Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo Recreation A

Postby AllMountin' » July 11th, 2016, 4:36 pm

In theory, I think alternating directions is great. In practice? I only drive to Merrell on red days.

If it were local, I'd ride and appreciate both. This discussion is pointless. It's laid out for alt days, and alt days it shall remain.
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo Recreation A

Postby TrekStache » July 11th, 2016, 6:31 pm

tadraper wrote:
TrekStache wrote:I found when riding this trail it is actually set up better for one direction vs the other. One direction has all of the lips on the jumps set up vs the other is more rolling? i am hoping someone else noticed this.



I'm assuming you like CCW better? that is my favorite direction as well!!


That is correct sir! I am not trying to start a debate just stating my opinion. I am all about a multi direction trail, but will primarily be there for CCW :)

Edit**

I just went back and read previous posts, looks to be a popular opinion.
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo Recreation A

Postby xcrdr » July 11th, 2016, 6:39 pm

Love it CW. Love it more CCW. I like the jumps more CCW. Berms are great both directions IMO.

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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby Burb » September 6th, 2016, 11:03 am

Just rode this trail for the first time. What a fun trail! Very fast. I was with my wife and two boys (8 and 9) for the first loop. Then did it on my own a second time. They loved the trail. We rode it CW, and I could also tell more jumps seemed to be set up for CCW, so I'm interested to ride it that direction soon. Since I tend to ride more skinny technical, bumpy, rooty, stuff closer to me, this was a fun change. We'll definitely be back and am excited for the additions to come.
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby RoyJonze » September 6th, 2016, 4:17 pm

I hate to be that guy, but today is a CCW day (Tuesday).
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby xcrdr » September 6th, 2016, 5:01 pm

RoyJonze wrote:I hate to be that guy, but today is a CCW day (Tuesday).

In my line of work we call that self - reporting.

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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby tadraper » September 6th, 2016, 5:14 pm

I think he meant he rode it on Labor Day since most kids started school today!!
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby RoyJonze » September 6th, 2016, 6:56 pm

I think he meant he rode it on Labor Day since most kids started school today!!

Misread "just rode this trail". Sorry, I'm a jerk.
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby tadraper » September 6th, 2016, 7:14 pm

Lmao I thought t was funny!! I
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby Burb » September 7th, 2016, 6:06 am

RoyJonze wrote:I think he meant he rode it on Labor Day since most kids started school today!!

Misread "just rode this trail". Sorry, I'm a jerk.


Ha - yes. Should have written "rode it on Labor Day (Monday)".
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby shredbetty61 » September 9th, 2016, 9:10 am

Wondering how trail is given recent rain. I have the day off!
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby xcrdr » September 9th, 2016, 9:19 am

Wasn't bad last night. Just a few wet spots. Easy to bunny hop or wheelie through.

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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby shredbetty61 » September 9th, 2016, 9:46 am

great! thanks. BTW can someone update the mmba trail guide to include this trail? isn't listed yet.
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby WishIcouldcatchmybreath » September 9th, 2016, 11:34 am

shredbetty61 wrote:great! thanks. BTW can someone update the mmba trail guide to include this trail? isn't listed yet.


There is a request into the MMBA State Board to update the trail guide....not sure what the timing of that will be.
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Re: Poto: DTE Energy Foundation Trail (Waterloo)

Postby BLKXJ 96 » September 11th, 2016, 6:10 pm

Good ride this morning. No major wet spots after all the rain on Saturday, and the trail is in pretty good shape.
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