From Downtrodden California Mining Town to Mountain-Bike Mecca

From Downtrodden California Mining Town to Mountain-Bike Mecca

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From Downtrodden California Mining Town to Mountain-Bike Mecca

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How about a nice feelgood story about a California mining town that was going through a rough patch when a bunch of dedicated mountain bikers took on stewardship roles of the local trails and turned fortunes around. It all started with a van, a chainsaw, and a few maxed-out credit cards….and now they have Dirt Magic in Downieville, CA:

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