Western: Yankee Springs

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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bbender785 » December 28th, 2016, 9:10 am

as of yesterday,

Yankee trail is in good shape. The trail alternates between hard packed snow with patches of ice and leaf covered dirt.


Warm up loop smooth, but a bit icy.
Main fat bike loop will beat you to death.
Everything to the west of the guard rail is bare frozen dirt and fun.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby AllMountin' » December 30th, 2016, 6:48 pm

Absolutely brilliant today, with a couple inches of fresh. This is what winter biking can be. Ideal and idyllic.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » January 1st, 2017, 5:01 pm

AllMountin' wrote:Absolutely brilliant today, with a couple inches of fresh. This is what winter biking can be. Ideal and idyllic.


Think it will be rideable on a 29er non fat bike Jan 2nd early in the morning?? Also, where is the groomed section? Will I need to avoid this?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » January 12th, 2017, 9:58 am

Same question above for this coming weekend. Look rideable or an ice fest out there for 1/14?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bbender785 » January 12th, 2017, 11:04 am

taken yesterday:

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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » January 14th, 2017, 7:26 am

Thanks for the heads up. Bummer!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » January 22nd, 2017, 8:37 am

Per the facebook conditions post looks like yankee is a green light for 1/22. I plan on heading out there later this morning.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Buck91 » January 22nd, 2017, 11:17 pm

ReidRules18 wrote:Per the facebook conditions post looks like yankee is a green light for 1/22. I plan on heading out there later this morning.



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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby sixsixzero » Yesterday, 9:04 am

Buck91 wrote:
ReidRules18 wrote:Per the facebook conditions post looks like yankee is a green light for 1/22. I plan on heading out there later this morning.



How was it?


it was really good. can ride fat or skinny.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » Today, 9:16 am

Yes I should have followed up. Trail was rideable with more grit (stuck pieces of dirt and sand that hung to your frame) than anything else. With the weather in the coming days it should be fine to ride this weekend - especially if it stays below freezing.
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