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Centennial Trail #89 "The Buffalo"

Discussion in 'Ride Reports' started by velocipedist, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. velocipedist

    velocipedist Monkey

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    South Dakota has sweet singletrack.

    The Centennial trail #89 runs north from Wind National Cave through the Black Elk Wilderness and past Mt. Rushmore through the Black Hills to Bear Butte. 111 Miles of trail, most of which is pedal friendly.




















    It was fun. Bicycles are fun. Guerilla Gravity bikes are mega-fun.



    Any monkeys with a closet habit for Enderpo shenanigans should come for the
    http://www.tatanka100.com

    I will happily ride (fall through the woods) any weekend there is simian interest.

    Braaap
     
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  2. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    That looks awesome. But, how are you riding that section near Rushmore that cuts through the black oak wilderness?
     
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    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Looks like he stopped just shy of that boundary?
     
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    I didn't, I rode only from Samelius TH to Alkali Creek. The Tatanka referenced at the bottom is 83 miles total adding in a road rd from Mt Rushmore to the Big Pine TH. Next Time I will drop in at Big Pine and add another 3.4 mi of singletrack.

    The "goods"as dispersed throughout with it the last 30 miles or so being particularly sweet.
     
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    On my bucket list, thank you. South Dakota has some truly amazing landscapes.
     
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    6thElement Turbo Monkey

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    Wife and I are heading up to race in three weeks time! Your pictures just raised the stoke level - STOKED!
     
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    Awesome! I didnt stop for pictures after the 30 mile mark, so the awesome 18" singletrackness that leads into a mini dirt merchant as the trail has motorized use on sections from pilots knob past Dalton Lake TH is sick as well as the final 10 ish miles of rolling off camber up and down is truly cherry on top of an epic ride.

    Since you are signed up for one you should do the triple crown with me by adding the following:
    http://www.blackhillsback40.com 7/29
    http://www.dakotafiveo.com 9/3
    providing you the definitive Black Hills Experience™:rockout:
     
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    The 2017 Tatanka 82 miles of sweet Dakota trail riding.

    This years course with elevation profiles:


    Ridemonkey approved trenduro™kit.


    40 riders in class , finished 20th of 33 almost 12 hours of riding. Sturgis is adding more and more flowy singletrack near town, the distance potentially creeps back up towards 100 in the next few years.

    Mountain bikes are fun and the Tatanka is a sweet way to visit the Black Hills.

    Happily guide any monkeys wanting to shrapel the gnar of some old school and new school trails.

    Braaap.
     
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    velocipedist Monkey

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    Moar pics





     
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    Looks legit.
     
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    Love the Black Hills.