Posts Tagged ‘Grand Junction’

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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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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Trails by Singletrack Trails in the press

Last fall the final issue of Mountain Bike magazine published an article entitled “The Best New Trails”.  Singletrack Trails was fortunate enough to have two trails make the list of ten. Check out the list here. Free Lunch was built by Singletrack Trails in partnership with Bicycle Colorado, COPMOBA, IMBA, and the Grand Junction BLM.…

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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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Singletrack Trails in the press

The Lunch Loop Bike Park, that Singletrack Trails completed in the fall of 2010 with COPMOBA and the City of Grand Junction, was recently reviewed in Elevation Outdoors. Check out the article here. Be sure to check out Devon Balet’s site also.

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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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Lunch Loop Bike Park Completion

It was the middle of May 2010 when the first discussion of constructing a bike park at the Tabeguache Trailhead in Grand Junction, Co came was put on the table.  On October 16, 2010, COPMOBA held the grand opening of that bike park.  A very tight timeframe to complete a project with so many obstacles…

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Bike Park Construction

The construction of the Lunch Loop Bike Park has been cruising along over the last couple of weeks.  Today is the final day of construction before the Grand Opening on October 16th at 9am. This update is going to be brief with the promise of a more detail final post next week.  The pumptrack, dirt…

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