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    trails today? trying to ride after school, its supposed to be in the 50s.

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    The trails are still soft and muddy. I would stay off of them. This weekend is suppossed to be crappy too. I hate this time of year!

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    Yeah, it rained here a bit today, not sure if it hit white clay (about 20 miles from here) but i'd stay off atleast until next week.

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    Just keep telling yourself..."Summer is coming...Summer is coming "

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    Just ran across this big tree called The Rotten Monkey at Middle Run...It has some skill stuff on top of it which is pretty cool...Has anyone tried it yet ??

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    how were the conditions today?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jakekenney
    how were the conditions today?
    Dont know today (3/1/09)..I ran across that tree while walking on Sat (2/28/09)..I saw about 6 or 7 riders...Some spots were ok but on the whole they just shouldnt have been out there...

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    Uh...whats been going on ??
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    Isnt mud supposed to be good for you ??

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    Whats the latest ??

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    check out bvmtb.com for trail conditions and updates. It's a new site that has info on WC MR, brandywine, elk neck, and FH. It looks like the rain is going to hold off, so today might be a good chance to get a ride in.

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    ***Trail Update***

    Went to Middle Run on Thurs 3-12-09 around 3pm,rode the log piles...the Rotten Monkey tree and the new skinny's by the fiberglass bridge...cool stuff...

    Most of the trails were in real good shape...just a little soft/damp & super tacky but not real muddy at all...most of the huge ruts that were there about a month ago have been smoothed out real nice...

    My friend had a pretty rough day...He almost went over the bars going over this small jump as soon as we started out...ripped his shirt when a tree stuck to it...got a flat tire with multiple holes in the slime tube...apparently the slime didnt seal too well...I had a small patch kit with me but the cement in the tube had dried up...my friend ended up just squeezing the tube all around trying to get the slime to coat the inside..it apparently worked as we filled it up and got back to where we started (by the fiberglass bridge)..He then tried the new 30ft skinny and his front wheel came off the board and hit the support log that laid underneath...He went over the handlebars and broke his rear brake lever right off the bike.....Ouch !!

    All in all it was super fun and we probably saw around 15 riders...
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    [QUOTE=vyper005]***Trail Update***

    He then tried the new 30ft skinny and his front wheel came off the board and hit the support log undwerneath...he went over the handlebars and broke his rear brake lever right off the bike.....Ouch !! QUOTE]

    Try loosening your brake leavers a bit next time. What I mean by that is to loosen the brake levers grip on the bar so that if you take a spill the leavers will spin around instead of breaking off. Donít make them too loose of course.
    Work Hard 2 Play Hard!!!

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    Aries14,

    Good advice..I'll pass it along...

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    Quote Originally Posted by breilly
    check out bvmtb.com for trail conditions and updates. It's a new site that has info on WC MR, brandywine, elk neck, and FH.
    Not a bad site...It needs some pics though...

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    My friends rode Middle Run yesterday (3/17/09) for a little bit & they said it wasnt bad at all...

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    I rode Middle Run today(3/21) from 8am to about 930am...Trails were in great shape...

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    I rode Middle Run today (3/24) fro 330pm to 5pm..trails were in great shape...Some dry & some a little tacky...

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    I'm really close to Middle Run but am thinking of checking out a place even closer to my house for the wetter days. Carousel Park is small and has mostly fire road type trails but might be good to just get some spinning in for the more local folks. I'll check on it and get back to everyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vwforty
    I'm really close to Middle Run but am thinking of checking out a place even closer to my house for the wetter days. Carousel Park is small and has mostly fire road type trails but might be good to just get some spinning in for the more local folks. I'll check on it and get back to everyone.

    Carousel will do in a pinch, but it still gets wet, plus the mulched trails can suck the fun out a ride. You know what, the hill from the creek up to the pool is surprisingly tough!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinker
    Carousel will do in a pinch, but it still gets wet, plus the mulched trails can suck the fun out a ride. You know what, the hill from the creek up to the pool is surprisingly tough!
    How is the new bike treating you ?? I want one so bad but i'm low on cash...

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    How is the new bike treating you ?? I want one so bad but i'm low on cash...
    I love it! The combination of the right size and full suspensiion gives me a lot more confidence on descents and over rocks/roots. The RP2 is stiff enough that I don't even notice it, even when climbing. Thanks for asking.

