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Queensbury // New York


About Me

Like to ride singletrack with my Welsh Terrier Archie

My Bikes

David Matthews   on Aug 30, 2019
added a review of Fairground Trails

These new singletrack trails in East Poultney are the best. Professionally built...technical climes and descents, flow and go, there is...
David Matthews   on May 9, 2019
added Cliffhanger
Excellent climbing trail long slate ridge to the top with views west and even a handmade bench for a break....
Vermont mountain bikers have their S------T together for sure. The amount of new trail development on private land is just astounding so kuddos to the this model of club development and sustainability. The regional cooperation I see in the Rutland county region is amazing and the single track just keeps getting better and better. We've…
David Matthews   on Nov 29, 2018
commented on The Best 2019 Trail Bikes
No mention of the Devinci Django?
David Matthews   on Nov 19, 2018
added a review of Endless Brook Trails

Endless Brook trails are a hidden gem. Flowy singletrack with a couple of good hill climbs. Well mapped and marked....
David Matthews   on Nov 5, 2018
added a review of Merry Go Round

Awesome flow trail that's part of the new Fairgrounds trail system (Slate Valley Trails) near East Poultney. Professionally built, this...
David Matthews   on Nov 5, 2018
added Merry Go Round
Up an down supper flowy single track that meanders through woods and field and even a good old Vermont Sugar...
The sport must follow the demographic trend of older riders wanting to continue riding into their senior years. I've got two pals in their 70's riding with our group and they love it. Can't see any negatives. Gonna get one in a few years.
David Matthews   on Jun 16, 2018
added 2 photos.
David Matthews   on Jun 16, 2018
added a review of Brant Lake Bike Park

Brant Lake is awesome single track that climbs high atop the ridge adjacent to the The Hub Bike Repair Shop...

Just wanted to update Gurney Lane Trail System in Queensbury, NY. Now up to a total of 12 miles of...
David Matthews   on Sep 30, 2017
added a review of Lippman Park

Awesome trail system with lots of flow on the lower and more rocks and roots up higher. Totally enjoyed the...
David Matthews   on Sep 25, 2017
added a review of Millstone Hill

Awesome trail system. Lots of fun features, technical, some bermed flow, and losts of roots. There are three separate trail...
David Matthews   on Sep 25, 2017
added a review of Cady Hill

Make sure you ride Bears and Florence. Super fast flowy fun descent. Overall great trail system with a little bit...
David Matthews   on Sep 3, 2017
added a review of Fox Park

It's either up oe down and old school technical. Beginners will be doing the hike and bike. Okay, but average...
David Matthews   on Aug 30, 2017
added a review of Pine Hill Park

Awesome day of riding at Pine Hill Park: the singletrack was sweet: Rembrandt's Brush, Stegasauraus, Svelte Tiger, Outlook- all of...
David Matthews   on Aug 27, 2017
updated Hardy's Hill conditions to
David Matthews   on Aug 10, 2017
added a review of Hardy's Hill

Awesome 2 mile singletrack uphill climb in this new system of trails called Endless Brook. Hardy's Hill is the penultimate...
David Matthews   on Aug 10, 2017
added Hardy's Hill
2 mile, bermed switchback climb to a great view of Lake St. Catherine.

For summer of 2017 Gurney Lane has added 3 new trails, two of which are one-way, flowy, bermed, short but...

These trails are marked pretty well, flowy in spots, tighht and twisty in other spots. You can get a good...
David Matthews   on Sep 5, 2016
added a review of Grey Ghost Bicycles

#1 shop in the Glens Falls-Lake George region. Top notch repairs and service. Triatholon, road, and mountain experts. Cannondale, Giant,...
David Matthews   on Sep 5, 2016
added Grey Ghost Bicycles
Grey Ghost Bicycles
David Matthews   on Aug 8, 2016
added 3 photos.
3rd Annual Churney Gurney Mt. Bike Races and Festival. Augst 7, 2016 Choose from 6, 12, or 18 miles All categories: Pro,...

Intermediate trails for the most part. Machine built flow trails (50%) and hand built single-track (50%). Great 10 mile trail...
David Matthews   on Jul 24, 2016
added a photo of Gurney Lane trails
New signage at Gurney Lane trail junctions.
Yeah, Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield is awesome!
David Matthews   on Oct 20, 2015
added 4 photos.
Trail work day
David Matthews   on Sep 19, 2015
added 2 photos.
Rock Buster Trail
David Matthews   on Sep 2, 2015
added a review of Saratoga

Rocks, roots, drops, twisty, up and down...all VERY technical. Humbled by this old school Eastern trail system. Not for the...

Trail system is intermediate. Great place for newbies to increase skills. A couple of challenging climbs and descents. Not too...
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