Daniel_SheetsTrailblazer

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Danville // Virginia

 
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I am almost 62 and have severe arthritis.I do ride 2-3 time weekly 6-12 miles each time on My home trails,Angler's Ridge.I will average 6-7.5 MPH on these trails.I like to venture out and ride other trails as often as possible,usually 7-10 times a year.usually I am camping and riding when visiting other trails.

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Daniel_Sheets   on Jan 15, 2017
added a review of Poinsett State Park
 

Very well built,marked ans maintained trails.Mostly flowing with not much climbing.My 8 year old grandson got in about 7 miles,so...

Very well build,maintained and marked trails.Nothing very difficult and almost no climbing.Lots of wooden features and flowing trails.
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Daniel_Sheets   on Dec 20, 2016
added a review of Backyard
 

I would rate a 5 if the trails were marked so would not do the same thing several times.The trails...
Daniel_Sheets   on Oct 23, 2016
updated Angler's Ridge conditions to
 

Plenty to choose from.Some of this trail (maybe about 3-4 miles) is narrow,steep and with tight switchbacks that surprise you.Most...
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The trail is a total of almost 6-miles.very Well marked and maintained.Nothing difficult or technical.I give 4 instead of 3...

The trail is a total of almost 6-miles.very Well marked and maintained.Nothing difficult or technical.I give 4 instead of 3...
Daniel_Sheets   on Aug 1, 2016
added a review of San-lee Park
 

Very well built and maintained singletrack.Good signage overall.The downhills lines are great and flow well.There is a campground,but it seemed...
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Daniel_Sheets   on Aug 1, 2016
added a review of Bear Bottom Loop
 

The best loop in the park system and very well marked and maintained.

Great well built trails that flow with the terrain.Almost no washed out places because of great water diverting trail building.Signage...
Daniel_Sheets   on Aug 1, 2016
answered a question about
 
About the best campground in Virginia.
Daniel_Sheets   on May 11, 2016
added a review of Allegrippis Trails
 

I was very impressed with this trail.The best thing about it was the water drainage is great because it was...
 

Built on privet land of around 100 acres and owned by Bob Norris presently around 10 miles of trails.Open to...
 
Thanks to everyone that helped make Angler's Ridge the # 1 trail in Virginia.Thanks most to all the trail crew...
Daniel_Sheets   on Nov 26, 2015
commented on a video of Angler's Ridge
 
Hidden Hollow is a 6 mile loop trail with many switchback,short steep climbs and great views.It is the newest trial...

A good Mt. bike ride is what you get from this trail.Nothing real hard or technical but fantastic views.

Short but sweet would be a good first review.A lot of good trail building in this small park.It is mostly...
Daniel_Sheets   on Jul 27, 2015
added a review of Rocky Knob Park
 

Three time riding this trail and each time the P B and J has been improve by trail workers each...
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Daniel_Sheets   on Jul 27, 2015
added a review of Sugar Hollow Park
 

First it is not a Mt. biking trail.This a good trail for bike riding.Lots of paved trails for easy pedaling...
Daniel_Sheets   on Jul 27, 2015
added a review of Steele Creek
 

These trails could be great if they had nicks cut to flow the water off the trail instead of down...
Daniel_Sheets   on Jul 27, 2015
added a review of Steele Creek
 

These trails could be great if they had nicks cut to flow the water off the trail instead of down...
Daniel_Sheets   on Feb 20, 2015
added a review of Peaks View Park
 

A very well built and marked trail system.Good flow and some technical areas.We totaled about 12 miles of trail.Four days...
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Daniel_Sheets   on Feb 20, 2015
added a review of Peaks View Park
 

A good trail almost in the heart of Lynchburg.Well build and good signage.Flowing and short easy climbs with an few...
 

i am reviewing compared to other rail trails not singletrack.A great riding trail with great views of mts and the...

Not really a mt. biking trail.It mostly follows route 58 to the Tenn. state line.It is however a decent trail...
Daniel_Sheets   on Oct 13, 2014
added a review of USNWC
 

Can't find a better maintained trail than this.It is well built to IMBA standards.Trails are one direction and it seems...

short trail with lots of twist and turns and good berms.very well built and maintained.Adding a few more miles and...
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 30, 2014
added a review of Seven Sisters
 

Seven Sisters is more of a hiking trail than a Mt. biking trail.Several hills are just too steep with loose...
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Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 30, 2014
added a review of Explore Park
 

Rode it several years ago when it was still keep up.At that time it was worth the trip of 1...
 

