4,808 ft
80 ft
-403 ft
Avg time
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Flow Trail 1 Details

Built specifically for mountain bikes, a flow trail emphasizes speed and rhythm, featuring berms, rollers, jumps and other features that are designed in a way that uses the rider’s momentum to minimize pedaling and braking (think downhill pump track). From the young (or not so young) beginner, to the downhill pro, a flow trail delivers smiles for riders of all ages and skill level.

MBoSC has partnered with land manager California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to build a four mile flow trail in Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF). The objectives of this project are to promote mountain biking by creating a progressive trail that can be enjoyed by riders of all ages and ability level, and to increase the diversity of riding opportunities, demonstrate innovative and sustainable trail building design and techniques, and provide a model for other land managers for similar types of projects.

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More Stats for Flow Trail 1 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -323 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,680 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,029 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,029 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,705 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    861 ft
  • Distance down
    3,849 ft
  • Distance flat
    98 ft
  • Avg time
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on Mar 31, 2016
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Flow Trail 1 Trail Reports

Mar 31, 2016 @ 9:57am
Mar 31, 2016
Super tacky and sweet. A little slow rolling but awesome fun!
Jul 11, 2015 @ 12:05pm
Jul 11, 2015
Brake bumps are really bad, some berms starting to fall apart.
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May 9, 2016 @ 4:18pm
May 9, 2016
Flow Trail 1, Santa Clara

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