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Boyette feed back
« on: December 20, 2012, 03:57:23 PM »
Hey folks after the next time you ride Sidewinder let us know what you think of the refurbished "S-Climb" where the Sidewinder/SWAMP Thing split is.  We did a lot of rock armoring to it so rain or dry conditions hopefully it holds up well.  We'll see if we need to tweak it any more.
 
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Re: Boyette feed back
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2012, 05:27:22 PM »
Just rode it today, Garry.  Much better than before!  Still a little loose with the loamy topsoil but it's still fresh, maybe some crushed shell to fill in the gaps over top of the rocks you all embedded would make it more hardpack (or a couple of more rains and riders on it will pack it down naturally).  I really like that section of Sidewinder, some of the fastest at Boyette.  The bench cut right after those two climbs seemed like you all gave it some TLC since last time I rode too!  Nice work.  Are there plans to work on and reopen the other bottom route that's currently blocked off?
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Re: Boyette feed back
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2012, 07:53:21 AM »
Just rode it today, Garry.  Much better than before!  Still a little loose with the loamy topsoil but it's still fresh, maybe some crushed shell to fill in the gaps over top of the rocks you all embedded would make it more hardpack (or a couple of more rains and riders on it will pack it down naturally).  I really like that section of Sidewinder, some of the fastest at Boyette.  The bench cut right after those two climbs seemed like you all gave it some TLC since last time I rode too!  Nice work.  Are there plans to work on and reopen the other bottom route that's currently blocked off?
Thanks!  That blocked off section is too steep with bad transitions for the type of soil which causes people to brake suddenly or loose traction - then rains just wash away all softened soil to produce ruts.  Unfortunately it was a bad design.  Once we're caught up with a few other things on the To-Do-List we will reconstruct that with more sustainable type whoops of sorts.

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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2012, 10:38:04 AM »
Had not been out there in a while and i must say its in prime shape:


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Re: Boyette feed back
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2012, 12:37:27 AM »
It's definitely way better then before, but could be a lot better with some harder packed soil laid on top of the looser dirt.  :)
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Re: Boyette feed back
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2012, 07:51:10 AM »
It's definitely way better then before, but could be a lot better with some harder packed soil laid on top of the looser dirt.  :)

Thanks.  With some rain it will change a little and hopefully pack in some more.  Probably end up dropping some roadbed material on it after the changes happen from weather and riders.

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Re: Boyette feed back
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2013, 02:18:38 AM »
Thanks Garry...been awhile since I've ridden Boyette, but I'll probably be out there next weekend. That climb was brutal with all of the sand.

 

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