Mostly fire roads and horse trails.Not challenging for Mt. biking.OK to ride if you happen to be camping there.
 

One of the top five trails in Virginia.I have ridden all the top ten in Virginia.The best thing about it...
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 30, 2014
added a review of Cedar Ridge Chatmoss
 

Very well built trails with real Mt. biking flow.nice switchbacks and berms.Trails are well marked.A little under 7 miles of...
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 30, 2014
added a review of Belle Isle
 

Very good flow and views of the James River area.Need a little more signage to keep from dead ending.A real...
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 30, 2014
added a review of James River State Park
 

Not even a mt. biking trail.Mostly hiking and horses.Could have something here if not for the horses ripping it up....
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 30, 2014
added a review of Wolf Creek Trails
 

This trail is mostly for hiking,well the parts i could even ride were.Too many rocky areas to get a flow...
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 17, 2014
added a review of Northbank Trail
 

Good flow and nice use of limited space.Great views of James River and Richmond
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 10, 2014
added a review of Schaeffer Farms
 

First time riding this trail.It was rated #2 in MD.It is a great trail overall.The expert section is very good.Not...
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Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 10, 2014
added a review of Gambrill State Park
 

This trail is very rocky and for that reason i could only get in 4 miles on the Yellow loop.I...
Daniel_Sheets   on Sep 10, 2014
added a review of Greenbrier State Park
 

These are hiking trail that you can Mt. bike on.Most of it it is doable on a bike.some sections are...
 

Nobody else wants to review this trail,so I will.Most of this trail is not true Singletrack.I am guessing total miles...
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These trails are all true Singletrack.Weaving back and forth,going over humps and down in gullies and across creeks.Some tough climbs,but...
 

Three sections make up these trails.The lakeside area is easy and fun to ride about 7 miles.A well build trail.Near...
Daniel_Sheets   on Jul 6, 2014
added a review of Santos
 

One of the best trails in Fl.Not many hills in Fl. so My review is based on other flat land...
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A good trail for the tidewater area with way more hills than is expected.very good use of the terrain.Some sandy...
 

Nice downhill section.Around the top of the Mt. is pretty good with some good views.Trails at the bottom need some...

I am basing my review on other flat land trails.When building Mt. biking trails you need to take advantage of...

I base My reviews on other flat land trails.Ridden these trails three times.Each time they get a little better.The only...
Daniel_Sheets   on Jul 5, 2014
added a review of Iron Mountain
 

First i would like to say there are some great sections on this trail when You can get to them.Getting...
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Some of this trail,maybe 20% is doubletrack .taking that in consideration,the doubletrack is really very good and semi technical.The singletrack...
Daniel_Sheets   on Dec 20, 2013
added a comment on Giving Back: Mountain Bike Trail Building
 
That is very true,Here in southern Virginia in the foot hills We have built 35 miles of Singletrack within the...
Daniel_Sheets   on Dec 16, 2013
added a review of Croft Passage
 

Third time riding this trail.Some improvements are the trail marking signs and some good re routs around muddy sections.This trail...
Daniel_Sheets   on Dec 16, 2013
created a My Trails
 
list.
 

Everything I hoped it would be.Not too sandy,flat or swampy.Great trails no mater where they were located,but for Florida the...
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I love almost every aspect these are great trails.very good flow and well build berms.The technical section is very good....
Daniel_Sheets   on Dec 16, 2013
added a review of Walnut Creek
 

Very well build and maintained trails with great flow and a few climbs.Only drawback is too many roots exposed and...

What part of this trail is for the beginner?It is not very well marked.I get to ride some of the...
Daniel_Sheets   on Dec 16, 2013
added a review of Douthat State Park
 

The best climbing trail in Va.The downhills on either side of the road are great.getting to the top on either...
Daniel_Sheets   on Dec 16, 2013
added a review of Santos
 

Great flowing trails.I am 60 and not very fast but had to ride the more technical trails to get a...
 

Two times riding these trails,they deserve a good review,Very well built berms and good flow with just enough rock gardens...
Daniel_Sheets   on Mar 16, 2013
added a review of Buttermilk
 

Started on Bell Island and got in about 10 miles and broke two spokes on Buttermilk.It is a tough trail...
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Daniel_Sheets   on Mar 16, 2013
added a review of Buttermilk
 

Started on Bell Island and got in about 10 miles and broke two spokes on Buttermilk.It is a tough trail...
Daniel_Sheets   on Mar 16, 2013
added a review of Buttermilk
 

Started on Bell Island and got in about 10 miles and broke two spokes on Buttermilk.It is a tough trail...
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