mtb ride there?
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I've heard of it, is there a question?Local Trail? MTB or paved?

There is a short bike trail from Mills and Baldy Rd to Towne ave. Not really a trail you "get going" on.

Other trails for mtb start at Mills and Baldy Rd. Claremont HIlls Wilderness Trail.Main loop is 5 miles with about 2,000 ish feet of climbing in the first 2 1/5 miles. At the top, ther is a single track trail that goes down into Marshall Cyn in LaVerne. Or you can head up to Potato mtn. 7-10 miles up, maybe 4,000 ft of climbing. But lions have been spotted up Potato mtn.

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i was just wondering if you ever went up... i went up there on saturday and it was a pretty good ride but it got pretty intense at some parts like really steep and ruts that were up to 1 ft. deep, i think you would need at least 5 inches of travel in some parts, i reccomend it if you like bombing down hills.
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i was just wondering if you ever went up... i went up there on saturday and it was a pretty good ride but it got pretty intense at some parts like really steep and ruts that were up to 1 ft. deep, i think you would need at least 5 inches of travel in some parts, i reccomend it if you like bombing down hills.
I usually go up Claremont trail for 3 loops when I feel like mtb'ing. Not really into downhill though. I hit 36 on a dirt dh, was too fast and scary for me.

I went once after a rain, hit a big rut( 1 foot deep, about 5 ft wide, wasn't going fast enough to make the jump) at 24mph, front suspension went down, endo'd into a bodyslam. Cracked my helmet from back to front on some hard packed red clay stuff. DH skills suck and so does bleedding!

When I go, I do 3 loops on the main trail. Went up to Potato mtn, was nice overlooking the whole valley.
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man that crash sounded bad... you are right about the view though, its great at the top, by the way what kind of bike did you ride on potato hill?
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man that crash sounded bad... you are right about the view though, its great at the top, by the way what kind of bike did you ride on potato hill?

Trek 8000. Supposed to be race ready, but I think it depends more on the rider!
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Has anybody ever heard of Webb Canyon in the La Verne/Claremont area? if you haven't heard of those towns its west of Pomona.
My local trails rock, but i live in Md and you guys are a bit far away from me.
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