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    Friday july 6
    I am heading over to Macallister park for a ride at 6:30
    Mesage me if you want to join.

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    wanna meet up tomorrow to Mac same time?
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    SAGIANT,
    I over-did-it today and yesterday so I may have to take tomorrow off my riding schedule.
    I may be cool tomorrow but I need to wait and see how I feel.
    What time are you available tomorrow?

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    most any time on Sundays
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    I will be available before 5pm, so let me see how I feel in the morning and I will message back if I am up for a ride mid morning or early afternoon.

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    Any one know what the status of all the trails are? Will anything be rideable by saturday morning?

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    I hope so...
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    new here

    hello, i am now the proud owner of a mtb.. i traded my custom cruiser for it this morning.. i've ridden bikes my whole life but want to start getting into this mtb thing pretty seriously.. this bike has what i think are some good parts on it, but i am not getting crazy with this one. i figure if i really like ill drop some coin on a better bike.. so long.. off to california for a week then back on thursday night.. maybe a ride friday?

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    sure thing, looking forward to helping you get into the sport
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    i am heading to the trailhead at 1604 (the Leon Valley Greenway)
    at 3pm, anyone wanna join, so far it is me and a friend, possibly 1 more
    let me know if you are gonna go
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    did a moderate ride, I had to leave early...I ate a Cliff bar before I went, and it made my tummy very upst, so I only did about 15 miles, but tomorrow is another day!!!
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    Hey guys and gals.

    I'm an avid road rider, but made the transition over to dirt. On an orange 2012 kona unit, rigid and feels just right being that I'm used to big, heavy chromoly bmx bikes from my past. If you see me, stop me!

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    ready to go to Mac?, if so I am gonna go around 5:30 today am on a black Giant Revel...Rick
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    I'm looking to go to Gov Canyon either friday or Sat around 10am. Let me know. If not I'll be at OP on my white and black StumpJumper
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    I rode GC on Sunday. It was B-E-A-utiful. I hit up both back & front country.


    Quote Originally Posted by MOSZ View Post
    I'm looking to go to Gov Canyon either friday or Sat around 10am. Let me know. If not I'll be at OP on my white and black StumpJumper

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMP0323 View Post
    I rode GC on Sunday. It was B-E-A-utiful. I hit up both back & front country.
    Me too! Love that place. BTW: did you see the construction where they started laying a concrete walking path near the front country trail head?!

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    im usually at the grisshom, ingram trail head entrances during Sun & Mon - I venture out as far as 1604 - and will only ride the paved as a means of getting to the fun stuff sooner! Hope to see you guys out tharr!

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    I've been riding the Leon Creek trails starting from the Valero trail head @ IH10 & 1604 intersection, inside the loop behind the big hotel.
    I been hitting this about once a week for some nice XC trails.
    If anyone needs a trail guide I know some good routes,
    but I am still learning the whole trails system.

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    I did see that construction. That back country can get pretty technical.



    Quote Originally Posted by schristie11 View Post
    Me too! Love that place. BTW: did you see the construction where they started laying a concrete walking path near the front country trail head?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMP0323 View Post
    That back country can get pretty technical.
    That could be an understatement! lol

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    Howdy folks,
    I'm just recently getting back into mountain biking after too many years off. I live really close to McAllister Park and recently got my old bike working right again so I've been riding there, in the evenings, every couple of days.

    Mostly just saying 'Hi' and posting so I can, after 5 posts, say "hello" in the general forum.

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    Welcome, I shred Mcallister every now and then. Have you ever done Leon Creek?




    Quote Originally Posted by MoTec View Post
    Howdy folks,
    I'm just recently getting back into mountain biking after too many years off. I live really close to McAllister Park and recently got my old bike working right again so I've been riding there, in the evenings, every couple of days.

    Mostly just saying 'Hi' and posting so I can, after 5 posts, say "hello" in the general forum.

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    No, never been to Leon Creek.

    I used to ride a lot out at "Devil's Den" which was out by Ingram Park Mall, and then down off of Military and 37 at a place we used to call "Thousand Acres"... Both of those places are no more, tho.

    Mostly I'm just doing the easy stuff at McAllister trying to get back in better shape before I do anything too crazy. Somehow my bike, and apparently by body, turned 'vintage' when I wasn't paying attention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoTec View Post
    I used to ride a lot out at "Devil's Den" which was out by Ingram Park Mall,
    Somehow my bike, and apparently by body, turned 'vintage' when I wasn't paying attention.
    Where is/was this devils den? I'm by ingram a majority of the time and would like to see something that once had a name such as that.

    Vintage? Na. No such thing.

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    Well, checking out google maps it appears that what we used to call Devil's Den is now part of the Leon Creek Greenway!

    I used to off-road my Jeep there, getting in off of Border Brook, and then ride my Stumpjumper around the area. The last time I looked (about two years ago, admittedly) it looked like they'd closed all that area off and I know they did some construction but from the overhead view it looks like most of it's still open, at least to bikes.

    I definitely put a lot of miles on my bike there but really had to slow down after wrecking there and shattering my helmet. The trip out of there to the hospital was quite an ordeal. I've not gotten as crazy off road since and that was about 15 years ago, now!

    My research shows that the area was private property but has since been acquired by the city, along with other areas. It's no longer available for off-road vehicles but, as you know, it's open for mountain bikes.

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    I will be at GC on Sat @ 10am. Been out for a bit because of some minor injuries so I can't wait!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MoTec View Post
    Well, checking out google maps it appears that what we used to call Devil's Den is now part of the Leon Creek Greenway!

