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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby ChrisW3st » June 22nd, 2015, 7:15 pm

Just rode. Some spots are dry. Some are the worst I've ever seen. That short hard rain made some big puddles. With tonight's forecast I doubt it'll be ready tomorrow.

Also, I lost my sunglasses, possibly on the trail somewhere. They're wayfarer style frames with very worn red lenses.
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby Toy529 » June 25th, 2015, 8:01 pm

Trail report. PERFECT !
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby onlycrimson » June 27th, 2015, 9:52 am

I rode here yesterday morning and the trail was in pretty good shape with a few soft spots. The new bridges are great. It's too bad the stuff in very back of the park got all cut up by whatever they are doing. I'm hoping there is a plan to take it back there after they are done? After the rain of the night and weekend I imagine it's gonna be really bad and need quite a while to dry.
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby FLIPMODES » June 27th, 2015, 10:01 am

The bridges do make a great improvement. As far as the south end goes, we are waiting for the planned path to be completed before reworking that area. I have a few ideas to keep the single track off the paved path except for the crossing before the bench cut climb (hornet hill). I suggest staying off the trail this Sunday due to all of the rain the forecast is calling out for.
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby 2slo2endo » June 30th, 2015, 4:07 pm

Is this still under water??
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby c0nsumer » June 30th, 2015, 4:57 pm

Just left after a 3 minute ride. Standing puddles and greasy mud on the single track. Avoid for the time being.
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby FLIPMODES » July 4th, 2015, 10:08 am

I cleared all the (5)down trees with Matt yesterday. The trail is dry and ready for traffic. There might be a couple face slappers out there towards the south end but nothing to really worry about. If you're planning on riding the south end(Lazy River), most of the trail is ridable except where the single track crosses the paved path by the downhill. The construction appears that they will be paving that section of the path here very shortly. This said, they built up the sides higher than before making it more challenging to ride over heading towards the bench cut climb(Hornet Hill). Dismount is suggested if you must ride this section.
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby SteamDriven » July 11th, 2015, 12:17 pm

Last night was OK. Between the trails muddy - if riding it, stick to the middle of the mud, the bike looks better on the back of the car that way!
Once again, mud and puddles where I have not seen any before.

4-5" tree/branch across upper trail that runs parallel to the drag strip. you can ride over it. Drag Strip dryer than usual.
After First rock garden in trail head, mud pit.

It will be dry in time for the next rains! :roll:
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby rabid_rabit » July 11th, 2015, 5:36 pm

@steamdriven good to see you up and riding. Thought maybe you were hurt worse then you let on from the Wednesday night ride a few weeks ago.


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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby FLIPMODES » July 11th, 2015, 5:53 pm

I cleared all the down trees and deadfall with Rodney today. The trail is in good shape to ride with a few pudding puddles. Enjoy!
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby Roy » July 24th, 2015, 2:58 pm

The trail is in great shape, Goldilocks like, not to wet, not to dry, just right!
I did not ride the north swamp loop.
The new mini bridges look professionally made and installed.

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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby jer091 » July 28th, 2015, 10:29 am

Trail is in perfect condition for tonight's group ride.

I rode the swamp loop and its dry enough to ride but there are 4 trees down that you have to dismount for.
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby Mecheng91 » July 30th, 2015, 6:24 pm

Trail is perfect, sure dried up quick.
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby sleepyguy1001 » Yesterday, 11:08 am

Anyone know how things are looking on the trails after the recent rain?
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Re: CRAMBA: River Bends

Postby jer091 » Yesterday, 2:42 pm

River Bends is good to ride. 2 standing puddles, but nothing to avoid. Enjoy!

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