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Re: Beginner's Trails throughout Indiana?
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2012, 04:33:26 PM »
I had guys and gals that you can tell are advanced fly past me and I thought I was going to fall off my bike lol.

I absolutely hate it when people do that. I am NOT a beginner in any way and ride with beginners often so I come in contact with those people ::) at their worst.

They seem to like using Pine Loop as a warm up in their pace lines for North Gate trail instead of leaving it to beginners. Just because you and your friends are fast does not give you the right of way.

As far as yielding to uphill traffic, I find many riders seem to pull over, no matter uphill or down, if they see an oncoming rider that looks "serious". I will not yield to a downhill rider unless I feel like they will run me over >:(

I realize it's not proper but I always yield to downhill riders,let 'em have some fun! Jeez,it's not like I can't get going uphill again.

I used to yield for that reason but nearly no one ever actually thanked me, so to bad for the rest of ya.


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Re: Beginner's Trails throughout Indiana?
« Reply #16 on: July 22, 2012, 06:50:41 AM »
The best beginner trail at Versailles is located at the top of the Shadow Run trail. The only problem is that you have to climb 3/4 mile to get there. After that though, there are 2 miles of almost perfectly flat, constantly winding easy trail to enjoy.
The lower Turtle trail is also easy and can be used in conjunction with a fire road to get up SR hillside.

-Batesville has a nice four mile trail system that is all beginner level........It's called Brum Woods and is located in the Southwest corner of the town.

Muscatatuck County Park in North Vernon has a recently constructed beginner trail that is super sweet. It's not really marked yet, but if you stay on the top of the ridges you're on it.

« Last Edit: July 22, 2012, 07:06:56 AM by Guyfry »


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