    My research shows that the area was private property but has since been acquired by the city, along with other areas. It's no longer available for off-road vehicles but, as you know, it's open for mountain bikes.
    awesome! Hopefully one day I can track this place down and see how I do on the terrain!


    Also, anyone ever ride the trails off of bamburger? The smaller entrance down babcock, closer to utsa is where they start! They're fast, a bit tech, and the dirt has pretty darn decent traction! I saw some other dudes on 29ers, one a single speed HT and the other a F/S 29er. Wished I could've rode w/ them, but I'm usually a lonesome wolf out there.

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    I was thinking about heading to GC this Sat. or Sun. never ridden there and my girlfriend is a newer rider. How many miles is the front country? She likes riding at McAlister, how much more rock is there at GC. Basically what info can you give me on what the easier riding at GC is like.

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    The GC front country trails are easy and have only one or two short section with small rocks almost like gravel. I would not worry at all with a new rider on the front country trails.
    The front country has two main trails and they are something like 5 miles each.
    I recommend you follow the Savanna loop on the front country first, and if you want to ride more then go for the Lyle loop. The Savanna Loop has more shade and is more like Mcallister style. The Lyle loop is more open and is a little faster if you want to peddle for speed.

    The back country trails are longer and far more challenging and most people need a full suspension bike to handle them.

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    I dont recall his user ID but you can go to youtube and see some vids of Gov Can, front and back country. Take water.

    Government Canyon - Lytes and Savanah loop #2 - YouTube

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    The Front Country at Government Canyon today- YouTube
    Last edited by john#21; 07-26-2012 at 11:18 AM.

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    Here's a short gopro video I did of 3/4 of Lytes loop. Its only 1.5m I think.

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/45484931" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/45484931">MTB Ride at Government Canyon State Park</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/adlopez210">Adolph Lopez</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
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    Here's a nice video showing one of the back country trails at GC:

    Government Canyon - Wildcat Trail #4 - YouTube

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    I just moved to San Antonio from Boston. Government Canyon has some awesome rocky downhill sections! Here is a video I made with my Contour HD camera a week or two ago.

    Government Canyon Texas - Mountain Biking

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    anyone riding @ Mac today?

    if so let me know...
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    What time are you going?
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    whenever your ready
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    Cool give me about an hour
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    ok, wanna meet at 2:30 at the first pavilion from the Jones Maltsberger entrance?
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    I haven't been there alot. Can we meet at the Exxon at Jones Maltsberger and Starcrest
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    you mean Jones Maltsberger and Bitters, sure I will be in a little red 2 door with my bike on the rear carrier

    actually I think that is where it turns into Starcrest
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    yea exactly. ok im in a silver camry with my bike on the rack
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    Went out riding yesterday in O.P. Thought you guys & gals would appreciate a photo.
    If you know where this is, these are one of my favorite trails. They're high in traffic which is a turn off at times, but overall, a good place to be. (:
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    My gf and I are going to be on the trails this evening. Probably around the bamburger area, gosh. Lolol
    btw, my gf is creeping over my shoulder, amazed w the idea of a strictly mtb forum. Hah

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    New to the forum, old to cycling guy here in SA...

    looking for a ride this Saturday? anybody got plans that I can tag along with?

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    I'm up for a Saturday ride.
    Have not made up my mind which ride to go on yet.

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    I am also ready for a Sat ride, I had an incident with the ground jumping up at me and I got bruised, but that only slowed me down for about 5 min. ready to ride!!

    where and when?


    Mac at 6pm on Saturday sound good?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SAGiant View Post
    Mac at 6pm on Saturday sound good?
    That could work for me.
    The only parking lot I know there is the one that's next to the dog park and a large field.
    Can we meet there?

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    sure
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    Saturday @ 6PM.... HMMM Tempting. It would be nice to meet some new MTBR's. I normally shred it alone.
    What did you put in that sandwich?

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    Going to be at GC on Sunday. The new MINI gets a roof rack on Saturday.

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    I'm just getting into mtb, I'd love to ride with y'all on Saturday.

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    see you there
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    im at mac, where are tiu guys?

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    Been at the dog park since 550 and see no one
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    Hey guy's I had a family delay and can't get to mac until 7:00pm.
    I am still going anyway though.

    If anyone wants to ride with me today at 7, just meet me there.
    Because my cell phone died last night; I can't check mail forums or txt messages once I leave my house at 6:30 - it is a 30 minute drive from my house to the park.

    I will be parking at the lot near the dog park in front of the huge open field.
    I drive a Blue Chrysler Pacifica crossover and ride a white Cannondale Hard tale.

    Oh and here's what I look like:



    I also plan to ride somewhere tomorrow also mid-morning or early afternoon, if anyone is up for it reply here or PM me.

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    i have no idea where the dog park is, i never been here before. let me google the map and i'll see u in 10, i drive a single cab red gmc

    pm me with your number if you can

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    I can't this website sucks too bad when it comes to ninbeing user friendly
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    while I like meeting new people, I decided to start a new "club" in Facebook for us to post in (if you want to come)
    this site is just to encumbered with ads that make it load way too slow
    I have a few sites I run and ads help pay the bills, but you gotta know when to stop

    so here is the link in Facebook, it is for people to use for SA and the surrounding area

    http://www.facebook.com/groups/330721690354946/
    I just started it today, it is called Alamo Off-road Bikes
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    Quote Originally Posted by SAGiant View Post
    while I like meeting new people, I decided to start a new "club" in Facebook for us to post in (if you want to come)
    this site is just to encumbered with ads that make it load way too slow
    I have a few sites I run and ads help pay the bills, but you gotta know when to stop

    so here is the link in Facebook, it is for people to use for SA and the surrounding area

    http://www.facebook.com/groups/330721690354946/
    I just started it today, it is called Alamo Off-road Bikes

    Wow thanks Richard !!

