The new skinny bridge

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 createdRead More →

Troop 119 builds the changing room at the South Trailhead

The changing room is almost done. The Boy Scouts of Troop 119 were on hand in full force on Saturday to do the next phase of construction on the room. With the help of 20 or so volunteers, they were able to get the majority of the work done. Only benches, additional paneling and painting remains. Thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Andrew Tucker, the Scouts and their chaperones for coming out to help. This room is a much needed facility for our cycling community.   While the major portions of the change room were being built, Mark Richman, Frank Gable, PeterĀ  Spatafora, Jim Boman, BrianRead More →