Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Bcar » August 1st, 2012, 12:57 pm

jwhitey wrote:Bcar, I'd be up for a guided tour some day. Like the avatar but can't be Mt Brighton... there are trees... and snow.


Any time. Try to ride it a few times a week.
Pic was actually taken at Alpine Valley, not Brighton... ;)
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Geff » August 1st, 2012, 7:36 pm

Sorry I couldn't make it. Got tied up with State related items. Next time... Glad it was such a great turn out!

And let me know about any other felled trees across the trail. I am more than happy to help take care of it.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby yamangold » August 3rd, 2012, 11:59 am

Pretty big turnout last night, ~19 riders! I was rather late, wondering why I was the only one at Bandemere, LOL...

I think for the next one we need to split into groups, would help keep the flow better for everyone and not make others struggle to try to keep up and not get lost. oops...

Huge props to the dude who rode a lot of the DH and Ridge trail on a CX bike! woot woot! And thanks to D for the tube, mine was on the kitchen counter when I got home...grrr...

Jtree, nice group of peeps.

pm me if anyone ever wants to hit it up as a small group. 2.5 hrs becomes <1.5 hrs


Hey Brian, thanks for leading the group out, and thanks to Kevin for changing his role to sweeper! I think we stayed together fairly well considering the range of abilities, and since 90% of us had never hit any of those trails before. I know most of us are now hoping to ride down there more often. Different ability groups next time for sure. Next time you will have to hang with us afterward and see what we do best :wink:

BTW how'd that pic turnout? Can I get a copy?

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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby jwhitey » August 5th, 2012, 8:24 am

Yesterday evening the trail was great. Ran out of daylight before finding the downhill.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Bcar » August 15th, 2012, 10:25 am

the loop is rocking! perfect shape just about. there is another tree down in ceder bend, just past the last one but a bit farther to the east. the ridge was a bit slick.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Geff » August 15th, 2012, 10:30 am

Bcar wrote:the loop is rocking! perfect shape just about. there is another tree down in ceder bend, just past the last one but a bit farther to the east. the ridge was a bit slick.


I can't get to that this week since I am heading to Quebec today. Sorry. If it is still there next Tue or Wed, just let me know and I will go and take care of it.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby shippenville » August 28th, 2012, 7:16 am

I cut out the tree in Cedar Bend last night.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Bcar » August 28th, 2012, 10:45 am

Sweet. Thanks! That was the only issue on the trail.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby shippenville » August 29th, 2012, 8:49 pm

Cleared a bunch of the low hanging junk out of the railroad trail connector off of Dhu Varren earlier this evening.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Bcar » August 30th, 2012, 11:07 am

shippenville wrote:Cleared a bunch of the low hanging junk out of the railroad trail connector off of Dhu Varren earlier this evening.

havent ridden that section in a long time, prob nice and dry now though. enduro ride next weekend, you should join.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Bcar » September 4th, 2012, 9:42 am

Loop is a rockin. That one low tree just east of Pontiac trail is getting a bit lower...will need to come down soon.
Also, a group (don't know who) did a nice job trimming the last sections of Barton park that I didn't get to.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Geff » September 4th, 2012, 10:30 am

Bcar wrote:Loop is a rockin. That one low tree just east of Pontiac trail is getting a bit lower...will need to come down soon.
Also, a group (don't know who) did a nice job trimming the last sections of Barton park that I didn't get to.


Would you need me to cut it down so it isn't an issue? I can get to it this week after work.
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Bcar » September 4th, 2012, 2:39 pm

Geff wrote:
Bcar wrote:Loop is a rockin. That one low tree just east of Pontiac trail is getting a bit lower...will need to come down soon.
Also, a group (don't know who) did a nice job trimming the last sections of Barton park that I didn't get to.


Would you need me to cut it down so it isn't an issue? I can get to it this week after work.


Not sure it needs it yet, but getting closer/lower to needing to be cut. I can still ride under as long as my camel back isn't full ;)
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Geff » September 4th, 2012, 3:08 pm

Bcar wrote:
Geff wrote:
Bcar wrote:Loop is a rockin. That one low tree just east of Pontiac trail is getting a bit lower...will need to come down soon.
Also, a group (don't know who) did a nice job trimming the last sections of Barton park that I didn't get to.


Would you need me to cut it down so it isn't an issue? I can get to it this week after work.


Not sure it needs it yet, but getting closer/lower to needing to be cut. I can still ride under as long as my camel back isn't full ;)


Just let me know... 8)
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Re: Poto: Olson Park/Ann Arbor Loop

Postby Bcar » September 20th, 2012, 10:32 am

trail is perfect! rode it all last night other than the DH/Ridge (getting dark out ;( ) get out and ride!
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