Anyone interested in a Mahlon ride sat @ 9:30am? I going to ride about 12 to 15 miles, moderate pace, a few stops.
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yeah, i know. i lived there for almost two years. it was fantastic! i was walking distance to fenway (or three T stops) and i saw like 16 sox games. i wish i was more into riding when i was there, but working for anheuser-busch i was a lot more into drinking. the only riding i really did was when i was training for my triathlons (sprints, not full...and i was in the clyde class even then!).heythorp said:Boston is a great city. Bring the bike some nice riding up there.
Yikes! Way more scary than bear.Stan LeCupp said:While riding Mahlon today I stumbled on a wild cat crossing the trail.It's tail was long which rules out a bobcat.Not real big, about the size of a medium size dog.
From the pictures I've looked at it resembles a small mountain lion, but they aren't supposed to live around here right?looked like one anyway.Very cool sight to see!
This was interesting.Mountain lions and the east coast.smarencik said:there is a cat that fits the description of a mountain lion that has been spotted in a devlopment in sparta off glenn road. the woods from that area eventually tie in to the wma and mahlon dickerson. i can't shake that story of the 2 mtn bikers in callie that were attacked by a mountain lion - -1 was killed, and the other was being dragged into the woods by her head, but was saved by her friend and another biker.
a small mountain lion will get bigger, makes me really tentative about riding md alone. btw, did you find the new stuff you were looking for?
The trail is on the saffin pond side.From headley overlook area head down the steep doubletrack. keep right and follow trail over bridge. then climb for a while. Before you head down the rock section it's on the left.There's a few stones piled up next to trail.smarencik said:is it worth searching out? if so, could you pm a general location? what side of the park did you see that cat?