18 January 2017 | By billy1979
Keep up to date with all the latest mountain bike trail news as we unearth the latest developments and gossip with our Trail Build Heros rolling news service.
Last updated: 18th January 2017
The SingletrAction volunteer crew have been busy again at Dalby Forest developing the first half of what will be a new 220 metre red graded section of trail.
The first section which these pictures show is about 120m long. Its a will be red section. It starts like a pump track then follows up with a couple of stone step downs with several berms to finish. The second section with be a run of tabletops, but these a fair way off yet, that will make the whole thing about 220m The first section should be open by the spring at the latest.
Great to see the mountain bike trails at Hemlockstone getting the support of the local council with their new signage at the top of the hill.
URGENT! Sheep hill boardwalk has collapsed on Gisburn Forest Bike Trails and will be closed for many months while its all replaced. Please follow the diversion!
Pumptrack specialists Velosolutions are back in Scotland and work is now underway shaping up the latest creation in Edinburgh.
The pumptrack and skills area at the Forest of Dean is starting to take shape! It goes without saying - please stay off the area!!! It will be ready soon enough ; )
The new mountain bike skills area currently being built at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Mountain Bike centre, near Aberystwyth in Mid Wales looks to be coming on a treat!
The last bit of the new red graded downhill trail at Revolution Bike Park is looking tasty from the air.
The trail crew at Wind Hill Mountain Bike Park are there from sun rise to sun down working to hopefully bring you an amazing bike park opening end of January, subject to weather conditions on the build, keep an eye on this page for updates on that!
Stoughton Downhill trail team have realised whilst riding other trail centres over the last couple of years, that 'The Vale' isn't really a black run. Therefore are planning on making their Black trail a TRUE Black trail. The top section of the track will be closed first, this will be from Wednesday 11th Jan 2017. Signs will be in place, please can everyone adhere to this whilst we carry out the maintenance and changes.
The trail crew at Havok Bike Park have some tasty new berms for you to rail on Dark Red trail.
SingletrAction Trail Building Group have started marking out and clearing the vegetation for the new pump track at Stainburn Forest.
WORK has been completed on the first phase of a BMX project for riders in Pendle and Burnley at the Steven Burke Sports Hub.
The Glentress Trailfairies have been hard at it again repairing the jump on Hit Squad Hill part of the red graded trail at Glentress Trail Centre.
The Red 8 section at Swinley Forest appears to be coming on nicely.
Work has started on a new freeride track at Caersws DH Bikepark aiming to have loads of flowing big berms, pump rollers, gaps, tabletops, senders, hipped berms ...this lines got smiles all the way down...
Over the past couple of weeks the Dyffryn Conway Trail Crew have been busy at Antur Stiniog developing a new section that branches off Black Powder Downhill Trail.
We have just heard the great news that the Black Mountains Cycle Centre in South Wales have been awarded retrospective planning permission.
Collective Training are currently building a short section of more technical trail at Lochore Meadows CP this week, making the most of any elevation changes they can find by building more challenging optional lines.
The Penmachno mountain bike trail team have been putting in the hours on Loop 2 this winter. Hopefully you will notice the improvements in 2017.
Looks like Bike Park Wales have a new trail opening soon! More news coming soon.....
Trail building company Architrail have been fixing up a few sections around Ashton Court last week. The Quarry Trail is now fully resurfaced and they've sorted out the angle of these drops too!
Last weekend Hamsterley Forest saw the official opening for their latest mountain bike trail built in memory of Neil Polson who died last September.
The trail crew at the Flyup 417 Bike Park have been working hard making some changes to the indoor dirt jump barn! Tables have been made easier, pumptrack added with loads of optional lines. Looks sick!
The black trail at Haldon Forest near Exeter has been reopened!! Trees cleared, brash cut back and the welcome return of their most extreme trail to ride! Enjoy.
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