Step up, step down, discover the Santa Clarita bike park
By Cameron Smyth
Santa Clarita Metropolis Mayor
Have you ever had the chance to journey over to the Metropolis of Santa Clarita’s latest public amenity? Whether or not you’re a novice or knowledgeable mountain biker, or BMX rider, I can assure that you simply’ll spend hours discovering all that the Santa Clarita Bike Park has to supply.
Designed to swimsuit the wants of riders of all ages and expertise ranges, the Santa Clarita Bike Park is a one-of-a-kind location in Santa Clarita to develop new mountain biking and BMX expertise and sharpen these that can take you to the highest of the game.
The bike park, which is positioned among the many hills subsequent to the George A. Caravalho Santa Clarita Sports activities Advanced Gymnasium (20870 Centre Pointe Parkway), provides riders roughly seven acres to discover.
The Santa Clarita Bike Park options quite a few single-track mountain bike trails to journey, starting from simple to troublesome. These trails take you up, over and round quite a few hills within the park and provides riders sweeping, unparalleled views of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Riders may also discover roughly 330 yards of observe, that includes banks and mixture jumps, together with step-ups, step-downs, rollers and desk tops.
This new amenity is one thing the group has wished in Santa Clarita, and we’re proud to see it has been accomplished. The mountain biking and BMX communities in Santa Clarita proceed to develop and we’re all thrilled that riders have a spot they will name their very own with out having to drive hours to discover a observe or trails for apply.
It’s heartening that whereas there are nonetheless so many restrictions in place, residents have a brand new exercise that all of us CAN DO in Santa Clarita.
Earlier in September, the Metropolis Council held a small ribbon-cutting ceremony with our companions from the SCV Bicycle Coalition and Trek Bicycle Company, and since then tons of of riders have come to the park after college, round work schedules and on the weekends.
We had been additionally grateful to have Trek skilled rider Ryan Howard break within the observe and, I need to say, I used to be amazed by what he confirmed us on the market! For those who haven’t seen the footage but, I encourage you to go to the Metropolis of Santa Clarita’s Fb web page to observe the video.
Now is a superb time to start out exploring the Santa Clarita Bike Park. Like different parks in Santa Clarita, it’s open to the general public day by day from daybreak to nightfall.
Please just be sure you put on your security gear whereas driving and be careful for different riders utilizing the paths and observe areas.
You may as well share the images and movies you are taking with the Metropolis on Instagram by tagging the Metropolis of Santa Clarita and utilizing #SCBikePark. I sit up for listening to and seeing how you want the brand new Santa Clarita Bike Park!
Mayor Cameron Smyth is a member of the Santa Clarita Metropolis Council and might be reached at [email protected]
clarita.com. The views expressed in his column are these of the Metropolis and don’t essentially replicate these of The Sign.