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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby BusDriver » May 6th, 2013, 9:05 am

98HooKooFreeRider wrote:Any other work days planned yet??

Nothing official planned.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby irishpitbull » May 6th, 2013, 9:07 am

any pics of the reroute?
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby djansen00 » May 6th, 2013, 2:25 pm

Here are two pics of the re-route:

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby G.Cook » May 6th, 2013, 5:38 pm

Look'n goooooooood ! :D
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby 98HooKooFreeRider » May 7th, 2013, 10:57 am

That is INCREDIBLE the park is allowing the use of machinery for trail building/maintenance!!! You can a move a small mountains worth of dirt and sculpt it into a respectable trail in a few days time with one of those babies!! I plan on renting one for a weekend to speed up my backyard dirt jump project :)

Looking forward to getting out and riding Murray Lake and Torn shirt sometime this week. I haven't ridden torn shirt since high school but from what I have heard, it's only gotten more gnarly and tech since then. Challenge accepted :twisted:

On average, how long does it take most riders ride Murray Lake? And Torn Shirt?

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby akellah » May 8th, 2013, 10:56 am

I would say I'm an average rider and before the reroute on Torn Shirt, it took me ~40 minutes. Not sure how long Murray Lake loops took me.

98HooKooFreeRider wrote:That is INCREDIBLE the park is allowing the use of machinery for trail building/maintenance!!! You can a move a small mountains worth of dirt and sculpt it into a respectable trail in a few days time with one of those babies!! I plan on renting one for a weekend to speed up my backyard dirt jump project :)

Looking forward to getting out and riding Murray Lake and Torn shirt sometime this week. I haven't ridden torn shirt since high school but from what I have heard, it's only gotten more gnarly and tech since then. Challenge accepted :twisted:

On average, how long does it take most riders ride Murray Lake? And Torn Shirt?

Thanks!!

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby Chippewa93 » May 8th, 2013, 1:22 pm

I'm an average rider in my 40s. I can do both with the lost loop in 1:40
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby 98HooKooFreeRider » May 8th, 2013, 1:26 pm

Thanks for the replies! I'll be finding out how long it takes to ride Murray Lake tonight at a moderate pace. My 60 y/o dad wants to ride with me, so that's the reason for the pace :)

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby BusDriver » May 8th, 2013, 1:39 pm

98HooKooFreeRider wrote:Thanks for the replies! I'll be finding out how long it takes to ride Murray Lake tonight at a moderate pace. My 60 y/o dad wants to ride with me, so that's the reason for the pace :)

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I'm going to take that as you normally ride at a slower pace and are going to have to keep up to your dad :lol:
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby 98HooKooFreeRider » May 8th, 2013, 1:43 pm

BusDriver wrote:
98HooKooFreeRider wrote:Thanks for the replies! I'll be finding out how long it takes to ride Murray Lake tonight at a moderate pace. My 60 y/o dad wants to ride with me, so that's the reason for the pace :)

-Matt


I'm going to take that as you normally ride at a slower pace and are going to have to keep up to your dad :lol:


Saw right through that one, didn't ya?? :lol: *hands head in shame*

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby Leroi Brown » May 9th, 2013, 8:58 am

All of the recent re-routes are fantastic!!! Really enjoyed this favorite trail even more.....thanks to those that participated in the trail days to do this!! I'll hopefully be back to assisting with trailbuilding soon.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby 98HooKooFreeRider » May 9th, 2013, 9:04 am

Well, Murray Lake was just as fun as I remember it being.. actually, it was even better!

Cannot wait to link it with torn shirt :)

Well done to all of the builders!

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby mikesathome2 » May 10th, 2013, 8:41 am

Completed a loop of Torn Shirt on Thursday -the new reroute is packing down nicely - trail is in great shape and the dirt rode to the state park has been plowed so it's no longer a washboard :D
Also found a patch of Poison Ivy the hard way on the side of the trail LOL
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby vette-ss » May 15th, 2013, 8:56 am

Great ride at Brighton last night. Huge work on the TS re-route. My computer says its about 1/4 mile longer. Nice job! A couple of the climbs are starting to dry out and get loose. Murray seemed perfect. No trees down. Finished under the lights. Great conditions for it.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby countryboy_mike » May 19th, 2013, 8:48 pm

Rode all 4 loops this evening. Torn Shirt is as good as it gets. Love the new reroute (nice work trail maint crew). The other three loops are in excellent shape as well. There was lots of wild life out there to keep things interesting.
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