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Level: Intermediate
Length: 17 mi (27.4 km)
Surface: Fire Road
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +427/399 ft
Total: 20 riders
 

Mountain Biking Black Diamond Mines

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#836 of 987 mountain bike trails in California
#11760 in the world

Steep fire road, 17.21 miles if you do every trail. open area with some oak trees. Old mines to check out. Not good in the wet, just gooopy. Good for one gearif you don't mind jogging some.

First added by Juan_Gear on May 1, 2020. Last updated May 1, 2020. → add an update
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Off of Somersville road in Antioch
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  • Adam Van Winkle
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    HOT, dry, bumpy, miserable and close to my heart. I grew up here, and I still take my kids hiking here. Tried to take them riding here but it was much too difficult for them. I now Ride the entry road for training as often as I can since I live near by. The stuartville trail is a real a$$ kicker.

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  • Twiddles
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    Went by here on the way home. Nothing but fire road and posted no bikes on single track. In fact no bikes on roads smaller than 8 feet shoulder to shoulder. Don't bother. BTW Lime Ridge is same, videos of riders there are on illegal trails. Lime Ridge is close by.

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  • Adventure girl
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    Really can't think of a reason to ride this place unless you live close by and don't want to drive. Steep, boring fire roads and it bakes in the sumer...nuff said.

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  • RobertReed
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    Rode this trail this wkend. I'd HAVE to say, S***ED. Nothing but fire trails that are endlessly uphill, then down into canyons. Everywhere you turned to look, the signs said NO BIKES. WWon't go there again.

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  • awinter
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    If you attempt this trail, bring plenty of water. Once you drop down into the canyon, you have no wind and hight temps. Its stifling and you will sweat a lot.* Review edited 8/19/2010

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  • raleighman91
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    not a fan i agree avoid with it being wet did it last year super sandy in early 06 dont want to know what its like this year with the drought colorado is nicer haha

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  • Juan_Gear
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    Forgot to say you can link with Mount Diablo if you are hard core. thats what the skiney mutants tell me

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