MCMBA: Highland

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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby rvd » February 5th, 2013, 11:16 am

If you have some time, read (some of) this: https://strava.zendesk.com/entries/2150 ... -revisited
Hard to see why they wouldn't implement a flag-the-flag feature, share the reason (when flagging, a description must be given), or implement some alternatives / solutions.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby MediumRB » February 5th, 2013, 12:07 pm

So flagging it as dangerous keeps those who follow the Strava recommendations away from the trail?

Fine with me.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby irishpitbull » February 5th, 2013, 1:29 pm

rvd wrote:If you have some time, read (some of) this: https://strava.zendesk.com/entries/2150 ... -revisited
Hard to see why they wouldn't implement a flag-the-flag feature, share the reason (when flagging, a description must be given), or implement some alternatives / solutions.



Maybe the start and stop is to close to the road? This is not the 1st time this has happened. There are alot of trails out toward Poto that are being flagged.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby irishpitbull » February 5th, 2013, 1:40 pm

MediumRB wrote:So flagging it as dangerous keeps those who follow the Strava recommendations away from the trail?

Fine with me.



I'm fine with less people getting out there and widing the trail. I swear some parts have went from 2ft to over 5ft wide over the past summer.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby ja48346 » February 23rd, 2013, 5:41 pm

I'm not going to stress over this Strava thing, just get out and ride! Rode A and B loops today with studded tires, proving it is THEORETICALLY possible to ride in these conditions. With the 3" of snow on top of glare ice, the studs really didn't bite in and I slipped around quite a bit, but I was able to get around, by staying in a low gear to smoothly get traction to the ground. Without studs, the trail is unrideable and is almost unwalkable. Several trees down on B up to C and one or more after C.
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Re: MCMBA: AVIOD untill futher notice.

Postby BSPLEET » March 15th, 2013, 4:07 pm

The trail is wet and very muddy, so stay off, the trial usually dries fast, so it won't take long before its good to go. At this point all the downed trees have been cleared, we need to be patient so when things dry up it will be good to go.

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Re: MCMBA: AVIOD untill futher notice.

Postby irishpitbull » March 15th, 2013, 4:23 pm

BSPLEET wrote:The trail is wet and very muddy, so stay off, the trial usually dries fast, so it won't take long before its good to go. At this point all the downed trees have been cleared, we need to be patient so when things dry up it will be good to go.

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Thanks for your dedication.
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Re: MCMBA: AVIOD untill futher notice.

Postby tmbrown » March 26th, 2013, 6:45 pm

BSPLEET wrote:The trail is wet and very muddy, so stay off, the trial usually dries fast, so it won't take long before its good to go. At this point all the downed trees have been cleared, we need to be patient so when things dry up it will be good to go.

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+1 Tuesday evening 3/26/13

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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby irishpitbull » March 27th, 2013, 6:44 am

Those pizza cutters look tasty.
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Re: MCMBA: AVIOD untill futher notice.

Postby tmbrown » March 29th, 2013, 7:43 am

BSPLEET wrote:The trail is wet and very muddy, so stay off, the trial usually dries fast, so it won't take long before its good to go. At this point all the downed trees have been cleared, we need to be patient so when things dry up it will be good to go.

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Trail is a sloppy mess should be avoided, unless early in the morning when below freezing.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby b_b » April 1st, 2013, 10:53 am

No trees down ABCD. Trail was great this morning (other than the pizza cutters) 26 degrees solid with some white stuff.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby tmbrown » April 4th, 2013, 8:08 pm

I rode A&B this afternoon; there are some soft spots in the usual places, It’s about 95% dry just tread lightly or walk past the soft areas.
There is a large tree down at the 4 mile post that we will get in a few days.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby MediumRB » April 6th, 2013, 1:48 pm

Rode A, B, & C today. Almost entirely awesome - just 3 spots where you should tread lightly. The rest of the trail looks and rides like late autumn.
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby tmbrown » April 6th, 2013, 7:58 pm

MediumRB wrote:Rode A, B, & C today. Almost entirely awesome - just 3 spots where you should tread lightly. The rest of the trail looks and rides like late autumn.


+1…What a difference a couple days make, Trail rolled a lot faster today. :D
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Re: MCMBA: Highland

Postby honkonbobo » April 8th, 2013, 8:08 am

trail was dry and fast yesterday. the leaves from last fall add a challenge for sure.
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