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    Bike mojo is good too, small and local.

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    Culebra Creek Park. (Culebra just outside 1604, behind Wally World)


    Has anybody been out there? We pulled into the parking lot and saw a paved trail head. We may go walk it when it cools off to see what out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john#21 View Post
    Culebra Creek Park. (Culebra just outside 1604, behind Wally World)


    Has anybody been out there? We pulled into the parking lot and saw a paved trail head. We may go walk it when it cools off to see what out there.
    Let me know because I live just a few miles from there, nice to know of more trail options.

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    Hey guys, also join up in the Facebook club, it makes it much easier browse from a phone than this site alone for local communication,

    http://www.facebook.com/groups/330721690354946/
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    Quote Originally Posted by SAGiant View Post
    Hey guys, also join up in the Facebook club, it makes it much easier browse from a phone than this site alone for local communication,

    http://www.facebook.com/groups/330721690354946/
    I use tapa talk and it beats the heck out of FB

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    I also use tapatalk, but not everytime, say when I am on a friends computer, or at school
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    Quote Originally Posted by SAGiant View Post
    I also use tapatalk, but not everytime, say when I am on a friends computer, or at school
    Why not just access the main web page then? :P

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    I see what your saying, but it seems you didn't read my entire post

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    I went to GC yesterday and this is just a warning. This Texas heat is a killer. I took almost 3L of water and two Gatorades plus my water bottle and I still ran out of water. We went up Joe Johnston route to Sendero Balcones and took that down to Wildcat Canyon and took that down back to Joe Johnston to the exit. I think it's a little less than 10 miles. I was really dehydrated by the end of the ride. It's a good thing I noticed our symptoms out there or it could have been alot worse. Instead of climbing some steep inclines on our bikes I said let's conserve our energy and just hike them up. So we did that for the last few remaining steep climbs. When we got to WildCat Canyon we flew down that in no time, mostly running off adrenaline from those gnarly rocks. We re-hydrated when we got to the visitor center at their water fountains. That was the best water I've ever had. But it was too late my body had already started overheating. Last night my body temp was at 100 for most of the night and I had a bad headache. I took several cold showers and just rested on the couch and went to bed around 10pm. So be careful out there and stay hydrated.
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    IMO: When it's 100F or higher do NOT ride the back country at GC, no matter how much water you take.
    The front country is more doable but you should still keep the ride shorter than usual - no more then one hour.
    August in Texas when it's 100F all day demands different a riding time, it's early morning or nothing.
    Riding mid day in August with +100F heat is just torturing yourself and risking heat exhaustion or worse.


    Just published this is a timely article:

    Mountain Biking In The Heat | Mountain Bike Blog || SINGLETRACKS.COM

    Here's another too:
    My 911 Call From the MTB Trail: A Heat Emergency | Mountain Bike Blog || SINGLETRACKS.COM

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    Lost my Garmin 305 at the mainland trailhead parking lot (Leon creek greenway). It has a Velcro strap and a bunch of ~14-mi rides logged on it. If anyone sees it or knows if someone has it, please let me know! I'm on the trail 3-4x a week on my blue Gary Fisher in the mornings. I know the watch it's a long shot (came back 15 mins later and it was gone) but it's worth a shot. Thanks!

    If anyone rides Leon creek/op in the mornings hit me up if you want to ride!

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    Lost my Garmin 305 at the mainland trailhead parking lot (Leon creek greenway). It has a Velcro strap and a bunch of ~14-mi rides logged on it. If anyone sees it or knows if someone has it, please let me know! I'm on the trail 3-4x a week on my blue Gary Fisher in the mornings. I know the watch it's a long shot (came back 15 mins later and it was gone) but it's worth a shot. Thanks!

    If anyone rides Leon creek/op in the mornings hit me up if you want to ride!
    Post on CR too.

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    I went to GC yesterday and this is just a warning. This Texas heat is a killer. I took almost 3L of water and two Gatorades plus my water bottle and I still ran out of water. We went up Joe Johnston route to Sendero Balcones and took that down to Wildcat Canyon and took that down back to Joe Johnston to the exit. I think it's a little less than 10 miles. I was really dehydrated by the end of the ride. It's a good thing I noticed our symptoms out there or it could have been alot worse. Instead of climbing some steep inclines on our bikes I said let's conserve our energy and just hike them up. So we did that for the last few remaining steep climbs. When we got to WildCat Canyon we flew down that in no time, mostly running off adrenaline from those gnarly rocks. We re-hydrated when we got to the visitor center at their water fountains. That was the best water I've ever had. But it was too late my body had already started overheating. Last night my body temp was at 100 for most of the night and I had a bad headache. I took several cold showers and just rested on the couch and went to bed around 10pm. So be careful out there and stay hydrated.
    wow, sounds like a hot one. what time were you out there? we usually ride with wheels down no later than 830, even if we're traveling to Austin. Even if the ride goes to 1230 it's usually still bearable.

