while we wait.

while we wait.

Hamburger Garden – feature for the audiences

Hamburger Garden - feature for the audiences
And with Hamburger Hill Climb completed, we moved on to build the rock feature that brings the ride back to the original trails. a rock feature is planned and with limited space for any chicken detour line, we have it simplified, low risk and low technicality feature that we hope to impress the audience grandstand ...

Upper Mac Climb – Day 3

Upper Mac Climb - Day 3
Long climb, long day. we’re almost done with this longish climb. 3 crew, 2 switchbacks, 2 straights in an afternoon, that’s hard labour! we kept 2 excavator running, with one filling up our ‘secret ingredient’, aka all kinds of everything, soil mixture into the dumper. and we’ve the other experience excavator hand moving various key ...

Work in progress … thanks for helping

Work in progress ... thanks for helping
We’ve stream of riders ‘invading’ the bike park during this build phase. Well for you guys out there who are itching to ride the trail, test the flow, we’ve to thank you for helping, i.e. “we won’t need any extra testing nor incidents at Tampines Bike Park for now”. The trail is littered with construction ...

creating climbs

creating climbs
manufacturing climbs out of 13metres elevation gain in Tampines Bike Park ain’t easy. we’ve to fool riders into thinking that they’ve climb higher as they count the switchbacks along the way. rolling contour trails longish legs and easy grade are the tools use to create these effect.    

drains, storm and the wet playbook

drains, storm and the wet playbook
The wet season is definitely in. the unfinished drains are all clog and filling up, forcing the 2 excavators that we’ve into drain digging work, connecting the unfinished drains before the next storm hits. we’ve rescue places with 1ft of water (technical zone) and have it cleared upon dam-breaking the drains to the main drain ...

Cleaning Up and Completing sections

Cleaning Up and Completing sections
Finally the sun is back. Today’s objective is to clean up all the past trail work left undone, complete sections in which we won’t need to re-visit later on. we finished the lower feedzone climbs, all the rock gardens, paving the left over routes to the feedzone, maximise a few dips and reversal to drain ...

Aviva 70.3 Ironman Singapore

Aviva 70.3 Ironman Singapore

Marathon route and spectator pathways

Marathon route and spectator pathways
A full day of rain again. took the chance to check the drainage, check the broken bridges and to-be-fixed marathon route.  

Rain Out Day

Rain Out Day
today is another typical day where passing rain, heavy 15-30mins of rain every 1hr, interrupt any kind of trail build. We took the chance to carve out backslopes and outslopes at the valley, work is simply interrupted but we fought on.