Monday, December 14, 2009

Triple D - First Trail Report 2010 Race


Thanks to Dave Giegerich's photo... the Triple D (DDD) trails are shaping up, bridges repaired, and a nice packed base of snow, with small refreshments on the way. With only 3 weeks to go, I believe this will be a banner year (knock on wood).

8 comments:

Brad said...

I was on the trail today and things are looking very good. From a runners point of view anyway.

MrDaveyGie said...

Brad, were you the fellow in the parking lot at SageVille when I went biking through?

Brad said...

Hey MrDaveyGie,
Yes I was and I saw your picture on this blog and then almost said something to you. I thought it was you but wasn't sure.

Lance Andre said...

Update:
After all the rain Heritage trail still has a very good base, no rock showing through so skiing will be good. The Trail is slightly rutted but will improve with regular snow machine traffic.

MrDaveyGie said...

Rode the whole works yesterday. All bridges are now completed, all holes filled in. Good snow cover 95% of trail.

Anonymous said...

I rode the trail to day on my skinny mountain bike and its as good as it gets! Nice and hard with about a 1/2" of dusting on the top. Also, it appears to be in excellent condition for classical or skate skiing, i saw a number of ski tracks on the 10 miles nearest Dubuque.
Joe

jamie said...

runners of this race... advice please. I don't have a studly bike for this race, my road bike would get jealous, so thinking about running it. Any advice/suggestions. Specifically.. what the heck do you run in? shoe/pant wise. thanks.

Lance Howad Andre said...

Jamie,
Please post these items on teh TripleDRace.Blogspot.com as this will be the new race area. I'll create a trail reports blog entry for the locals to post updates as they become avalible.
Lance

Also, You may try finding some of the runner pictures, but as i remember the top finishers simply wore their running shoes. Some had gaters, some duct taped their gaters to keep the snow out. but all carried at least 3 extra pairs of socks. I know a number of the mid to back pack runners wore light winter boots.