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  • Spring 2018 rides

    Rode 43 mile & several MUPs (Multi Use Paths)

    Trunk path
    from the Parks to PWH
    is open & wet in quite a few places.

    Bogard Path
    from Colony to Palmer open all but one 50' shaded place, but can walk around the ice.

    Rode Bogard from Colony to Wasilla,
    dry shoulders, gravel not too bad.

    Parks trail from Church to the RR overpass is open, wet in a few spots,
    Walked thru the RR underpass ...from there, the Path to Pittman was good.

    Vine from Parks to Phenix shoulders are ok, gravel but rideable , wet thru to KGB
    Crossing from the MUP to Vine a bit muddy,

    KGB MUP is open, wet , gravel at road intersections.
    (I was riding it W to E, a couple road crossing were marginal for traffic,
    not a fan riding a path on the left side of the road for travel direction)

    PWH path from KGB , by Home Depot to Parks is good

    Blue Lupine Path from Lowes to Trunk is ok, some big gravel in places
    ( The Sears part has the normal 6"thick gravel on it , but was still frozen)

    All in all a good 43 mi ride
    Attached Files

  • #2
    36 mile, KGB-Clapp-Parks-Pitt-BevLk-Seld-Bog_Trnk
    KGB-Clapp path ridable.
    RR underpass on Parks trail ice/water, I rode the Parks shoulder over the RR then hopped on Path to Pittman
    Pittman ok Parks to Beverly Lake, Bev Lk ok- not much traffic
    Seldon path still covered in several places, gravelly

    Bogard 5-6' shoulders are good, some gravel:
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    Trunk paths has lots of wet spots
    Rode trunk shoulders from PWH to Blue Lupine


    • #3
      37 mile, 54. SUNNY. !!!!

      KGB/Hollywood to Big Lake
      Big Lake rd/ Parks

      KGB path mostly dry ,
      Hollywood OK, , low traffic
      Big Lk rd lots of sand/gravel outside white line on shoulder but ridable.

      Parks MUP (multi use path) sucks from Big lake to Pittman, tons of
      sand/gravel & the road intersections worse.

      Rode Parks Hwy thru Wasilla going East,
      Road sweeper was out sweeping shoulder
      from KGB intersection --- East to Lowes turn


      • #4
        Got in a couple rides , (cold & windy rides )
        Several subdivisions roads have been swept,
        Trunk MUP swept.
        RR underpass Vine/Pittman still has ice but can walk bike thru it ok
        Clapp Rd MUP not swept
        Pittman not swept .
        Beverly Lk/Seldon off Pittman in good shape. Low traffic & A Good ride
        all the way to Palmer.

        Wasilla fishhook not swept , cold thru the Little Su area (was 34 yesterday) Still some
        snow/ice thru there
        Palmer Fishhook not swept but descent
        Glenn from Palmer to Parks not swept but ok, Bradley lakes almost ice free

        West Seldon, few yards from where Beverly Lk becomes Seldon:
        Nice shoulder & a MUP & RR underpass
        Attached Files


        • #5
          Paved path repaired at new RR overpass
          bridge North of Wasilla
          Attached Files


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