MCMBA: Maybury

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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby 300hp » January 28th, 2016, 10:23 am

Attempted yesterday.

The entire trail surface is inches of pure, clear, hard ice. I made it 10 yards before turning back. A friend with studded dillingers was able to get down the trail and said he would ride one loop, but not two. He rode a couple miles in and conditions did not change. The only other set of tracks was a set of schwalbe ice spikers or nokians, who appeared to do well.

Unless you're studded and ballsy, it's unrideable.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby vas » January 28th, 2016, 11:36 am

Thanks that is what I thought... between ice, mud, rain and all the crappy weather we probably miss out more than half the year... crap....
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby jreyst » January 29th, 2016, 4:29 pm

Just tried Maybury. I bailed at the top of the first hill after deciding its wayyyy too muddy.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby vas » January 29th, 2016, 7:54 pm

You think it might be ok in the morn after the overnight freeze? Was the ice gone?
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby barrybs » January 29th, 2016, 8:54 pm

Unfortunately it's going to warm up overnight, not get colder.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby jreyst » January 29th, 2016, 10:23 pm

Right. There's literally no chance that it will be rideable tomorrow, unless you're unconcerned with trail damage and a really f'n messy bike.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby vas » January 30th, 2016, 11:54 am

Well it was pretty good this morning! Plenty of ruts but frozen solid in the morning (temps were going up overnight but still below freezing). A LOT of ice so need to take it slow. Just watch for the ass prints on the ground and slow down ahead of time :-)
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby slukomski » February 6th, 2016, 11:29 am

Was frozen for most of the way except for a few places that see direct sun at 10:30 this morning (they're starting to get muddy). A lot of frozen ruts and a thin coat of snow on top of everything. You're better off riding early.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby vas » February 7th, 2016, 11:19 am

Mostly frozen early this morning... Tons of ruts though
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby DNR_Maybury » February 8th, 2016, 7:50 am

Cut up 2 trees yesterday, thanks to those who let me know about them. Remember to ride early and avoid all the thaw time. I may be putting the chains up intermittently since the freeze/thaw seems to be a weekly issue. Have a good one!
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby chisbang » February 8th, 2016, 8:03 am

DNR_Maybury wrote:Cut up 2 trees yesterday, thanks to those who let me know about them. Remember to ride early and avoid all the thaw time. I may be putting the chains up intermittently since the freeze/thaw seems to be a weekly issue. Have a good one!
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Thanks Trevor, That was a big one eh?
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby vas » February 10th, 2016, 9:27 am

rode last night... pretty nice conditions. Tree down about 0.5miles before you hit the first paved path crossing.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby wifehatesthebike » Yesterday, 8:21 pm

Still a tree down. About 1/4 mi backwards from marker 2.25
Also a low hanger right near it.
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