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Postby EarlyRider » August 8th, 2007, 6:34 am

That?s Great News!!!!! Thanks to all involved!
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Postby Sherpaboy » August 8th, 2007, 9:33 am

Yes Thanks Dave for keeping up on this issue when the rest of us could not. And if anyone is cusious as to hte reasoning and science behind this result, Thomas has given us a few copies (Dave and I have one) of his formal report and results. This is document covers about 8 trail items, includes trail photos at different stages of the winter, weather conditions and several final recommendation which we plan to help carry put.

Lets not forget that with out the land manager's support (Thomas Bissett) this would not be happening. Thank you again Tom

check out this link for more details about the winter riding ban being lifted and Tom's report
http://www.mmba.org/viewtopic.php?p=413516#413516
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Postby bigzz » August 8th, 2007, 9:52 am

How are the riding conditions at Maybury today anyone know after the rain and heavy humidity? Particularly the new section.
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Postby ibisman » August 9th, 2007, 9:42 pm

I did a couple of laps this morning until the rain got too heavy. Many water holes in the corners and that black , shiny mud is slick! And it's always where you are all leaned over. The best part of the trail was the new stuff... no standing water or mud at all.I did manage to drag two trees off the trail on the first lap.
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Postby cwilli01 » August 12th, 2007, 10:32 pm

Went riding this afternoon after a two week hiatus because I separated my shoulder at Poto. I am still hurting, but it was awesome to hit the trail hard after waiting so long.


The real reason for my post is to thank whomever was involved in putting up the new signs on the trail. I think this will help make it safer for its riders. Kudos to you!


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Postby Chef Dave » August 13th, 2007, 6:56 am

The signs were put up at the request of the land Manager by the Trail Ranger and a volunteer. I will pass along you comments!
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Postby Creamy » August 15th, 2007, 7:45 am

hey!
gonna be downstate this wkend and want to check out maybury.
wondering whats the best way to get on the trail, based on the map it looks like you have to park off 8mile, then ride the paved trail to the singletrack? true? or is there another way to get on the trail
cant wait to check it out
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Postby bender13 » August 15th, 2007, 8:07 am

The 8 mile parking lot is the best way. I believe it is also the official way to minimize horse and bike interaction.

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Postby Loren » August 15th, 2007, 8:29 am

Think of the paved trail as a way to warm up your legs for the first real climb...
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Postby utabintarbo » August 15th, 2007, 9:06 am

Will the route for next week's XC race be marked?
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Postby Sherpaboy » August 15th, 2007, 9:28 am

If you ride the normal trail...you'll hit 90% of the race. Were planning to have the start opened and cleared next week as well.
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Postby bigzz » August 20th, 2007, 6:58 am

So much for Maybury being fast and dry for the Race. I suspect that new section to be quite messy by race day. The Race section will be just be flat out muddy. After Hanson Hills i am ready for any Mud ;-0
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Postby Creamy » August 20th, 2007, 7:50 am

Was downstate this weekend, and got to ride Maybury for my first time!
Wow! what a fun loop. got to hit it for three loops on Saturday before the rain started and it was just killer fun, got better at it each run, I would imagine locals can rail this course without your brakes once you know it well.
Nice people hanging out at the Trailhead as well, every time I came back around there was someone hanging out and chatting.
Very cool cant wait to come back and ride it again.
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Postby tcbaldmtn » August 21st, 2007, 9:37 am

How well will the trail dry out for the race Saturday?
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Postby tstorm » August 21st, 2007, 10:08 am

tcbaldmtn wrote:How well will the trail dry out for the race Saturday?


According to this post it is fairly dry now http://www.mmba.org/viewtopic.php?p=417144#417144

I'm going to ride there tonight and see for myself. Hope we don't get another drencher like we had Sun/Mon :shock:
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