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Postby sumoe » April 17th, 2005, 3:33 pm

Had a great time at Maybury Trail Day! Thanks to Dave, his brother Dave, and his other brother Sherp for plogging us through the underbrush and getting the new section done. It's SWEEEEEET! Wait'll everyone rides THE CHUTE, and the INDIAN BOWL turn, it'll be so fast! The new sections from last year are really good, too!

I rode after, and got 5 miles on my computer. Does everyone agree with that?

I feel I could TRAIN FOR ICEMAN at Maybury now! :wink:
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Postby ccwenk » April 17th, 2005, 9:27 pm

Rode Maybury today as my first ride of the season and the new sections are awesome! The Chute was cool and I like the mini technical sections, though I was not brave enough to brave the rock garden today.

The trail is dry and fast. :twisted:

Anybody time themselves on the new loop? Didn't have my watch on, but I must have been over 30min for each loop judging from when I got back to the car.
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Postby Chef Dave » April 18th, 2005, 6:31 am

I would like to thank everyone for the help and the feedback. It was great after all the planning to see the trail come to life, I wish I could have ridden it Sunday, but Tuesday morning I'll give a couple of laps. Once again From Dave and my brother Dave and my other brother Sherpa thank you! :D
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Postby Sherpaboy » April 18th, 2005, 8:38 am

We had between 5 and 5.15 miles of trail only. And the Chute was named while we were out there...but the chute is cool too :roll:

Sherpa Chute :D

Poirier Pile

Jon's Demise

Carlos Drop

Indian Bowl

Maybury is getting cooler as we speak :D
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Postby Liquid » April 18th, 2005, 8:52 am

that was my first trail day, it was really fun. afterwards I parked in the 8 mile parking lot & did 3 loops. man am I sore after swinging the mc-cloud half the day, than the three loops. I slept 11.5 hours last night.
the new section we worked on needs a smoothing over again with the steel rakes to loose the lumpyness, but with a little time & work it will be great. I also heard many rider comments about not knowing where to go in places. I think 1 was at the bottom of the shute where you turn right to a grassy uphill.
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Postby grrlie » April 18th, 2005, 8:53 am

I had a great time riding Maybury with you guys on Friday for Opening Day, and working the trail Sunday. I didn't get to ride it on Sunday, but am looking forward to getting out there for a quick ride soon!

I have a few photos here: http://photobucket.com/albums/v689/grrldog/ of the post ride meal on Friday at the Wagon Wheel and from the Trail Day on Sunday. There's a photo in there of Sherp's legs which shows why you should wear LONG PANTS on work day!
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Postby Sherpaboy » April 18th, 2005, 9:33 am

<img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v689/grrldog/Maybury%20Work%20Day/IMG_0019.jpg" alt="Image hosted by Photobucket.com">

My legs are healing up nicley :wink: :roll: :oops:

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Postby K2Beast » April 18th, 2005, 9:33 am

Sherpaboy wrote:... the Chute was named while we were out there...but the chute is cool too :roll:

Sherpa Chute :D

It is going to be a while before you can hit it with some speed though... Jump/stunt line on the left... XC Sherpa racer on the right... sshhhwwweeeeeett... 8) The hard right turn at the top needs to be smoothed out a bit to keep your speed...
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Postby Sherpaboy » April 18th, 2005, 9:38 am

It was a bit harsh on the rigid bike yet...but I think once the chute packes down we'll have a fun fast and sustainable section. Thanks to Adam, Lee, and Kathy for taking the time to make that areas fun and safe :wink: I banked side to side in the chute and found that the bottom right hand turn may need some tweeking to keep the flow ??? Time will tell..

BTW I finally took the Carlos route (far left rock garden area) on the hardtail yestrday...it was alot milder than I had thought it was going to be...going slow at least :roll:

Now we need to get back and do some more reclaiming in the Boy Scout loop and flag the other 2 bridges for removal. Anyone interested in helping out ???
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Postby K2Beast » April 18th, 2005, 9:51 am

8) Sign me up :!: Let me know when you are heading out to flag... :? When is the next trail day :?:
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Postby Double_D » April 18th, 2005, 9:59 am

I would be up for it but not until the first weekend of May! :cry:
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Postby Liquid » April 18th, 2005, 9:01 pm

you have my cell number I assume mike, call me, & tell me when, if you want me to know faster than I might find out by reading forums. I am always game if my day is clear.
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Postby TripleNickel » April 18th, 2005, 9:11 pm

I could not make it on Sunday as I had hoped, but I rode on Saturday and I just rode tonight (Monday). You guys changed a lot in one day!

The new features like the Sherpa Chute and the Indian Bowl are awesome. The only bad thing is the lumpiness of that new trail. Will it smooth out with more riding or will somebody have to go out there and work on it?

I tried the extreme rock garden (left route of the 3) but could not clean it. Also, a noob buddy of mine broke his arm on the fast downhill part that ends at Beck and Seven Mile. He braked too suddenly and supermaned into the brush and gave himself a radial head fracture in his left arm.
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Nice job, guys!

Postby rideSpecialized » April 19th, 2005, 9:08 am

Just hit Maybury for the first time this year. I heard there was going to be a trail day this weekend, but... wow!

I wasn't too sure at first, but the rockgardens and new sections will add a lot to the loop.

Let me know when the next trail day is planned, I'll come out and give you a hand.

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Postby Sherpaboy » April 19th, 2005, 9:22 am

Let me get a hold of Dave and start planning the next trail day and planning. Adam & Lee I'll let you know when and where for the flagging process. I think that should be enbough people for this flagging process...3 -4 people is ideal for planning...

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