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It is supposed to rain a little here in Atlanta overnight...nothing heavy I don't think...

We had planned on riding the advanced trail at the single-track @ Blankets Creek tomorrow late morning...

Would the trails have dried up enough to ride without hurting them?

I know folks have always said the rule is never ride while it is raining to preserve the single-tracks better...but didn't know how long I should wait after the fact....
 

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The rule of thumb is twenty-four hours or when the trails have firmed up. Having said that, I need to confess that on ocassion I have broken this rule when weather has managed to keep me off the trail for an extended period of time. For penance I commit to a day or two of trail work.
 

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when you can ride across your lawn without tearing it up or making ruts, you should be able to ride the trails. but.. some trails dry out faster than others, and if you live in the Pacific North west you would never ride. So use common sense, if your riding is messing up the trails stop.
 

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space mountain is rock hard before, after, and during rain. I've ridden on it's concrete like single track surface while torrents of water are coursing down it.
 

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if you get a real good soaking rain its best to wait about a day until the trails dry out. if its just light rain you can probably ride without doing any trail damage. some of the trails i ride are about 90% rock so i can ride whenever, even during the rain.
 

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The SORBA website says the trail is open...but gonna call the hotline in a bit to see if it says anything...
 
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