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Just wondering how wet it might be down there? My g/f and I have the chance to pedal there starting about 11am tomorrow, but don't want to make the trip if we'll be killing the trails. Thanks for any info.
 

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You will be killing the trails, it is currently snowing flakes the size of silver dollars, and has been raining all afternoon. The equestrians and a few ignorant cyclists have really done a number on the trails at the lake this year with the recent wet weather.
 

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You will be killing the trails, it is currently snowing flakes the size of silver dollars, and has been raining all afternoon. The equestrians and a few ignorant cyclists have really done a number on the trails at the lake this year with the recent wet weather.
You can't ride there when its that wet and nobody does??? I don't get how trails are "destroyed" if your tire leaves a print in some mud in spots. Those spots eventually dry out, then get smoothed out, then wet, get tracks then smooth out again. And so the cycle continues from my last 30 years of observation...Show me a year old track in a trail that gets ridden regularly??
 

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You can't ride there when its that wet and nobody does??? I don't get how trails are "destroyed" if your tire leaves a print in some mud in spots. Those spots eventually dry out, then get smoothed out, then wet, get tracks then smooth out again. And so the cycle continues from my last 30 years of observation...Show me a year old track in a trail that gets ridden regularly??
AHHHHH CRAP, I almost forgot.............FLAME AWAY!!! Remind me that the sky is falling and Ice caps are melting.
 

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Can we get a morning update?
Want to come down and ride this weekend
How about tomorrow? Weather forecast states 57 for the next couple days

TIA
 

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Waafoo said:
You can't ride there when its that wet and nobody does??? I don't get how trails are "destroyed" if your tire leaves a print in some mud in spots. Those spots eventually dry out, then get smoothed out, then wet, get tracks then smooth out again. And so the cycle continues from my last 30 years of observation...Show me a year old track in a trail that gets ridden regularly??
When a 1000 pound horse climbs a muddy clay hill, or a fat bike tire slides through the soft wet corners at lake pueblo, things get ugly fast. Getting tired of seeing the trails getting wider and straighter out there. Only 3 years ago the Pueblo trails looked much different, alot more primative with more natural terrain. The more the trail is repaired from abuse the lamer the ride in my opinion.
You don't make any mention of the people who create and maintain those trails. A lot of work goes into that trail network that most of us never think about. It is a very fragile terrain, very different from the rest of the front range. When the Pueblo clay gets wet it's like a pile of mashed potato, easy to flatten and push around.
 
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