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    dry trail within driving?

    Hello All!

    As much fun as snow biking is, i'm itching to hit some dry trails and sad to say, 4 months is too long to wait for the white stuff to go away.

    Does anyone know of a trail withing driving distance of detroit that does not snow?

    I'm looking at maybe 5 hrs or more if need be.

    Let me know!

    Thanks

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    harryzhong- check out how the weather's been around Zilpo Recreation area/ Morehead State area in Kentucky. It's about 7 hours, really, but great riding and camping.
    Otherwise, come on down to Asheville- year round, baby (except the occasional day here or there).
    Former michigander.

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    Hey Mike

    Thanks for the tip! I just googled it, 6 hrs 20 mins is definitely doable.

    I'm assuming Morehead & Zilpo are in the Daniel Boone National Forest.

    Looks sweet, definitely going to look into it.

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    Depends on what you're looking for, but it never snows at Rays indoor mtb park in Cleveland. About 2 1/2 hours away.

    www.raysmtb.com

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    haha i did look into ray's. looks kinda cool, but if i'm gonna drive, i dont mind driving a bit more to hit some real dirt.

    how is ray's? i'm usually into XC, is ray's more trick oriented?

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    It's a mix. There's a "XC" loop, which is about 1/2 mile/lap if I recall correctly, with some interesting climbs and descents. A few laps on that, mix in some skinnies, the pump track, and table top jump lines, and I usually come away with 10 miles or so on the clock in a few hours of riding and playing. It's a different kind of riding - feels like a lot of sprints rather than epic spinning, but it's kind of addicting. Each time there I'm a little more adventurous.

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