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By Flynny - Posted on 05 April 2014

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.

hours spent trail building

Whether with a bunch of mates or swing off a shovel on your own one aspect of mountain bike culture I find very enjoyable and rewarding.

Remember, if you don't dig you're not a mountain biker, just a road who is dirt curious

Matt P's picture

Nice bermage. However it looks like quite sandy soil. Will that last well or do you give it a lot of work to firm it up and then let it settle?

Flynny's picture

It actually has a good clay content. A nice bit of rain now then some sun to bake it and it will solid as bro

Flynny's picture

Had a good amount of moisture the last couple of days with some sunny bits in between.
Raced it tonight and it was like cement. Trails we have in this soil type do suffer more in extreme dry but it's definitely not sandy

StanTheMan's picture

Strava should come up with a device of measuring physical activity digging berms & building tracks. Track builders would get extra bonus points to achieve a goal. Then get a really cool free T shirt or something. Imagine how good & well kept all out favorite tracks would be?

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