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Offline jimn213

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Downed tree on Panther
« on: June 23, 2010, 08:51:48 AM »
Coming from the main trail, it is completely blocking the trail, right before you make the turn around the lake (where double-track begins)...  It is a total stop-and-climb-over-multiple-limbs blockage.
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Re: Downed tree on Panther
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2010, 09:39:29 AM »
Yup! Gonna need a chainsaw for that one.
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Re: Downed tree on Panther
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2010, 11:47:21 PM »
How is Panther these days? When it was initially opened that trail was freggin rough!!!!
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Re: Downed tree on Panther
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2010, 08:15:22 AM »
How is Panther these days? When it was initially opened that trail was freggin rough!!!!

why not ride it and find out? :)

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Re: Downed tree on Panther
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2010, 08:58:38 AM »
How is Panther these days? When it was initially opened that trail was freggin rough!!!!
paved double track now.  Well almost.  some lines through there have been misteriously straighten out.

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Re: Downed tree on Panther
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2010, 10:59:39 AM »
Panther today can be done by a small catapiller on a Giant without any problems.
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Re: Downed tree on Panther
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2010, 11:13:48 PM »
I don't know what it looked like fresh but it's mellowed a lot in just the last year. I can clear it all on the cyclocross bike without breaking a sweat (I didn't say I could do it fast). That and Heartbreak Ridge are the only trails I avoid with the CX bike at that park. I've done them both as a personal challenge but they're just not fun with the skinny tires worrying about pinch flats. Realistically though there are a couple of 'suprise' roots in corners on Main that are a much greater pinch flat risk because the speed is so much more.

 

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