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The Bay Area's Best Biking: Mt. Tamalpais State Park

I'm headed to San Francisco to visit my buddies, and I want to do some mountain biking while I'm there. What are the must-ride trails in the Bay Area?

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Mt. Tamalpais's summit     Photo: Chris Barker/Flickr

A:Mt. Tam, as it’s nicknamed, is where the sport of mountain biking in America came into existence. While many of the singletrack trails where pioneers like Gary Fisher once roamed are now closed due to overuse, the network of steep fire roads that lead to the summit twist and turn enough to provide a fun, adrenaline-filled workout.

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