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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby Loren » February 28th, 2013, 9:08 am

The farm's kind of a mess from the heavy snow and ice. Most of the overhead branches should spring back up in the warmer temps and wind today, but there's a lot of broken branches and trees down that won't clear themselves.

All slush and pretty unrideable right now, but if anyone has the time to hike and drag branches and help clear the small stuff off the trail, the help would be appreciated...
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby Loren » March 11th, 2013, 8:11 am

It goes without saying really, but please avoid Lakeshore.
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby FREEDOM35 » March 19th, 2013, 5:40 am

The Tree Farm is decent for running, but there are several spots where I cut through the woods for a time in order to avoid damaging the trail. From the tracks (foot and wheeled), there are some that don't seem to give a _______. Where the trail is soft, but not sloppy, I'll aim for lengths of pizza cutters/footprints to try to stomp them down. I am looking forward to the days when I no longer need to wear three-four layers to train outside.
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby PmB » March 25th, 2013, 10:59 am

Anyone know if its rideable today. Really got the itch for my mitts ride of the year lol. I don't do the whole 'snow' riding but really wanna get out. Let me know ASAP pleeeeeease!
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby Loren » March 25th, 2013, 12:15 pm

I haven't been out there for several days, so I don't know current trail status. I do know that there are a bunch of trees down, so be careful if you go check it out...

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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby GreeneRob » March 28th, 2013, 9:10 am

Loren wrote:I haven't been out there for several days, so I don't know current trail status. I do know that there are a bunch of trees down, so be careful if you go check it out...

Trail day April 20th.


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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby Loren » March 28th, 2013, 12:05 pm

No update from me - anyone else?
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby Loren » March 28th, 2013, 2:46 pm

Okay, did a brief hike. Lakeshore is a quagmire right now. Please avoid
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby utabintarbo » March 28th, 2013, 6:14 pm

Loren wrote:Okay, did a brief hike. Lakeshore is a quagmire right now. Please avoid


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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby PmB » March 29th, 2013, 2:32 pm

I didn't wanna believe it and really prayed hard it wasn't true, however, here I am, dressed ready to ride, bike in truck, but its just a little too soft for my liking (that's what she said). The ground needs just a little more time. Seems like that didn't stop some people, but I did my part today and stayed off. Looks like it could be rideable but when you put your foot down and lift up you can see the dampness where you foot was. No go people. I went to the 12 1/2 Mile Rd entrance, so I could only imagine how the main entrance is.. Oh well, hopefully soon.

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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby surly » April 2nd, 2013, 9:33 am

Any dryer today?
Might ride over there this weekend and if its a bust no big deal, I'll have some road miles as a substitute.
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby Loren » April 2nd, 2013, 10:15 pm

Went for a hike tonight. Starting to dry out, but there's still a lot of soft areas and some lingering icy areas.

If we don't get rain this weekend, might be rideable!

In the mean time, reports are that Hickory Glen is ready, and just a few miles north of the farm.
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby ibisman » April 3rd, 2013, 6:06 am

Yup...good to go.
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby Docc178 » April 5th, 2013, 8:59 am

Ibis....gtg Tree Farm or Hickory?
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Re: MCMBA: Novi

Postby ibisman » April 5th, 2013, 9:52 am

Hickory
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who do you think gets,,
the virgins?
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Miles for 2014--1496.5--miles for 2013... 1770.25 miles. 0 road miles
all on teenie, tiny, normal sized wheels (well now fat bike tires too..but they are still 26")
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