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    Help fight to keep this trail

    San Diego is about to lose one of it's gems, located in carlsbad, this small trail offers TONS of techincal riding that can not be found anywhere else in Socal. Please sign the peittion to help keep our trails

    http://www.rideflightline.com/

    This is what you will help save, it was all built by ONE man and he's still improving it every week. He has been building this trail for the past 4 yrs.










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    Why are they getting rid of it?
    "Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb."
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    got the climbing bug jsigone's Avatar
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    I signed this on another site. Too much of this is going on in california.

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    it is a VERY FUN but VERY VERY technical trail, those hairpins are just large enough for the guys 17" elesworth truth setup. I got a good scar on the to of my knee cap from that trail. LOVE IT I'm gonna hate to see it go.

    The stuco wire you see in the corners are for traction so it doesn't became a sand box or have heavy bracking bumps.

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    what's threatening it? houses or golf?
    "When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return." - Leonardo daVinci

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    got the climbing bug jsigone's Avatar
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    houses, business.............mostly the CITY. it's on city land and is deems a hazard. Even though it's etched on the side of the hill of C'bad PD, the police them selves ride and run this trail.

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    where do I go to sign?

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    got the climbing bug jsigone's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsigone
    houses, business.............mostly the CITY. it's on city land and is deems a hazard. Even though it's etched on the side of the hill of C'bad PD, the police them selves ride and run this trail.

    i hate carlsbad. that city has raped just about every inch of land they have. it used to be such a great place with so much open space.
    i'm amazed that they can be so overdeveloped, yet they can't seem to be able to afford to have their damned stoplights adjusted correctly. f them.
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    got the climbing bug jsigone's Avatar
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    yes, c'bad is the worst. All went downhill after the city gave up that land where the old raceway was. Now they filled that hole and put homes there.

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    sent a (revised) e-mail. looks like a fun trail. hope its still there for me to try some day.

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    it's a very fun place, need to know how to ride TIGHT lines, coz some of those ladders have 5ft+ drops into the creek below.

    I hope it's here too in the future. Only time will tell.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsigone
    it's a very fun place, need to know how to ride TIGHT lines, coz some of those ladders have 5ft+ drops into the creek below.

    I hope it's here too in the future. Only time will tell.......
    if tony hawk couldn't help save a historic carlsad property, i don't think a petition will stop that city from plowing a bike trail under.

    i swear, oceanside's govt. may be corrupt, but carlsbad is controlled by a bunch of *****s(hoarz). and i mean that in the nicest way.
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    Has anyone contacted the Sierra Club? They are actually cooperating with mountain bikers on some ocassions when it keep urbanites from sprawling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsigone
    yes, c'bad is the worst. All went downhill after the city gave up that land where the old raceway was. Now they filled that hole and put homes there.
    I used to race motocross and go to the Grand Prix's at the carlsbad raceway long ago and was bummed to see it closed down.
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