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Posted: Jul 21, 2021 at 18:30 Quote
thanks, i have been riding there. feel lucky to have a dh park nearby
dualcrownscottspark wrote:
stezhao wrote:
Bluff Point State Park?

dualcrownscottspark wrote:

Best bet (not in your area) is bluff.
Yes. There are some fun trails at powder ridge as well if you want some lift access riding.

Posted: Jul 21, 2021 at 18:30 Quote
thanks! i will check it out for sure. i live in Weston Wilton border.
DHhack wrote:
stezhao wrote:
I rode once at Graham, really long and fun downhill. Some trails at Mianus are really techy, I like riding its outer loop. I will check out Hungtington, thanks for suggesting.

Runerider wrote:


Your best bet for anything flowy is Huntington. Wilton is pretty tech as is Trumbull.

Mianus is pretty good too but parking is a mess lately. Other than that Graham Hills by Pace in Westchester is as flowy as it gets but probably 30-45min.

Wilton Woods is fun for tech and some drops. Not much mileage though.

Posted: Jul 21, 2021 at 19:10 Quote
stezhao wrote:
thanks! i will check it out for sure. i live in Weston Wilton border.
DHhack wrote:
stezhao wrote:
I rode once at Graham, really long and fun downhill. Some trails at Mianus are really techy, I like riding its outer loop. I will check out Hungtington, thanks for suggesting.


Wilton Woods is fun for tech and some drops. Not much mileage though.

Great stuff nearby in NY too! Sprain Ridge is good, also dries out quickly. Ninham if you want to focus on descending and just climb up the dirt road. Blue Mountain for lots of rollers. Beacon has some great tech.

Posted: Jul 22, 2021 at 12:33 Quote
thanks alot! i ve been to sprainridge and ninham, great trails. will check the other two. let me know if you are riding, i might tag along if i can...

DHhack wrote:
stezhao wrote:
thanks! i will check it out for sure. i live in Weston Wilton border.
DHhack wrote:


Wilton Woods is fun for tech and some drops. Not much mileage though.

Great stuff nearby in NY too! Sprain Ridge is good, also dries out quickly. Ninham if you want to focus on descending and just climb up the dirt road. Blue Mountain for lots of rollers. Beacon has some great tech.

Posted: Aug 12, 2021 at 5:06 Quote
Troutbrook is solid if you stay south. Not much tech on Blue/Pink/Magenta… red-white and white are much more techy. New orange reroute through the middle is punchy but not techy.

There is flow everywhere, just need to figure out lines with rocks in them.

Posted: Aug 13, 2021 at 7:10 Quote
Yep! I have been riding there, it's only 15 minutes from where I live. It's pretty good. The more I ride it, the more flow I will get, you are absolutely right!
Runerider wrote:
Troutbrook is solid if you stay south. Not much tech on Blue/Pink/Magenta… red-white and white are much more techy. New orange reroute through the middle is punchy but not techy.

There is flow everywhere, just need to figure out lines with rocks in them.

Posted: Dec 2, 2021 at 6:00 Quote
Anyone ride the new graham park jump line? Also, is it same place as old line?

Posted: Dec 2, 2021 at 8:33 Quote
stonant wrote:
Anyone ride the new graham park jump line? Also, is it same place as old line?


It’s small and built okay. Not worth an hour plus ride

Posted: Dec 2, 2021 at 8:49 Quote
stonant wrote:
Anyone ride the new graham park jump line? Also, is it same place as old line?

Going to ride there this weekend. I checked out the lines this summer while I was there riding the trails with a friend.

Not sure I'd agree with the sentiment that they're small, but they're not huge. Maybe the size of Gronk@Thunder mountain for reference. Either way, they put a ton of effort into it. I'll report back after I ride there this weekend.

Posted: Dec 2, 2021 at 13:59 Quote
waddenbrooke wrote:
stonant wrote:
Anyone ride the new graham park jump line? Also, is it same place as old line?

Going to ride there this weekend. I checked out the lines this summer while I was there riding the trails with a friend.

Not sure I'd agree with the sentiment that they're small, but they're not huge. Maybe the size of Gronk@Thunder mountain for reference. Either way, they put a ton of effort into it. I'll report back after I ride there this weekend.

Take it chill on the first one, people are over-shooting it (biggest line). Intermediate line sucks from what I’ve heard.

Posted: Dec 4, 2021 at 7:15 Quote
DHhack wrote:
waddenbrooke wrote:
stonant wrote:
Anyone ride the new graham park jump line? Also, is it same place as old line?

Going to ride there this weekend. I checked out the lines this summer while I was there riding the trails with a friend.

