CRAMBA: Stony Creek

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby MajikSpoon » May 9th, 2013, 11:20 am

It rained wednesday? I never even noticed on group ride.
More excited everyday for the next chance to ride..

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » May 9th, 2013, 12:10 pm

MajikSpoon wrote:It rained wednesday? I never even noticed on group ride.


It was very spotty and pretty light. I came through a shower from Sterling Heights. It was dry before I hit the county border.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » May 9th, 2013, 6:46 pm

Summer-time dry just about everywhere out there. The 6 hour / 12 hour endurance race course has been marked. If you've never ridden it, go give it a try. It's a 11.2 mile loop of just about every trail there.
The race is from 8AM till 8PM Saturday.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby risnewski » May 9th, 2013, 7:35 pm

Same course as last year?
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » May 9th, 2013, 8:08 pm

risnewski wrote:Same course as last year?


Very likely. I doubt they could make it much more evil. :twisted:
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby c0nsumer » May 9th, 2013, 9:58 pm

utabintarbo wrote:
risnewski wrote:Same course as last year?


Very likely. I doubt they could make it much more evil. :twisted:


Running down to the Golf Course Road then staring the climb to The Snake that way would do it.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » May 10th, 2013, 5:17 am

Same course as last year.
The first year of this race we DID go down to the Golf course driveway then all the way back up.
We decided to give everybody a break after that and make it "easy" the following years. :wink:
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby i69whitey » May 10th, 2013, 7:17 am

Actually it was the second year the climb was extended. Rumor is there was a complaint that ONE climb in the park was missed the first race
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FYI - rode thursday, started while it was still drizzlin
trail is loose and dry like mid July
big tires and very little air pressure will work best
good luck to all the 6/12ers, ride fast and take chances
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » May 12th, 2013, 12:26 pm

it's just about perfect out there right now, not to mention yesterday's racers put down the perfect groove...
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby mrbikester » May 24th, 2013, 8:06 pm

What's up with the florescent orange painted roots on some of the the two track? Must have been a foot race but why do they feel it necessary to mark all those roots? I hope it all washes off in the rain.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby Roy » May 24th, 2013, 8:10 pm

Lawyers!
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » May 24th, 2013, 8:15 pm

Roy's mostly correct, and it probably will in a while. :P
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby Jim O » May 26th, 2013, 5:15 pm

Thought Stony management had heartburn with painting roots?
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » May 28th, 2013, 5:19 am

Here's the FaceBook page for the event that painted the roots on the two track at the Trolley trails and elsewhere.
Send them a note asking them if they could remove the paint from the roots, or paint over them with a dark color. (In the past, it doesn't "wash off". it wears off after all summer)

The head promoter is a great guy and while he himself doesn't want to see painted roots, a couple of his volunteers always seem to ignore the rules about park policy of "No painted hard surfaces. Grass and dirt only"

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stony-Creek-Back-To-The-Beach-Half-Marathon-5k/131830443545841?fref=ts

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby freel1ja » May 29th, 2013, 11:48 am

http://www.backtothebeachraces.com/contacts

The director's name is Joe Burns.
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