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    I'm hitting up MAC around 5 - 5:30 today. Might incorporate a little bit of MudCreek too. Ill be on a Red and Gray Gary Fisher. Ill be riding from the dog park lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anita Handle View Post
    wow, sounds like a hot one. what time were you out there? we usually ride with wheels down no later than 830, even if we're traveling to Austin. Even if the ride goes to 1230 it's usually still bearable.
    We went late. It's our own fault. We hadn't been out for a while so we forced it. We rode out around 10:40. I've been out mid day before but it may have been that I drank too much beer the night before. I love my IPAs. Plus it got really humid so it was hard for my body to cool off. Lesson learned. We should have taken a longer break mid ride.
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    I'm trying to figure out when I can get time to ride.
    I might do an evening ride Friday or Saturday.
    I might do a morning ride Saturday or Sunday.
    I'll post again to say when it will happen.
    I am flexible on where I ride if anyone has a preference.
    I might just hit the Gov Canyon front country trails since it's close to me.
    But the shade at Mac is nice too.

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    El Paso guy on Leon Creek this morning, I hope you enjoyed some sweet trails. I would have ridden with you but as you saw I had the trailer and my son.

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    My schedule just opened up!
    For the next two weeks I will be out riding anytime on weekends and any evening after 5pm weekdays.
    I've had great meet-ups with folks here so far, so I'm looking forward to the next!

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    Gonna head to Mac at around 915 near the dog park

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    Quote Originally Posted by SAGiant View Post
    Gonna head to Mac at around 915 near the dog park
    That was another fun ride my friend, looking forward to the next!

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    I am planning on riding leon creek @ 6pm. If anyone would like to join.
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    I got (1) rider.
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    Anybody else want to join?
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    Traffic sux!! I will probably arrive closer to 6:30

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    I'm down for 6-8weeks because I muffed a jump and broke my collar bone into 4 pieces. Otherwise I'd be out there with ya'll
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    Wow, that sounds painful, do you gotta wear an ARM brace only, or a splint of some kind?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SAGiant View Post
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    Hey everyone!
    It's been a while since I've posted because I've been out of commission for a bit but I just got a new ride and I'm trying to get out as much as I can now! I usually start at OP and head out toward UTSA. I'm on a silver Cannondale Trail SL 4 with white Easton Monkeybars and a red Kali helmet. Hope to see yall out there soon!
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    any group rides tomorrow evening?

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    live in universal city. ride OP been to ...gov. canyon, mac, flatrock, mudcreek. lived in peoria IL before so this terrain is definately

    If you haven't ridden Tapatio yet you are missing out. I rode it for the first time and kicked my own ass after riding it for not riding it sooner. Excellent! Better be in shape and def not for a newb!! Rocky, rooty, moderate drops and a good downhill at the end. When you come up to the road where the downhill begins near the end, if you go right then its pretty steep down hill. Stay left and its a longer more mellow decscent.

    Also, if you haven't hit Salado Creek yet, hit it. Advise you go with someone that rides it alot. The best spots can be hard to find if its your first time. Flowy but technical in some spots. Cheers!
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    I need to give Salado another try. I've only been there once and it was anything but "flowy"
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    I ride Leon Creek and GC pretty often because it's closer to me.
    Bamberger Park on Leon Creek has a few fast easy descents that are just steep enough to get the adrenaline going without any real risk of injury. They are all right by the trail-head at babcock and bamberger way the address of this trail-head is 7525 Babcock Road.
    I also go to Mac for a shady ride and the dog park.

    I need to check out Solado though.
    Let me know if anyone wants to ride as trail guild at Solado.

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    Above, I ride Salado all the time. Really fun w a fast group. Prob not best for a noob or someone with Wally world bike. Somewhat technical. Might not be fun first ride, but if you keep riding it, really fun place. If you like smooth fast stuff, it might not be for you. I'll be a guide if you want to meet up. I might be able to ride Sat morning.
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    I'm a "slower" (5-10mph) rider because I have not gotten back into shape fully.
    But I love a challenge so I will definitely take a trip to Solado.
    Let me know when you have time! My schedule is wide open this week and weekend.
    Next week school starts for my kids, and I go back to work.

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    McAllister in great shape

    The Sunday rain has fully soaked in...no dust! Rode 15 miles tonight and only hit one mudhole near Starcrest.

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    Anyone up for an evening ride tonight, Wednesday Aug22.

    if not, I may take my dog to GC.
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    Im from SA so I guess I need to check-in. Been riding since early Feb and its pretty darn fun. Im on my 2nd bike, first bike was a Wahoo now Im riding a 2012 Trek Superfly Elite FS. Been to most if not all trails in SA and I like Salado the best. Hope to see some riders out and about.

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    What up neighbor!? Good to see u on here dude!

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    Double r if u like salado u should ride tapitio. Hit salado all the time. Black cdale , blue and white fsr stumpy.
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    CRCLAWN--- where is that at? I did a quick google and all that came up was Tapitio Springs? Ill prob do Salado today and hopefully Govt tomorrow, I didnt get my full fix last week there. ill google it again and see it it comes up.

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    That's it tapitio springs. The trail goes around the resorte. Send me a pm we ride it every month.
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    I will be at Leon Creek around 6:30. This weather is to damn nice to pass riding up.
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    Anyone know of any good singletrack north of 1604 on Salado? Just started venturing out there yesterday and can't find anything more than jeep trail and rock gardens. Oh, and highschool kids getting high in their pickup truck! Was hoping somebody might know of some good trails, if any exist that is.

