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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » May 27th, 2013, 9:05 am

Never had a problem with hikers or runners (except for one guys dog that came after me). No offense but if you crashed from a hiker encounter that's probably your fault and not theirs.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby vette-ss » May 27th, 2013, 6:50 pm

b_b wrote:Never had a problem with hikers or runners (except for one guys dog that came after me). No offense but if you crashed from a hiker encounter that's probably your fault and not theirs.


That's why I didn't blame him and come on here complaining. It was a PSA only. Trails are thickening up, and we met at a true blind corner. I was obviously carrying too much speed at the point we met. Not sure where I ever blamed the other guy. Bikes yield to hikers.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » May 27th, 2013, 6:57 pm

Sorry my bad!it wasn't you complaining. :oops:
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby SteveF » May 28th, 2013, 7:59 am

It's pretty easy to forget to look for hikers at Brighton because there are separate trails for hikers and cyclists but you do still see a walker on the bike trail once in a while. I scared the crap out of a guy by just freewheeling as I came up behind him (1st gen Hugi hubs are LOUD!) a long while back but I've only seen walkers on TS/ML a very few times. Hope no one got hurt...
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby Redstone Liger » May 29th, 2013, 12:48 pm

countryboy_mike wrote:I know its a "multi-use" trail, but heaven forbib the hikers use the HIKING trail. That really *beep* me off. The would be heading straight to the DNR if we were riding on the HIKING trail and no the MTB trail.


You're assuming that mt bikers don't poach the hiking trail which would be inaccurate based on the tire tread I've seen on the hiking trail. Shoot, if more my bikers don't start riding TS the peds are going to claim eminent domain and it will become a hiking trail. In the winter hikers/ runners easily outnumber bikes.
Its really a moot point IMO, because historically at Brighton the two user groups get along well and are in many cases one and the same.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby deezler » May 29th, 2013, 1:05 pm

After many rides at Brighton rec, I've only passed hikers once or twice, definitely never had an issue.

Rode last Sunday morning, absolutely perfect weather, and still no bugs! That'll probably be changing quickly (if it hasn't already). Love the new extension on torn shirt, can we have some more please? :)
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » May 29th, 2013, 1:17 pm

I generally find foot traffic to be less of a *problem* than bike traffic. :) A couple weeks ago some guy pulled over to let us pass (2 guys in front of me) and then proceeded to fall over directly in front of/into me. :shock:
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby iamkickstand » May 30th, 2013, 9:49 pm

murray lake was prime tonight. a few face slappers, but great shape otherwise.

Ddin't have time for ts
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby BusDriver » June 2nd, 2013, 5:48 am

We are planning to do maintenance today June 2 at 9:30 AM. Please meet in the Bishop
Lake Parking Lot by the trailhead. Our focus will be general trimming and maybe
some weedwhipping on the Murray Lake and Torn Shirt. Please bring water, gloves,
long pants, mosquito repellant, and you can bring long handled Lopers if you have them.


Today A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby barry1me » June 3rd, 2013, 7:16 pm

to whomever groomed the trails around murray lake and the lost loop it was excellent. Good work, trails were great tonight.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » June 3rd, 2013, 9:33 pm

Oh yeah after 22 boys lacrosse games in previous 16 days (8 last weekend) played hookey today and rode Brighton and it was great. Love the reroute. You guys just keep making these trails better and better.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby djr21589 » June 5th, 2013, 9:58 am

So I tried finding the segment on strava for "murray lake with lost and found loops" the 10ish mile segment. I cannot find it on explore. I tried to create the segment and it shows that it already exists. Does anyone else have a problem finding the segment?
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby rvd » June 5th, 2013, 2:04 pm

djr21589 wrote:So I tried finding the segment on strava for "murray lake with lost and found loops" the 10ish mile segment. I cannot find it on explore. I tried to create the segment and it shows that it already exists. Does anyone else have a problem finding the segment?


Here is the "Brighton Murray Lake, with the Lost and (new) Found Loops". If the previous segment (the one you are looking for) was generated by a responsible Strava user, it might have been deleted after the Found loop was updated / rerouted.

EDIT: the segment of course also may have been deleted by some db whose KOM had just been taken

EDIT2: As is evident from the route ridden by the current KOM (this may have been before the new Loop was opened?), this is one of those bad segments (or one that can be gamed if you want to be negative). You can start and finish over the road from/to the parking lot (wins you minute?) and you don't have to ride the new part of the lost loop; it still counts because 80% of the ride (or whatever number Strava uses) is a match.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby djr21589 » June 5th, 2013, 6:00 pm

rvd wrote:
djr21589 wrote:So I tried finding the segment on strava for "murray lake with lost and found loops" the 10ish mile segment. I cannot find it on explore. I tried to create the segment and it shows that it already exists. Does anyone else have a problem finding the segment?


Here is the "Brighton Murray Lake, with the Lost and (new) Found Loops". If the previous segment (the one you are looking for) was generated by a responsible Strava user, it might have been deleted after the Found loop was updated / rerouted.

EDIT: the segment of course also may have been deleted by some db whose KOM had just been taken

EDIT2: As is evident from the route ridden by the current KOM (this may have been before the new Loop was opened?), this is one of those bad segments (or one that can be gamed if you want to be negative). You can start and finish over the road from/to the parking lot (wins you minute?) and you don't have to ride the new part of the lost loop; it still counts because 80% of the ride (or whatever number Strava uses) is a match.



Is what your saying that if you do only 80% of a segment it counts as the 100%? Also I don't remember when they opened the found loop.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby rvd » June 5th, 2013, 6:44 pm

Edit: here
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