Dark Mountain after new years?

Discussion in 'The South' started by manimal, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. manimal

    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    I've got some time off coming next week and i'd like to go ride somewhere other than the local stuff. is dark mountain rideable this time of year?
     

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    danielsapp414 Monkey

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    yes, it is ridable, but if you have time off, i would suggest coming 25 minutes further and meeting me in Boone for a tour of the local trails! they are running great and most days the weather is pretty nice for riding.
     
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    Not sure how the clay will be after all this rain and freezing temps at night, might want to call/pm Matt to make sure
     
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    i am down lets ride somewhere
     
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    so...moving up to semi-pro and having your pic in a few bike mags makes you a geologist now?!!! ;) ;)

    yeah, that's what i was thinking too considering the terrain is a lot like salem and it's been pretty mushy lately. perhaps we can make it out in the morning before it thaws too much? i'll pm matt when i know for sure what day i can go.
     
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    motomike Turbo Monkey

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    No, but I did stay in a Holiday Inn last night
     
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    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    i know you did...i was the "cleaning lady" remember? :busted::twitch:
     
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    motomike Turbo Monkey

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    hahaha! I guess so. ;)

    Tubby are you off on Wednesday? You and Noah need to come check out fresh place to ride
     
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    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    nah, i'm back to work on wed-thursday but i'll be off for 10 days after that. is it triad local? pm me
     
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    the freeze & thaw is making things a little slippery but not to bad. definitely hitting it in the morning before it thaws out would be best. later
     
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    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    thanks matt, i'll wait until next week in the hopes that this monsoon we had last night has a chance to dry out a bit.
     
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    Here's a note from the BMCC Forum. Looks like there's going to be a ride on 1/1 at 1. That should allow for plenty of time for the hangover to wear off.

    "Put on all the clothes you own and come out and support the new MTB ride coordinator Jan. 1 at 1pm.at the visitors center. Trails are very rideable. If you have not seen the reroutes and improvements to OVT, now is the time. We will ride together as a group. GW"
     
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    Just an FYI...Bum is the new BMCC president come Jan. 1st. He's also responsible for coordinating the mtb events with me and he typically handles the biggest part of the coordination.

    Welcome to ridemonkey President Bum:clapping: