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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby G.Cook » May 8th, 2013, 10:08 pm

Tree is cleared...it was a big one!...thought about calling Greg to reroute around it In the end my little Stihl "arborist" saw and some patience came through once again.

I just would have brought out a bigger saw.... :wink:
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby barrybs » May 8th, 2013, 10:36 pm

G.Cook wrote:
Tree is cleared...it was a big one!...thought about calling Greg to reroute around it In the end my little Stihl "arborist" saw and some patience came through once again.

I just would have brought out a bigger saw.... :wink:


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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby RobM » May 9th, 2013, 2:47 pm

Just curious about the reason for the new Gosling Lake reroute on the downhill before the first big clay hill. That part didn't seem any worse than other places out there. Is it going to be the first step towards a larger reroute?
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby wannabee » May 11th, 2013, 7:22 am

was out after work yesterday, trail is very good, a few slick spots on Gosling but overall outstanding as usual. Saw two hikers and one runner, no other bikes. I like the reroute, lots of flowing turns and one tight one between the trees.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby countryboy_mike » May 11th, 2013, 5:35 pm

Rode Poto this morning. The trail was is great shape. There are a couple mud holes on Gosling. There were A LOT of hikers and runners today, but not many bikers. Nice job on the reroutre on Gosling trail builders.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby cb200t » May 11th, 2013, 8:10 pm

I rode the short cut at around 4 pm. Trail was in great shape, but someone had laid down a bunch of sticks across the trail on the sections leading up to the sand pit before the shortcut/gosling split. Perfectly rideable, but very obviously intentionally placed there. :?
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby countryboy_mike » May 11th, 2013, 9:47 pm

I dont remember then being there in the morning, around 10 or so. There were a lot of Boy Scouts out there when I was riding, but I find hard to beleive they would be doing that.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby i69whitey » May 12th, 2013, 4:28 pm

Heard there was a tri race out there today, could explain the trail "repair"
possibly done by roadies
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby barry1me » May 14th, 2013, 6:43 pm

There was a tree down about 2-3 miles in from the trail head today. Trails were good besides that.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby barrybs » May 15th, 2013, 10:55 am

barry1me wrote:There was a tree down about 2-3 miles in from the trail head today. Trails were good besides that.


I'll remove this one this evening. if someone beats me to it, please post up.

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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby EnRaz » May 15th, 2013, 12:45 pm

Just FYI, the tree that is mentioned above is actually 5.1 miles in from the Silver Lake lot trailhead. You'd be searching for awhile if you only went 2-3 miles in. :)
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby barrybs » May 15th, 2013, 1:17 pm

EnRaz wrote:Just FYI, the tree that is mentioned above is actually 5.1 miles in from the Silver Lake lot trailhead. You'd be searching for awhile if you only went 2-3 miles in. :)


Thanks, A reliable source told me it was about a half mile after the Hankerd Rd. crossing just before the first rerouted Hill of *beep*. Sound about right ?

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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby BigfootDenny » May 15th, 2013, 3:13 pm

Tree blocking trail is darned near exactly 5 miles from trailhead.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby Endo » May 15th, 2013, 9:46 pm

Half mile after Hankerd rd is very accurate, it's on 1st large down hill.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby FREEDOM35 » May 16th, 2013, 6:25 am

Made the trip out to do a couple of laps yesterday. Man, I wish there were other trails in the area that catered to hill junkies as much as Poto does. I actually feel like I'm doing a little work on this one. Thank you TC and volunteers for keeping this trail in great shape.
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