Posts Tagged ‘Fruita Colorado’

More trail construction in Fruita

Singletrack Trails is working with COPMOBA, Grand Valley Trails Alliance, and the Grand Junction BLM FieldOffice to construct one more section of trail before winter hopefully arrives.  Even in the Grand Valley, it is eerie to be building trail in short sleeves and dry moondust in December. This trail will be an extension of Joe’s…

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PBR Trail construction continues

Another week of construction has been completed on the PBR Trail in Fruita, Colorado.  It was a week filled of more dust and wind.  It is not often you hear trailbuilders begging for the nearest rain cloud to produce moisture.  But that has been the mantra of the Singletrack Trails crew this week.  We need…

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Fruita Trail construction begins

Do your rain dance!  The soil is dry and dusty, but trail construction began today on 18 Roads latest addition.  Not many words to say after the day, but rain is our friend.  We need the moisture. Here are the photos:    

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Fruita Trail Flagging

The first part of the Pumptrack Trail was flagged last week.  James Flatten, long-time Singletrack Trails employee in the Junction area, and I went out to pin flag for the construction of the trail.  We focused on adding pumps in the flat areas, in-sloped turns to maintain speed, and areas to create progressive jumps.  At…

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Bringing more PBR to Fruita, Colorado

Starting in April, Singletrack Trails will be on the Colorado Western slope building more new trail in the North Fruita Desert. More commonly known as 18Rd, these trails have been a spring and fall destination for mountain bikers for nearly 25 years. Last summer, Singletrack Trails flagged several different routes for COPMOBA and the City…

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Flagging trails far and wide

The last couple weeks have been spent in the desert of Fruita, Colorado and the foothills near Boulder, CO. Sustainable trail construction begins with a well-thought out corridor flag line.  Working for the City of Fruita, Singletrack Trails flagged five different trail proposals in the North Fruita Desert, commonly known as 18 Road.  Two of…

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Fruita Bike Park-completed

The dirt has been watered and the jumps have grown.  The dirt sculpting and skills trail construction of the Fruita Bike Park is complete.  Now the irrigation system needs to be completed to grow the grass, parking lot finished, and an official name adopted. Sinlgetrack Trails finished up the construction of the  park on Friday,…

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Fruita Bike Park 4/25/11

Moisture is the tale of the last week during the construction of the Fruita Bike Park.  We never got shut down from working as the crew could shift from dirt shaping to skill trail construction.  But the weekend was a different story.  It rained most of Saturday and Sunday while we were off.  The forecast…

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Fruita Bike Park 4/11/11

The first week of construction is completed for the Fruita Bike Park in Fruita, Colorado.  It was a chaotic week to organize the park, install straw wattle for the stormwater management, and get dirt moving in the right direction.  A threatening weather forecast hand us on our toes most of the week, but the rain…

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Upcoming Project: Fruita Bike Park

Singletrack Trails will be working in Fruita, Colorado next month constructing the Fruita Bike Park. This project will be completed in time for the Fruita Fat Tire Festival starting April 28th. We have a tight time frame to build this, but the site is be prepped by the City of Fruita Public Works right now…

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