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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby PK » April 21st, 2011, 1:10 pm

Just got in from a quick ride.
Tacky fast. No issues with the single track.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby nailgunn » April 22nd, 2011, 1:52 pm

Can any one say if Stoney is good enough to ride tonight?

I would hate to waste the fuel to find it is not.
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Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby barroo » April 22nd, 2011, 2:18 pm

It is raining right now out by Stony.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby nailgunn » April 22nd, 2011, 3:08 pm

barroo wrote:It is raining right now out by Stony.


ggrrr yes raining here now too anf forcast is bleak for tonight. Guss the mormimg it has to be.

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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » April 22nd, 2011, 3:54 pm

nailgunn wrote:ggrrr yes raining here now too anf forcast is bleak for tonight. Guss the mormimg it has to be.

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Yes, the morming wud be beterr. :icon_thumleft:
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby heatman1968 » April 22nd, 2011, 7:22 pm

lets see they are making $ starting races this early in the season but they dont want us to ride the trails for fun yet hummm
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby c0nsumer » April 22nd, 2011, 7:52 pm

heatman1968 wrote:lets see they are making $ starting races this early in the season but they dont want us to ride the trails for fun yet hummm


Your overgeneralizing makes little sense.

Those who maintain the trails are asking you not to ride them when damage will be done. There are no races put on by the trail maintainers (the MMBA) at Stony Creek, much less this time of the year.
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Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby barroo » April 23rd, 2011, 7:05 am

heatman1968 wrote:lets see they are making $ starting races this early in the season but they dont want us to ride the trails for fun yet hummm


You say "they" two different times. However, in your case it is referring to two different "entities". Plus no one is forcing anyone to race today. It's a personal choice.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby nailgunn » April 23rd, 2011, 12:32 pm

10 am - 12 pm
Outer 2 track North West some flooding but no sinking. Most other 2 track no Issues.
The Pines just after bridge with metal grating some water filled holes avoided and went around.
All other single tracks were moist no issues.

I got my revenge on all parts of Stony for the Wednesday night 2 weeks ago.

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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby c0nsumer » April 23rd, 2011, 8:18 pm

nailgunn wrote:The Pines just after bridge with metal grating some water filled holes avoided and went around.


When you encounter muddy/watery holes like this, please ride directly through them. Going around only serves to widen the trail.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby nailgunn » April 23rd, 2011, 9:52 pm

c0nsumer wrote:
nailgunn wrote:The Pines just after bridge with metal grating some water filled holes avoided and went around.


When you encounter muddy/watery holes like this, please ride directly through them. Going around only serves to widen the trail.


ahh my toes get wet .. NP... I did not leave the trail I just stayed on the high side of those holes as to not make em worse
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby HiptonRadcliffIII » April 24th, 2011, 9:58 am

he'll tell you, that still widens the hole and make a bigger puddle in the future. I'll tell you just hop over 'em, its the best way to settle that debate :-)
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby jalopy jockey » April 24th, 2011, 9:44 pm

HiptonRadcliffIII wrote:he'll tell you, that still widens the hole and make a bigger puddle in the future. I'll tell you just hop over 'em, its the best way to settle that debate :-)


This I'd like to see. :shock:
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby c0nsumer » April 24th, 2011, 9:48 pm

For what it's worth, Stony was pretty all right this evening. The Pines had a wee bit more mud, but was still fine to ride. Typical for this time of the year. The Snake and The Roller Coaster were completely dry.

Granted, I left there at sunset and we'll have rain around sunup, so this report is kinda useless.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » April 27th, 2011, 8:12 pm

Two trees down:
1. just after the uphill switchback toward the beginning of the Roller Coaster
2. in the Back Nine, before the first big uphill

Both are chainsaw-worthy.

Otherwise the Snake and Roller Coaster were in pretty good shape. We didn't hit the Pines, as we got an advance report that it was pretty greasy/messy.
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