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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #60 on: March 18, 2014, 11:16:37 PM »
Anybody have a trail report.  I know there was two people that rode.
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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #61 on: March 21, 2014, 01:33:15 PM »
Trails are solid YELLOW

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #62 on: April 01, 2014, 03:12:06 PM »
if anyone gets out today could you provide an update?...if the rain holds off tonight/tomorrow would definitely like to do a lap or two...

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #63 on: April 01, 2014, 03:46:12 PM »
Trails are in great shape
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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #64 on: April 01, 2014, 04:02:38 PM »
thanks traci!

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #65 on: April 02, 2014, 09:22:50 AM »
I am sorry to report, but RAIN has moved in over night, and is excpected to continue through Thursday. Our area is excpecting up t 3 inches by the time it is over on Friday morning.
Please AVOID the trail at this time
I will report back if the bulk of the rain happens to pass over us, but at this time, we are changing status to RED. PLEASE NOTE, TRAIL LIGHT DID NOT CHANGE, WILL TRY AGAIN LATER THIS MORNING
 
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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #66 on: April 04, 2014, 08:22:25 PM »
French Lick Trails are closed at this time due to HIGH5 WATER. Will report Conditions as they change.

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #67 on: April 10, 2014, 10:43:39 PM »
How is a trail ride ride looking for Saturday afternoon?  Area still flooded?

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #68 on: April 10, 2014, 11:46:07 PM »
Rode a couple laps on the blue and 1 on the green tonight and conditions were yellowish green.  Most of the trail is good but there are some spots that need attention.   Mostly routine maintenance kinda stuff ie. clearing drains of built up leaves which allows the drains to actually flow and dry up quickly vs damning up water and being susceptible to tire ruts, which further exacerbates the problem! I took care of several, but there's many more that need opened up.  Some need to be rearmored with flat rock.


IMHO, the "fireroad" that we actually ride in the middle of the blue loop could stand to be "snaked" or in other words, have some gentle S bends developed to help with water management.   There's some erosion happening that could be remedied quite easily.  This is the section of downhill after the longest climb.   It ends up crossing the powerline corridor as well.  Not sure if the fireroad needs to be there for access or not.
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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #69 on: April 11, 2014, 05:27:29 AM »
Mike..thanks for the great update ...I have change the trail status accordingly.  We have not had a lot of personal time this spring to be doing any maintenance due to family issues but hope to have some time freeing up shortly. Appreciate the details..This helps a lot. Traci

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #70 on: April 11, 2014, 07:47:26 AM »
Trail report from 4/10/2014 is the trail is yellow/green in some areas. Please be patient as we work through some of the areas holding water which need work. If you are out there and have some time and would like to take some time to open up the drains, please do. We will address the area on the blue trail that needs worked shortly. The trail status has been changed to yellow, and this should stay that way unless we get any significant rain over the weekend. Thanks and Ride Safe
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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #71 on: April 11, 2014, 10:00:05 AM »
Great, I will be out there Saturday afternoon to ride and I can clear some drains.

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #72 on: April 11, 2014, 10:14:08 AM »
Thanks Dan:)   Traci

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #73 on: April 12, 2014, 04:42:05 PM »
Just finished a ride, trails were in great shape.  I cleared several drains clogged with leaves but there was not much water anywhere.  Hot day with no leaves on the trees and wind has really dried things out.  I would  say conditions are green

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Re: French Lick Trail Conditions
« Reply #74 on: April 12, 2014, 05:16:18 PM »
Thanks :) changed trail status and thanks for the help dan!!

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