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    Rain out

    Being new to the sport and all the rain we've been getting here in Michigan, can anyone recommend some trails to ride shortly after a rainy day? I live in Sterling Heights. I swear it always seems to rain on my days off work. I look at the forecast and for the next two weeks it shows rain around Tuesday's and Wednesday's (my off days). As a new rider I want to get out as much as I can and it's starting to bum me out.

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    Snake, Rollercoaster and the return loop at Stony Creek dry very quickly.

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    Awesome haven't been there yet. Recommended for an ambitious noob?

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    Very challenging, but ridable with a good fork. Fast ups and downs with rocks and trees, really well designed. There are other trails at Stony to ride which are easier to start.

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    I'm new and in SH also. I went out to Addison Oaks yesterday, one because I heard it was a nice place to ride and two, I read somewhere that the trails dry out fast there. Both seem to be true. It kicked my butt, but was a blast, lots of up and down but nothing too bad. I'm just old, fat and making a come back after smoking for too many years.
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    Rain out

    Hickory glen and Milford dry quickly. Bit of a haul for you tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sleepyguy1001 View Post
    I'm new and in SH also. I went out to Addison Oaks yesterday, one because I heard it was a nice place to ride and two, I read somewhere that the trails dry out fast there. Both seem to be true. It kicked my butt, but was a blast, lots of up and down but nothing too bad. I'm just old, fat and making a come back after smoking for too many years.
    Addison is a great trail, as is Bald Mountain right around the corner.
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    Re: Rain out

    Head over to mmba.org for latest Michigan trail conditions and a comprehensive listing of trails, locations and trail maps.

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    Appreciate all the feedback. Can't wait to hit these trails

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