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Trail Repairs
« on: January 24, 2009, 08:25:58 PM »
Thanks so much to he person who fixed up a few areas on Gatorback. We had a great time riding it Friday and my buddy cleaned that last very difficult rooty climb for the first time ever! That rocky downhill leading out to it was pretty rough on my hardtail but with the repairs I blew right down it. I like the trails to be a challenge an all but there is something to be said for being able to flow through there like we did Friday. With the repair work done on the climb just before the switchback to boardwalk around the tree I'm thinking that making it up the concrete and on to the boardwalk is within my reach now on the SS.

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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2009, 10:46:45 PM »
Well as of Wed afternoon I can make everything on Gatorback with my SS except that damn boardwalk around the tree. When I've taken off from the switchback (straight shot) the last few times I was able to get the bike on top but when I try to take the climb, switchback and continue on up I don't really even come close. Any tips from the SS pros out there? Anyone even taking the hard right option around the tree on their SS? I hate to give in and put my 20 tooth on the back but I'm not liking the fact that this one section can ruin an otherwise clean run.
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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2009, 07:43:19 AM »
The best I've been able to do on that lately (last year or so) is get my front wheel on the ramp. One day...
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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2009, 05:57:38 PM »
I like the trails to be a challenge an all but there is something to be said for being able to flow through there like we did Friday.

 :'( :'( :'(

something to be said:  the trail is way too easy

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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2009, 11:33:53 PM »
 Never mind, I'm not going to say anything

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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2009, 07:38:07 AM »
prob a 6" travel bike... ::)

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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 08:08:44 AM »
prob a 6" travel bike... ::)

Don't be dissing us big bikes  :P That being said, I probably have more travel than him and I learned my lesson about saying $h*t like that....
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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2009, 11:14:08 AM »
prob a 6" travel bike... ::)

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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2009, 11:38:34 AM »
is 6" average?

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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2009, 12:29:31 PM »
is 6" average?


I am not touching that potential euphemism. Then again...who wants to be average?

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Re: Trail Repairs
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2009, 01:49:56 PM »
this is a dead horse

 

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