Not sure I'd agree with the sentiment that they're small, but they're not huge. Maybe the size of Gronk@Thunder mountain for reference. Either way, they put a ton of effort into it. I'll report back after I ride there this weekend.

Take it chill on the first one, people are over-shooting it (biggest line). Intermediate line sucks from what I’ve heard.

I'll be there tomorrow so I'll report back. Im just excited to have a public place with real jump lines and tech trails in the northeast. I did a trip to Bellingham, WA to ride Galbraith and some other spots. Its incredible what they have out there and its all free to the public to ride. Wish we had that here...

Posted: Dec 4, 2021 at 7:36 Quote
waddenbrooke wrote:
DHhack wrote:
waddenbrooke wrote:


Going to ride there this weekend. I checked out the lines this summer while I was there riding the trails with a friend.

Not sure I'd agree with the sentiment that they're small, but they're not huge. Maybe the size of Gronk@Thunder mountain for reference. Either way, they put a ton of effort into it. I'll report back after I ride there this weekend.



Take it chill on the first one, people are over-shooting it (biggest line). Intermediate line sucks from what I’ve heard.

I'll be there tomorrow so I'll report back. Im just excited to have a public place with real jump lines and tech trails in the northeast. I did a trip to Bellingham, WA to ride Galbraith and some other spots. Its incredible what they have out there and its all free to the public to ride. Wish we had that here...

Literally everything is a tech trail here lol.

Posted: Dec 6, 2021 at 11:41 Quote
freeridejerk888 wrote:
waddenbrooke wrote:
DHhack wrote:




Take it chill on the first one, people are over-shooting it (biggest line). Intermediate line sucks from what I’ve heard.

I'll be there tomorrow so I'll report back. Im just excited to have a public place with real jump lines and tech trails in the northeast. I did a trip to Bellingham, WA to ride Galbraith and some other spots. Its incredible what they have out there and its all free to the public to ride. Wish we had that here...

Literally everything is a tech trail here lol.

I know everything here is a tech trail, that's why my point about Graham is that is has tech trails (like everything else in the northeast like you pointed out) as well as actual table top jumps in a public park.


As far as the Graham Hills jump lines go. Blue is easily overshot from the drop in ramp, Black line seems perfect. On Black, first table is cleared with a little pump at the bottom of the ramp. I'd say its about middle Upper Dominion sized table minus the knuckles. They did an excellent job but it gets a little loose at times. Dirt seems to have a decent amount of gravel mixed in which got sketchy in first berm on blue line.

Posted: Dec 6, 2021 at 18:58 Quote
waddenbrooke wrote:
freeridejerk888 wrote:
waddenbrooke wrote:


I'll be there tomorrow so I'll report back. Im just excited to have a public place with real jump lines and tech trails in the northeast. I did a trip to Bellingham, WA to ride Galbraith and some other spots. Its incredible what they have out there and its all free to the public to ride. Wish we had that here...

Literally everything is a tech trail here lol.

I know everything here is a tech trail, that's why my point about Graham is that is has tech trails (like everything else in the northeast like you pointed out) as well as actual table top jumps in a public park.


As far as the Graham Hills jump lines go. Blue is easily overshot from the drop in ramp, Black line seems perfect. On Black, first table is cleared with a little pump at the bottom of the ramp. I'd say its about middle Upper Dominion sized table minus the knuckles. They did an excellent job but it gets a little loose at times. Dirt seems to have a decent amount of gravel mixed in which got sketchy in first berm on blue line.


Really? I thought it was awful. I’m sure it was good before the lips got rolled over too many times. The blue line is going to kill somone you have way to much speed and the black you don’t have enough. It’s definitely smaller than lower d at creek. It’s more like upper D but a lot more mellow. I’m sure with some more work they can bring back the lips but I think it’s a losing battle with the amount of beginner traffic. Overall cool they got it done just wish they had people who built jumps before build it

Posted: Dec 20, 2021 at 10:44 Quote
freeridejerk888 wrote:


Really? I thought it was awful. I’m sure it was good before the lips got rolled over too many times. The blue line is going to kill somone you have way to much speed and the black you don’t have enough. It’s definitely smaller than lower d at creek. It’s more like upper D but a lot more mellow. I’m sure with some more work they can bring back the lips but I think it’s a losing battle with the amount of beginner traffic. Overall cool they got it done just wish they had people who built jumps before build it

And this is why builders don't bother... because people will complain about anything so they'd rather go build stuff that doesn't suck up as much maintenance time and they don't have to listen to the whining. Good luck on getting more machine built around the northeast.


 
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