Summit View underway!

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Summit View underway!

Postby iLuvTechnical » Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:32 pm

The Summit View section got started today.
I attached a few pics b/c everyone likes pics.

Less technical section, more flow...
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Fun turn...
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Highest point of trails at Thomas. View from the summit. Straight ahead where it looks white/bright is the crushed limestone multipurpose trail way down below...
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Video of a couple deer decided to check out the new tread...
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby defygiants » Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:13 pm

not sure if this was ready to ride on yet but i just did and i loved it. super fun. :dance: thanks for all the time and effort you put into it.
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby iLuvTechnical » Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:07 am

defygiants wrote:not sure if this was ready to ride on yet but i just did and i loved it. super fun. :dance: thanks for all the time and effort you put into it.

Glad you enjoyed it!
No, it isn't "officially" open, but it is rideable b/c I raked the debris at the beginning and the end out of the way to test ride it the other night. There are only two reasons I didn't complete the connections to the existing trail...
1. I still have a small section I want to bench-cut a bit (although it is still ribeable, but not as nice as it could be)
2. I ran out of energy and daylight.

If you know where it is, feel free to ride it :dance: Please stay on the trail. If you get toward the end and can't see the raked line very well b/c of leaves, please don't blaze your own path; get off and walk.
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby iLuvTechnical » Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:40 pm

The Summit View section is NOW connected to the pre-existing section to add more mileage :D
It is a very sandy area and a good rain will help firm up the tread. Once it packs down, it should be sweet!
Get out and enjoy some sweet flow :mrgreen:

P.S. Lots of leaves on the old trail make it difficult to see the ground. I hope to get out there sometime this week or next wkend to clear it off for you all. If anyone would feel like beating me to it, please feel free :pray:
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby Rev. Jimmy » Mon Oct 18, 2010 12:20 pm

Must go take a spin tonight!

Once again, thanks for all that you do up there Chris - much appreciated!
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby crrimson » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:36 pm

Definitely appreciated Chris, Thomas is fun.
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby whistlepig » Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:53 pm

I snuck out of work and got in my first lap on Monday, then relapped it Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday :eusa-shifty:. DAMN cant believe I have not rode there ever. Awesome fun, like a roller coaster ride powered by a fat man.

Thanks for all the work. I am in for a trail day there. If I can get out some more I will bring a rake.
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby greenfast » Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:47 pm

Rode this the other night on the cross bike, and is for sure a nice addition to the trail system, will get out there on the MTB next week and see how it all works out, was kinda bummed you took out the one log over though.
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Re: Summit View underway!

Postby iLuvTechnical » Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:11 pm

Rev. Jimmy wrote:Must go take a spin tonight!

Once again, thanks for all that you do up there Chris - much appreciated!

Rev.Jimmy, I think you have ridden that trail almost as much as me. I see you there a lot :clap:
whistlepig wrote:I snuck out of work and got in my first lap on Monday, then relapped it Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday :eusa-shifty:. DAMN cant believe I have not rode there ever. Awesome fun, like a roller coaster ride powered by a fat man.

Thanks for all the work. I am in for a trail day there. If I can get out some more I will bring a rake.

whistlepig, I'm not sure what "like a roller coaster ride powered by a fat man" means, but I am glad you are having fun out there. However, don't let it get you in trouble by "sneaking" out of work :shhh:
greenfast wrote:... was kinda bummed you took out the one log over though.

I know, I miss it too! But, a sacrifice had to be made for the bigger picture.
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