Phase 2 BMX – Day 4 The Longest Day

one epic day for Tampines Bike Park.

the RIDE

the RIDE

 

We’ve about 30 crew on the track for most of the day, today is the big day where the asphalt turn get its distinct black surface.

we’ve 120 tons of hot asphalt, 13 crew all ready for ‘hot feet’  session racking the track as we get the burning hot tarmac poured, 6 film crew and 2 camera personnel, 3 BMX turns to pave, 3 supervisors, 4 compactors, 3 excavator operators, 2 Dirtraction’s crew, a few visit from SYOGOC personnel, countless coordination phone calls SSC-SYOGOC-Contractors, 1 asphalt expert, 1 crazy golf buggy, 1 cement startgate platform to design and 12hrs of continuous work symphony conducted by Tom himself.

 

mobile water supply for turn 3

mobile water supply for turn 3

 

Compacting for production

Compacting for production

 

turn 3 almost ready to be compacted, buggy is taken apart for streamlining

turn 3 almost ready to be compacted, buggy is taken apart for streamlining

 

hot racking at turn 3

hot racking at turn 3

 

Tom showing how we should rack it

Tom showing how we should rack it

 

graffiti art on turn 3

graffiti art on turn 3

 

tom compacting turn 2 himself

tom compacting turn 2 himself

 

start hill carved up for starter zone, and start gate

start hill carved up for starter zone, and start gate

 

hot tarmac from the tap

hot tarmac from the tap

 

excavator assisted asphalt laying

excavator assisted asphalt laying

 

clear hot sky for the day, we asked for it we got it!

clear hot sky for the day, we asked for it we got it!

 

turn 2 nicely compacted, with the dark cloud looming behind

turn 2 nicely compacted, with the dark cloud looming behind

 

newest ride in Tampines Bike Park, Bumpy Buggy Berm Ride.

newest ride in Tampines Bike Park, Bumpy Buggy Berm Ride.

 

turn 1 halfway 'painted'

turn 1 halfway ‘painted’

 

work move on as the sky move towards sunset

work move on as the sky move towards sunset

 

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last load of hot asphalt at 8-9PM assisted by various machinery lighting.

last load of hot asphalt at 8-9PM assisted by various machinery lighting.