MCMBA: Maybury

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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby BLOOMIS914 » October 14th, 2013, 9:35 pm

Rode Maybury tonight after work the trail and weather were absolutely perfect.....I used my light from 630pm on and was glad I did. Saw two deer and the Albino turkey and his buddy. It was a good day.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby barry007 » October 16th, 2013, 7:58 am

side topic: whats the range of the albino turkey? i've seen him many times at maybury and last week off 5 mile doing some dirt road riding we came across an albino turkey - is it the same Tom or are there impostors?
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby IronMike » October 16th, 2013, 9:21 am

That question was a key sub-theme to Moby *beep* also... so we got Moby Tom?
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby BLOOMIS914 » October 17th, 2013, 7:59 pm

Rode maybury Thursday, trail is nice and fast but leaves are now covering lots of roots and other features making for a challenging ride in the corners. Saw a BIG Buck as I got to the winter loop split he was just standing right in the trail at the split. At least a 6 point maybe 8 or 9, I tried to take a bunch of pictures but he hopped in the bush when I was 10 feet from him. He didn't move until I was right up on him. Very cool.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby BLOOMIS914 » October 20th, 2013, 9:41 pm

Trail was in excellent shape sun afternoon after the light rains this weekend. A few small muddy puddles as per usual but rest of trail was great. The Fall colors are almost at their peak. Go ride.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby mrbikester » October 23rd, 2013, 4:12 pm

Maybury ride was nice. LOTS of leaves down and it was COLD out there today, especially with the wind on the ride from parking lot to trail head. Thermometer on car read 42 when I finished around 3:00pm.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby Dirtdevil » October 25th, 2013, 4:49 am

Rode it last night. Trail in great shape. Quite a few folks out there enjoying a night ride.

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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby Dirtdevil » October 28th, 2013, 6:16 pm

Rode the trail this afternoon. Great shape. No puddles, very few greasy spots. Colors are fantastic!

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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby Brianh » October 30th, 2013, 6:32 pm

Trail was in great shape today. Very little grease spots. Great day to ride.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby BLOOMIS914 » October 30th, 2013, 10:27 pm

Brianh wrote:Trail was in great shape today. Very little grease spots. Great day to ride.

+1......Saw the Albino turkey and his buddy on the trail twice today.....fat bastards could barely woddle off the trail let alone fly. I felt fast.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby jwhitey » October 31st, 2013, 11:26 am

Did a night ride last night, didn't see any wildlife but passed 2 other riders going in the right direction. I was riding it backwards.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby BLOOMIS914 » October 31st, 2013, 6:46 pm

almost forgot......I also almost killed another wrong way jogger on Wed but he moved quickly as I came through the twistys at about mile 5.25. Maybury is always filled with new and exciting on and off trail features. Keeps my reflexes and skills sharp. I am beginning to warm up to the two-way bike/runner traffic here.

For the record - Bike traffic is only one way during daylight hours and runners get to do whatever they want wherever they want and night riders.....well, see above post from JWhitey. :wink: I now have a nice new nite rider light that I need to test out so a Maybury night ride (backwards) seems appealing to me.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby jwhitey » October 31st, 2013, 8:58 pm

Maybury backwards is a lot of fun. You have to be paying attention when you get the winter loop cut off. The angle of approach gives you a good look at the left hand option while the trail going right is almost out of sight so it's easy to roll right through to the left and not even know that you just took the short cut. It's not nearly as familiar going the opposite direction and the darkness makes it hard to see the trail to the right unless you aim your light in that direction
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby BLOOMIS914 » October 31st, 2013, 9:42 pm

Cool. I look forward to it. Raining sideways here in nville all day and night. Will give it a go once it dries out a bit. Thanks.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby oogs » November 4th, 2013, 11:32 am

There's a tree down between the 3.25 and 3.5 mile marker. It's not blocking the entire path, but it's certainly worth watching out for.
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