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Postby mtbyker » November 16th, 2007, 6:22 pm

rings wrote:
mtbyker wrote:Did Shearer and then took the paved trail over to EC today-what a great Fall day and a great ride. Both trails were in perfect condition. The City of Greenville did a 1st class job on this new piece of paved trail that connects the two trails.


Where exactly does the paved trail come out, south of Shearer? Is it off of Greenville Drive (bypass) or Hillcrest Road?

The trail starts at the SE corner of Shearer and Greenville dr.-easy to find....
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Postby unabomber » November 18th, 2007, 10:51 am

I am proud to announce that <a href="http://www.milkjugracing.com/">Milk Jug Racing</a> will be hosting a race HERE on April 30th at 6:45pm. BE THERE !
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Postby volklgirl » November 19th, 2007, 4:38 pm

Sweeeeet!

Mucho thanks to whoever raked/blew the first half of the trail. My first SS experience there on sunday was awesome (except the face-first, unplanned dismount from the log skinny which left me with a fat and bloody lip, a stiff neck, and a frozen shoulder :cry: )!
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First Timer !

Postby Steven_Arnold_Cole » November 24th, 2007, 12:14 am

Great trail ! About half of it was leaf covered, otherwise the trail was in great shape. I'm a beginner so the trail was plenty technical for me. I survived two loops with only a few tree rubs that I saw coming and was able to slow down enough to avoid getting knocked off the bike. I'm looking forward to riding it covered with snow!
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Re: First Timer !

Postby unabomber » November 24th, 2007, 8:17 am

Steven_Arnold_Cole wrote:Great trail ! About half of it was leaf covered, otherwise the trail was in great shape.


The leaves were intentionally left to help protect the tread surface from the elements,and user erosion during the wet months ! Glad you liked the trail.
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Shearer Rd High and dry

Postby Edward creek » January 8th, 2008, 9:00 pm

We rode all of Shearer Rd tonight. There was no mud or water. There were 3 trees down that can be easily bypassed. We did'nt even get dirty!

Edwards Creek is real good on the S. side of the Creek,but avoid crossing over to the N. side
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3-2-08

Postby judgehopkins » March 2nd, 2008, 6:16 pm

tried riding shearer road today, and could not getting any forward momentum because my wheels kept falling into the snow.

try again later.
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Re: 3-2-08

Postby rings » March 2nd, 2008, 8:13 pm

judgehopkins wrote:tried riding shearer road today, and could not getting any forward momentum because my wheels kept falling into the snow.

try again later.


Thanks for posting...I was thinking of going over to check it out tomorrow afternoon, but I'll wait a bit.
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Postby unabomber » March 2nd, 2008, 10:22 pm

Yeah the snow is about the consistency of soft serve ice cream. I walked a bit of it today and could not follow the trail through it,just around the 1.5 mile mark I lost the trail ,so if anyone finds it could you please bring it back.
I'm going to try to pick it back up again tomorrow. I have not been updating the conditions because they have not really changed untill today,and no one has been riding there. Will update weekly or daily as Spring nears.

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Postby volklgirl » April 2nd, 2008, 10:45 pm

Ridable yet????
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Postby mtbyker » April 3rd, 2008, 6:46 am

volklgirl wrote:Ridable yet????


Yes, my buddies rode it yesterday and said it was very nice.........
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Postby volklgirl » April 3rd, 2008, 10:29 am

Awesome, thanks!
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Greenville Shearer Rd Conditions

Postby hd7mag » April 28th, 2008, 6:09 pm

Rode Shearer road trail today. Fantastic job preparing for the milkjug races. The trail is in fantastic shape and runs fast. Thanks again for all the hard work put into this trail.
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Photos from Sheare Rd

Postby lexicus » May 5th, 2008, 5:36 pm

Here are some photos from the Shearer road race. Check'em out:
http://flickr.com/photos/30389278@N00/sets/72157604905323813/
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Postby volklgirl » May 5th, 2008, 7:58 pm

Nice job grooming for the race. We came down and rode Saturday....everything was in great shape

Glad someone finally nailed down the entry boards on the pit skinny. However, there is now enough space in between for a 1.95" tire to drop right in causing a scary and painful fall. :( Any possibility that can be closed up a tiny bit???? (Please!?)

The paved connector is quite nice too!!!
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