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McDowell Competitive Track  (Arizona)      15k views  
          Route creator K0KE  

Route Overview

Overall:  5.7
Technical:  6.0
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Bigger counter-clockwise loopcounter-clockwise
 
Distance: 7.8 miles
Ascent: 630 feet
Time: 0:58 minutes
 
 
Ladder Points +22
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This route is the "Long Loop" section. The McDowell Competitive Track inside of McDowell Mountain Regional Park consists of 3 loops with 3 connectors. This route has been the site of the Cactus Cup Mountain Bike Race in 1998 and 1999. $5 per day parking. This area also has a 3 mile "Sport Loop" and a 3 mile "Technical Loop".






  • UPLOAD - DIRECT FROM YOUR GARMIN DEVICE
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  • UPLOAD - A GPX FILE
    Upload any GPX file (e.g. a recent activity) here using the 'Post GPX to this route' button, on the left. One way to get a gpx file of your activity is to upload from Garmin Connect or Strava. For example, upload your activity to Strava then download ACTIVITY as GPX from Strava to your computer. Open the activity in Strava, click the 'Action' icon on left (wrench), select 'Download GPX' (saves to 'Downloads' on your computer). Go to www.geoladders.com, open the existing route you want to post to, select 'Post GPX to this route' (on left), then click the 'Browse' button (middle of page), find the GPX in your 'Downloads' directory. Double click, save. That's it. Your route appears on geoladders.com/posts and in your dashboard.


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  • DOWNLOAD - A GPX FILE
    Click the 'Download GPX file' link, on the left to download this GeoLadders route (as a GPX FILE) to your computer. Then to get the file on your GARMIN device, login to Garmin Connect at connect.garmin.com. STEP 1). Select ACTIVITIES (far left menu, 5th option) STEP 2). Upper right, click IMPORT, then click BROWSE, middle of page. STEP 3). Double click the activity, then click IMPORT DATA button. STEP 4). The activity opens (in Garmin Connect), then upper right, of the 5 icons, click the GEAR icon 5. then SEND TO DEVICE (Note: you can rename the acivity before sending to your device). The activity will show in 'Courses' on your Garmin device with the default name or the name you gave it. 6. You'll need to unplug your device to view courses on your device. That's it.


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      Route Comments
    onegear702/01/09
    Actually, I did the long loop. Great This route is perfect for singlespeeds.
     
    ericfoltz11/23/08
    Did the Sport Loop also.
     
    ericfoltz11/23/08
    Great XC course. Fast and fun.
     
    Raygun05/03/08
    Link it with the TECH Loop if you would like a longer and slightly more difficult route. The Sport loop is a decent warm up.
     
    Bushman11/25/07
    Chain broken. Took a long time to fix.
     
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    Route Times15 riders, average time 58:15
         Sort By  Best Time|Completed
    PlaceName  Best Time   Total Time  SpeedCompleted
    1
     mcodyw 
    1:31:142:36:035.1 mph1 
    2
     ericfoltz 
    1:11:111:11:306.6 mph1 
    3
     Raygun 
    1:10:001:10:006.7 mph2 
    4
     Route Creator 
    1:08:271:08:276.8 mph1 
    5
     kboy3535 
    1:00:001:00:007.8 mph1 
    6
     onegear7 
    55:0055:008.5 mph1 
    7
     K0KE 
    55:008.5 mph2 
    8
     Cycling Escapes 
    50:009.4 mph4 
    9
     Bushman 
    48:5748:579.6 mph3 
    10
     superherodoc 
    40:0340:0311.7 mph2 
    11
     ems3564 
    31:4331:4314.8 mph1 
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    -superherodoc manual post1





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