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  1. #1
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    Apr 2010
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    Erin, Ontario
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    Always Check the Trail Map!

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    Ok. So I have heard about these trails at a conservation area near us for a couple of years but I have never gone to try them out. So I am on holidays these week and the weather has been fantastic. So I decided to get adventurous and try out some new places. So I went mountain biking Monday at Albion Hills. It was pretty good but I really needed new new tires and so I fell once. So Tuesday I bought new tires and went out again on different trails but found the new tires were a big help. So today in my enthusiasm to try new things I went to Hilton Falls. And I did not check out the trail map close enough. I was riding along and I came to a sign for a bike trail and so I just blithely turned onto the trail. This is what I found:
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    So, maybe I am getting old and maybe I am not the best mountain biker but I ended walking about 95% of the trail because it was like this or worse and I was scared! (I thought they named a trail "Rim Bender" because they were trying to be edgy!)
    Lucy 2012 Surly Cross Check
    Sally 2009 Specialized Dolce Elite
    Peppermint Patty 2009 Trek 4500 WSD
    Marcie 2008 Giant Sedona
    Violet 1994 Norco Kokanee

  2. #2
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    That trail looks like fun

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
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    Erin, Ontario
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    Quote Originally Posted by Becky View Post
    That trail looks like fun
    It probably is if you are not a big chicken like me!

    I took a mountain biking clinic a couple of years ago and my least favourite part were the rock gardens!
    Lucy 2012 Surly Cross Check
    Sally 2009 Specialized Dolce Elite
    Peppermint Patty 2009 Trek 4500 WSD
    Marcie 2008 Giant Sedona
    Violet 1994 Norco Kokanee

 

 

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