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    I've found the same thing minus the high school kids. I too am curious to see if there are any trails north of 1604 on Salado. I remember reading something about a nite train trail or ride that occurred out there at some point in time.

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    Above, Night train does exist. About a 2 mile loop north of 1604. kinda hard to find. My riding buddy know night train very well. Keep exploring Salado, its got all kinds of single track out there. Get off the jeep trail and double track and get onto some of the side trials. We ride there all the time, hit me up if you want to go. We ride fast.
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    Thanks crclawn. I probably wouldn't be able to keep up if you guys ride real fast, but I will have to keep a close eye for it.

    Additionally, another question.....does Leon Creek have trails that extend beyond Bamberger and the Bird Sanctuary? Specifically through Fox Park and towards the Valero Trailhead?

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    Looks like rain in San Antonio, get it in.

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    what's up everybody! just joined MTBR and still fairly new to trial riding.

    i frequent Salado Creek and Mac. always excited to find new spots too.

    hope to see ya'll out there.

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    what up jedi! See you there!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jasmorg1075 View Post
    Thanks crclawn. I probably wouldn't be able to keep up if you guys ride real fast, but I will have to keep a close eye for it.

    Additionally, another question.....does Leon Creek have trails that extend beyond Bamberger and the Bird Sanctuary? Specifically through Fox Park and towards the Valero Trailhead?
    It sure does but most of the good ones are gone. Before the city decided to pave back there and before the RIM was built you could ride from OP to UTSA, then under I-10 and into a huge rock quarry where the RIM now sits. In the opposite direction you can ride from OP to Ingram park mall, hang a right and follow that out to Sea World. Most of the good trails are gone, sad but the city destroyed them to put up their fancy cement walkway, but there are a few of us OG's that still know the hidden trails

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    Sup, jbat checkin in here. Senior at UTSA and I've been riding the trails from school to the bandera area. Pretty much avoid the concrete during my rides. I ride a specialized S-works FSR Enduro DH full suspension, it's hunter green, and orange Spank rims on maxxis rubber. I'm all about the fast drop-ins. The faster and steeper the better. There's a pretty nice drop-in with a smooth table top jump out there in the creek. I ride a couple times a week, u can check out my routes on mapmyride app under Jeremy Bateman .

    See y'all out there.

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    im a senior at utsa as well. what are you studying? there are some good lines and drops near the op area, other than just the table top

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    im a senior at utsa as well. what are you studying? there are some good lines and drops near the op area, other than just the table top
    Another UTSA senior here, Mechanical Engineering. Anyone seen the super sketchy 4 story DH across from Bandera Commons Apt complex!

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    Quote Originally Posted by h20-50 View Post
    Another UTSA senior here, Mechanical Engineering. Anyone seen the super sketchy 4 story DH across from Bandera Commons Apt complex!
    im mechanical engineering as well. are you talking about the downhill that has some rope tied to trees to climb back to the top? are you in senior 1 or 2?

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    im mechanical engineering as well. are you talking about the downhill that has some rope tied to trees to climb back to the top? are you in senior 1 or 2?
    Yes sir that would be the one! Gave it a go the other day, time to invest in a helmet. In senior II right now, our project is a gearing system for a belt driven bike. If you need ideas for a project I have a couple bike related ones that we came across trying to make ours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by h20-50 View Post
    Yes sir that would be the one! Gave it a go the other day, time to invest in a helmet. In senior II right now, our project is a gearing system for a belt driven bike. If you need ideas for a project I have a couple bike related ones that we came across trying to make ours.
    ok cool, I'm familiar with that project. We haven't decided entirely on a project yet, but I've been looking into a couple different things that have to do with bikes. What kind of bike do you ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    ok cool, I'm familiar with that project. We haven't decided entirely on a project yet, but I've been looking into a couple different things that have to do with bikes. What kind of bike do you ride?
    LMAO, " what kind of BIKES do I ride"! Mostly my mountain bikes, I have a Santa Cruz Blur XCc and TRc for a FS mood, and a Giant XTC1 if I get in the hard tail mood. My hobby is rebuilding/restoring classic BMX bikes so sometimes I beat the pavement on my 87 Dyno Pro Compe or my 89 Dyno Detour. Those BMX bikes were the bikes that I grew up riding back there, WAY before that stupid concrete walkway.

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    I'm a senior in Architecture. Lets get a ride in this weekend or early next week. I'm free Sunday, then Tuesday and Thursday early afternoons. Like around 1ish.. MWF- you can find me on dt campus then at work, come into GRIMALDIS brick oven pizzeria at la cantera. I'm the bartender

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    Quote Originally Posted by J_BAT View Post
    I'm a senior in Architecture. Lets get a ride in this weekend or early next week. I'm free Sunday, then Tuesday and Thursday early afternoons. Like around 1ish.. MWF- you can find me on dt campus then at work, come into GRIMALDIS brick oven pizzeria at la cantera. I'm the bartender
    Normally the weekends are good for me but this weekend is toasted already. Tues, thurs, and fri anytime after 1:30 I'm game and normally out there with another ME senior buddy of mine. Next week will work for me

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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

    It's a plan. Tuesday 1:45 pm lets shred. Meet at the trail head on Babcock by the stop sign. The smaller trail head

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    Re: San Antonio folks! Check in.

    EE > ME. ;-)

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    man I don't get out of class until 145 on Tuesdays. Ill be out riding today and tomorrow at op.

