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  1. KEEP US ROLLING! Today is Nashville's Ride...

    KEEP US ROLLING!

    Today is Nashville's Ride For Reading Week Delivery (we may have 100 riders!!) and day 3 of our Give For Reading Campaign! If you go to Rideforreading.org between 12-6PM and give...
  2. Sticky: I told Darryl I'd get in and assess damage in PWP...

    I told Darryl I'd get in and assess damage in PWP this afternoon and was able to hike everything down towards Deep Wells, which would be the "rocky top" climb and black/blue descents, the Wabash...
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    PWP Unauthorized Trail Work

    Hey all - I know the issue of unauthorized trail work / modification was discussed in an earlier thread, but I think it is locked.

    On the backside of the Hookman XC loop at PWP, there is a sharp...
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    ok by me too, but not with Park Police. Alcohol...

    ok by me too, but not with Park Police. Alcohol is not permitted without getting permits for an event, such as they do at steeplechase. I think it requires having officers present. But no, as far as...
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    Chris is onto it. The way to have races at PWP is...

    Chris is onto it. The way to have races at PWP is to have a Summer time trial series like the SORBA Huntsville group does at Monte Sano. Organized, sure, but I don't think it could be anything on the...
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    Enterprise is basically always open. They never...

    Enterprise is basically always open. They never close those trails and the soil drains very well. Unless they've gotten a ton more rain than us, it's going to be fine. I haven't ridden Raccoon as...
  7. Just seeing this thread, and at the risk of...

    Just seeing this thread, and at the risk of beating the dead horse, thought I'd reply to the original post.

    1 - good question. The single problem I have with enforced trail closures is who makes...
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    seems I've been away too long... I've been...

    seems I've been away too long...

    I've been riding PWP in daylight hours so much, I haven't ventured out at night at all yet. Will have to keep an eye on the threads.
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    Great write ups, guys. It's my new favorite trail...

    Great write ups, guys. It's my new favorite trail and I can't get enough of it. I would reiterate the comment about it only getting faster. When that black trail gets really packed and dry, I think...
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    People riding it in the mud are probably going to...

    People riding it in the mud are probably going to do more to force Metro's hand in closing it than anything else. At least two mud-covered bikes were seen being pedaled out of there yesterday,...
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    I would implore people not to get out there...

    I would implore people not to get out there today. We have had several light showers and there are puddles on my front walk. If you choose to ignore that, please stay off of Black. (I know, after I...
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    I thought I'd add some comments and opinions on a...

    I thought I'd add some comments and opinions on a few of these points, and my own thoughts.

    First, I live right next to the trail and have been involved for about 2 months with helping the SORBA...
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    and then one day you wake up and there is a trail...

    and then one day you wake up and there is a trail in your backyard!

    :chewie0ol::chewie0ol::chewie0ol:

    :beer::beer:

    :first:
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    Tomorrow is the day!! DGD V!! Come on out...

    Tomorrow is the day!! DGD V!!

    Come on out guys and girls. We've got TONS of swag to give away to anyone who registers! There's also a big surprise in store for everyone lining up to race!
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    really great comments, swankmoto! And yes, we...

    really great comments, swankmoto! And yes, we pretty much all need to buy rounds for Darryl, Bob Slayden (kindacreeky), and a few others for making this dream a reality. Show some love to Singletrack...
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    The wings will be there!

    The wings will be there!
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    Need more incentive to register for DGD V? We're...

    Need more incentive to register for DGD V? We're giving away a complete Raleigh Talus 4.0 29'er, courtesy of Ride615! Anyone that registers can win. We also have a Salsa frame (details TBA), courtesy...
  18. Thread: Percy Warner

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    I'm in! I'm in for pretty much any ride at...

    I'm in!

    I'm in for pretty much any ride at PWP. I think I'm going to live there.
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    Yeah, we should move on and resume excitement...

    Yeah, we should move on and resume excitement about the trail. I do want to add a couple of hopefully non-controversial points, though. I reiterate that as tired as this discussion gets, it is an...
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    It is actually the critical time for developing a...

    It is actually the critical time for developing a policy on mud riding, but I agree that it is not productive to argue about it here. I'm just hoping the planning committee does the right thing and...
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    What better birthday party could you ask for??! ...

    What better birthday party could you ask for??! Doughnuts and bikes and prizes! :big_grin:




    If you volunteer, I promise you will get to taste the doughnuts.
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    wet/mud riding is a big concern. Regardless of...

    wet/mud riding is a big concern. Regardless of what it may do to your bike - or whether you care - it definitely trashes trails. And this trail is going to be susceptible to trashing. Just look at...
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    DGD V - October 12!

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    Hey guys and girls!
    Don't forget that Dirt, Guts and Doughnuts V is on its way Saturday, October 12 at Lock 4! This race and fundraising/awareness event benefitting Ride for Reading is...
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    Hey Mainer - If you keep an eye on the Percy...

