Replacing the bridges on the lower part of the Red Trail has been an on-going process for about a year. Each time we have replaced or removed a bridge, we tried to make the trail a little more interesting. On Aug 7, about 15 BUMP volunteers made a significant change to the bridge right before you reach the BMX track. This bridge had a history of washing out and the area was showing signs of bad erosion. In keeping with out Build, Preserve, Ride, Maintain mission, we not only re-routed the trail to a new, better draining location, but went one step further and created
The developement of the BUMP Biking Complex took another step on Sunday, March 29. Volunteers showed up to start construction on our bike wash. It has a little bit of work left but should be done very soon. Thanks to all who showed up and pitched in. This is a much needed facilities upgrade and one that will minimize oil runoff into the nearby creek. It really looks great. It went well except for the freak accident of driving a 2 foot long rebar stake into a unknown 3/4 inch PVC pipe that fed an old water fountain where are future changing room now sits.