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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

    Hey we can push back Til 2 if u wanna come after class. I'm working all weekend so I won't be able to get out there Til Tuesday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anita Handle View Post
    EE > ME. ;-)

    (utsa classes of '98 and '11, BSEE and MSEE)
    Whatever helps you sleep at night !! Haha!

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    Hey we can push back Til 2 if u wanna come after class. I'm working all weekend so I won't be able to get out there Til Tuesday
    2 would be better for me too, I have to run home and grab the bike after class.

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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

    You'll see me on this. Shoot me a txt if ya need to. 832-331-5500 Jeremy

    But I'll be at the trail head tomorrow at 2. The smaller lot by the stop sign on Babcock.

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    New to S.A.
    Only rode O.P. once, trying to get to government canyon soon and other trails before it gets hot!!! 410 and 151 area.

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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

    Hey Danny boy, hit me up this week, let's go shred. I'll show you all the best spots of OP

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    Quote Originally Posted by J_BAT View Post
    Hey Danny boy, hit me up this week, let's go shred. I'll show you all the best spots of OP
    Alright that sounds good, I got Tuesday off, maybe then? I just put a 2.35 Kenda ExCavator on the front, should be ready to handle ! I'll msg you my fb.

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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

    Going for a ride at OP Monday the 4th at 11am. If anyone's down to meet up lemme know

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    Hey, just checking in as a new member from SA. Rode Tapatio Springs this afternoon and as far as I could tell, was the only rider there. Awesome ride I must say, and I did the short trail!

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    Forgot to mention my house backs up to Leon Creek greenway. I ride there a couple times a week.

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    Hey Rdogs, what ya riding out there, post up a pic of your rig

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    anyone want to get a ride in tomorrow morning at op?

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    Yep right here, just got my hardtail back too! Name the time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by J_BAT View Post
    Hey Rdogs, what ya riding out there, post up a pic of your rig
    I ride a giant talon... I tried attaching pic. Just came in from riding Leon Creek down to OP and all the way to Ingram Mall.
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    Hey Rdogz.....do you ride trails all the way to Ingram mall or do you have to take the cement pathway?

    I've been trying to figure out if the trails go beyond Bandera Rd towards the mall.

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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

    Diddo

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    OP tomorrow at 10:30 if anyone wants to join

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    I live in Boerne and love to ride....have two C-Dales....one's a SS....any good single track where I can enjoy that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigperk View Post
    I live in Boerne and love to ride....have two C-Dales....one's a SS....any good single track where I can enjoy that?
    Birds of prey has some really nice smooth single track, downside is they aren't very extensive.

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    Where is that? Have never heard of it...

    Thanks H20-50....

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    It's just behind bamberger park on Babcock rd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigperk View Post
    I live in Boerne and love to ride....have two C-Dales....one's a SS....any good single track where I can enjoy that?
    Bigperk, there is a whole lot of great single track at Leon creek in San Antonio.

    You can get on at Baumberger and ride all the way down to bandera and back. Lots and lots of stuff to ride there.

    You could come in on I-10 from Boerne, exit at De Zavala turn right go down to Babcock take another right at the CVS pharmacy and go down about a half mile and there are two entrances to Baumberger park there. As far as the trail is concerned you need someone to show you the ropes if its your first time. A lot of guys here ride that trail so you shouldn't have a hard time finding someone to ride with.
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    Thanks Ted_R....may try to go on Sunday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted_R View Post
    Bigperk, there is a whole lot of great single track at Leon creek in San Antonio.

    You can get on at Baumberger and ride all the way down to bandera and back. Lots and lots of stuff to ride there.

    You could come in on I-10 from Boerne, exit at De Zavala turn right go down to Babcock take another right at the CVS pharmacy and go down about a half mile and there are two entrances to Baumberger park there. As far as the trail is concerned you need someone to show you the ropes if its your first time. A lot of guys here ride that trail so you shouldn't have a hard time finding someone to ride with.
    Ok....I'll get a little more specific with my question......I'm really enjoying my SS right now....I know I can ride it there, but will I have major climbs to contend with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigperk View Post
    Ok....I'll get a little more specific with my question......I'm really enjoying my SS right now....I know I can ride it there, but will I have major climbs to contend with?

    Thanks in advance....love this forum!

    That's the great thing about Leon Creek, the climbs are short and moderate, nothing that will wear you out. Also their are not a lot of them.
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    I'm pumped.....will try to get out there on sunday....Thanks Ted_R

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    I'm pumped.....will try to get out there on sunday....Thanks Ted_R
    You bet bud, you won't regret it, in fact you'll love it
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    San Antonio folks! Check in.

    Hey h20 I found that place u were talking about, ur right that's some crazy stuff there. Not nearly enough room to play with a mountain bike though

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    So where's everyone riding tomorrow? I'd like to try somewhere new. I've pretty much memorized McAllister park by now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J_BAT View Post
    Hey h20 I found that place u were talking about, ur right that's some crazy stuff there. Not nearly enough room to play with a mountain bike though
    Awesome, those jumps are pretty intense!

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    Headed to baumberger park in 45 minutes if anyone is interested....txt me at 330-397-3607. Will be riding older Blue F700 SS....(C-Dale)

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    There's a Giant demo going on at McAllister park today by the dog park. I wanted so bad to ride one but I couldn't as I don't have a credit card for them to hold hostage. I tried giving them my wallet with my id and a few dollars in it, but no. Oh well. Going on until 5. Thought I'd let yall know.
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    Has anyone been back in Leon creek trails lately! From Whitby rd trailhead to Leon creek bridge on bandera they are doing construction on the far left trail the hugs the side of the cliffs. I'm so pissed!!! They came in and plowed some of the perfectly good trails to get their machinery in, cut a 5-6 foot deep pass in the middle of a trail and left no warning signs for anyone! I'm so sick and tired of this city ruining Leon creek and then trying to ticket people like me for manicuring or building new trails!!! We need to get a group together and petition our idiotic city council to allow us to build and manicure trails!