    Hey Mainer -

    If you keep an eye on the Percy Warner thread on this forum, you will know the second anyone else knows about the Warner opening. We're all optimistic that the "soft opening" will be...
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    yeah, as anxious as we all are to have a new...

    yeah, as anxious as we all are to have a new trail, it serves no purpose to try and bushwhack to find a trail that is still being cut in - and that we know Metro does not want us riding yet.
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    I heard there will be a gap jump over one of the...

    I heard there will be a gap jump over one of the horse trails.
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    Probably not going to be any big air in a...

    Probably not going to be any big air in a Nashville park, but I guarantee you it won't be all flat. There will be some climbing. There is plenty of topography - and rocks - out there. I'd be...
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    No problem! There are plenty of people on here...

    No problem! There are plenty of people on here with more concrete info than what I know, who are keeping mum for whatever reason. There have been a great deal of politics involved with this...
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    My understanding is that the main trailhead will...

    My understanding is that the main trailhead will be in part of what is now overflow parking at Cheekwood, just around the corner from the Belle Meade blvd entrance to the park. If they are following...
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    :bump: It's that time again! The school year...

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    It's that time again! The school year has started and Ride for Reading's first delivery of the school year is this Friday, August 30th!

    If you've never participated in a Ride for...
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    DGD V - Registration OPEN!

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    Registration is up for Dirt, Guts and Doughnuts V!

    I hope everyone will sign up for this race. It is a blast, and not your typical event, with some of the best prizes around! And bring...
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    I'm guessing that's why it's not done. Those...

    I'm guessing that's why it's not done. Those threads would vanish and would most likely be simply deleted - and so not available to search tools. Many of us wish more people would search the forum...
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    When you headed up there, Jason? I'd love to get...

    When you headed up there, Jason? I'd love to get back to LBL soon.
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    mudd - in my experience, it helps to have a good...

    mudd - in my experience, it helps to have a good relationship with your local dealer. But I tend to disagree with the other replies to your question. My past two bike purchases have been taking...
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    Anyone hear/see any updates on this? One news...

    Anyone hear/see any updates on this? One news outlet says the cyclist was struck around 6:40am. None of the others are saying that. All of them, as of 7 this morning, are saying that the cyclist is...
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    Chris is right! Tennessee Mountain Bike...

    Chris is right!

    Tennessee Mountain Bike really is Ride for Reading's core support group. Mathew Portell first reached out to this mountain bike forum when he was forming the organization and...
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    And then ultimately they just added it, right? I...

    And then ultimately they just added it, right? I swear, they are the worst.
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    Sorry - you're right, Tim. That page does not...

    Sorry - you're right, Tim. That page does not show the channel, but that IS the package I added. If you look at this page and scroll down to the Sports Entertainment Package, you will see all the...
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    you should Cooper. Mark Dement (Moab) did a mtn...

    you should Cooper. Mark Dement (Moab) did a mtn bike fitting for me a few months back and it made a very big difference in the comfort and the control I have on my bike. I actually think it's a...
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    Sports Entertainment Package: ...

    Sports Entertainment Package:

    http://www.comcast.com/Corporate/Programming/sports/SEPackage.html?fss=sports%20entertainment%20&SCRedirect=true

    I added the package yesterday and watched the...
  41. I read the document, and it's not terribly easy...

    I read the document, and it's not terribly easy to understand. The 2nd and 3rd alternative specifically state where rock climbing and rappelling will continue to be allowed, but they do not explain...
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    I think you're turning this forum into a poor-me...

    I think you're turning this forum into a poor-me cry fest and I wish you'd get over it and yourself.
  43. Brian, the fellow who manages that FB page, has...

    Brian, the fellow who manages that FB page, has been excellent about putting those routes up on Mapmyride, ridewithgps, etc. (cant remember what he uses). I have never ridden with that group, but...
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    Unfortunately, I'm a terrible person to ask about...

    Unfortunately, I'm a terrible person to ask about that. I've heard that the schools for our area are good, but I really don't know. I don't have kids, so I have never dealt with all that. We're...
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    Hi Anderson - this question has come up from time...

    Hi Anderson - this question has come up from time to time on here, so you might search the forum for it, or check the thread on area shops and just call around. You'll be staying very close to...
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    Bryan, consider looking at my neighborhood, which...

    Bryan, consider looking at my neighborhood, which is Harpeth Trace, just past Vaughn's Gap Rd on Hwy 100. We're literally surrounded on all sides by the Warner Parks (between Percy Warner and the...
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    Ban you is exactly what the mods should do, "epic...

    Ban you is exactly what the mods should do, "epic shredder." Every thread on this forum is turning into your crying and making the place inhospitable.
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    Did that Springfield course take the cyclocross...

    Did that Springfield course take the cyclocross right out of you? ;-D
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    I've been using Pearl Izumi Cyclone gloves for...

    I've been using Pearl Izumi Cyclone gloves for years ,but just bought some Dakine White Knuckle gloves to try. The Cyclone's have been fine for me, coupled with a liner for really cold days, and...
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    She's Mashable

    She's Mashable
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