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Who would be interested in seeing Alafia run some trails backwards on certain days of the week? Trails like Bridges, North creek and roller coaster

Yes backwards.
15 (55.6%)
No keep them the same.
7 (25.9%)
I don't care either way.
5 (18.5%)

Total Members Voted: 27

Voting closed: August 19, 2012, 01:30:43 PM

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Riding the trails backwards.
« on: August 09, 2012, 08:47:27 AM »
 I'm not sure if this has ever been brought up. Would Swamp consider running some of the trails backwards on certain days of the week. I know carter and some other trails up north do this. I personally think it would break the monotony for those who frequent these trails several times a week. Does anyone else feel the same? Who could I contact regarding this proposal?

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2012, 09:37:58 AM »
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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2012, 02:08:17 PM »
I would love to ride northcreek in reverse

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2012, 02:49:04 PM »
I predict the answer from the elders will be...NO and GET OFF MY LAWN.

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2012, 03:06:49 PM »
I don't think we are smart enough to handle backwards trails.
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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2012, 03:21:56 PM »
please send your valuable suggestion including which parks you wish to: BOD@swampclub.org

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2012, 03:23:17 PM »
I think one or two days durning the week riding some of the trails backwards would be great...
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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2012, 03:31:12 PM »
I don't think we are smart enough to handle backwards trails.

Those at carter are smart enough.  Wacky Wednesday is great. I feel most  of the trails at Alafia would flow well.
 If orchestrated correctly it could be done at Alafia.

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2012, 03:32:02 PM »
please send your valuable suggestion including which parks you wish to: BOD@swampclub.org
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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2012, 11:02:04 PM »
Well the poll shows quite a interest in running some trails in reverse. I'm waiting to hear back from the board of directors.

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2012, 07:38:49 AM »
Well the poll shows quite a interest in running some trails in reverse. I'm waiting to hear back from the board of directors.

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2012, 10:04:03 AM »
Well the poll shows quite a interest in running some trails in reverse. I'm waiting to hear back from the board of directors.

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2012, 11:42:27 AM »
Well the poll shows quite a interest in running some trails in reverse. I'm waiting to hear back from the board of directors.


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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2012, 10:03:48 AM »
Rode NC backwards during workday. Flows nice!

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Re: Riding the trails backwards.
« Reply #14 on: August 20, 2012, 12:08:26 PM »
When I suggested this 3 years ago and did it at 6am by myself a few times, I was CHASTISED by leadership saying the flow of the trails was specifically setup for the current direction of the ride and that riding it backwards would ruin the regular cadence of the trail...to be fair, I was a newbie that nobody new, so maybe the chastising was just a simple breaking-in process.

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