Southwest: Fort Custer

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Re: Southwest: Fort Custer

Postby c0nsumer » July 6th, 2014, 11:45 pm

AJG wrote:cOnsumer, the Green is a lot more fun if you're familiar with it. It does have it's share of washed out, loose gravel sections but it's still a very fun loop. I would guess that the last two stone climbs in Grannies got you.


Yeah -- I should have given it a second go... I was getting a bit tired and wanting to drive home by the time I got done with the third-ish red, otherwise I would have. Another day, for sure. And it was the first and third stone climbs, I think. There was one that I made on my second attempt, but it wasn't the one after the log pile...

AJG wrote:There is a signage replacement process that's taking place at the moment. That may explain you losing the Yellow. Hopefully that will be completed in the near future.


The signage along red was great. I think green's was just as good, but I'm not really remembering it... If yellow and blue get the same it'll be perfect. I had no problems following what was along red, although I do think a couple of witness markers (marker signs that just confirm you are on the right path) would be nice.

AJG wrote:PM me if you come into town again, I'll get a few people from the chapter together and we can give you a guided tour if you like. Glad you enjoyed yourself.


Definitely. :) I don't think we've seen each other since that time at Big M... oh... 2011? It's been a while...
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Re: Southwest: Fort Custer

Postby Pooley » July 14th, 2014, 9:42 am

There are 2 big trees that are down on the Red Loop as of Saturday 7/12/14. Both trees require you to get off the bike and carry over. I suppose better riders than myself may be able to use the chainring as a 3rd wheel on both, but I prefer not to beat up my bike that much. I forget the mileage, probably miles 3 and 5?? but you can't miss them.
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