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    Anyone been riding ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    Anyone been riding ??

    I rode Tuesday on my new bike... went through the "chunnel" for the first time from Middle Run over to White Clay.... If the trails dry out by Saturday morning, there will be a group of us riding.

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    You might have to shoot for Sun 4/5/09...

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    ***Trail Update***
    I rode Bryans Field & Whitley Farms today (4-5-09) from 10am till noon...The trails were in great shape...most of the trail was dry with some parts being soft & tacky...I only a few wet spots on a 7 mile ride...

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    Trails were beautiful yesterday... Did approx. 18 miles through Judge Morris, Middle Run & White Clay. They'll be back to crap unridable for at least the next few days...

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    Quote Originally Posted by vwforty
    Trails were beautiful yesterday... Did approx. 18 miles through Judge Morris, Middle Run & White Clay..
    18 miles...Thats way outta my league...I think the most Ive ever done on a mountain bike was 13...and that was tough...

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    18 miles...Thats way outta my league...I think the most Ive ever done on a mountain bike was 13...and that was tough...

    It was a rough ride... Since I haven't ridden consistantly since last August, it killed me. I can't ride technical things like the skills trail but I try for distance... I've got Xterra Smith Lake at Fort Bragg, NC coming up Memorial Day weekend to get ready for so I need the miles.... .5ish mile swim, 18 mile MTB and 4 mile trail run (partly in deep sand no less)... I just make sure I have enough to eat and drink when I'm on a ride like that.

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    alright, i've been dying to get out to this park and check out the skills area. has anyone been there since the most recent rain? i was thinking of going tomorrow after work.

    also, where exactly is the skills trail? i'm looking at the map ( http://www.destateparks.com/download...clay-creek.pdf )
    but don't see it marked. is it on a trail with a specific name? what's the best way to get to it from 95? (i'm coming from the aberdeen area) sorry if this has been mentioned already...i didn't get to read through all the posts. thanks!
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    Awesome map! thanks!
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    Trail Conditions

    I might head this way on Saturday, how are the trails this week?

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    this week has been fairly dry.

    you should look at www.bvmtb.com

    they are pretty good with the conditions.

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    Middle Run was awesome yesterday (4/13/09)...I'll tell you what...The hill that is right after the long wooden bridge is a pain in the butt when youre just getting started

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    Middle Run was awesome yesterday (4/13/09)...I'll tell you what...The hill that is right after the long wooden bridge is a pain in the butt when youre just getting started
    It sure was... Went through the Cork Screw, Mountain Goat Trail and parts of Logzilla a few times trying to work on some skills... then it started to get a little dark... Ended up doing a total of 10.5.... looks like it may not be rideable again until Friday at the earliest... maybe thursday evening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vwforty
    It sure was... Went through the Cork Screw, Mountain Goat Trail and parts of Logzilla a few times trying to work on some skills... then it started to get a little dark... Ended up doing a total of 10.5.... looks like it may not be rideable again until Friday at the earliest... maybe thursday evening.
    Yeah. We rode about 20 miles in Middle Run on Sunday afternooon (late) (skipped the Judge), but the trails were in near perfect shape. The new trail design is the bomb for keeping the trails sustainable. Four years ago you would have never been able to ride on Sunday after that Saturday drenching.

    By comparison, we rode about 17 miles (so we got a good cross section of trails) at Fair Hill last night and although the trails were in good shape, (firm, slightly wet, moderately tacky) they were not dry like the MR/WCC trails were on Sunday.

    Good riding anyway. Hope to see some of y'all at the Bike Line race this Sunday. Even if you don't race, come on out and watch, ride the race course after. If the weather is good, the course will be a blast, especially after 500 racers go through it multiple times (does not hurt the trails, just really smoothes out the debris, etc).

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    Quote Originally Posted by troutboy
    Hope to see some of y'all at the Bike Line race this Sunday. Even if you don't race, come on out and watch, ride the race course after. If the weather is good, the course will be a blast, especially after 500 racers go through it multiple times (does not hurt the trails, just really smoothes out the debris, etc)
    Where is the race ?? Any details ??

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    Race is at Fair Hill, North Appleton Parking Lot.

    Links:
    http://bikeline.com/page.cfm?pageID=65
    http://www.masuperseries.com/2009/in...list&Itemid=12

    http://www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=8103 (too late to register on line - race day only, but this gives more info like distances and times).

