CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby TBLS » December 11th, 2016, 5:09 pm

Rode fat tire loop this am thru snowstorm. 4-5 inches of snow on trail, awesome!

Saw 5 other riders braving the elements
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby Dark-Fx » December 11th, 2016, 9:15 pm

TBLS wrote:Rode fat tire loop this am thru snowstorm. 4-5 inches of snow on trail, awesome!

Saw 5 other riders braving the elements


Was just coming to ask how it was. Did they happen to groom it yet or did you have to slog through the trail? Thinking about trying to go do a lap on my lunch break tomorrow.
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby 2niner » December 12th, 2016, 11:37 pm

Dark-Fx wrote:
TBLS wrote:Rode fat tire loop this am thru snowstorm. 4-5 inches of snow on trail, awesome!

Saw 5 other riders braving the elements


Was just coming to ask how it was. Did they happen to groom it yet or did you have to slog through the trail? Thinking about trying to go do a lap on my lunch break tomorrow.


Did you go out? How is it?
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby Dark-Fx » December 13th, 2016, 9:54 am

2niner wrote:
Dark-Fx wrote:
TBLS wrote:Rode fat tire loop this am thru snowstorm. 4-5 inches of snow on trail, awesome!

Saw 5 other riders braving the elements


Was just coming to ask how it was. Did they happen to groom it yet or did you have to slog through the trail? Thinking about trying to go do a lap on my lunch break tomorrow.


Did you go out? How is it?


Got too busy at work to leave so I didn't make it out there. Doing the Group Ride at River Bends tonight so I wasn't planning on trying today.
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby chris_werth » December 13th, 2016, 10:31 am

I plan on driving by Addison today. I will post up if its groomed and ready to ride.

I'm concerned they missed the boat yesterday with the warmer weather that would have made the grooming perfect for us to ride the rest of the week. :(
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby chris_werth » December 13th, 2016, 7:24 pm

I drove into the main entrance towards the house and It appears the trail has been groomed....well, some piece of equipment removed a layer of snow and left grooves in the snow. The groomed trail is super soft and I walked in about 6 feet and sank down a good 2". Hopefully with the colder temps this week the trail will firm up or it could get much softer and make the trail worse.....only time will tell.
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby Dark-Fx » December 14th, 2016, 12:25 pm

chris_werth wrote:I drove into the main entrance towards the house and It appears the trail has been groomed....well, some piece of equipment removed a layer of snow and left grooves in the snow. The groomed trail is super soft and I walked in about 6 feet and sank down a good 2". Hopefully with the colder temps this week the trail will firm up or it could get much softer and make the trail worse.....only time will tell.


It's groomed but it's terrible. At least on my 3.8" Nates. I doubt 5" tires would even be enough to stay on top of the crust, it's way too soft. The portions in the sun near the start weren't unrideable but as soon as I got into the shade the story changed. Gonna suggest waiting a bit, unless you want to ride the untouched stuff next to the path, actually seemed easier...
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby Rojallad » December 15th, 2016, 6:53 am

When riding Addy in the snow/fatty trail do you ride from the normal trail head or is there a different starting point ?
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby c0nsumer » December 15th, 2016, 8:30 am

Rojallad wrote:When riding Addy in the snow/fatty trail do you ride from the normal trail head or is there a different starting point ?


There's large FAT BIKE ROUTE (or is it FAT BIKE TRAIL?) signs beginning at the parking lot adjacent the concession building.
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby Rojallad » December 19th, 2016, 7:16 am

does anyone know if addy is rideable?
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby chris_werth » December 19th, 2016, 9:13 am

Rojallad wrote:does anyone know if addy is rideable?

From a post on FB, it is not. :(
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby flamingo » January 8th, 2017, 10:30 pm

Did a lap of non fat bike trail today entering from Lake George. I had studded tires but for most of the sections the trail could be ridden with regular tires. It was cold.
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Re: CRAMBA: Addison Oaks

Postby NovaraAspen » January 15th, 2017, 4:41 pm

Does anyone have any updates on AO trail conditions? I got a fat bike for Christmas and haven't been able to try it yet...
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