MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby galaxydean » April 10th, 2013, 7:06 am

galaxydean wrote:Very late fall last year someone removed quite a few roots and removed smaller trees at the sharper turns and removed logs that parallel the trail and a few log crossings. I know that Spinwheel is in the process of trying to replant those trees. I spent a lot of time trying to replace the logs. Hopefully this person will tire of trying to alter the trail for king of the mountain title instead of just trying to ride better.


I went back to pages 106 & 107 of this forum and it was the end of Nov. and beginning of Dec. When I noticed the vandalism. It went on for 3 weeks befor it stopped.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » April 10th, 2013, 6:48 pm

Indeed, between 50 and 100 trees were either cut or uprooted late last year. After counting dozens within the first few section I became sick and stopped counting. A sign is posted on the kiosk, hopefully the perpetrator takes note.

We'll have some mini-trail days later this year and need strong backs to help - drop me a PM if interested. Dave, of course, I will keep you informed.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby galaxydean » April 11th, 2013, 7:31 am

Spinwheel, sorry I have not been much help yet this year. Ski season is over now. I am busy this weekend but will be home for the next 3 months and will finally be able to help.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » April 13th, 2013, 5:36 pm

galaxydean wrote:Spinwheel, sorry I have not been much help yet this year. Ski season is over now. I am busy this weekend but will be home for the next 3 months and will finally be able to help.


Great! See you there.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » April 13th, 2013, 5:37 pm

Just a friendly reminder...

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For more information --> viewtopic.php?f=2&t=94406&start=75

Many thanks to steveracer for the sign-art!
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby GreeneRob » April 14th, 2013, 4:00 pm

Just did a quick loop. Great shape.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby jwhitey » April 20th, 2013, 2:53 pm

The hick will be one of the first trails to be ready. Anyone been there today?
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby mjbl » April 20th, 2013, 6:50 pm

Trail bed is in great shape, however trees down and/or leaning over the trail. two spots near the begining and two more at both of the switch back climbs. Fun ride though.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby jwhitey » April 20th, 2013, 9:02 pm

I'm going to do a late night ride tonight.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby jwhitey » April 21st, 2013, 7:41 am

I did a lap about 11:30. Very nice. A few trees still down and they will require a chainsaw. Barely a wet spot anywhere.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby ibisman » April 21st, 2013, 8:47 am

Where are the downed trees? I will try and cut them out sometime this week after therapy.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby jwhitey » April 21st, 2013, 2:35 pm

I didn't take good notes. Nothing until after the first mile and then there are a couple at probably 3-4 miles in
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Apps » April 21st, 2013, 7:51 pm

I couldn't get out there this weekend due to family being in town. There is a leaner in the first section, shortly after starting, before the first mini crater. There is a tree after the river crossing but before it crosses the two track as it comes back to the river. There's a buch of junk hanging low right at the switchback on the outbound section after the floating bridge. I'm going to try and get out this week if the weather and my work schedule allow.....

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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby galaxydean » April 24th, 2013, 7:04 am

Yep, leaner 50 yards from the start. Another just at the top of the hill after the first wet crossing then another before you get back the the river. I only walked the first section.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby ibisman » April 24th, 2013, 10:08 am

I cant get them today..just got back from rehab and its raining. maybe later this week if nobody else gets them.
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