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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby SteveF » April 3rd, 2009, 9:45 pm

Thanks for the good word, guys!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby sworks88 » April 3rd, 2009, 10:02 pm

ReidRules18 wrote:Just got back from a ride today 3/4 Friday. Trail was in rideable good shape. Not that much moisture on the trail other than on the 2 mile warm-up loop after the downhill near the swamp (ride straight through it). Should be fine for tomorrow with the sun.


I agree. Reid...when where you out there? Before 5?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby alexyoung » April 9th, 2009, 3:31 pm

How will Yankee be looking this weekend, like Saturday? Thanks.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby sworks88 » April 9th, 2009, 5:19 pm

There is a Trail day in the morning.....but it is ready to ride now. GO at 9 am and work on the trail...then go ride!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » April 11th, 2009, 12:43 am

Trail is in great shape! Get out and try and pre-ride before the race. I have noticed that now with the warmer weather and trail conditions there seems to be quite the grouping of vehicles at the trailhead.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby sworks88 » April 11th, 2009, 9:10 am

I agree Reid. There were quite a few cars in the lot last night. The trail was awesome. Just that one spot on the warm up loop.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Bigtymer » April 16th, 2009, 6:44 pm

can you still ride the trail if you're not racing on sunday?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby RickPlite » April 16th, 2009, 9:18 pm

if you want to get run over or chased by 500 mountain bikers
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby SteveF » April 17th, 2009, 6:56 am

I did a lap or two in the afternoon after the time trial a few years back--no trouble and had the trail practically to myself...
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » April 24th, 2009, 11:13 pm

Trail is in obviously great shape. I removed a couple of down limps and small saplings that either came misplaced because of the race or the wind. But regardless the trail is in great shape and is the time to ride it!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Mark H. » April 28th, 2009, 3:14 pm

Just got back from Yankee, the trail is still in good shape, even after all the rain, no trees down either. The first section that alot of people skip, has a good mud hole after the clime then you go down where its been muddy all year.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby mtb.andy » May 2nd, 2009, 9:31 am

how is this trail after the recent rain?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby sworks88 » May 2nd, 2009, 9:52 am

Hands down....better. Yankee loves the rain.

I have not been out there.....I am just making assumptions! Because of the Sandy base that Yankee has...I am sure it is fine....minus the mud pit on the 2 mile warm up loop.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby blamp28 » May 13th, 2009, 10:28 am

Rode a couple laps last evening. Most of the trail is great! There is a lot of standing water about 1.4 miles into the warmup loop though. Never seen it quite that bad there before.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby deuce » May 16th, 2009, 1:02 pm

rode two laps this morning. only saw one tree that had fallen about half into the trail a couple of miles in was able to ride around. While the weather has made a mess out of a lot of trails this one is prime. sand isn't even a factor yet.
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