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    I was out there today. I am sooo LIVID! I stopped one of the backhoe drivers and asked "How many more miles of trail are you guys gonna destroy before your done!" His reply was that S.A.W.S. is cutting a swath all the way from 1604 to Bandera to put in a new sewage line because the new subdivision up in that area has been flooding every time it rains. He went on to say that the reason they are mowing down our trails is because S.A.W.S. deemed it the easiest path due to the lack of obstructions....AKA Trees! WTF! I almost killed myself today coming around a corner and the trail just ended......JUST ENDED into a 7 foot vertical drop, didn't even go anywhere. It was like they dug it up and went...."OH lets not go this way, lets go that way!" This plowed path and destroyed trail went absolutely no where, just blatant destruction of trail for no reason! I wish there was something we could do but I don't think we can. They have already destroyed alot of singletrack by just paving a path in there. I have been riding those trails before they ever were paved and was pissed when they added paved paths but now its just destruction! This "construction project" is supposed to continue for the next few years, I don't know if I can stand it that long! There's already very few places for mountain bikers to ride here in S.A. and the city is just making fewer and fewer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by djsiryn View Post
    I was out there today. I am sooo LIVID! I stopped one of the backhoe drivers and asked "How many more miles of trail are you guys gonna destroy before your done!" His reply was that S.A.W.S. is cutting a swath all the way from 1604 to Bandera to put in a new sewage line because the new subdivision up in that area has been flooding every time it rains. He went on to say that the reason they are mowing down our trails is because S.A.W.S. deemed it the easiest path due to the lack of obstructions....AKA Trees! WTF! I almost killed myself today coming around a corner and the trail just ended......JUST ENDED into a 7 foot vertical drop, didn't even go anywhere. It was like they dug it up and went...."OH lets not go this way, lets go that way!" This plowed path and destroyed trail went absolutely no where, just blatant destruction of trail for no reason! I wish there was something we could do but I don't think we can. They have already destroyed alot of singletrack by just paving a path in there. I have been riding those trails before they ever were paved and was pissed when they added paved paths but now its just destruction! This "construction project" is supposed to continue for the next few years, I don't know if I can stand it that long! There's already very few places for mountain bikers to ride here in S.A. and the city is just making fewer and fewer!
    I know what you mean, I was building and riding on those trails WAY before that concrete path was there, before that golf course was there too! It's so sad too see, there is soooooo much potential down there and all they do is destroy it and then fine us for trying to build new trails! I about hit that gap your talking about, no warning coming up to it and then BAM!!! Luckily I had enough distance to brake but it's just insane. I'm beyond sick and tired of S.A.W.S ripping it all up and then not even allowing us to rebuild at all!

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    Its stuff like this that makes people create "Illegal trails" which makes us as mountain bikers look bad! A petition or something needs to be started to try and stop saws from destroying our trail systems. The sad thing is that we are a small group of people that use those trails compared to hikers, joggers, and roadies so I don't think that they will listen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djsiryn View Post
    Its stuff like this that makes people create "Illegal trails" which makes us as mountain bikers look bad! A petition or something needs to be started to try and stop saws from destroying our trail systems. The sad thing is that we are a small group of people that use those trails compared to hikers, joggers, and roadies so I don't think that they will listen.
    We actually have a petition going around and will be presented at a city council meeting to allow us to build and manicure trails in this city. It's backed by some local bike shops here in town as well. Destroying the trails is inexcusable but we should at a minimum be able to rebuild those trails and expand the trail network ourselves!

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    Everyone should write a letter to the mayor regarding these concerns. It could help. I sent one earlier this morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utsamtber View Post
    Everyone should write a letter to the mayor regarding these concerns. It could help. I sent one earlier this morning.
    I'll talk to you thurs after AVD about this.

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    Possible New Thread for Leon Creek Trail System

    Does anyone think this topic should be started/shared on a separate thread? It might possibly get some more looks and traction.

    This is a shame that this is happening to the Leon Creek trail system. I for one will send personal letters to who ever needs to read them, but I think we need to identify who those people are so the message can be wide spread.

    I travel to Seattle quite often and try to mountain bike there as much as possible when I'm away from home. There is an organization called Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance that is well established and actively takes part in community meetings, trail advocacy, trail maintenance, bike skill training, etc. I haven't personally run into these folks or talked to them, but I do follow their website and related links that get posted to pinkbike.com and elsewhere.

    Adopting their approach may be a good way of tackling this issue for the current SAWS project and future construction projects or trail closing for any reason. Below are some related links that are worth reading if anyone is interested on a good way to approach city, county and state government officials.

    About Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance:
    BBTC - About US

    One Current Issue Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance is trying to address (read section "What can you do? and Talking Points):
    North Fork Nooksack

    Pinkbike.com article about the issue:
    How Can The North Fork Be Revived? - Pinkbike

    Additional Advocacy Info:
    Advocacy - Evergreen Trail Guide

    Their specific issues aren't exactly what we are facing, but this could at least be a framework on approach as they have been very successful. It will definitely take some good collaboration, effective communication skills, and proper short and long term goals to accomplish what is needed (decision making on how construction projects effect recreational areas for ALL users, trail maintenance, trail building, etc.)

