My Rocky Ride

WomanRider

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I know this is late, but I want to show some pictures of my ride last memorial day weekend.

My husband, my son and daughter, Randy, and myself went up to Drummond Island on on Sunday and I rode 29 miles of THE ROCK. This was my first time there and I was a little nervous because of all the horror stories I have heard. My husband rode an enduro there about 10 years ago, and spoke of the slippery slimmy rocks.

I encountered logs upon logs, rocks, and mud throughout. I have not mastered logs yet, and found 6 in a row was my limit as I struggled to get the bike over them. I am ok if they are under 6 inches and are touching the ground, but when they are bigger and not touching the ground I fight my bike over them. I can say I was exhausted at one point.

Some single line trails


 

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Me decending Marble head.




My Son, TJ, who had to take the toughest route.


At look out point Bruno, Randy (a family friend), and Myself
 

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That looks like fun! But you won't catch me there!!! I would smash myself into a rock or tumble down or something.
 
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Nice writeup and great pictures! It's really interesting to hear of places that have hills and rocks. Especially since there are no hills OR rocks for quite a ways where I live.

Where-abouts is this Drummond Island located roughly?

My boyfriend and I plan on taking a few trail rides (sometime...). However, none will be half as adventureous as your's I hope. Somehow I don't think my little Cr80 wouldn't do very well in the rocks.

Tolle'
 
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justalonewolf007 said:
Somehow I don't think my little Cr80 wouldn't do very well in the rocks.

Tolle'
Dont me so sure. My son has rode out there on a TTR90 when he was 8 yrs old. we did around 35 miles of trail/2-track. He loved every second of it. He beat the hell out of his poor little 90 but what the heck thats what they are for.
 

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Drummond Island is located on the far east side of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We did not even ride half of the trail there. There is a ferry ride to get over to the island. That is a cool experience as well.
 
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Of course if you have a few extra minutes you could always try Birch Hill. It's only 9 miles but it will give you a quick warm up for Drummond.