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on 4/13/14 by tennant
 
  
Bicycle Post Trails
Avg Rating: (4.36 out of 5) 22 trail reviews
Difficulty: Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
Length: 10 miles Global Rank: #361
Tread: Singletrack Configuration: Loop
Ridden: 73 Wishlist: 44
11 trail check-ins Climb // Descend
+700 // -700 feet
Average Speed: 5.7 mph Average Time: 1hr 26min
 
 
 
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Description
This trail is private--trail permit must be obtained from Bicycle Post bikeshop in Greenville prior to riding (don't worry it's worth it). Trail is 10 mile loop. Very good trail to flow through with speed. Moderately technical in places, but nothing impossible even for beginners. A few climbs/downhills, log crossings, creek crossings--a little bit of everything. There is even a little "trick" section with a teeter totter, big log piles etc... Probably best trail east of 95 in NC. Races are held here on a regular basis. Visit Bike Post website (www.bicyclepost.com) for race schedule and more info.

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masterclean1 on November 10, 2013
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Review: Pretty good flow, even with the heavy rooted areas. The Swamp Trail area was really fun for me. Good trail for a good work out.

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suntzu1138 on September 28, 2013
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Review: Awesome, but little flow.

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facebookmtbriding on July 9, 2013
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Review: Technical trails but no flow.

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Raptor85 on April 10, 2013
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Review: Great trail system for the area. Swamp loop is the main trail and best maintained; it has lots varying terrain and elevation change. The other trails are good too and most branch off the main loop. Technical trail although it has enough flowy spots to keep it from feeling like a grind. Lots of roots.

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Americam on January 22, 2013
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Review: Trails were great although some of the obstacles need maintenance. Some of the bridges in BC Loop were rotting need repairing, just minor touch up work.

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duddetts11 on November 23, 2012
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Review: Awesome trail, as of late October, riding waivers and $ deposit box were available at the trailhead. Thanks to Bicycle Post bike shop for the maintenance of this trail system, that is in all honesty, a riders playground!! Sweet man made bridges and obstacles, good Singletrack, fast and flowy!. Something here for everyone. Stopped here on way to OBX from Atlanta. Just wish it was closer to home, but we'll be back!

Similar Trail: Cadillac in Tallahassee

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GungHo on April 8, 2012
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Review: Great trail with lots of variety. Well maintained. Recommend highly

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kingch06 on February 3, 2012
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Review: This is a very fun and challenging, in places, trail. Most of the trail is wooded with and is very pleasing to the eyes. It has several field entrances for races, which also act as bailout points (look for signs). The trail is very well maintained with a dedicated crew (the Bicycle Post).

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akgreer on April 22, 2011
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Review: Great trail had a good first 8 miles until we got to the sea-saw section and broke my ankle due to the fact I didn't have enough speed and had to bail off of it! Other than that it was great, looking forward to riding it again once I'm healed!

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bikecowboy on August 3, 2010
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Review: Been riding this trail every couple of months when I'm in the area for the last few years. I loved it from the first time I rode it. Don't worry that it's in the flat lands. It's a great little trail and gets changed quite often. I live and ride in WNC and look foward to riding it when I travel down that way.

Similar Trail: If you like this trail and come to the mountains, try the Bent Creek trails.

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CSMITH1 on April 5, 2010
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Review: Ride Post trail about once a week, the trail is in great shape with great direction signs. I enjoy riding the creek loop more advanced part. The trail has little jumps and a couple of big ones and one gab jump over a little stream, pretty cool looking. I think this trail is a must ride for a avid mt. biker.

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dagbo on March 18, 2010
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Review: About 10 miles of nice single track with a lot of small jumps and a great skills area in the middle. Also, very cool use of pallets to make an otherwise unusable area ridable.

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aabiking on October 26, 2009
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Review: Rode these trails for the first time Sunday during a 6hr endurance race. When I was planning the trip down for the race I kept thinking that these trails could not be exciting or technical at all because of the lack of mountain or even hills. Boy was I ever wrong. There were no long climbs but the terain constantly changed going up and down quickly and constantly, then adding the tight twisty sections, technical features (man made), and a few roots thrown into the mix made this a really fun trail. I would recomend this set of trails highly. The guy and gals in the local bike club (East Carolina Velo Cycling Club) and Bicycle Post Bike Shop put on a great race.

