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    We lost some trails at Leon Creek...

    I went riding yesterday to give the new 29er a try. I had a great ride but it was cut short. As I was coming out of the Bird Sanctuary I ran into an older couple. They informed me that it was private property and they were going to start enforcing it.

    Major bummer since that area has some great winding single track through the woods.
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    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    how was the new ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by In-Yo-Grill View Post
    I went riding yesterday to give the new 29er a try. I had a great ride but it was cut short. As I was coming out of the Bird Sanctuary I ran into an older couple. They informed me that it was private property and they were going to start enforcing it.

    Major bummer since that area has some great winding single track through the woods.
    Were they going to put up signs for "private property?"

    I'd keep riding it until the signs are there.

    Nice ride BTW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    how was the new ride?
    It was great. It was a last minute ride trying to beat the cold front coming in. Bike really ate up the trails. I did some light drops and it felt great.

    Quote Originally Posted by 40Acres View Post
    Were they going to put up signs for "private property?"

    I'd keep riding it until the signs are there.

    Nice ride BTW!
    I went back that evening for a night ride with the wife and friends and they already had purple paint, rope and posted signs up. Super Bummer!!!
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    good deal man! I'm still trying to get my rear shock set up. Hopefully we can get out to the trails soon. Im hoping to make it out to reveille peak sometime in the next two or three weeks!

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    what pedals are you running?

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    Yea that's a bummer.

    Are you going to be riding during the holidays? I'd love to see what the hometown trails have to offer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    what pedals are you running?
    Those are Spank Spike pedals. They are great. With the right shoes they could be awesome.

    Quote Originally Posted by 40Acres View Post
    Yea that's a bummer.

    Are you going to be riding during the holidays? I'd love to see what the hometown trails have to offer.
    You betcha! I need to get out and ride with utsamtber. Maybe we could get a nice group ride in. I'm off Monday if you guys are interested.
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    There is still plenty to ride for sure but that area is really nice for my wife who doesn't like the rough stuff.
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    Early Monday works for me...other than I'm free all week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 40Acres View Post
    Early Monday works for me...other than I'm free all week.
    How early?
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by In-Yo-Grill View Post
    How early?
    A late morning or early afternoon ride...I have something going on with the girlfriend's family for Christmas Eve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 40Acres View Post
    A late morning or early afternoon ride...I have something going on with the girlfriend's family for Christmas Eve.
    For sure...How bout something around lunch? Maybe hour and a half to two hours? Heck, I'm down for whatever. Where do you usually ride?

    If anyone else wants a part of the action chime in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by In-Yo-Grill View Post
    For sure...How bout something around lunch? Maybe hour and a half to two hours? Heck, I'm down for whatever. Where do you usually ride?

    If anyone else wants a part of the action chime in.
    That sounds good to me...where's the best place to meet? I usually ride Walnut, Barton Creek, and Slaughter Creek in Austin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 40Acres View Post
    That sounds good to me...where's the best place to meet? I usually ride Walnut, Barton Creek, and Slaughter Creek in Austin.
    I usually drop in at the Leon Creek entrance of Bandera/Mainland. It's right next to the Walmart.
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    Monday morning works for me.

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    I may have a few others who want to ride.
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    If you don't mind I'd like to join you guys on Monday if I don't have to work. Just got back into mtb want to get to know the Leon Creek trails again.
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    how does 9am sound?

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    If I don't have to work 9am works for me….where should we meet? I'll post here as soon as I find out my work schedule.

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    I'll be starting at op. But if you live close to another trail head we can meet out on the trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    I'll be starting at op. But if you live close to another trail head we can meet out on the trail.
    Do you climb to the tower and head down through the park when you start at OP?
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    Quote Originally Posted by In-Yo-Grill View Post
    Do you climb to the tower and head down through the park when you start at OP?
    I usually start by dropping in on one of the trails near the pavilion and head straight for the big jump in the creek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    I'll be starting at op. But if you live close to another trail head we can meet out on the trail.
    I'll meet you at the main OP parking lot at 9am, might have another rider with me. Will be in a Honda Element with Hawaii plates.

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    I was back there in the back of Bamberger on Thursday/Friday of last week, and saw those signs. If it's private it's private.....they should have enforced it long ago rather than allowing everyone to believe it was public. I'd like to know where the actual property line is...that is nice flowey single track back there for sure.

    The signs I saw were on the Bamberger side of Old Babcock....not in Bird's of Prey. Were there some on the other side?
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