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Nov 09

Patching Up Les

High quality trail fairy work =/

Last month we began work on finishing the bottom section of Les’1 which unfortunately Clixby’s ran out time to complete. The existing line was straight and very slippery with mud. We added an extra corner with the intention of adding more as we worked our way down the trail. Unfortunately some small-minded individuals decided they …

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Sep 28

Go Snake

Before

Carrying on from our evening session a couple of weeks ago, we cracked on with adding some curves to the ‘Black Track’ today. We had a few returning members join us today too which was great to see. Bill, Matt, Lindsey and Gary all coming along to get involved once more. The felling is still …

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Sep 12

Guisborough Evening Session

Where's the trail gone?

We held our 1st evening trailbuilding session in a long time last night. The hope was to get some new faces along as lots of people claim not to be able to make a weekend dig due to family, work, etc. There were no new faces. So a crew of usual suspects cracked on with …

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Aug 10

Guisborough August Maintenance Day

Black Track - Guisborough

Its August but that’s not scaring the rain away. With possible storms due for this months dig day a few people were put off coming along. In the end it was just myself and Sean, but as always I was suprised at just how much we got done. Due to the lack of volunteers we …

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Jul 20

Sweating it out in the Sauna at the Dalby dig day

We knew at before we started today that it would be a small crew as we move into the summer holidays. But it just goes to show its not the numbers that matter but the dedication. So in what can only be described as a sauna it was an amazing effort from Stuart, Steve, Robert, …

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Jul 13

A Great Day For Ducks

Les'2 berm

Having looked at the weather forecast beforehand I was expecting rain around dinnertime at Guisborough, so that would give us plenty of time to sort the last berm on Les’ 2. The weather gods had different plans however. As we arrived on-site just before 10am the light drizzle started. Not too bad we thought, we …

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Jun 15

Forget the footie, get trail building

2014_Dalby_June_rake

We weren’t expecting a huge turnout for the June dig day at Dalby when we realised that the first England game of the world cup would be shown late the night before. So it was no surprise that there were only 6 volunteers. Mind you I’m sure it can’t all be blamed on the World …

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Jun 08

SingletrAction Guisborough June Dig Day

Well it was a bit of a solo effort at Guisborough today. Wandered up with a nice lady who is interested in joining us at some future digs, but being only me there wasn’t much for me to show her, so we had a good chat and she left me to it. The undergrowth is …

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May 18

Anyone for Oblivion?

The trail opened out

It was the monthly dig day up at Dalby today and while it was slightly cut short by the SingletrAction AGM and the track barrow running out of fuel we still managed to get so good work done. Section 31 also known as Oblivion was the target for the day carrying on from where we …

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Apr 23

The clocks have gone forward!

Drainage at the bottom of the Black

So what if they have, I hear you say, well it means that with the lighter nights and we can start our evening raids on the trails at Stainburn. We made our second visit this week to finish revamping the drainage at the end of the Black and Aldo’s so hopefully we have solved the …

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