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    Where is the race ?? Any details ??
    Race is at Fair Hill, North Appleton Parking Lot.

    Links:
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    http://www.masuperseries.com/2009/in...list&Itemid=12
    http://www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=8103

    (too late to register on line - race day only, but this gives more info like distances and times).

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    Where is the race ?? Any details ??

    www.masuperseries.com



    May 3rd at Granogue is a must on your calendar. You won't be able to ride there any other time throughout the year and it is some good riding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 88 rex
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    May 3rd at Granogue is a must on your calendar. You won't be able to ride there any other time throughout the year and it is some good riding.
    I can't wait for this. Will be my first ever race. I went to support a friend previously, and it was a good time just hanging out there. He led me to believe that this year it was on the 30th, which neither of us would be able to make due to a mutual friend's wedding. Seeing this response has me giddy. WAAAAAHHAHAHAHAHAA!!!!!

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    I did the race this weekend... skipped beginner and went right to sport... this was my first ever non Xterra mountain bike race and I'm waaay out of shape... i finished but almost last... i did, however, stop to help someone about 2 miles from the finish... they needed a tube and a pump so it slowed me down a bit... but I wasn't going to win anyway, it was more for the experience...

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    Quote Originally Posted by vwforty
    i finished but almost last... i did, however, stop to help someone about 2 miles from the finish... they needed a tube and a pump so it slowed me down a bit... but I wasn't going to win anyway, it was more for the experience...
    Now thats a nice thing to do...Kudos to you !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vwforty
    I did the race this weekend... skipped beginner and went right to sport... this was my first ever non Xterra mountain bike race and I'm waaay out of shape... i finished but almost last... i did, however, stop to help someone about 2 miles from the finish... they needed a tube and a pump so it slowed me down a bit... but I wasn't going to win anyway, it was more for the experience...

    Congrats!! What class sport? I also race sport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 88 rex
    Congrats!! What class sport? I also race sport.

    Thanks! I believe Senior 2 30 -34. I lost a lot of time on the second lap helping someone with a flat... so I finished last of all people that finished... fun but hard... I'm already in better shape for the next big ride...

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    I rode on Monday (4/27) for about 2 hours and the trails were great. I had a great time. I parked in the Judge Morris Parking lot and when I cam back after riding the snow goose/lenape area I decided to try out the Chestnut trail. I wasn't expecting much, but I was surprised. It had some fun sections. I consider it a good warmup/cool down trail.

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    Has anybody been out lately ??

    I pinched my sciatic nerve about 2 1/2 wks ago and havent been out that much...

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    I just moved to Newark from the Ocean City/Bethany DE area this past fall, I had been bummed out not being able to surf on a regular basis, then a friend asked me if I rode bikes and mentioned white clay. I looked it up online and bought a bike the next weekend and I am stoked! I have been to white clay and judge morris several times and to Middle Run for the first time yesterday. After riding only a beach cruiser and the flat landscape of Delmarva for the past 8 years I am slowly getting in biking shape and getting some climbing lungs, but these trails are amazingly maintained and super fun. Middle Run is just a myriad of intersecting trails that you can get lost on and white clay is fun to just go around and around on. Looking forward to getting out there and exploring all the local trails besides these 3 places but am happy to make this my regular spot for weekend and after work rides.

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    I just rode middle run yesterday for about 3 hours. The trails were in great shape. Despite the mist/fog/rain, there was very few muddy sections. The only muddy areas were at the bottoms of descents, and those were easily avoidable by swerving. It was a fun day and I got to test out my new Tassajara. It is awesome!

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    I rode middle run on Wed (5/20) and the trails were in fantastic shape...It was my first time out in about 3wks (pinched sciatic nerve)...I did about 4.5 miles of light riding...Felt pretty good...

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    Great Ride Sunday

    Had a great ride at Middle Run on Sunday. 27 miles of single track bliss, even if it was a bit crowded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by troutboy
    Had a great ride at Middle Run on Sunday. 27 miles of single track bliss, even if it was a bit crowded.

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    That was a great ride! Of course I only did 15 of the 27 miles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by troutboy
    Had a great ride at Middle Run on Sunday. 27 miles of single track bliss, even if it was a bit crowded.
    The only way I'd ever do 27 miles is if my mountain bike had an engine !!

