Riding the Santa Cruz Mountains

60 miles and 6300 feet of climbing.

Empire Grade = Good warm up to log the first 1K’

Smith Grade = Recommended

Bonny Doon Road = Better than staying on Pine Flat

Alba Road = Lay-it-down and open it up downhill. A.

Bear Creek Road = Where your legs start to talk

Zayante = Long downhill, bad pavement, narrow

Graham Hill Road = Screw you. Too much, too late.

Here’s the Route – starts at the southernmost marker

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