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el_guapo on February 7, 2009
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Review: I was the original submitter of this trail (John Public), but for some reason I cannot find my login nor does my old user name seem to exist now. WOW, things have changed. After graduating college and moving from Greenville adult life forced me into a 4 year vacation from riding. Now that I am getting back into it, I decided a must ride trip was to revisit the good ol' Post trails. I lived out here from 1999 - 2002 while in Greenville. At first I didn't even recognize where I was. Short Bridge road is now paved, and the land where alot of the trail was has been logged. I pulled up to the trail head, check out the info, and paid the upkeep fee. A few minutes later, I was off re-living sweet memories. Anyway, the trail is almost perfect. I would say that it is better now that it was when I first submitted it here. The trail flows but still has some of the technical sections to keep you on your toes. The best part of the original trail has been preserved (tracing the swampline) and gives for some excellent views while out there. More "trick" section exists now than ever did if that is your thing. Anyway, I can't say enough good things about the guys (I assume Eric and crew) that constantly maintain and build this trail making it one of the best in all of NC in my opinion. This is the best type of trail, it is never closed due to rain (annoying trend in Raleigh area), and night riding is allowed. I highly recommend everyone who can check out this trail. If you haven't been in a long time, then even better reason to go. Enjoy.

Similar Trail: Governor's Creek in Sanford probably most similar.

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Robert_Ost on July 28, 2008
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Review: Had a chance to ride this trail while on Vacation. Great singletrack. Fun to ride. Chris a Bike Post on Arlington is very helpful. Recomend ride if in Eastern Carolinal.

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patsfan on July 3, 2008
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Review: alot of short, but tough climbs* Review edited 7/3/2008

* Review edited 7/3/2008

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sjoerde on April 12, 2008
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Review: This trail is AWESOME I've ridden it 12 or more times now and there seem to be new additions every time I go! If you like big air you can find it here, if you like small climbs and fast desents this is the trail for you. Some parts of the trail are getting worn down and more and more roots are being exposed but the only make it more of a chalenge!

Similar Trail: pirrana pitt

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sideshow75 on January 26, 2008
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Review: Amazing trail given the areas general topography. Descent climbs and quick decents, mildy technical, but generally a great ride. I rode this trail several times as an agreaaive beginner and had little trouble, yet, as an early advanced rider, I am still enjoying my time riding on this trail whenever I get the chance.

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phollis52 on January 6, 2008
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Review: This trail has been constantly expanded and maintained by the MT bikers of EC Velo (www.ecveo.org) With recent (2007) additions the trail is now nearly 9 miles long with many challenging sections and somewhere around 600 ft of elevation per lap. Trail is in great shape, drains well after a rain and is never closed. Open to members of EC Velo (www.ecvelo.org) or at the local Bicycle Post shop or you can pay per ride to help the club pay the landowner for the annual fee he charges for trail use. There is a cash box at the trail head for day fees. Cars without a current EC Velo membership card or daily trail fee are subject to towing. Have fun but help the club pay for keeping this jewel of the east open to all of us.

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dovecom on July 11, 2007
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Review: Trail is currently 8.5 miles of flowing singletrack. Recent additions have been made due to area logging and these loops are still being ridden in but are still lots of fun. Trails can be a bit confusing but it's hard to get lost. Tighter and more technical than most E. Carolina trails the BP system is a lot of fun for beginners through experts. Several nice play areas and quite a few jumps. Definitely worth a trip to Greenville.

Similar Trail: Crabtree in Raleigh

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sthilde on March 25, 2006
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Review: A very fun trail. Suprisingly hilly for east carolina. Lots of roots. It has some cool jumps and even a teeter-totter. It has been logged a lot but new section of trail are being built. A great trail overall!

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MgyJeff on March 27, 2004
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Review: One of the best trails East of I-95. Home of the Monkey Chucker 24 Hr MTB Race, a great ride anytime!

Similar Trail: Piranha Pit, Havelock, N.C.

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