Collies has entered the mountain bike community in full swing by hosting a MTB trail forum. It was about bringing professionals to grass roots advocacy and building good relationships with land managers
The day started with local speakers talking about their trail systems and…Continue
Posted on June 26, 2012 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment
The June storms have wrecked havoc on the local trails around Collie, with Debris and trees all over the trails.
The Collie MTB riders were quick to get into action for a clean up after the worst of the weather had finished.
About 10 riders took some time out, and gave Rays trail a big clean up. Rakes, shovels, axes and chainsaw in hand had the trail looking like new with several hours work…Continue
Posted on June 14, 2012 at 2:52pm — 3 Comments
The 2012 WA State Trails Conference was held at the University of WA on the 25th of May. The talks were held at various locations on campus, making sure we got our 15 minutes of exercise for the day by walking between the various venues. With close to 200 delegates in attendance, it was by far the largest State Trails Conference yet.
International guest speaker Dafydd Davies was the star attraction for the day. He talked about sustainable trails, planning, frame work and using trails…Continue
Posted on May 30, 2012 at 10:42am — 3 Comments
Pile rd trails turns 11 years old
The lennard mountain bike trails commonly known as the Pile rd trails has just had its birthday this week turning 11 years old. It was officially opened on the 18th March 2001.
The original trail which was used for racing was the butchers trail. XC racing were held on the butchers trail for about 10 years previous, taking us back over 20 years of history of mtb riding at the pile rd location.
Down hill races were held down Millbrook…
Posted on March 27, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment