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    Jan 11-13, 2019: Weekend Trail Report

    Rain is coming...the window is right now, Saturday, and now it looks like Sunday is an option...depending on where youíre riding. Go get some
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    Quote Originally Posted by griz View Post
    Rain is coming...the window is right now, and possibly Saturday, depending on where youíre riding. Go get some
    Thanks dude! Thought today was Thursday for some reason!

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    Griz represent!!!

    This is going to be a tough 3-day stretch, like the last one.

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    If you get out today, all the trails in SF are good to go. A little mud here and there, no standing water. Low probability of rain in the forecast until the afternoon, depending on rain levels today tomorrow might be great too. My bike after a glorious hour this morning:Jan 11-13, 2019: Weekend Trail Report-img_3097.jpg

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    Wait for it......

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    I spotted this on the MidPen Trail Closure pageÖ

    Not one of their normal winter closures:

    El Corte de Madera Creek OSP

    The Giant Salamander Trail is CLOSED to all use due to bridge/trail damage, unsafe conditions.

    Date updated: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
    https://www.openspace.org/visit-a-pr...ail-conditions

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    Saturday is the day to hit Ord proper or East Garrison side.
    -Ord proper will have some areas that are more-slick for sure but the other side with the sandier stuff will be fast and fun...
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    Well I'm sitting my fat ass up at Alice's eating an Impossible Burger and pecking on the computer!

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    Anybody rode Santa Teresa and/or Calero this week? I think they should hold up better in the wet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    well i'm sitting my fat ass up at alice's eating an impossible burger and pecking on the computer!
    Nice!!

    Rode Skeggs yesterday evening and it was not bad, except for all of the tree debris everywhere.
    I was craving for a burger and beer at Alices as I drove by but I just drove home like a good boy......

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    Thinking about taking the fatbikes up to the snow with my son. Can anyone recommend an easy to get to good snow fatbike trail? All help/info appreciated

    Also, both my bikes currently have 3.8"s on. I noticed a few of the resorts websites say 4.0" required. Are they that stiff so 3.8s wont be good enough?
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    All trails at Santa Teresa, Calero & Quicksilver are closed. They probably won't re-open for a while.

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    any real first hand knowledge of current santa cruz area conditions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hel Mot View Post
    any real first hand knowledge of current santa cruz area conditions?
    3 laps this morning, zero mud.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smoothmoose View Post
    Anybody rode Santa Teresa and/or Calero this week? I think they should hold up better in the wet?
    Santa Teresa is the single worst place to ride in the wet that I have experienced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RBoardman View Post
    Santa Teresa is the single worst place to ride in the wet that I have experienced.
    2nd place is my hood... Fremont Older. That clay is like shoe goo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    2nd place is my hood... Fremont Older. That clay is like shoe goo.
    3rd place will be Sierra Morena grease, that shit can be dangerous.
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    At least fill up the land buckets this time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bdunk View Post
    All trails at Santa Teresa, Calero & Quicksilver are closed. They probably won't re-open for a while.
    DOH - really? I guess you went there? I doesn't show on on the SCC closures web page:
    https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/Pages/Closures.aspx

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    Quote Originally Posted by smoothmoose View Post
    DOH - really? I guess you went there? I doesn't show on on the SCC closures web page:
    https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/Pages/Closures.aspx
    You've got to call their phone system as that web page is not for temporary, weather related closures.

    " For temporary trail closure information due to wet weather, please call (408) 355-2200, press 7. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by infotekt View Post
    You've got to call their phone system as that web page is not for temporary, weather related closures.

    " For temporary trail closure information due to wet weather, please call (408) 355-2200, press 7. "
    Thanks. Called, confirm closure at ST and Calero. But no closure in Sanborn. So JNT should be good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smoothmoose View Post
    Thanks. Called, confirm closure at ST and Calero. But no closure in Sanborn. So JNT should be good.
    JNT is good after rain.

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    JNT was good to go yesterday. Iíd imagine itíll be fine tomorrow after the 0.5Ē itíll get tonight.

    Is SC really ok? I might try tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Banshee284 View Post
    JNT was good to go yesterday. Iíd imagine itíll be fine tomorrow after the 0.5Ē itíll get tonight.

    Is SC really ok? I might try tomorrow.
    Depends on what you ride in SC. No mud or standing water on UConn or the fireroad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Banshee284 View Post
    Is SC really ok?
    It may have been OK today, but raining here now and prolly at least the next few hours.

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    Anyone have thoughts on the conditions at Annadel? Looking at the accumulated rainfall this week it looks they haven't been hit too hard. I'm wondering if it would be decent up there tomorrow.

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    ^^^Annadel doesnít drain that well; if you do go there tomorrow, please report back your findings. I would avoid Ridge Trail, that one really gets the mud holes up there on the flat sections.

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    Any trail reports from will be from Kirkwood
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamis View Post
    Any trail reports from will be from Kirkwood
    My wife used to be the doctor in the clinic at Kirkwood. She worked all day, I skied all day. It was great!

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    Rode JNT today. A few patches of mud, lots of leaf litter, but pretty doable. The road past the lake was the primary mud spray generator!

    Was at Skeggs yesterday and it was lovely but damp, but lots of branches scattered about and a few trees down. Only mud I hit was at the usual seep near the top of ECdM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamis View Post
    Any trail reports from will be from Kirkwood
    Amen to that brother Shamis
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    Headed to the Marin Headlands shortly on the gravel bike. Will report back. Thanks to all others who contribute here. This is an awesome (reoccurring) thread.
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    <.5" here in Monterey last night, no rain in todays forecast, fort ord should be prime, toro park is most likely closed.

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    Feels like laps on Crack & Mile today...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RBoardman View Post
    3 laps this morning, zero mud.
    You do realize that there is a mud pit right in the middle of the trail in that photo, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skyno View Post
    You do realize that there is a mud pit right in the middle of the trail in that photo, right?
    It appears you have never ridden that trail. There is a natural spring to the right (not pictured) that is wet the majority of the year.

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    I can report that the trails at Squaw Valley are extremely rideable




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    Quote Originally Posted by Dwdrums00 View Post
    It appears you have never ridden that trail. There is a natural spring to the right (not pictured) that is wet the majority of the year.
    It appears that you are not familiar w/ the smiley-winky-face icon which indicates that a light-hearted comment made in jest will be forthcoming, but if I'm going to be a stickler here, he did advertise "zero mud" - and no, I would never ride that trail b/c the the gradient is not IMBA approved and the goat corpses would get in my way (this is the aforementioned smiley-winky-face icon)

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    How is Rockville right now and tomorrow?
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    Not bike related but met my new neighbor. One of the huskies died before xmas and got a new injection of life.Jan 11-13, 2019: Weekend Trail Report-img_1794.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    Not bike related but met my new neighbor. One of the huskies died before xmas and got a new injection of life.Click image for larger version. 

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    The section right before that mud bridge is so rooted and steep. probably couldn't even walk down it today

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    Quote Originally Posted by luchi87 View Post
    Anyone have thoughts on the conditions at Annadel? Looking at the accumulated rainfall this week it looks they haven't been hit too hard. I'm wondering if it would be decent up there tomorrow.
    Late morning trail report:

    Rode til ~1 yesterday when rain snuck in on me. Trails were good shape somewhat firm and tacky prior to that but started to show saturation limit pretty qwickly on return run back to car. Stayed on the west side trails up thru Howarth Park, Spring Lake, Violetti, Cobblestone, Orchard and their acrotrimint side spurs. Can't comment on the rest but @griz is right about the eastern portion of Ridge. Not sure how much rain they got but clear sky's out and slight breeze since sunrise. I'd recommend fenders and a slicker for the mud so you won't be dragging too much of it back into the Trailhouse post ride.
    Wait whuuut, who did he tell you that!?!?....

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    Quote Originally Posted by griz View Post
    ^^^Annadel doesnít drain that well; if you do go there tomorrow, please report back your findings. I would avoid Ridge Trail, that one really gets the mud holes up there on the flat sections.
    A couple buddies are heading out after noon today ill chk in with them after and pass on conditions after if you're looking to get up here. Suppose to have more rain next few days tho.
    Wait whuuut, who did he tell you that!?!?....

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    Only had time for a quick Dero spin today. Not too many muds.

