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    Best Long Island XC Trail

    So which one is it? Is there something comparable to Blue Mt in Peekskill?

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    IMO
    glacier ridge has great flow
    east seatuaket has great climbs

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    Meadowlark is shorter than the others, at 5 miles, but it's a really great ride. Highly recommended to anyone who hasn't checked it out.

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    I vote for Glacier. It's my favorite.
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    I've only ridden Rocky Point and Glacier Ridge.

    Neither is really comparable to Blue Mtn.

    But I dig the tight, twisty trails at RP.

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    Without being too picky,

    What is the name of the best XC trail at Rocky Point & Glacier Ridge?

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    At Glacier, I like What Goes Up Must Come Down and White Ghost.
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    XC, Rocky Point and Glacier Ridge are the names of two specific trails. Rocky Point is also the name of the town where that trail is located. GR is in Farmingville, NY.

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    Stilly is a bit of a challange.
    RP is 20 miles of fast and furious single track. At a sub 1:30 pace its insane!
    GR is also a blast. Love the moguls and the flow
    ES is a good work out, But I feel that trail leaves a rider hanging. There really isnt any reward at the end of a climb or at the end of switchback section. Dou did a great job designing it and set it up to be a workout.

    There is only one trail on the island that makes you feel as if you are not on the island. It has a lot of climbing, is fast, slow, tight, twisty, ladders, bridges, Boulders and views that are breath taking.
    That trail has stolen my heart!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by spartacus View Post

    There is only one trail on the island that makes you feel as if you are not on the island. It has a lot of climbing, is fast, slow, tight, twisty, ladders, bridges, Boulders and views that are breath taking.
    That trail has stolen my heart!!!!
    What trail is that?

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    ditto

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    nothing comparable to blue mt.

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    ESS

    its up on the northshore out east (By the BMX track)
    Basically out of bounds as it is not a climb maintained trail.

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    more details? i'd love to try it

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    There are 2 rides on sunday mornings. One starts at 7:30 and the other around 8 from the BMX lot

    Trail is not marked and I recommend not to try the trail alone......you will get lost

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    Quote Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
    There are 2 rides on sunday mornings. One starts at 7:30 and the other around 8 from the BMX lot

    Trail is not marked and I recommend not to try the trail alone......you will get lost
    It's Long Island... How lost can you get?
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    it all depends on how long and how much riding you wanna do.

    But your right.....How lost can you get on Long Island.

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    All the trails listed above are great!
    This is Long Island however so nothing is going to really compare to Blue Mt.
    One that has been left out is Manoville Hills. Awesome cardio workout. I still don't understand how this trail has you climbing for almost 13mi., but you finish at the same place you started!?!
    Too soon old-Too late smart!

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    Glacier Ridge! Love that Trail, except someone stole my helmet when I left it on top my truck to go check the trail map last time I was there, that sucked lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GstaThugPimp4lif View Post
    Glacier Ridge! Love that Trail, except someone stole my helmet when I left it on top my truck to go check the trail map last time I was there, that sucked lol.
    It woulda been worth them takin' it if you coulda caught them takin' it.
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    Yeah that would of been awesome! Pissed having to drop 100+ on another helmet!

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    Cunningham Park, Queens, or Stillwell Woods, Woodbury are both great trails IMHO. Add the short bit of Trailview near the Shop-Rite (I think) to make a pretty good loop of Stilly.

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    Heading to Rocky Point tomorrow for some fast singletrack fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowPokePete View Post
    Heading to Rocky Point tomorrow for some fast singletrack fun

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    We did 20 miles at Rocky Point, downed some lunch, then got another 8 miles at Stillwell before heading home.

    Good times on the Island today...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowPokePete View Post
    We did 20 miles at Rocky Point, downed some lunch, then got another 8 miles at Stillwell before heading home.

    Good times on the Island today...

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    Pete? Is that you? It's Clark.
    I just finished riding Trailview and Stillwell. Had to turn on the lights for the last section.
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