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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby deezler » July 18th, 2011, 7:27 am

Agreed. The trail (the first mile, anyway) was in great shape, also. Very fun.
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby rosander » July 23rd, 2011, 8:51 pm

Rode the trail today for the first time. Trail is in good shape, my ability to turn on slick roots is in poor shape.
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby john_galt » July 24th, 2011, 9:57 am

TONS of disc golfers out this morning for an event. Trail's a little damp as of 10:30am but still ridable...
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby P_Thomas22 » August 11th, 2011, 9:13 am

Did a night ride here last night at about 11pm (8-10-11)... WOW! That was fun! Parked at Hewens Creek, we loaded up fresh batteries in our headlamps and headed out. Was weird riding without glasses on, need to get some clear lenses. The connecting trail on Bemis/Stoney Creek hasnt been trimmed in a while but was still usable. Couple of places were slightly over grown but all in all the trail was good. Maybe 1-2 puddles, and a couple of loose sand pits. Riding at night difinetely brings a new dynamic to the trail and i did jack my shoulder up hitting one tree but it was lots of fun!
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby dnale » August 11th, 2011, 12:07 pm

Dang I need to ride tonight now that temps have finally fallen.
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby john_galt » August 20th, 2011, 9:54 am

Delicious singletrack just for me! Expect to come out covered in "hitchhikers"...
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby lavaspill » August 23rd, 2011, 2:01 pm

john_galt wrote:Delicious singletrack just for me! Expect to come out covered in "hitchhikers"...


Skeeters?
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby john_galt » August 23rd, 2011, 2:06 pm

lavaspill wrote:
john_galt wrote:Delicious singletrack just for me! Expect to come out covered in "hitchhikers"...


Skeeters?


No, those weeds that cling to your clothes. The skeeters are crazy this year tho!
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby parttime » August 26th, 2011, 2:18 pm

john_galt wrote:
lavaspill wrote:
john_galt wrote:Delicious singletrack just for me! Expect to come out covered in "hitchhikers"...


Skeeters?


No, those weeds that cling to your clothes. The skeeters are crazy this year tho!


I picked up some hitchhikers last night! Trail was in ok shape, greasy in quite a few spots. The two track may have been a better ride. There were quite a few branches down, I was able to move a bunch out of the way. However, there is one 4-6" tree hanging about neck high near the beginning of the trail. It is just after the hard, tight right/left turns into the dip, after that first gravel road crossing. A handsaw could do the trick, I just wasn't carrying mine, and my 200+ lbs. could not bring it down!

I'm guessing the trail is in better/dryer shape today!
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby michael48197 » August 27th, 2011, 8:34 am

I'll try to get out this weekend to clear the tree.
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby john_galt » August 29th, 2011, 2:30 pm

Is there any news on the trail expansion?
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby dnale » August 29th, 2011, 7:55 pm

Took a saw along tonight to try to tackle that branch but upon stopping I realized 2 things. 1 is that bug spray without deet sucks. 2 is that I'll need a bigger saw for that branch. I think #1 played a big part in #2
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby jeepskate » August 30th, 2011, 1:13 pm

Everything was fine for me last night, did not stop so not bites for me. Almost lost a vertibea on that down tree, grazed my bag on it hard enough to slow me down. Wish I had a saw to take care of it.
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby hotspurr » August 30th, 2011, 1:25 pm

Hi All,

Flagging of the expanded route of the trail in the northwest by the gravel pit will begin right after labor Day.

Cheers, Norm
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Re: Poto: Rolling Hills Park

Postby parttime » August 30th, 2011, 5:15 pm

Cleared the tree just before 6pm tonight.
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