CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby smartblast.org » April 21st, 2013, 3:35 pm

Got the low hanger on the climb out after the roller coaster and laid down a tree bridge to help dry out that expanding mud hole before two mile hill. :D
That many get some work on trail day.
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby CraveSingletrack » April 22nd, 2013, 10:42 am

Sounds like it should be good for a ride this evening?
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby ihateplaindave » April 23rd, 2013, 8:33 am

Trail's great. We lost a set of keys. Let me know.
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby CraveSingletrack » April 23rd, 2013, 12:50 pm

ihateplaindave wrote:Trail's great. We lost a set of keys. Let me know.


Talked with you, was out checking the trail out with my gf. Will be my first time racing this weekend. Fun trail! Sorry about your keys, with the amount of leaves in sections, could be hard pressed for them to turn up.
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby MediumRB » April 23rd, 2013, 5:27 pm

Rode like the devil out there today. Did not see keys. Appreciated the puddle fix - very prudent fix that is now a feature.
Trail rode beautiful and I hit a time (50min) that usually does not happen until late May.
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby Sortaslow » April 23rd, 2013, 5:34 pm

MediumRB wrote:Rode like the devil out there today. Did not see keys. Appreciated the puddle fix - very prudent fix that is now a feature.
Trail rode beautiful and I hit a time (50min) that usually does not happen until late May.

That's a time I never hit. May, June , July , August, September, October...
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby ihateplaindave » April 24th, 2013, 3:30 pm

Keys have been returned!
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby oldkhs » April 26th, 2013, 7:42 pm

Trail is great except for the lake just after the Orr rd trail intersection point.

That is one of the areas that seems to be wet. Maybe a long bridge 18" wide or so off to the side for when its wet?

One spot just before the rc field too is wet, but you can hop over that one while under way.
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby Steve_Balogh » April 27th, 2013, 5:17 pm

Rode this morning, trail's in great shape except for that long mud hole I walked around, goes the whole width of the trail. There's a trail going through the woods at left, but don't bother, that's underwater too.
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby Downriver Paddy » April 27th, 2013, 6:24 pm

Trail was in tip top shape this afternoon, other than the mud hole mentioned in previous posts (I think I saw a hippo wallowing in there).

The car park was busy and the DNR were having a field day handing out tickets. Don't forget about your Recreation Passports, folks!
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby Critter7r » April 27th, 2013, 8:33 pm

Downriver Paddy wrote:Trail was in tip top shape this afternoon, other than the mud hole mentioned in previous posts (I think I saw a hippo wallowing in there).

The car park was busy and the DNR were having a field day handing out tickets. Don't forget about your Recreation Passports, folks!



HEY!! Watch who you're calling "hippo"! I was just trying to cool off!
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby KLydesdale » April 27th, 2013, 9:31 pm

That mud hole just after the old Orr road crossing didn't get any smaller with the number of riders out there this week prepping for the race. Sending a couple of hundred racers through there tomorrow morning, especially if we get the rain predicted, isn't going to help things either. Something should be seriously be considered to avoid making things worse. At least a temporary log bridge like was done on the other mud wallow this past week. If not that, I hope someone's at least asked the DNR about temporarily re-routing the course in that area. It wouldn't be all that hard to do with the Orr roadbed and other trails just to the south of it.
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby MtnBikerMi » April 28th, 2013, 4:17 pm

How was the mud pit during the race today?
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby Downriver Paddy » April 28th, 2013, 5:03 pm

Critter7r wrote:HEY!! Watch who you're calling "hippo"! I was just trying to cool off!


No offense intended. Nice tusks, by the way!
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Re: CRAMBA: Pontiac Lake

Postby Critter7r » April 28th, 2013, 9:44 pm

Downriver Paddy wrote:
Critter7r wrote:HEY!! Watch who you're calling "hippo"! I was just trying to cool off!


No offense intended. Nice tusks, by the way!


Yeh, I get that all the time. :D
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