Location: Oklahoma

In Praise of Oklahoma Mountain Biking

In Praise of Oklahoma Mountain BikingOklahoma is a great mountain biking state, but few people realize it.

So says Christian Combs, president of the Oklahoma Earthbike Fellowship, an Oklahoma mountain biking and trail-building club dedicated to the enhancement of off-road cycling.

Many people perceive Oklahoma as a relatively flat state, but it has a diverse geography and plenty of rugged terrain, particularly in the southeast corner of the state. There is no shortage of places to ride in Oklahoma.

Combs was shocked when he moved from Seattle to Oklahoma and discovered the abundance of great trails for mountain biking.

“We don’t have the Alpine riding that people associate with mountain biking, but we have lots of valleys and rolling topography that make for some of the best mountain biking you will find. You can go an hour in any direction from Oklahoma City and find five or six quality trails,” Combs said.

Read more: State’s rolling terrain provides an abundance and variety of great trails and Oklahoma’s best mountain bike trails, from NewsOK.com.

Image courtesy of Oklahoma Earthbike Fellowship.

About The Author

By Randy Rasa, editor/webmaster at Kansas Cyclist, the web's premier Kansas cycling information site, featuring authoritative guides to Kansas cycling clubs, bike shops, organized bike rides, touring, trails, and much more. [learn more]

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