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    Ended up riding Rockville mid-day today. I'd say conditions there were pretty perfect. Many of the trails were extremely tacky and there were very few spots with any standing water or mud pits. Sun was out too. Actually one of the better rides I've done there.

    Some slick roots and rocks but that was to be expected. I imagine it'd be great tomorrow too.

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    Hero dirt today. Couldnít really get any better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skyno View Post
    You do realize that there is a mud pit right in the middle of the trail in that photo, right?
    Thatís why there is an OSHA approved bridge to cross this wet area.

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    Rode from house to Sanborn up John Nicholas. Nicholas is fine. Just one low rollable fallen tree blocking.

    Then I went Skyline blvd trail in the direction of Saratoga Gap. Immediately, 3 massive fallen trees. Turned around. Gale did it!Jan 11-13, 2019: Weekend Trail Report-img_1807.jpg


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    Granite Bay is good. It usually is post storm so I expect it to be packed this coming week. It's one the only "waterproof" places we have around here.

    I got lost exploring stuff but was on the ebike so don't care. lol

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    Cooking a big codfish tajine tonight, and cut the fvck out of my finger on the first vegetable. My rear braking finger. I hate when that happens!

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    Marin Headlands were awesome. A few places with 3" deep mud where water had pooled but otherwise great.

    Phoenix Lake to Lake Lagunitas and up to 5 corners also very good with a bit more mud.

    Lots of riders in both locations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    Cooking a big codfish tajine tonight, and cut the fvck out of my finger on the first vegetable. My rear braking finger. I hate when that happens!
    Do you ride moto style, or are you left-handed? Well itís supposed to dump this week so you should have time to heal!


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    Had to get it while it was good today, 20.5miles w/2400í. Several trees down, some mud on the ridge, but good on the downs.


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    The backside of China Camp was riding great today. Some of the steeper trails were rutted up with slippery roots, everything else was great. I started solo but, ran into three different groups of people I knew...I just linked one ride after another. I ended up riding for 3 hrs; Iím cooked, havenít been riding to much lately. Good times though, hooked up with a buddy I hadnít ridden with in about 4 years.
    Tomorrow is looking good for riding too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    Cooking a big codfish tajine tonight, and cut the fvck out of my finger on the first vegetable. My rear braking finger. I hate when that happens!
    Damn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turfnsurf View Post
    Do you ride moto style, or are you left-handed? Well itís supposed to dump this week so you should have time to heal!


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    Thatís a smart observation. Iím right handed and ride regular. I accidentally grabbed the blade of the knife. Japanese knife, razor sharp.

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    Well I have ridden Black Butte once before (Coyote to Osprey Loop) and it has a nice sandy / dgc surface. Figured it would hold up to the rain well, I was right. If you have ever considered riding it, nows the time. Thistle and thorns are at a minimum and temperature was actually quite nice.

    This is an XC area. The only real DH is the spine, which while awesome is very short lived. However! You do get some cool rock features to navigate on the plateau and this will help your fitness for sure, lol.

    15 miles today with probably close to a mile of that canvassing back and forth a section of the spine because my phone decided to jettison from my pocket. After 45 mins, I was about to give up and BAM there it was just barely visible in a tuft of tall grass.

    While it will never be my go to or world class, I reaffirmed I will come back again on occasion. I was the only MTB in sight. I saw two hikers on my way out. The view from the top is bitchin and there is a public restroom at the start. Oh better yet? Parking is free

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    Anyone have a camp tam update? Thinking about heading out there tomorrow morning..

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    Rockville was awesome!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Gigi View Post
    Anyone have a camp tam update? Thinking about heading out there tomorrow morning..
    They have on their website "don't ride in the wet" but are also doing trail work tomorrow on the Flow trail which you can't get to without biking to it so idk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cassieno View Post
    They have on their website "don't ride in the wet" but are also doing trail work tomorrow on the Flow trail which you can't get to without biking to it so idk.
    It will be too wet for good citizens to ride. BTW, you can get to the flow trail from White Hill Fire Road without riding on trails more or less.

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    Anyone ride Culvert trail in Auburn yesterday- conditions?

