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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » March 17th, 2010, 5:13 am

Alright you guys have me sitting here extremely jealous! I plan on testing out your theories on trail readiness Thursday and Friday :)
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby RickPlite » March 17th, 2010, 8:15 am

Bigtymer wrote:The wmmba president said it's ok to ride, so Im going by that:)


I am not the wMMBA pres anymore, that would be Jason Dew now
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby 2WheeledWarrior » March 17th, 2010, 8:55 am

bradseymour1 wrote:Yankee is ready to ride. The trail is dry and there is very little snow. If only I were also ready to ride...

There is bound to be muddy spots, still. The ground hasn't thawed yet, has it?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby eric.patterson » March 17th, 2010, 9:10 am

Reid, what time on Thursday or Friday? It appears a cold front with rain is coming in for the weekend so I would be down with meeting up with you on Thurs or Fri.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Mark H. » March 17th, 2010, 1:00 pm

Conditions are fantastic, all dry, even the 2 mile warmup loop. Ride this week before the rain/snow on the weekend.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby bradseymour1 » March 19th, 2010, 6:34 am

Sorry - I should have been more clear. I'm very conservative when it comes to trail conditions. By "ready to ride" I meant that there was no mud, a small patch of snow (less than 20' long and surely melted by now), and the trail is covered in leaves. I finished the ride with no dirt or mud on my bike.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby paydirt_07 » March 19th, 2010, 4:23 pm

I agree with Mark H.!
Trails are in great shape for my first trail ride this year!

I also want to big thanks to Jeff & Bruce, who found the contents of my open saddle bag and returned them to me! :D
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby daffunda » March 27th, 2010, 9:04 pm

Trail is in Great shape.

On a side note, first time I've seen so many teenagers on riding on the trail without helmets, but with bass-ackwards baseball caps. :lol:
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby vintagefisher » March 27th, 2010, 9:22 pm

Let me guess, riding bmx bikes too
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby McGurk » April 2nd, 2010, 1:11 pm

This trail is so cool, and only 30 minutes from GR! Miles of smiles. But freakishly hot out today. Also very dusty.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby agfmusky22 » April 8th, 2010, 5:29 pm

Thinking about coming from Muskegon this weekend to ride. Anyone know what the rain did to the trail this week? Thanks.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby RickPlite » April 8th, 2010, 9:22 pm

agfmusky22 wrote:Thinking about coming from Muskegon this weekend to ride. Anyone know what the rain did to the trail this week? Thanks.

yankee drys fast. it will be great this weekend
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Keith29er » April 9th, 2010, 12:24 pm

Yankee is Fast and ready to ride. Should be a great TT if the weather cooperates.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Gooser » April 15th, 2010, 9:34 am

Out of curiosity, being my first race and all, where will the parking be for the race this weekend? is it in the staging area ? or park where you can? Any specific parking?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby cramer » April 15th, 2010, 10:18 am

Gooser wrote:Out of curiosity, being my first race and all, where will the parking be for the race this weekend? is it in the staging area ? or park where you can? Any specific parking?
Thanks!!


The staging area will be full but people park all over the campground legally for the race. Just be careful not to block any of the campers in so they can't leave.
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