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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby ibisman » February 21st, 2010, 7:08 am

Thanks! That was me, I got "lost several times. My "skinny " Nokians don't work all that well in deep snow. Crap, more snow coming. Oh well. winter in Michigan.
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby ibisman » February 21st, 2010, 5:12 pm

Finally! I managed to do an entire lap without pushing! And...I met Steve_Balogh and his big tire bike. Awsome ride steve! It was just starting to get soft as I ended. Hard telling what it will be like come Monday or Tuesday. LIke Red Green says "If the women don't find you handsome, at least let them find you handy".
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby Steve_Balogh » February 21st, 2010, 6:57 pm

Thanks!

After I went back out and shot the rear-facing vid I just posted, I noticed some sections getting a bit of slush, so I called it quits for the day, turned around and went home. Wasn't like yesterday when there was still good riding left late in the day at Novi. Didn't even think of going there either.
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby Spinwheel » February 21st, 2010, 7:27 pm

I hiked part of the trail this afternoon and found 20 - 30 ft. of Mud within the first 1/2 mile before the cell tower.
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby Bruck » February 21st, 2010, 8:37 pm

I tried around 2pm today and it was pretty slushy.

Rode the first section to the cell tower back and forth a few times and called it quits... wasn't much fun.
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby ibisman » February 22nd, 2010, 7:39 am

No mud when I was out early but it was getting soft by noon. Thats alright this new 6" of snow will keep almost everyone off it for a while. :roll:
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby ibisman » February 28th, 2010, 5:14 pm

Well, I spoke too soon....I went out this morning 2/28/10 and got 10 miles in on snow mobile tracks and cement trail. Tried the trail in several spots but it was too deep.
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby agfrag » March 17th, 2010, 7:53 pm

Well, I rode Milford today. Only encountered 1 puddle the entire trip, surface was real nice and ready to go.

Can the Hick be far behind?
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby Bruck » March 18th, 2010, 7:03 am

I saw someone riding south on Commerce towards Oakley Park to the trail yesterday around 5:45... any update on the trail?
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby FrankenFuel95 » March 18th, 2010, 7:26 am

Bruck wrote:I saw someone riding south on Commerce towards Oakley Park to the trail yesterday around 5:45... any update on the trail?



I've heard that it's ready to go. Have at it!
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby Bruck » March 18th, 2010, 7:36 am

Nice... I have a free pass for tomorrow evening. I am going to try Commerce and Milford!!

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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby MikeBl » March 18th, 2010, 12:00 pm

Rode Commerce Wed late afternoon, spoke with Rob on his way out, saw a girl drive in while we blocked the road and saw one other biker as I was finishing up. Trail is in great shape. Ride it while you can.
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby ibisman » March 18th, 2010, 1:09 pm

I agree...the trail was great!i did 4 laps and am whooped.no mud,tackey and fast! :lol:
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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby Apps » March 18th, 2010, 3:06 pm

Bruck - around 5:45 coming down S. Commerce...it was probably me....

Trail is in good shape. Everything I rode was good and the only wet spots are the perrenial wet spots we put up with year round...may have a re-route for one during the trail day 4/17....some face slappers here and there but overall...fun times....get out and ride.....

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Re: Metro South: Commerce

Postby ColorVoyeur » March 19th, 2010, 4:36 pm

Rode the first loop today and some random pieces of trail here and there...
Everything was perfect. Tacky.
I had my dirt jumper with a holy roller on the front and still did fine.
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