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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Mike_D » October 31st, 2011, 10:11 am

cramer wrote:
LuckyCharm4x4 wrote:What's the total mileage?


I'm not exactly sure yet, need to get a bike computer with a wheel magnet out there. I think it's about 1.2 miles. For references, that's slightly longer than the yellow loop at Luton.


That's all the length is on the Luton yellow? :shock: It sure seems longer than that. I must be getting old :roll:
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby msugrad96 » November 1st, 2011, 8:50 am

Rode it after we cut it in. I got almost exactly 1.2 miles on my computer.

cramer wrote:
LuckyCharm4x4 wrote:What's the total mileage?


I'm not exactly sure yet, need to get a bike computer with a wheel magnet out there. I think it's about 1.2 miles. For references, that's slightly longer than the yellow loop at Luton.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby cramer » November 2nd, 2011, 12:24 pm

Just drove by the trailhead and was surprised to see at least 15 cars in the parking lot. That's a bunch for a Wed. @ lunch time in Nov. Must be some last minute Iceman training going on!
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Buck91 » November 12th, 2011, 10:11 am

Haven't rode Luton yet but I've heard it fairly sensitive to rain. Any reports on its condition after this last round fo storms?
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby the Putti » November 12th, 2011, 1:11 pm

I just got back... it is too wet to ride, I am a terrible person.

Also there are 2 trees down in the red loop, the first is right at the entrance to the loop. The second is probably 2/3's of the way into the loop. There's another one down somewhere (red or black), but someone made it rideable.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby kms662 » November 12th, 2011, 10:08 pm

the Putti wrote:I just got back... it is too wet to ride, I am a terrible person.

Also there are 2 trees down in the red loop, the first is right at the entrance to the loop. The second is probably 2/3's of the way into the loop. There's another one down somewhere (red or black), but someone made it rideable.


Rideable? Wouldn't consider a small log pile on an uphill climb rideable (for most folks). Hope this is just temporary until someone can get in there with a saw and remove it.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Mark H. » November 13th, 2011, 7:46 am

I'll get out there tomorrow (Monday) & cut those out of the way. If someone does it today, please post here, I'll check here before I go tomorrow.
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Hunters

Postby LuckyCharm4x4 » November 15th, 2011, 9:28 am

Is the park safe to ride now or will I be hunted?
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Re: Hunters

Postby RickPlite » November 15th, 2011, 9:39 am

LuckyCharm4x4 wrote:Is the park safe to ride now or will I be hunted?



There is no hunting allowed in the park. Go ride!
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby G.R.XC-MTNBKR » November 15th, 2011, 3:33 pm

Rode all but orange. Trail is good to go!
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » November 16th, 2011, 11:05 am

Please remember that night riding is not allowed at Luton Park, all Kent County Parks close at dusk.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Mike_D » November 16th, 2011, 11:34 am

RickPlite wrote:Please remember that night riding is not allowed at Luton Park, all Kent County Parks close at dusk.


It's funny you say that since I was coming off the trail right at dusk and a couple vehicles (with bikes) pulled in to the lot. I stuck around for a little bit before heading out so not sure if they donned their night lights and poached the trail or not. There is a sign on the board that does state night riding not allowed so there is no excuse. If people want to night ride a local trail, check out Bass River west of Allendale.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby yamaha13 » November 16th, 2011, 5:55 pm

We were coming back from Cannon trail to parking lot as they were heading off the trail with lights on, then as we were loading up they headed back out for another loop. About 7:30
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby morgan1819 » November 19th, 2011, 12:32 pm

How are are the trail conditions? (Saturday 11/19)
Dry?

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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby cramer » November 19th, 2011, 1:28 pm

morgan1819 wrote:How are are the trail conditions? (Saturday 11/19)
Dry?

thx~


Conditions are perfect.
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