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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby dirtjunkie » March 8th, 2012, 8:41 pm

As of yesterday, they (2 tracks) still have some sloppy spots. The gravel roads are all pretty darn good.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby sally_2000 » March 8th, 2012, 8:44 pm

dirtjunkie wrote:As of yesterday, they (2 tracks) still have some sloppy spots. The gravel roads are all pretty darn good.


ok thanks! should be even better by Sat
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby dirtjunkie » March 8th, 2012, 8:54 pm

sally_2000 wrote:
dirtjunkie wrote:As of yesterday, they (2 tracks) still have some sloppy spots. The gravel roads are all pretty darn good.


ok thanks! should be even better by Sat


Fo-sho!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby sally_2000 » March 9th, 2012, 9:50 am

Fo-sho![/quote]


Translate please :?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby cramer » March 9th, 2012, 10:19 am

sally_2000 wrote:Fo-sho!



Translate please :?[/quote]

I speak jive, I can translate-

"For Sure"
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby dirtjunkie » March 9th, 2012, 12:39 pm

cramer wrote:
sally_2000 wrote:Fo-sho!


Translate please :?


I speak jive, I can translate-

"For Sure"


Sorry Sally....Just saw this...

Thanks for stepping in Cramer :D

We did get some on/off snow down here this morning....just enough to get things a little wet. Nearly dry now. Conditions this weekend will be pretty good. The more shaded portions of the two-tracks will be wet/slippery due to not being exposed to the sun as much, but all in all it should be a great time. Lots of folks will be out there to join in with.

Have fun!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby AllMountin' » March 9th, 2012, 9:13 pm

Drove to Hastings on a lark and dropped down a Yankee double tap, the latter lap being a leisurely cool down night ride. What can I say? Trail conditions are darn near sublime. Firm trail. No deadfall. A mere few dark spots in the Earth where mud used to be. By far the biggest issue with this trail is it's distance from my house.

I am concerned about the state of mountain biking in this state. 3 hours at the trailhead, and not a soul in sight. Oh well, I guess that's y'alls problem. I'll take a solo ride of solitude on prime singletrack anytime. :-)

Just *love* how much tight singletrack is out here. What a ride...
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby SteveF » March 9th, 2012, 9:51 pm

AllMountin' wrote:Drove to Hastings on a lark and dropped down a Yankee double tap, the latter lap being a leisurely cool down night ride. What can I say? Trail conditions are darn near sublime. Firm trail. No deadfall. A mere few dark spots in the Earth where mud used to be. By far the biggest issue with this trail is it's distance from my house.

I am concerned about the state of mountain biking in this state. 3 hours at the trailhead, and not a soul in sight. Oh well, I guess that's y'alls problem. I'll take a solo ride of solitude on prime singletrack anytime. :-)

Just *love* how much tight singletrack is out here. What a ride...


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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby magsnharley » March 9th, 2012, 9:55 pm

I rode wednesday around noon and there was quite a bit of cars in the lot. Glad to see trail is in good shape for this time of year.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby F7Cannon » March 9th, 2012, 9:56 pm

AllMountin' wrote:I am concerned about the state of mountain biking in this state. 3 hours at the trailhead, and not a soul in sight. Oh well, I guess that's y'alls problem. I'll take a solo ride of solitude on prime singletrack anytime. :-)


How do you expect people to show up if you don't tell them your going. :wink:

Going to start calling you Han Solo, get it, Solo. Steve F and I are headed out in the am if your up for it again before the meeting.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby LuckyCharm4x4 » March 9th, 2012, 11:03 pm

I'll be there tomorrow at noon in my big loud green truck!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby F7Cannon » March 10th, 2012, 2:38 pm

LuckyCharm4x4 wrote:I'll be there tomorrow at noon in my big loud green truck!


Pretty sure that was your big Dodge we saw as we were finishing up our first lap of the main trail, nice truck. Saw a girl sitting in the passenger side and one bike in the back but never saw you. I am guessing you were out on the trail. Hope you had a nice ride, it was starting to soften up quite a bit towards the end with the sun being out so we only did one main lap and two laps of the warm up trail and called it quits.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ballpk » March 10th, 2012, 6:26 pm

f I do make it out there it will be early......should be on the trail by 7:30am, I will post after a lap and let you know.

Waiting?????
only because I am eager to ride on Sudday
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby LuckyCharm4x4 » March 10th, 2012, 6:51 pm

F7Cannon wrote:
LuckyCharm4x4 wrote:I'll be there tomorrow at noon in my big loud green truck!


Pretty sure that was your big Dodge we saw as we were finishing up our first lap of the main trail, nice truck. Saw a girl sitting in the passenger side and one bike in the back but never saw you. I am guessing you were out on the trail. Hope you had a nice ride, it was starting to soften up quite a bit towards the end with the sun being out so we only did one main lap and two laps of the warm up trail and called it quits.


Yup, that was us. The GF was feeling sick a little ways into the trail so she turned back. It was a beautiful day for a ride wasn't it?

What was with the loose cassettes out there today? 2 of them?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Green Giant » March 11th, 2012, 6:04 pm

Yankee is in outstanding shape, please go ride here instead of tearing up a soft trail. Absolutely 100% perfect conditions.
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