We made huge progress today—thanks to equal parts equipment and love.
The limiting factor has been getting enough dirt to the site. You can’t imagine how stoked I was to see this monster from Left Hand Excavating. What the City of Lyons trucks can move in a full day, this baby moves in one load. Game on!
Tomorrow:– More super-pro jump shaping thanks to Brandan. – Left Hand will start building the technical climb/descent. – Start placing the various jumps and rollers, as well as the pump track.
Massive dig/ride session. Most of the dirt should be placed. I hope we’ll be doing final shaping and testing.– We’ll start at 9 a.m. and go all day. Bring any tools you have: shovel, metal rake, tampers, McCleods, skid steerers … helicopter parking is available. – Bring your bike We need to burn in the lines, my friends. The rock lines are rideable now; the trick jumps will be ready tomorrow. – Lyons Bike Park is right next to Bohn Park in Lyons. Google map.
Mega huge thanks to
The growing list of rock stars: Doug, Jake and Scooter from Left Hand Excavating; Raul from Blue Mountain Stone; parks director Dave Cosgrove and the entire Lyons work crew; Glenn from Bitterbrush Cycles; Brandan Turman; Brian, John, Dominic from the Yellow Designs Stunt Team; Sam, Chad, Nick, Ian, the list goes on … and The Wife, who brought me lunch and looked hot.
For something like this, you need equipment and love. And we have both.
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