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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby ahopkins1988 » January 13th, 2019, 4:15 pm

Rode Torn Shirt for the first time today. Maybe not the best trail to ride after not riding for a long time, after all of the holiday food and booze, and 23 degrees out, but it was fun. Trail is perfect. Talked to Don for a bit in the parking lot after too. Nice to meet you!
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby DynoDon » January 13th, 2019, 5:58 pm

All the trails were great in Brighton there were some greasy spots in the sunny areas late, but no big deal, sure was fun, I got to see Joe McNiel out the blitzing, that guy is fast,,, I was setting on a bench on the phone I seen someone flying, I know him and though it was him, he went by without stopping, I knew he was on the clock.. LOL... I seen him in the parking lot,,, I should have told him I did Torn Shirt in 32 minutes.. LOL he's not stupid, he wouldn't believe me... LOL but he is stupid fast,, Torn Shirt in 34 minutes or better.. zooooooooooom....... thats fast.. great to see him, and all the other people out there, riding, hiking, running, lots of people smiling..great day..
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby rcab23 » March 19th, 2019, 9:33 am

Murray lake/lost loop section was great yesterday at 530pm. The beginning is soft and wet still, everything there after was pretty much covered in leaves and great to ride. Still soft here and there, not super fast so a little more time and it will be great. id say its probably hero dirt if you go early in the AM. Im extremely out of shape though so i felt slow and gassed.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby DynoDon » March 20th, 2019, 2:44 pm

I was out to Brighton today, I rode Murray Lake, the frost is still in the ground, there was ice on the trails, cookie cuts all over, it was frozen early, when it warmed up I left, it was getting slimmy, not good for riding, I did pick up a ton of sticks/branches, so when its ready there will be fewer sticks, We need plenty of warm rain/weather to get the frost out of the ground, so the water has somewhere to go, its not really rideable yet. Now that its warming up over night it won't even be good in the mornings, we need to wait, there are enough ruts out there now.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby retired » March 21st, 2019, 9:15 am

Could have given the above 2 trail reports without leaving the house. Given this weeks weather and that we are currently in freeze/thaw conditions it is not even remotely surpriseing about current trail conditions .
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby poirier » March 22nd, 2019, 8:47 am

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » March 23rd, 2019, 3:05 pm

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby Mucky » May 5th, 2019, 7:40 pm

Murray was perfect today. No wet or greasy spots. Still a lot of leaves though
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby shredbetty61 » May 6th, 2019, 5:57 pm

The conditions were perfect today. I wasn’t able to get to torn shirt because it started raining at the end of Murray. It stopped a bit and I rode Appleton. Yes there are parts where there are quite a few leaves, but they are decayed and not obscuring the trail. Several sections had ‘hero dirt’ and other buff pine needles. No branches down and it was as beautiful as I remember last year.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » May 9th, 2019, 1:46 pm

Tree Down on Murray @3.5M after campground.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby BigfootDenny » May 9th, 2019, 2:17 pm

b_b wrote:Tree Down on Murray @3.5M after campground.


...is that the tree down on end of Lost Loop shortly before return across bridge and to Main Murray Trail?
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby b_b » May 9th, 2019, 3:41 pm

BigfootDenny wrote:
b_b wrote:Tree Down on Murray @3.5M after campground.

...is that the tree down on end of Lost Loop shortly before return across bridge and to Main Murray Trail?

No it's on Murray Lake and is decent size. Small tree on Lost maybe 1/2 mile before bridge can be bunny hopped.
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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby BusDriver » May 9th, 2019, 5:34 pm

b_b wrote:
BigfootDenny wrote:
b_b wrote:Tree Down on Murray @3.5M after campground.

...is that the tree down on end of Lost Loop shortly before return across bridge and to Main Murray Trail?

No it's on Murray Lake and is decent size. Small tree on Lost maybe 1/2 mile before bridge can be bunny hopped.

I got them both this evening, thanks for the post.

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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby steveracer » May 10th, 2019, 3:24 pm

Is trail rideable?


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Re: Poto: Brighton

Postby jthomp » May 10th, 2019, 11:01 pm

Cannot comment on Torn Shirt, but everything else is rideable and then some.
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