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    Possbily transplanting to SouthEast NC area

    Hey Guys and Gals,

    It looks like I may be transplanting from New Hampshire to southeast NC. Curious as to the type of riding I can expect to find down there and what some of the best places might be or if I am going to to be in a long haul to find the good stuff. Are there any facebook groups for mountain biking in SE NC?

    I will say that my style of riding is mostly rigid singlespeed on technical and flowy singletrack.

    Any info would be great and much appreciated.
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    Possbily transplanting to SouthEast NC area

    What exactly do you mean by "south east North Carolina"?

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    SE side of the state is flat. (Assuming you mean coastal).

    The further west you go in the state the more technical the riding gets but your idea of technical may be much different than many of the people in this regional forums idea of technical.
    Last edited by kjlued; 02-17-2013 at 05:53 PM.
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    By SE I am looking at the Wilmington area. I just want to know that I can put my wheels to decent singletrack at least once a week without driving across the state. I dont need painful climbs and killer downhills. just some good solid singletrack. I figured I would be in for flat stuff... must be good singlespeed trails in the region.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kjlued View Post
    ... your idea of technical may be much different than many of the people in this regional forums idea of technical.
    I am stealing this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kjlued View Post
    ... your idea of technical may be much different than other peoples idea of technical.

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    These guys are down in Myrtle Beach (about 75 miles south of Wilmington) and do a great job with their trails. Waccamaw Trail Blazers - Ride, Build, Advocate, Promote and Educate others about Mountain Biking in Myrtle Beach

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    Thanks guys. good info so far. I think when i get down there this spring (house hunting) I will make a point to stop by the LBS as well. I watched some of the videos on sirbikesalot and some of the trails look fast and flowy which would be awesome on my rigid ss.
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    Its worth the 4 hour drive to Asheville to hit the mountains. There is other stuff in the state but mostly xc. I do miss NC for riding. It is where I started.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zippy29er View Post
    By SE I am looking at the Wilmington area. I just want to know that I can put my wheels to decent singletrack at least once a week without driving across the state. I dont need painful climbs and killer downhills. just some good solid singletrack. I figured I would be in for flat stuff... must be good singlespeed trails in the region.

    You will probably have some better luck in the Raleigh/Durham area along with other parts of the Triangle which isn't too far from you.

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    I am stealing this.
    Glad I could help. lol
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    It's more like a 7 hour drive to Asheville from Wilmington.
    If you re-locate there, celebrate what's there too! Amazing surf/ocean/tide waters/ etc for your fishing/ paddling be it standing or sitting/ surfing hiking birding divingwhatever!
    Seriously...I could live at the beach or in a green area on the map (aka lots of public land), but nowhere else. Evidently, I like being outside in nature...whodathunkit?

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    Re: Possbily transplanting to SouthEast NC area

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Brown View Post
    It's more like a 7 hour drive to Asheville from Wilmington.
    If you re-locate there, celebrate what's there too! Amazing surf/ocean/tide waters/ etc for your fishing/ paddling be it standing or sitting/ surfing hiking birding divingwhatever!
    Seriously...I could live at the beach or in a green area on the map (aka lots of public land), but nowhere else. Evidently, I like being outside in nature...whodathunkit?
    Yeah guess you are right. I always drove from Fayetteville while stationed there and Chapel Hill while in university.

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