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    Cheese Grater Sanatized (or ST tooting his own horn)?

    Okay, so I'd say for the second time ever, I was able to ride most of the Cheese Grater last night (with the exception of the really rocky section, which I am going to attempt again tonight). I know they sanatized the initial climb, but it seems some of the steps were easier than I remember (cheater rocks, etc.). Was it just me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skinny-tire
    Okay, so I'd say for the second time ever, I was able to ride most of the Cheese Grater last night (with the exception of the really rocky section, which I am going to attempt again tonight). I know they sanatized the initial climb, but it seems some of the steps were easier than I remember (cheater rocks, etc.). Was it just me?

    I need to find where the heck this dang chesse grater line is!!!!

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    I know the general location, but I don't think I've ridden it.

    There is some cool stuff out on that side of the Preserves.
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    I think he was born around the time of the Chernobyl fallout which would explain a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doodooboi
    I need to find where the heck this dang chesse grater line is!!!!
    From Conversation Point (the small peak at the end of the climb on T100 from DD park east), head east on Trail 1A. Just after the bench, after you drop into the little wash and then back out, there is a trail that heads up and south (have no idea what the trail number is). Just stay on that.
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    you mean this trail?
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    It's been "graded" ... most of it is rideable now except for 10 feet of it where the steps are.. for me at least.

    I love that climb now though, what is it 450 ft of gain in a quarter mile?! Sweet.

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    Damn, sanitizing every interesting trail out there. What's next...hairball? They are taking all the scary, techy, fun out of it...boo hiss Where's the challenge?
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    Quote Originally Posted by su.ling~
    Damn, sanitizing every interesting trail out there. What's next...hairball? They are taking all the scary, techy, fun out of it...boo hiss Where's the challenge?
    Ride it naked and drunk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yetisurly
    Ride it naked and drunk.
    YES!!! That is the answer! Thank you for this enlightening chat...
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    Quote Originally Posted by katanick
    It's been "graded" ... most of it is rideable now except for 10 feet of it where the steps are.. for me at least.
    Sounds like what happened to 1A.

    Bummer.
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    I think he was born around the time of the Chernobyl fallout which would explain a lot.

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    It was cool before too, but its still a good cranker, gives you a chance to burn through some calories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skinny-tire
    Okay, so I'd say for the second time ever, I was able to ride most of the Cheese Grater last night (with the exception of the really rocky section, which I am going to attempt again tonight). I know they sanatized the initial climb, but it seems some of the steps were easier than I remember (cheater rocks, etc.). Was it just me?
    It was the bike.
    I rode it a couple of weeks ago and it's not as rough as it once was. Seems to be more just from heavy use and lack of a good monsoon to scour things out. Unless it got VoAZ'd in the last two weeks.
    I rode Sassy's Ridge on Sunday and that one still has some sections that'll make you pee your chamois.
    This is just need to know information: Am i supposed to enjoy the irony or pity the sincerity?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yetisurly
    Ride it naked and drunk.

    naked and drunk is no way to go through life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by su.ling~
    YES!!! That is the answer! Thank you for this enlightening chat...
    Thursday at 7pm work for you?

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    I've forgotten...

    where is Yuri's Folly?

    and what about the spot where Rex wrecked?

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    Quote Originally Posted by funboarder1971
    where is Yuri's Folly?
    Hairball

    Quote Originally Posted by funboarder1971
    and what about the spot where Rex wrecked?
    That would be the cheesegrater (or liver lacerator in Rex's case)
    This is just need to know information: Am i supposed to enjoy the irony or pity the sincerity?

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    Quote Originally Posted by katanick
    It's been "graded" ... most of it is rideable now except for 10 feet of it where the steps are.. for me at least.

    I love that climb now though, what is it 450 ft of gain in a quarter mile?! Sweet.
    Actually, the section I was referring to is the downhill on the south side of the saddle.
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yetisurly
    Ride it naked and drunk.
    Keep your Sodomy Gulch secrets to yourself!
    "Nobody ever told me not to try" - Curious George Soundtrack by Jack Johnson

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    Quote Originally Posted by yetisurly
    Thursday at 7pm work for you?
    Do I need to run out and get some bolt-ons for this or would flop around too much...what am i thinking! Bolt ons don't flop!
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    Quote Originally Posted by YuriB
    I rode Sassy's Ridge on Sunday and that one still has some sections that'll make you pee your chamois.
    Even better when you run into rattlesnakes up on Sassy's...Not alot of room on that ridge!
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    Quote Originally Posted by su.ling~
    Do I need to run out and get some bolt-ons for this or would flop around too much...what am i thinking! Bolt ons don't flop!
    I dunno, but I will bring the flask.

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    Just did hairball tonight, will check out cheese graider next week. Good times.
    JRA

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    Quote Originally Posted by YuriB

    at the spot where we drop into the slot with the hairpin right turn at the end?

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    Quote Originally Posted by funboarder1971
    at the spot where we drop into the slot with the hairpin right turn at the end?
    Just look for the rock with blood splotches, and patches of dried skin.
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by su.ling~
    Where's the challenge?
    the challenge is getting up at 4am to ride b4 the scorching heat burns one to a crisp!
    "If God is your co-pilot you're in the wrong seat!" S Barrington

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