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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby edhawk » April 29th, 2013, 4:32 pm

just walked the hiking trail. We saw no soft mud. Left no footprints. We saw a couple of cars in the lot with bike racks. Saw a few runners. It should be good to ride.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby barry1me » April 30th, 2013, 7:46 pm

anyone go ride today? If so how was it?
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby Coyote » May 1st, 2013, 8:39 pm

Trail was in fantastic condition tonight. Was just a beautiful evening for a ride.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby G.Cook » May 6th, 2013, 5:38 pm

Look'n goooooooood ! :D
If Jay could have got his hands on a Ditch Witch 650 with a 6 way hydrolic blade he could have put some awesome berms into that great layout but that Toro Dingo made up for the lack of volunteers in a big way.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby yamangold » May 26th, 2013, 5:36 pm

countryboy_mike wrote:I know its a "multi-use" trail, but heaven forbib the hikers use the HIKING trail. That really *beep* me off. The would be heading straight to the DNR if we were riding on the HIKING trail and no the MTB trail.

Remember, all trails are open to hiking!
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby countryboy_mike » May 26th, 2013, 6:25 pm

I understand the fact that they are all open to hiking, but they do have a designated trail at that location.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby vette-ss » May 27th, 2013, 6:50 pm

b_b wrote:Never had a problem with hikers or runners (except for one guys dog that came after me). No offense but if you crashed from a hiker encounter that's probably your fault and not theirs.


That's why I didn't blame him and come on here complaining. It was a PSA only. Trails are thickening up, and we met at a true blind corner. I was obviously carrying too much speed at the point we met. Not sure where I ever blamed the other guy. Bikes yield to hikers.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » May 27th, 2013, 6:57 pm

Sorry my bad!it wasn't you complaining. :oops:
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby iamkickstand » May 30th, 2013, 9:49 pm

murray lake was prime tonight. a few face slappers, but great shape otherwise.

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby BusDriver » June 2nd, 2013, 5:48 am

We are planning to do maintenance today June 2 at 9:30 AM. Please meet in the Bishop
Lake Parking Lot by the trailhead. Our focus will be general trimming and maybe
some weedwhipping on the Murray Lake and Torn Shirt. Please bring water, gloves,
long pants, mosquito repellant, and you can bring long handled Lopers if you have them.


Today A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby djr21589 » June 5th, 2013, 6:00 pm

rvd wrote:
djr21589 wrote:So I tried finding the segment on strava for "murray lake with lost and found loops" the 10ish mile segment. I cannot find it on explore. I tried to create the segment and it shows that it already exists. Does anyone else have a problem finding the segment?


Here is the "Brighton Murray Lake, with the Lost and (new) Found Loops". If the previous segment (the one you are looking for) was generated by a responsible Strava user, it might have been deleted after the Found loop was updated / rerouted.

EDIT: the segment of course also may have been deleted by some db whose KOM had just been taken

EDIT2: As is evident from the route ridden by the current KOM (this may have been before the new Loop was opened?), this is one of those bad segments (or one that can be gamed if you want to be negative). You can start and finish over the road from/to the parking lot (wins you minute?) and you don't have to ride the new part of the lost loop; it still counts because 80% of the ride (or whatever number Strava uses) is a match.



Is what your saying that if you do only 80% of a segment it counts as the 100%? Also I don't remember when they opened the found loop.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby rvd » June 5th, 2013, 6:44 pm

Edit: here
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby djr21589 » June 5th, 2013, 8:41 pm

Well thanks for the explanation. That's very interesting. I appreciate the info.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby djr21589 » June 5th, 2013, 8:44 pm

BusDriver wrote:Gentleman, with all due respect , take this conversation to the general section. some of us monitor this forum for down trees and condition reports.

Sorry new to forums I tried figuring out the best place for it and thought the trail page made sense for a question relating to the trail
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby qt314159 » July 2nd, 2013, 7:44 pm

Trails are in good shape. The bottom of most hills are sand pits and a few lingering mud pits that have been around since the start of June. Tree down in last quarter mile south of Bishop road. Will need a saw.
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