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    A couple landscapes taken yesterday at the Brassington bench in Arastradero:




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    Mission peak stanford side is hero dirt dry.

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    Anyone have details on Demo? On strava it looks like several people rode it yesterday but most ride titles include the word mud. To be avoided today?

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    I rode Aptos side yesterday and it was a mess.

    got it on the SS.

    but, that was 24hrs ago.......

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    3 SC laps today, conditions slightly improved over yesterday. Still a mess up on top.
    Rain forecast for the week has tamed quite a bit, still rain but not in buckets!


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    I made enough Black Cod tajine for the rainy week ahead. Time for comfort food!

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    It will be too wet for good citizens to ride. BTW, you can get to the flow trail from White Hill Fire Road without riding on trails more or less.
    Thanks for the recon. Decided to avoid being a bad citizen this morning and hit local jmp/ redwood instead. Was more wet than I expected, definitely on soggy side of hero dirt.

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    Road shoulder debris clearing on hwy 9 has left some new berms along the road.


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    Did lap after lap of the sandy stuff in Henry Cowell. It was so good we never even bothered to head over to UC.






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    Anyone have an update on Joaquin Miller? Planning to get out there early tomorrow morning before the rain starts.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Scuba.Steve View Post
    Anyone have an update on Joaquin Miller? Planning to get out there early tomorrow morning before the rain starts.


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    Quote Originally Posted by griz View Post
    See post #72

    Thanks, I was scrolling through this thread but must have missed that post towards the end.


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    Rode Lake Natoma loop with my son and one of his friends. They had a great time. Even took his friend to the fish ladder for the first time. Weather was perfect and so are trail conditions. A few soft spots earlier that are probably dry now ... just in time for more rain

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    No other place like it in the world. When wet, itís the best dirt Iíve ever experienced. Some mud, a little dust, and endless amounts of deep loam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RBoardman View Post
    No other place like it in the world. When wet, itís the best dirt Iíve ever experienced. Some mud, a little dust, and endless amounts of deep loam.
    Donít be shy...where were you riding?

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    Donít be shy...where were you riding?
    If I canít say the names of the most popular trails in SC, surely I shouldnít be posting the name/location of this place.

    Edit: here is a sick action shot of my buddy a little while back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by griz View Post
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    We call it the Creek .......... braap

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    My wife used to be the doctor in the clinic at Kirkwood. She worked all day, I skied all day. It was great!

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    Chair 10 is always slow and today was a brilliant bluebird day.

    Not sure when your wife worked there, but the clinic, along with the ski patrol saved my life in Dec. 2012. I lost an edge on a high speed GS turn towards the bottom of chair 10 runout and went into a cartwheel, being stopped by a lift tower pole.

    Knocked unconscious, probably going around 30-40mph. Ski patrol scooped me up and got me down to the clinic while they waited for inbound Calstar chopper. I was in and out of consciousness and having trouble getting a full breath. When they cut my pants off, a stream of blood poured out of my waist (my poor wife witnessed this). I lost 1.5 liters of blood that day as I had been bleeding under the skin. Belt and pants were holding compression. Kirkwood team got me stable enough to get me on the chopper and off to Reno.

    I spent 5 days in ICU, primarily due to blood loss and organ trauma/shock. 8 broken ribs, collapsed lung, and shoulder trauma. I spent 4 months at home recovering from ribs, blood chemistry inbalance, and rehabbing from trauma.

    I owe my life to the Kirkwood emergency response team. I don't know if your wife was there that day, but either way, give her a hug from me. I'm sure she deserves it for the work she did while there.

    Kirkwood offered to drive my wife to Renown in Reno so she wouldn't be burdened with the long drive in the snow. Calstar bill was $75,000. Hospital bill was $150,000. Kirkwood bill was $0.00.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamis View Post
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    sorry for the long OT post, but it had to be said.
    Shamis, that was a great story, albeit an expensive one! Glad all is ok now. That would have been after my wife's time there. She saw some pretty intense stuff, but coming from an ER background she was used to it. Skiing/snowboarding are sports that you can get seriously injured doing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RBoardman View Post
    No other place like it in the world. When wet, itís the best dirt Iíve ever experienced. Some mud, a little dust, and endless amounts of deep loam.
    keeps da asbestos down! so sick!

