1,463 ft
Distance
-173 ft
Descent
00:01:59
Avg time

Use the Rudder Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Birdsboro Preserve
    Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #52960 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #40298 in E-Biking
    • #46702 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 40 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    Birdsboro Municipal Authority

Punchy downhill section with a few rocks and roots here and there, but mostly some sharp turns.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Use the Rudder bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -173 ft
  • Altitude min
    403 ft
  • Altitude max
    576 ft
  • Altitude start
    576 ft
  • Altitude end
    404 ft
  • Grade
    -11.8%
  • Grade max
    -53.9%
  • Grade min
    -4.7%
  • Distance down
    1,463 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:39
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Status:
on Sep 10, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Activity Recordings
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Use the Rudder Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 10, 2021 @ 1:49pm
      Sep 10, 2021
      reporter
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 12:02pm
      Aug 1, 2021
      Entrance from Cocalico DBL Track received trim #2 for the season by Berks Trail Works.
      May 29, 2021 @ 12:00pm
      May 29, 2021
      Entrance Weed Whacked by friends of Berks Trail Works. Enjoy!
      Mar 9, 2021 @ 1:31pm
      Mar 9, 2021
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 7:38am
      Oct 1, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 30 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 217 rides
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      Jun 1, 2021 @ 5:38pm
      Jun 1, 2021

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