After 5 Year’s: Cuyuna!!

We finally made it!!

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Now, I was gonna rave about the trails, but after 5 year’s it hardly seems right; and would be redundant.
I will say… if you haven’t been, DO NOT WAIT any longer! 😉
The 7.1 miles this fine gentlemen

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Our two FatBikers with Mr. Aaron Hautala

lead us on early Saturday morning (as part of the #ForCuyuna event weekend) were stellar, and really wet MY appetite for more…. and I know, we as a family will be back soon! Maybe splitting our time between a Yurt stay and staying at TNBC.

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Both kids sucked it up and climbed the two biggest climbs on the trail system…. well, one singletrack the other an old hual road…. but they climbed and pushed a bit also. 😉 they aren’t afraid, and have become very adapt at pushing the big boy tires up old mine roads here at home….. 

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So…. good job my little fatbike freaks!!Ha Ha

Anyway, I mentioned the #ForCuyuna event…. which at some point and time since January 1st I had entered a contest via entering my email address through ERIK’S Bike and Board website.
Well Thursday morning I received an email with the subject line reading “CONGRATULATIONS:WINNER!”
I had to go retrieve it from my trash folder, after i thought about it for awhile…. I must’ve won something, right?
I laughed to myself and said yeah right!
Sure enough Steve Parsons was telling me I won 2 tickets to the event festivities. Woot Woot 👍
I replied… we have two MTBing kids, could we purchase 2 extra tickets?? Steve’s reply… “Joe we have two extra tickets, so two becomes four, enjoy the event with your family!” 
Thanks again to ERIK’S and Steve!!

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I’m learning to be a more talkative person when it comes to face to face meetings with people I talk to freely over the internet. Definitely a learning curve for my lone wolf nature; but a skill I’ll need to continue to get better at.
I like the fact when I do get the chance to talk with like minded individuals, we all seem to have the same goal in mind…. making our each individual trails systems and future trail systems the best they can be. Also to work separately,  but with the end goal of coming together to join as one to make Minnesota better for outdoor sports such as mountain biking….
Enough words, here’s the teat of our whirlwind day in pictures!!

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Zack was always trying stay on the Flying Finns wheel, but J and I did catch those two at certain spots.

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