Posts Tagged ‘pumptracks’

Two Moon Photos

Here are a few more photos of the pumptrack trail at Glendo State Park’s Two Moon Campground.  This is a short section of trail in the Two Moon Trail Complex that will allow mountain bikers to translate the skills of the pumptrack to the linear form of a sustainable trail.  More photos can be seen…

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Two Moon Progression Area

During the month of August, the Singletrack Trails crew worked hard at creating sustainable mountain bike trail alternates to the trails in the Glendo State Park Two Moon Complex.  These trails are a series of segments that provide loop opportunities to the campers to ride right from the campsite.  Families will be able to fill…

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Glendo State Park Construction Begins

Singletrack Trails began construction at Glendo State Park in Wyoming recently to create more sustainable shared-use trails. This project is a continuation of the work that we completed in 2010.  Glendo State Park is 100 miles north of Cheyenne, WY and 1.5 hours from Curt Gowdy State Park. Work this year will concentrate on building…

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Granby Ranch Pumptrack

The base area pumptrack at the Granby Ranch Bike Park is complete.  The lifts start turning in a couple days and the work near the base is coming to fruition.  This pumptrack is simple in layout, but complicated in the amount of ways you can ride it.  Definitely a lot of imaginative lines in it.…

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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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Ridgway Pumptrack

In early October, Singletrack Trails’ resident flow farmer James Flatten made his way down to Ridgway, Colorado to work on a hybrid pumptrack construction project.  A hybrid project is one where many different parties help to supply parts to complete the project.  In this case Ridgway local Sara Ballantyne organized the permissions from the Town…

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Back at Curt Gowdy’s Middle Kingdom

We are back at Curt Gowdy State Park in Wyoming to build two more segments of trail in the Middle Kingdom area.  The Singletrack Trails crew has an eye to the west as we try to complete this project before winter shows up, which can happen on a sunny 70deg day in Wyoming. The goal…

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