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    I wonder if the storm did any major damage to the trails yesterday....anybody check them out ??

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    Yes, major damage to trees within White Clay and Middle Run. Mostly poplars, not surprisingingly.

    Both Paper Mill Road and Hopkin's Road were closed last night at 7:30 as I was trying to get from Fair Hill to the meeting.

    Expect lots of dismounting for the next couple of days.

    Fair Hill was unscathed. It barely rained there. We rode 23 miles last night with trails in perfect condition.


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    I was almost going riding when I decided to stay home a work on my deck a little more. I typically ride Tuesday afternoons and I would have been there right when the storm hit. That would have been interesting huh! Glad I didn't go now even yesterday I was pissed I didn't go.

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    I would have been out in that storm, but I fell and bent my front tire, had to walk out and when I got to Performance to buy a new wheel, it started coming down. It looked like a hurricane out there. If that had not happed I definitly would have been stuck in it, so it was a blessing in disguise. When I was leaving a couple people were just getting out, I wonder how they fared.

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    Does anyone know if the downed trees have been cleared at all ??

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    Most of the trees have been cleared. There were some HUGE trees that came down. I'm glad nobody got hurt when that storm came through because it did a lot more damage then I thought.

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    Will it ever stop RAINING??????

    I havent been able to ride in like 3 weeks. It is killing me

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    Any local knowledge as to whether the white clay trails are appropriate for riding tomorrow (saturday)?

    I don't want to be a jackass, riding when the trails are too soft...

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    Not likely. Poured again last night.

    That being said, if it remains sunny all day today and tomorrow, they might be ridable by tomorrow afternoon.

    Of course, the forecast calls for a reasonable chance of more rain today and tonight. Any more rain and the trails will most definitely not be ridable.

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    Thank you, duly noted. Lets hope its bright and sunny today/tomorrow.
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    check out http://www.bvmtb.com/


    the trail conditions are updated often and are realiable

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    Anyone been out today to see how the trails are?

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    I havent been riding in about a month so I might go this weekend...Have all the trees been cleared at Middle Run & White Clay ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    I havent been riding in about a month so I might go this weekend...Have all the trees been cleared at Middle Run & White Clay ??

    I rode last night. All the trees have been cleared but there are some low bridges in spots... and some trails, like the boundary line trail are a little less fast due to the trees uprooting and being cleared creating some pot holes.

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    I rode Sunday (6/28) at Middle Run & some of White Clay...Trails were in great shape plus I didnt run across any trees that were blocking any of the trails.Some of the bushes & weeds have grown so much that it seems like you are riding thru a tunnel on some of the trails...pretty cool...

    Has anybody seen that tree or bunch of trees that were up rooted near the papermill rd tunnel ?? The up-rooted section is right next to the trail and Im guessing its about 12-15' tall...pretty crazy...I'll post some pics later on...

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    I rode Sunday (6/28) at Middle Run & some of White Clay...Trails were in great shape plus I didnt run across any trees that were blocking any of the trails.Some of the bushes & weeds have grown so much that it seems like you are riding thru a tunnel on some of the trails...pretty cool...

    Has anybody seen that tree or bunch of trees that were up rooted near the papermill rd tunnel ?? The up-rooted section is right next to the trail and Im guessing its about 12-15' tall...pretty crazy...I'll post some pics later on...
    Not sure if it is te same one you are talking about, but I was riding yesterday too and on Bryans field there were a bunch of trees down, probably at least a dozen down all in a line, like dominos on the way up towards the skills course. Then I think the one you were talking about you could see the whole root system up rooted, must have been 20-30 ft in diameter. Crazy stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DEride
    I think the one you were talking about you could see the whole root system up rooted, must have been 20-30 ft in diameter. Crazy stuff.
    Yeah...That sounds like it...

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    Here's a few pics of the up-rooted tree..The one with my friend standing there...he's 6'1"... gives you some perspective of how big it is...






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    I rode yesterday (7/09/09)...did 1/2 of Whitly Farms trail than David English than back up the Tri-Valley trail...man..I really hate the beginning hill to the right on David English...

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    Here's a nice little video clip of White Clay I found on Vimeo...


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    I like that video. Makes me want to ride WCC.

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    Here's a cool little street riding video from one of the best guys out there...

