If anyone is interested I plan to ride along Mt Washington (NH) summit
trails some week end, late October. This should be an interesting
challenge due to the violent winds blowing at the top. Also since the
leaves begin to change colors, that will be a beautiful ride.
Did anybody ride a unicycle in the White Mountains areas ? I did remember
the rangers are pretty strict on bicycles in that area.
> For new england / eastern canada riders : > > If anyone is interested I plan to ride along Mt Washington (NH) summit > trails some week end, late October. This should be an interesting > challenge due to the violent winds blowing at the top. Also since the > leaves begin to change colors, that will be a beautiful ride. > > Did anybody ride a unicycle in the White Mountains areas ? I did > remember the rangers are pretty strict on bicycles in that area. > > Oli- > > opaugamATaptilonDOTcom !
I would love to join you for this ride. I’m from Keene NH and would probably bring my 26" Pashley MUni. Please post some more information about what you have in mind. I haven’t been up there in years and don’t know the area well. I’m thinking we’d go most of the way up by car, then uni around? Let the community know.
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sup? this is kyle from Hartland CT close enough to NH to want to go finally i will get to ride with other unicyclists! i have a united trials 20" but i could keep up and always full of energy. lol oh if anybody else reads this bring warm cloths cuz it will get cold there in october!!! my AIM is KyleBMX4fun if anybody wants to know well c ya goodluck
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Keep up the good work, folks. We really enjoy rec.sport.unicycling and
value the insight we receive on so many topics.
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The trail will also be challenging because most of it is unstable talus/scree.
I will be surprised if you are permitted to ride up there. It is designated a Wilderness Area (see #3) and they are pretty strict about their policy of no wheeled toys on those lands. I would love to explore the Wilderness Trail and its side trails off the Kancamagus Highway in Lincoln, but that too is a restricted area.
You will need to stay right on the trail, because everything to the sides of it is sub-alpine tundra vegetation. Very delicate and rare, and it does not repair itself easily or quickly.
Us muni folk have to show the world that we do not beat up the trails when we ride and that we subscribe to the philosophy of “Leave No Trace.” It is cool when we can be good ambassadors of the sport. Gives us greater cred and helps the powers-that-be make changes in land-use policy that will give us greater access to amazing single-track in the Whites.
If it all comes together for you, then you will have an extreme ride, and I will be jealous. Ha!
For sure it is a 12 year old thread but the issue stay the same today. The White Mountains is a beautiful area that needs to be preserved for sure but it is the only serious area in New England to hope a good DH ride.
It is a difficult balance to have acceptance from authorities/associations while still keeping riders responsible.
I even searched for placed dedicated to MTB and found a couple of MTB parks with lifts and lot of tracks. The problem: too strict regulations that prohibits everything but specific MTB specs (I got even one place telling me they accept only full suspension bikes !).
But if somebody knows nice trails to ride within the law and with a lot of fun, I would be more than happy to have the address/GPS coordinates/point on a map