Indeed. Anyhoo… Rode Pottery -> Crothers -> Ridge -> Boo -> Swamp -> Woods Gundy -> SHT as well as Flats this morning, all pretty decent apart from a few greasy spots and some bad rutting on Boo and Flats. Came out with a clean bike! Loving this weather.
Hoping for prime frozen conditions tomorrow morning. It’s weird… when I was in there last week I was imagining what it would be like to have one of those Law and Order moments where a jogger (or cyclist) finds a body in the woods. Just read that a woman’s body was found on Monday after hiking in Crothers on Sunday evening. Did anyone catch any…[Read more]
Got in early this morning, did Pottery -> Ridge -> Boo -> Swamp -> Woods Gundy -> SHT… all in excellent form. Noticed a couple of tweaks on Ridge, including a line shift on the long hill west of Millwood.
The waters have receded, but there’s lots of evidence of their passing! The rock crossing at Pottery Road trailhead has been washed away. Lots of sand flows, rutting on slopes. Other than squishy low bits, surfaces are not too bad actually… as long as you remember those wet roots are super slippery. With today’s sun and heat, things should dry…[Read more]
Had an awesome ride this morning… Pottery, Crothers, Flats, Boo, Swamp, Woods Gundy, Ridge, Three Rocks. Had to walk around a few spots, but so great to be back in there! Thanks to whoever moved the tree on WG, and all the trail fairies for all your dedication.
Tried my luck this morning… not so great. Mud was frozen solid, but so were the ice sheets. And thanks to last night’s dusting, it was very hard to tell the difference between light snow over leaves and instant wipeout. I made it from Pottery to Redway (slowly) and partway into the Ridge before bailing.
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