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    Clowns damaging sui......

    Hey.......

    I was out there today and notice that someone, who lacks riding skills and can't ride the trail, is doing damage to the trail.

    How do you get better by making trails easier?

    the damage being done is raking loose rocks out of the way and they went so far as to sledgehammering emmbedded rocks to make trail easier....found tools of evidence and now they are gone

    The trail is loose and rocky for a reason and has been that way for years. Riders, with abilities, love the challenge Sui presents. How do you get better by making trails easier? ....if you can't ride it then there are many beach paths along the coast that are real smooth for riders at your lousy ability.

    Does anybody who is this clown is??? Can you please read him the riot act
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    Check to see who's riding it on strava and you'll probably find your buddy
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    its been going on for years, there's a video of it from some kid.
    nothing witty here...

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    Someone was padding out toilet bowl w/ water. A while back. Still, no easier

    Where were the tools hidden?



    *@ before summer, other side, there's a guy brings the kid/stroller and slams run off, clay ruts etc... (good work tho)
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    Don't know what Sui is but that's going on all over. It's an epidemic. I think it's a by-product of all the new riders to the sport and society in general. Everything nowadays seems to be all about the "making things easier, everybody gets a trophy" mentality.

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    I feel your pain. Even trails where I swore a rider couldn't create p-lines, I was proven wrong. Even when we design a trail to force someone through choke points they'll go to great lengths to modify the trail and bring it down to their level. At least you got their tools.

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    Some people just want to make everything easy. When I come across something I am not comfortable with riding I just walk it. I am 43 years old so I have nothing to prove. That being said though there are a few sections of my local trails that I don't always make it through but I still like to try and I like a challenge. I frikkin hate it when I come through and find that a section that I used to pride myself at being able to ride clean has become just another bump. Good news is it will start raining soon. Half of that crappy ill advised trail work is going to wash away with the first good rain we get.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtrider127 View Post
    Check to see who's riding it on strava and you'll probably find your buddy
    Sounds like someone trying to get that KOM

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    should be on all trails
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    Clowns damaging sui......

    I'm going to laugh when someone catches a group of circus clowns with shovels on their camelbaks.
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    I have to admit, i perform trail maintenance to remove loose baby heads in the middle of the trail.

    By flicking them off the trail with my front tire at full speed. Preferably across the line one of my friends is riding.

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    No worse than the skidiot that I ran across on a local park trail a couple of weeks ago.....skidiot was showing his newbie buddy how to ride down a fire road......skidiot tells his newbie buddy, skid and slide the rear wheel around the turns, as we are climbing up past them.

    My response was "No, not necessary for that part of the trail and it causes excessive damage". His response: "I know, but it looks cool".

    Some people don't give a sh!t....it is, and always will be about them and only them.
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    We need a 'I'm a wimpy or older rider' forum here so we can generate some political clout.

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    What makes you think older riders are the ones sanitizing trails? Most of the older riders have enough experience to have zero issue clearing rough sections of trail.

    From what i have seen most wimpy newbs are in their early 20s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRingGrinder View Post
    What makes you think older riders are the ones sanitizing trails? Most of the older riders have enough experience to have zero issue clearing rough sections of trail.

    From what i have seen most wimpy newbs are in their early 20s.
    Not old goats like us?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    Not old goats like us?
    Im in my prime hawg! You on the other hand..... old goat for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRingGrinder View Post
    Most of the older riders have enough experience to have zero issue clearing rough sections of trail.

    From what i have seen most wimpy newbs are in their early 20s.
    Damn skippy....old and surgical in the techie ****!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRingGrinder View Post
    Im in my prime hawg! You on the other hand..... old goat for sure.
    Yup, heard that before. You'll go on saying that until you have one foot in the grave. Atta bouy!!!

    Just the same, I'm beyond my prime, in a good way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS View Post
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    If you can find the original print, I will pay to have a bunch of these made. Need a lot of them down here in SD as well...

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    A couple of years ago I took a few volunteers up to the Rattlesnake trail in El Moro to work on blocking the cheater lines and keep the trail narrow. We put a rock in place that took 5 of us to move. The next week the rock had been moved off the cheater line. That's a determined cheater.

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    Bob, why are you harassing innocent Clowns?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RTSO2112 View Post
    Bob, why are you harassing innocent Clowns?
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    Where can I get a high res file of that poster, I need something like that to post on a few trails in the SD area.
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    It's a goddamn epidemic and no trail is immune.

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