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    North Shore riding...Not White Clay but we can always dream...


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    My Trek is out of comission right now...I stripped the bushing that holds the left crank arm to the bottom bracket Hopefully Bikeline will have one laying around somewhere

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    Never been the white clay thinking about going friday anybody know how much its rained there and the trail conditions are ? Also wheres the best place to park? coming from baltimore area
    It might get a little steep from here

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    Hey Troutboy can ya help out a buddy (crackerasscracker) and fill him in on the conditions...thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thecrackerasscracker
    Never been the white clay thinking about going friday anybody know how much its rained there and the trail conditions are ? Also wheres the best place to park? coming from baltimore area
    Heres a little map of WCC & Middle Run you can print out...Made by Ken Cox...

    http://www.kencox.net/map/wcc_middlerun_map_2.2.0.pdf

    Alot of people park at the Middle Run parking lot because its free...If you are coming from Rte 2 (Kirkwood Hwy) turn on Possum Park Rd..straight ahead for about 3 or 4 miles then make a right hand turn on Possum Hollow rd (you will see a sign for the Delaware bird rescue or bird sanctuary) If you come to the intersection at Papermill rd...you went to far...

    After the right on Possum Hollow rd continue straight ahead for about a 1/2 mile then make a left into the park...follow the gravel rd all way till the end....The trailhead starts to the left & right...Hope that helps
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    Cracker, don't forget to ride the high skinny - you have better balance than I do.

    Ahh ... memories.

    Last time we went, we parked at Polly Drummond Shopping Center and rode to the trail head next to Pike Creek Church.

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    Sorry I missed this. As of last night, the WC/MR trails are in good shape. Slightly tacky (nice!) in areas and a few small muddy spots, but mostly dry.

    Looks like a good chance of rain today, so no predictions going forward!

    You can get semi-current conditions for local trails at www.bvmtb.com

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    today

    Went today trails were perfect wish the skills area was bigger what a cool trail system
    it didnt start raining till about 3:30 so we got in some good riding


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    It might get a little steep from here

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    I rode Middle run & White Clay yesterday about 3pm...The trails were a little damp...some water accumulation in some small ruts but nothing major...overall...pretty decent

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    Anyone going riding this weekend ?? The weather should be pretty decent....

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    Anyone going riding this weekend ?? The weather should be pretty decent....
    Couple of Trailspinners events this weekend: Trail work Saturday August 15th, meet in front of McGlynn's at 9am, usually done around noon. MtnBike101 (Intro to Mtn Biking), Sunday August 16th, 1pm at Nine Foot Rd parking lot.

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    I hopefully will get out on Sunday afternoon, as long as I get my new brakes installed.

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    Will be there Sunday supporting my Wife's first real MTB ride in the 101 class...

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    Quote Originally Posted by quantum73
    Will be there Sunday supporting my Wife's first real MTB ride in the 101 class...
    Nice! I can't be there this month, but enjoy helping out with that when I can. It's a blast seeing people 'get it.'

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    Sinker,

    Didnt you get a new bike recently ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by quantum73
    Will be there Sunday supporting my Wife's first real MTB ride in the 101 class...
    How did your wife do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DEride
    How did your wife do?
    She did well! Due mainly to a couple VERY patient and friendly Trailspinner members. Fingers crossed I think she has the addiction now. Now I just need to figure out what to replace her crappy bike with because it was probably the biggest obstacle she faced all day. I just need to get her on a couple more rides to ensure I don't end up with a very expensive garage ornament...

    Hoping to head up to WCC again this Sunday, weather permitting.

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    Nice! I want to get my wife started too, but I think she would do better at somplace like Fair Hill. I will be camping down at the beach this weekend, hopefully catch some double overhead bombs. Stoked!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyper005
    Sinker,

    Didnt you get a new bike recently ??
    Yeah...we already talked about it. See #27 on this page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinker
    Yeah...we already talked about it. See #27 on this page.
    I cant remember that stuff....that was a long time ago

    So I take it you still like it ?? Have you had any problems ??

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    What are the current trail conditions? I am thinking of hitting White Clay this Sunday. Thanks!

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    By the looks of the weather forecast/map, I think you are gonna be SOL. Supposed to rain tonight and tomorrow so I doubt the trails will be rideable Sun. I was hoping to be there Sun as well...

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