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Estrella Mtn. Race Loops-- Long Loop  (Arizona)      6k views  
         EDGE305 Software Version 3.20     Route creator ErikMM  
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Overall:  2.8
Technical:  9.0
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Distance: 9.4 miles
Ascent: 1,263 feet
Time: 1:09 minutes
 
 
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Another MTB park brought to you by Maricopa Parks and Rec, but this one is way "KNARLY" compared to the McDowell tracks, which will seem like heaven after pounding this hell-route out. There are "technical" and "junior" loops here as well, but after doing the long one, if you survive, you will probably opt out? It was 'built for speed' according to the Parks Dept. (and is right next to the Phoenix International Raceway), but it is damn hard to get going fast cause it is SO rocky (and sandy).



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  Route Comments
Royster7101/05/11
Nice find on my AZ trip. I enjoyed this route. Had a nice flow to it and was tacky. Meet someone that gave me some ideas on some other rides.
 
davidB.03/22/10
lol @ "HARDCORE". um, no. XC with chunk thrown in....this was my extra credit on the way back to SoCal. Only one other rider out there on a sunday afternoon
 
ErikMM08/08/07
This is another MTB park like McDowell, but this one is for the INSANE...it is "HARDCORE." Sleep well, stretch, bring tubes, and a good seat...Maricopa Parks and Rec did a worse job here, but thanks anyway...
 
ErikMM08/08/07
The route is on "single track circle," but it is quite often 8 feet wide and some sections follow wash and "maintenance" roads, which I am guessing NEVER get any use after experienceing the BRUTAL track conditions...
 


Route Times3 riders, average time 1:09:50
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1:09:501:29:188.1 mph1 
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