    Does anyone know if there are organizations already in existence in San Antonio for this type of stuff? Like STORM or people at bikemojo.com?

    I'm just throwing out ideas so if this isn't possible then new ideas will need to be generated.

    Thanks for reading and listening.

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    I like that idea. I would be great to start an organization here that could work with the city to govern the trails.

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    Anyone up for a night ride at McAllister park tonight? I want to see what night riding is like.
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    I know JACK SQUAT first of all.

    Living in San Antonio, husband is navy and not interested in riding at this time. I started getting back into shape in January and after one too many frustrating injuries from running, I JUST bought a MTB. I'm so green that I haven't even committed to a helmet yet. Rode once before we made a road trip, went about 11.15 miles on flat land in Florida. Live right next to Govt Canyon, and plan to jump right in. Need to meet folks that know what the hell they are doing, because I sure don't.

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    Brand new to MTB also. About 2 weeks in. Rode about 20 miles so far. I'm next to Govt Canyon also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmAshleyB View Post
    I know JACK SQUAT first of all.

    Living in San Antonio, husband is navy and not interested in riding at this time. I started getting back into shape in January and after one too many frustrating injuries from running, I JUST bought a MTB. I'm so green that I haven't even committed to a helmet yet. Rode once before we made a road trip, went about 11.15 miles on flat land in Florida. Live right next to Govt Canyon, and plan to jump right in. Need to meet folks that know what the hell they are doing, because I sure don't.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ray De Souza View Post
    Brand new to MTB also. About 2 weeks in. Rode about 20 miles so far. I'm next to Govt Canyon also.
    Glad ya'll are coming into the sport! There are some decent places to ride here around San Antonio. I live in silver oaks which is right down the street from government canyon. For a beginner, there really isn't any good trails there to have fun on. The front country is easy but the trails are rather boring. The back country is much more fun but also extremely challenging. I would be more than happy to go on a ride with ya'll, either at gov canyon or at the more friendly leon creek trails.

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    hey guys, my friend and I are going to be at the Via parking lot (trail head of 410 and Ingram) for the full length ride to 1604 and back on the Leon Creek Green way, we will meet up at 8AM Thursday (tomorrow morning), if anyone wants go, he is still fairly new at biking so our average speed will be around 8~10
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    SAGiant, how long do you think the ride will be? I'm off work

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    2.6 hours give or take
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray De Souza View Post
    Brand new to MTB also. About 2 weeks in. Rode about 20 miles so far. I'm next to Govt Canyon also.
    Ray, If you are available to ride this Sunday I'll take you one some trails. Either Gov't Canyon or OP.
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    I would be down for a weekend ride also. Let me know who's going where.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SLR View Post
    Ray, If you are available to ride this Sunday I'll take you one some trails. Either Gov't Canyon or OP.
    Talk to you at work,
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    Paul I don't have you number. Shoot it to me, [email protected]. I may be available Sunday morning.

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    I am riding this evening at Mac at around 6:30, going to be at the first pavilion from Jones Maltsberger, about 10+ miles of mostly singletrack...
    anyone wanna meet up?...nothing real hard, haven't ridden in over a week and having trail withdraws
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    I need to start throwing my bike and gear in the truck everyday. I want to learn Mac and need some guidance.
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    well we are gonna meet there tomorrow morning @ 7am as well
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    Re: San Antonio folks! Check in.

    Anyone riding tomorrow morning?

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    Depends where I might. I might also take my road bike for a spin. It hasnt seen any love in a couple months.
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    Looking for riding partners

    I've been out of riding for a while but I am working on a build of a frame and some parts I had laying around. I am ready to get back into riding again! I live in the Stone Oak area and have found some trails I have been wanting to explore aside from riding Mac, Gov Cheese and Flat Rock! If anyone is interested in joining me for some early morning rides let me know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by remo10 View Post
    I've been out of riding for a while but I am working on a build of a frame and some parts I had laying around. I am ready to get back into riding again! I live in the Stone Oak area and have found some trails I have been wanting to explore aside from riding Mac, Gov Cheese and Flat Rock! If anyone is interested in joining me for some early morning rides let me know.
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    Are you talking about the Salado Creek area?
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    Did a 14 mile ride today during lunch. Man the heat was tough. It would be nice if we could at least get a breeze but it was so hot I could feel the heat radiating off of the dirt.
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    Hey ya'll, I'm new to the game. Just bought a bike from Rideaway Bikes and have ridden around my neighborhood and some paved paths in a neighborhood park. Closest park to me (being on the NE side) is probably Mac. So I'm going to try and hit that up and just ride in general as much as possible. Only ridden a couple of sessions so far...just enough to get a slow leak in the rear tube that I re-inflate on the daily.

    Bike is a Giant Talon 2 29er, all factory minus the pedals which I got clip-ins.

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    Learning Mac is a good place to start. We've been trying to get a early morning ride on Sunday each week but it's been tough. You have to get out kind of early to avoid the heat.
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    Nice bike. GLWS!

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    I am in the San Antonio area until January. I am looking to get a bike shortly and start riding. Definitely up for meeting some people to show me the ropes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MotoXConvert View Post
    I am in the San Antonio area until January. I am looking to get a bike shortly and start riding. Definitely up for meeting some people to show me the ropes.
    Post up again when you get a bike...The best weather is still ahead.
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