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Old 12-07-20, 10:02 PM
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What is this Fullerton Loop the speak of?

I was on a ride this weekend and somebody mentioned Fullerton Loop. They said it was somewhat challenging. I have never been there but heard the name before.

I have done Potato Mtn, Sunset Ridge, Skyline in Corona across the divide, Beeks Place.

Is Fullerton Loop anything like these rides?
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Old 12-07-20, 10:48 PM
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https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/3000688/fullerton-loop

really only one way to find out...
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Old 12-07-20, 11:46 PM
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Originally Posted by ooga-booga View Post

Thanks for the link. I heard many riders do it.

Doesn't really look challenging. I guess I should have asked why is it so popular?
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because there are probably thousands of people that own a mountain/gravel bike within 3 miles of any part of the big loop. lots of entry points and
sometimes, it's just easier to hit what's close vs throwing the bike in the car and driving 10-20 mins to the santa anas, chino hills, etc.
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It's a quick and easy to access local loop made up of horse trails behind homes, streets, paths along RR tracks, and nature park trails. It's fun if you live by there. It's def not a destination ride. The places you mention you've ridden easily outshine it. I'd much rather ride Chino Hills State Park, Santiago Oaks, Aliso-Wood Canyon (or any of the other OC Parks). Some folks ONLY ride the Fully Loop, if you can believe that. They're shocked at what real climbing is at the other OC trails.
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Originally Posted by bikeme View Post
It's a quick and easy to access local loop made up of horse trails behind homes, streets, paths along RR tracks, and nature park trails. It's fun if you live by there. It's def not a destination ride. The places you mention you've ridden easily outshine it. I'd much rather ride Chino Hills State Park, Santiago Oaks, Aliso-Wood Canyon (or any of the other OC Parks). Some folks ONLY ride the Fully Loop, if you can believe that. They're shocked at what real climbing is at the other OC trails.

Ah OK, a local easy to access ride. Wish I had a closer place like this. Thanks for the info. ;-)
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Way too crowded during peak hours
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Way too crowded during peak hours
Ah yes, this would be a big downer. I've seen other MTB parks ruined by the over population deal. Thanks!
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it ain't world class but it's there and it gets people on their bikes. mission accomplished.
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Pretty much everything that's been said above is spot on. I live a stone's throw from a nice section of the trail - it's just so convenient. You can squeeze in an hour-long ride fairly easily. There are maybe three steep'ish sections that some beginners may find challenging, but experienced MTBers won't find it too tough overall. There are a couple of spots with nice views down to the ocean.

Weekends are busy (bikers and walkers), especially along the section parallel to Harbor Blvd., and I see a lot of Thursday evening group/solo riders. You should check it out sometime - followed by a drink or meal in nearby downtown Fullerton (when things start to open up again).
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Originally Posted by jorell View Post
Pretty much everything that's been said above is spot on. I live a stone's throw from a nice section of the trail - it's just so convenient. You can squeeze in an hour-long ride fairly easily. There are maybe three steep'ish sections that some beginners may find challenging, but experienced MTBers won't find it too tough overall. There are a couple of spots with nice views down to the ocean.

Weekends are busy (bikers and walkers), especially along the section parallel to Harbor Blvd., and I see a lot of Thursday evening group/solo riders. You should check it out sometime - followed by a drink or meal in nearby downtown Fullerton (when things start to open up again).

Thanks! Sounds like a good place for a friendly ride! I used to ride at a spot that was ideal but got so populated, it is hard to even pedal your bike anymore. :-(
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