Thursday, October 25, 2012

Minooka Trail Work Underway!

The first steps toward bringing mountain biking to Waukesha are now underway! After a year of planning, the physical work now begins. Last Sunday, Marty Weigel from Metro Mountain Bikers came out for a "trail work training day". We spent a good hour discussing safety, trail building techniques, and tool usage.


After that, it was off to the woods to build some single track!


After a couple hours, we had a nice section near completion.


There's still quite a bit more to do though, and if you want to help we'll be having another work day this Sunday morning. We'll meet in Minooka's Picnic Area 5 lot from between 8:30-8:45 and start working promptly at 9:00am til noon. Please email us (bikewaukesha@gmail.com) if you plan on coming or reply on Metro's event page so we know how many to expect.

Thanks to Waukesha County Parks and Metro Mountain Bikers for partnering with us on bringing mountain biking to Waukesha!
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Monday, October 8, 2012

Fright Hike Ride- Oct. 27th!


Halloween is coming up and what better way to spend it then getting out for a spooky bike ride? Once again, we'll be planning to ride out to Delafield for the the Lapham Peak Fright Hike on Saturday Oct. 27. Meet at the Steaming Cup between 5:30-6:00, we'll roll out at 6pm.

We'll take the Glacial Drumlin Trail out to Lapham Peak for the haunted hike, stop in downtown Delafield to eat after, then return back on the Lake Country Trail. The nice thing is, the round trip ride is about 90% bike path! The ride will be dark and spooky though, so bring a friend, lights, a helmet and dress warm as it's always a chilly ride back. No cost for the ride, Fright Hike admission is $5.

Hope to see you there!
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