Tuesday, February 21, 2012

New Ideas

Where do you all want to ride this Sunday???? I'm in a rut and can't get out.

23 comments:

Anonymous said...

We haven't done anything from the Bendersville parking lot in a long time.

Slowride said...

South: Rocky Ridge, Virginia or Southern Gas.

Central: Mad Scientist, Scientology and Three Pines.

North: The old Maximus 10 mile has some good trails if they are dry and someone knows the loop.

brett said...

Old Maximus 10-miler will most likely be a slophole this time of year.

The other two are good ideas. Could do a heck of a loop in the Central tying those together if people are up for climbing...I count at least three climbs in my head.

Chief said...

How about doing the stooges backwards and come back on southern gas? Or if we do Central we have the log climb back up Milsburn. I like the central loop except for the road climb. I get a lot of complaints about the Bendersville loop because of a lot of the trails have been ridden hard by four wheelers and are very rocky. But we do like rocks!

drw said...

Climbing stooges, my butt . . .
I vote Central. If we're gonna climb, lets do it this time of year. After all, you know what they say: 'what goes up, gets to come back down real fast and make loud whooping noises, unless the ride ends at the top and then the ride got to start with downhill whooping'
. . . or I think they say something like that.

Chief said...

If we do Central where do you want to park. (Caledoina, Long Pine or Birch Run)?

camps said...

my 2 cents is that we need to move our parking locations around. the same old spots get boring.

drw said...

We could park at the Mash starting spot.

Howard said...

The gasline crossing on Rattlesnake Run Rd. offers plenty of room for parking and would eliminate the boring road climb from Old Forge.

clownbike said...

I like DRW's idea. The Mash starting point would eliminate the Milesburn road climb and we could climb Canada Hollow to finish. WEE!

The Wiser Weiser said...

I'll 3rd the vote for the Mash start!! or something like that!

Howard said...

Where is the Mash start?

Slowride said...

Let's bomb mad scientist and climb Scientology. The mash parking is the intersection right?

brett said...

bomb canada hollow, climb gilbert, bomb scientology, climb canada hollow, bomb mad scientist, climb milesburn.

climb scientology? have the races brainwashed you?

brett said...

oh yeah, Howard, the old Mash start is the junction of Ridge and Means Hollow Roads (and Canada Hollow and the AT)

drw said...

So, just remembered I won't be able to be there this sunday.
So! You guys should do the Mash course backwards a few times. Descend CanadaHollow and climb Scientology. Sounds awesome!

Dave said...

What about Virginia and Mackey? The other ride sounds good, except climbing Scientology.

I'sindawudsI said...

Just a heads up for your future ride plans. Tumbling run has been posted not sure where all it's been done but for sure at zimmermans/deer bingo and jakes. Also, any old timers or anybody who's ever ridden Deer Trail or knows where it is it's still there and clear & rideable.

Nevada said...

I wanna watch Slow climb Scientology!

Chief said...

Ok soooooo we will meet at the mash starting point.I like these ideas. I'll make the post. Thanks. You all can give me some more ideas so we don't get bored riding the same ol stuff or meeting at the spots.

Howard said...

Chief, the same old spots and loops are some of the best rides in the forest, but even the best of anything can get old.

brett said...

I would like riding virginia and mackey. That would be fun.

Chief said...

I agree Ho. I ride the same stuff all the time but as long as I'm on my bike it dosen't matter what trail I'm on. Great rides start in Michaux and beyond.