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    Detroit area riding, November

    Is there much riding around the Detroit area? I'm going to be in the region for a month and might get a few days off where I could ride, assuming its worth it to bring my bike with me.
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    depends on what type of riding you do but lookup stony creek metropark, ive heard of novi treefarm as well....
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    No disrespect to the guy above but those trails are pretty lame.

    Check out Highland Rec, Potawatomi, or Pontiac Lake.

    Way better riding and it would be worth bringing the bike.
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    There's about 250 miles of singletrack within an hour's drive of Detroit, with a fair amount of variety. There's a nice trail guide at Trail Guide Michigan Mountain Biking Association and a handy google map at https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=U...96626d7e7fe810 that might be helpful.

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    definitely check out Poto.
    Island Lake Rec area if you want to get a fast ride in.
    Mabury is short, but fun.
    Tree Farm doesn't have a lot of climbing, but is still a fun ride with some nice features thrown in
    If you have time, drive west to Battle Creek area and check out Fort Custer

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    Cool, I'll bring the AM hardtail and leave the FR full squish at home, might even bring the HT as a full rigid
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    Pontiac Lake, Highland, and Potowatomi are probably the highlights of the area. Pontiac Lake and Poto are faster trails, where Highland is twisty, narrow and technical.

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