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    I went to Rockville and chatted the world renowned BKXC!!!

    I hung out riding and RC'ing with big and little Randall. Also Matt Taylor... what's his call sign here??Jan 11-13, 2019: Weekend Trail Report-img_1855.jpg
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    A video surfaced of my antics. Push Eleven Six ordered for the trailer. The objective is for the beer not to break. Oh and I should unlock suspension. lolz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    A video surfaced of my antics. Push Eleven Six ordered for the trailer. The objective is for the beer not to break. Oh and I should unlock suspension. lolz.

    I rode around Granite Bay for about 6 miles with the Rockshox deluxe in "locked" mode on the Wire Peak and still had a blast. Then I noticed it was locked, unlocked it and had enough more fun. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by RBoardman View Post
    No other place like it in the world. When wet, itís the best dirt Iíve ever experienced. Some mud, a little dust, and endless amounts of deep loam...

    Amen. During the wet winters we'd ride there or drive to the Mojave desert for a looong weekend. :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    A video surfaced of my antics. Push Eleven Six ordered for the trailer. The objective is for the beer not to break. Oh and I should unlock suspension. lolz.
    ...

    Rockville is definitely a severe trailer-test area! Musta had 50psi in that trailer tire. BOING!!!

    You need a better trailer tire/wheel combo for trail use. Like the Spec. 2.8x20.

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    And a good mule.

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    Went out Sunday for a quick trip to the Chico pumptrack and it was really crowded with kids. I waited around and caught some gaps in the rotation but didn't want to run over anyone so I headed back home. But I left smiling because it is awesome to watch kids having fun riding

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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    A video surfaced of my antics. Push Eleven Six ordered for the trailer. The objective is for the beer not to break. Oh and I should unlock suspension. lolz.
    If you can just speed up and try to stay in the air, it would result in less hits to the trailer...
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    I made enough Black Cod tajine for the rainy week ahead. Time for comfort food!

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    Black cod is my fav fish, but have never thought about putting it in a tajine...I guess I should try sometime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by motocatfish View Post
    Rockville is definitely a severe trailer-test area! Musta had 50psi in that trailer tire. BOING!!!

    You need a better trailer tire/wheel combo for trail use. Like the Spec. 2.8x20.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    A video surfaced of my antics. Push Eleven Six ordered for the trailer. The objective is for the beer not to break. Oh and I should unlock suspension. lolz.

    Jesus there was beer in this thing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skyno View Post
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    It appears you have never ridden that trail. There is a natural spring to the right (not pictured) that is wet the majority of the year.
    It appears that you are not familiar w/ the smiley-winky-face icon which indicates that a light-hearted comment made in jest will be forthcoming, but if I'm going to be a stickler here, he did advertise "zero mud" - and no, I would never ride that trail b/c the the gradient is not IMBA approved and the goat corpses would get in my way (this is the aforementioned smiley-winky-face icon)
    Recon yesterday revealed goat corpses all over the place and huge mud pits. I was scared but stopped just long enough for a pic. I would stay away, VERY FAR AWAY!!!









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    Quote Originally Posted by jimw View Post
    Recon yesterday revealed goat corpses all over the place and huge mud pits. I was scared but stopped just long enough for a pic. I would stay away, VERY FAR AWAY!!!









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    love that trail..jmp on Sat was good just slippery on the roots and railroad ties on Chupa..aggressor didnt like it and I didnt like the aggressor. Missed a dhr2

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMac47 View Post
    A couple buddies are heading out after noon today ill chk in with them after and pass on conditions after if you're looking to get up here. Suppose to have more rain next few days tho.
    Late to the party - Ridge is pretty soggy, lots of standing water in the middle-to-south end. Marsh trail at the Marsh is also a swamp/lake. The rest of what I rode over the weekend was in good shape (Canyon, Marsh, N Burma, (redacted), Rough Go, Spring Creek).
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    Quote Originally Posted by yeti575inCA View Post
    love that trail..jmp on Sat was good just slippery on the roots and railroad ties on Chapparal..aggressor didnt like it and I didnt like the aggressor. Missed a dhr2
    FTFY, may want to edit the original post too.

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