Trail Talk - New Builds :) Cwmcarn, Gawton, Stoughton, Deers Leap and more!

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S February 04, 2018

Welcome to Trail Talk for February 2018. The theme this week is new build! 

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Wales

CWMCARN AWARDED INVESTMENT FOR 3KM OF NEW TRAILS

Cwmcarn Forest has been awarded £160,000 in funds from Caerphilly council and the Welsh Government to create up to 3km of new trails as well as new signage for the existing footpaths. 

England

GAWTON GRAVITY HUB ARE BUILDING 2 NEW TRACKS

Gawton Gravity Hub in West Devon has two new exciting track builds underway. The  2 new tracks will be called Valhalla & Rooty Rutz. In addition, they are revamping their classic HSD Red Track.


STOUGHTON DOWNHILL NEW BUILD

Stoughton Downhill during the summer of last year supercharged their trademark Vale trail to a black adding 4 new gap jumps. Well, there's more afoot!


DEERS LEAP HAVE 3 NEW NEAT PROGRESSIVE DROP OFFS

Deers Leap Park Mountain Bike XC trails and skills park are just south of East Grinstead in Sussex. They now have three new progressive drops that look pretty sick. 

 

FENCING STARTS TO GO UP AROUND LONG VALLEY MOD AREA. CONCERNING TIMES!

If you are a local rider of the 65km of trails in the Long Valley area in NE Hampshire your heart probably recently sank as fencing started to go up around this Military of Defense land.


BIG PLANS AHEAD FOR THE PENDLE BMX AND PUMP TRACK

In July 2015 iBikeRide spoke to the Pendle BMX/Pump Track community. These volunteers had kicked off a project to see their local track in Lancashire rebuilt. Well, 2.5 years on the build is about to commence. 

 

General

GET INVOLVED WITH THE ‘TAKE CARE OF YOUR TRAILS’ WEEKEND 7-8TH APRIL 2018

Now in its 3rd year, IMBA Europe's ‘Take Care of Your Trails’ Weekend is back for 2018. Taking place on the 7-8th April.

 

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