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    Clinton Lake in Lawrence on Jan 1, or Swope?

    Hey friends, I got a small Omaha crowd interested in kicking off the new year right. It's been awfully dry up here, and we can still get on single track. We're interested in riding Clinton Lake trails or Swope on this Sunday Jan 1. Anyone got any trail beta? Are your trails down south still dry and rideable in the daytime? We'd be arriving around noon to ride all afternoon.

    thanks in advance for any help

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    Dude it's been terrible here, but the Lawrence River trails are very close and the short loop is rumoured to be dry and the whole loop dry by this weekend. Clinton Lake, Swope, BURP and Landahl are all closed untill we get a freeze which it has not been doing lately.

    I'd meet you guys at the River trails in Lawrence for a couple loops. It's blazing fast single track...guys rip it on CX bikes even. Down and back is just over 10mi and takes about 50min if your in remotely good shape. Two times down and back and some beers on Mass st. sounds like a ball. I'm going to be there Monday for a group ride, but I'd go Sunday too.

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    I just read that swope is good to go on a local trail building site and they are very conservative. We might have a stroke of luck this weekend.

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    And Chris Locke was implying that Clinton Lake may be good to go on Sunday also. Clinton Lake is my preference, but Swope is awesome too

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    What sure did you get that from? Earth riders? Share a link, thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rfxc View Post
    What sure did you get that from? Earth riders? Share a link, thanks!
    Here's the Swope's open thread. Other trails seem to be drying out as well. Should have a good selection available for the weekend.

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    riding swope at 2 I'll post the conditions...

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    Swope is dialed!

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    Anybody been out to Clinton? In town for a couple days, rode Swope today and it was awesome. Really want to to hit up Clinton if at all possible. Love that place!

    If not, we'll just ride Swope again and Smithville tomorrow.

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    Clinton should be good by Sunday...if not tomorrow afternoon.

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    Gotta jet tomorrow afternoon sadly. Guess we'll just hit some stuff around KC tomorrow morning and early afternoon and call it good.

    Thanks for the info.

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    Any hope for a clean ride at clinton lake this saturday january 28? Interested again in coming down from omaha...

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