Well due to the ever increasing threat of several days of snow and possibly not being able to get out for the next week, we went for a conditioning ride at Brock Creek. The dirt was NOT good and the temps were even worse. The rocks were slick as snot, the water was cold and up and the roots and logs were wet and slick. Brock Creek was in terrible shape as we had to ride around several downed trees, the markers were not upkept very well and the leaves covered some of the trail. The trails over on the north east side were actually not bad, but that is where there are more rocks than dirt! And as I mentioned the rocks were very slick. Oh and did I mention the "V's". They were a challenge for sure. The one were you drop off a ledge, run down a little ways, make a right across the creek and up the bank was a bummer and you had to keep your momentum to make it up. And the long climb where the pines are at the top of the hill you run through was really nasty. Not so much when you made iot to the top, mainly down in the heart of the climb. And remember the green slick creek crossing early on, well it is still green and slick. Stay to the left up the bank past it and DO NOT get on the gas until you start up the bank! The rolling creek on the way back to the truck was just that - rolling. Found a spot to get across, but the water was really cold. That little section on the way back to camp was really the fun part as long as you watch the roots. So a good 41 miles on the odo. Hey it was a great conditioning ride IF I had really gone. . . OK so I am a real whoose for posting the falsehood, but couldn't ignore the opportunity in doing so. It was fun to relive some of that trail system for sure. I know David Miller and Jimmy Russell would have enjoyed the memories. Even if it was not true. . . enjoy guys and stay safe and warm.