MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby lawn dart » September 27th, 2014, 6:34 pm

Took steveracer's advice. We did two laps and everything was as he had said.
Beautiful day, beautiful trail, fun people to ride with. :D

We had 3 first-timers with us and they all enjoyed the trail.
Hickory Glen reminds me of Disney World. Always clean, always delightful, never frantic or frazzled, plenty of pleasing surprises, and anything that seems daunting quickly turns into a rewarding triumph. A real treat. :D

Everyone noticed little tweaks and tunings that showed that the trail is well cared-for. A tip of the helmet to everyone who helps keep "The Hick" in great shape. :icon_thumleft:
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby galaxydean » October 3rd, 2014, 9:14 am

A few laps last evening. Trail was quite dry but that was before the rain. Tread is partially covered with leaves now. Only slippery where the leaves were wet. Other than that trail was perfect.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby jwhitey » October 15th, 2014, 1:42 pm

The Hick is first to dry, anyone have a report to share?
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » October 15th, 2014, 9:01 pm

I rode a couple of the faster drying sections tonight then went for a dirt road ride.
More rain in the area (supposedly) on and off through Thursday. Friday later afternoon should be mostly "dry" I'd guess, if not hit the paved paths and dirt roads and rack up miles to the west
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby berto2cj » October 16th, 2014, 8:31 am

I went out 10/15 at 5 and did two laps. Very little mud but the roots and leaves can be slick. Its GTG just keep a heads up folks.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby mclouthken » October 20th, 2014, 8:44 am

I did a couple of night laps last night. The trail was dry and FULL of leaves. If you don't know the trail, it would be easy to lose your way out there in some sections. There are some low lying branches just past the short steep uphill with the exposed cinder blocks(end of section 18). You can get under them, but you have to take it slow.

It rained last night, but I'm not sure how much, so my "dry" report might not be accurate any longer.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby steveracer » October 23rd, 2014, 9:11 pm

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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » October 23rd, 2014, 10:50 pm

steveracer wrote:Image


Wow. Fall is cool. Colors are amazing Great pic! Sweet ride!

Nite ride tomorrow at 7 pm at the hick. A night-riding newbie may be in the house. Sweet.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby galaxydean » October 24th, 2014, 6:17 am

I can see the trail, it's right there.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby vette-ss » October 24th, 2014, 8:25 am

Spinwheel wrote:Nite ride tomorrow at 7 pm at the hick. A night-riding newbie may be in the house. Sweet.


Is this a group night ride? How big? Got room for an extra?
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » October 24th, 2014, 9:22 am

vette-ss wrote:
Spinwheel wrote:Nite ride tomorrow at 7 pm at the hick. A night-riding newbie may be in the house. Sweet.


Is this a group night ride? How big? Got room for an extra?


See u at the trailhead!
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