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    Nice day for a ride.....
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    First Time at Palgrave and Coulson's Hill

    Made it out to Palgrave for the first time today after hearing so much about it. I was not disappointed. The trails here rock, lots of up and down with excellent flow, killer switchbacks, optional rock gardens, jumps, etc. Beautiful winding singletrack. Things here are definitely more hilly than I am used to with my local trails but I was still able to make out well with a bit of momentum.

    I printed off a copy of the Palgrave trail guide that broadwayline had made (Made a Palgrave trail guide). Many thanks to him for the guide, it helped me out a couple times when I was in doubt. If you have never ridden here its worth the trip even only if you come once. Its a nice alternative to Albion just down the road.

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    Afterwards I figured I was close enough to Coulson's Hill to give it a try, having never been there, and all I knew about it was whats written in the 2nd edition of "Rider Mel's Ontario Trail Guide"

    Its a bit of a confusing mess of trails but some poking about got me onto the good stuff. Followed the marked race loop, it was fun. Glad I gave it a go but its not on my 'must ride again' list as I live so far away.

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    All in all a pretty good day away from home. I'd like to know how looks after the trails at Palgrave, I've heard the Caledon Cycling club but I'm not sure? I'd like to show my appreciation
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    Glad to hear that you enjoyed Palgrave

    Here's a thread about some of the work being done:

    palgrave gets more fun...

    The area is going to get more fun trails soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    Glad to hear that you enjoyed Palgrave

    Here's a thread about some of the work being done:

    palgrave gets more fun...

    The area is going to get more fun trails soon.
    Thats one of the threads that got me interested in Palgrave. I must say that I'm glad I went. I'll have to make a trip each year, maybe plan on doing 2 laps of Palgrave vs one and going to Coulson's.
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