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Marin County. It’s the hallowed ground where our sport first took root. It should be a renowned destination for mountain bikers, but this place has been all but forgotten by the outside world. If you do decide to visit, you can take a stroll through history at the Marin Museum of Bicycling and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, and check out their outstanding vintage mountain bike collection. Hop on your bike and, as long as you observe the ten miles an hour speed limit, you can descend the first official downhill race-course on Mount Tamalpais. After that, you’ll want to explore the area’s stunning trail network that threads through shaded sub-tropical forests and offers some of the most spectacular view-sheds in California. But you’d have to break the law to enjoy them, because almost every singletrack trail in Marin is off limits to bikes. It’s been that way almost since   …  More

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