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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » April 6th, 2017, 1:13 pm

joemel08 wrote:Any idea how the trail is over the next few days, would love know. thinking about a Sat or Sun road trip over there.

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I'm assuming on Saturday and Sunday it will be good to go. I plan on getting out there both days and this likely will be one of the only trails good to go after this weather.


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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby SteveF » April 7th, 2017, 7:42 am

I think they're having a trail day saturday so watch out for the volunteers!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bbender785 » April 7th, 2017, 7:49 am

SteveF wrote:I think they're having a trail day saturday so watch out for the volunteers!


yep, we're starting at 9:00 am Saturday.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Shomegrown » April 7th, 2017, 9:58 am

I'm thinking of going out there Sunday too.

I've never ridden there, is it easy to follow course setup for the TT race? Any tips?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bbender785 » April 7th, 2017, 12:24 pm

yep super easy to follow. it will be pretty busy sunday i'm sure.. i know i'm planning on riding sunday with a few guys and know of a few others who are riding at different times as well. the course starts across the driveway from the parking lot; there is a trail that goes behind the parking lot as well, a 2'ish mile loop known as the "Warmup loop" that won't be part of the race course. it will make more sense when you're there.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby joemel08 » April 7th, 2017, 10:24 pm

Is the trail multi directional? Sat a different dire tional than Sunday? Thanks
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bbender785 » April 10th, 2017, 5:54 am

joemel08 wrote:Is the trail multi directional? Sat a different dire tional than Sunday? Thanks


yes. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday is one direction (the traditional way), Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday is the other.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Shomegrown » April 13th, 2017, 2:09 pm

joemel08 wrote:Is the trail multi directional? Sat a different dire tional than Sunday? Thanks


Yes, although next Saturday the 22nd (day before race) they will be running it the Sunday red direction (as the race runs).
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bbender785 » April 13th, 2017, 2:25 pm

Shomegrown wrote:
joemel08 wrote:Is the trail multi directional? Sat a different dire tional than Sunday? Thanks


Yes, although next Saturday the 22nd (day before race) they will be running it the Sunday red direction (as the race runs).


yeah, pretty exciting announcement yesterday!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby jwhitey » April 20th, 2017, 3:43 pm

Anyone have an update? Riding here tomorrow, hopefully.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bbender785 » April 21st, 2017, 7:14 am

it will be in great shape.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby utabintarbo » August 11th, 2017, 3:57 pm

The forecast is for clear and sandy. :P

When did they start the alternating directions? FWIW, yellow seemed A LOT harder than red.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Wampa1 » September 30th, 2017, 4:55 pm

Rode the yellow direction today and all was clear and fast. Sand in the usual spots, but IMO not as bad as in previous years. Thanks to the trail crew for keeping it up!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby monkeyevil » October 8th, 2017, 8:39 pm

Trees down in the pines. Will need a saw to clear.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » February 26th, 2018, 9:04 am

Yankee was in perfect shape yesterday - likely only trail ready to go this early


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