Surviving the weather

Surviving the weather
  The canvas coverall are in! The crew took the afternoon to cover the BMX track, just in time for one heavy load of rain to pour when the last peg is planted. One lucky move we’ve there. We let the rain pour the track before venturing deep into the BMX track for some drainage ...

Post Tom-Nino

Post Tom-Nino
The Hottest day of the past 7 days! Tom arrived with a nice rain to cool the construction (thanks Tom!), and we are back to burning hot weather just after he left. The fillers crew continue to fill straight 3 and some part of straight 2. we figured we will do what we could but ...

BMX Day 6

BMX Day 6
Last Day for BMX Build Phase 1 With straight way 2 pre-dumped, we’ve Tom on the cat and another excavator helping with the  jumps shaping at straight way 2 The filler crew of 6 men still at the massive first table top when Tom started straight way 4 and later straight way 3. the small ...

BMX Day 5

BMX Day 5
With most of the structures shaped and straight away 1 and 2 foundation laid, we took the chance today to create some of the jumps. Dry soil is key to good compaction, and we are certain of that when we extract the rolled surface again and again just to air it.         ...

BMX Day 4

BMX Day 4
A Sunday morning work day. soil sites are dryer after the heavy downpour around Singapore yesterday. We spent a some times  auditing the right soil for the day, and the soil kept flowing in nicely to finish turn 1,2,3 and the straightaway 1. the main central earth drain system is readied by the end of ...

BMX Day 3

BMX Day 3
The track 4 big features are finally in place. We were hunting for good soil all morning, to make sure the right dampness of soil and consistency arrive on site. and the build accelerate once we hit the right process in filtering the soil from the wet one. the lunch time shower wet the site ...

BMX Day 2

BMX Day 2
Objectives : – clean up the start hill – Compact and shape Turn 1 – Pile up Turn 2 – Stockpile Turn 3 We started the day early as usual, with me and Tom taking the coordination and build of the BMX section, while Jason continue to lead the team of workers at the mountain ...

BMX Day 1

BMX Day 1
The first day of BMX Phase 1 Objective : marking the lines, pile up the start hill and turn 1. Tom Ritzenthaler arrived the day before and we jump straight into the BMX build phase Yesterday’s rain challenged the team to a muddy work site, but giving the earth the much needed moisture for shaping.   ...

Patching Up

Patching Up
  going back to the where we begin about 2 weeks ago, we’ve finally harvest enough rocks for this major build. yesterday’s effort covered the drain crossing effectively, and the works continue with the scattered rock section. This rock garden is build on the rather flattish area effectively allow a skilled rider to negotiate and ...

The A-line and the chicken line

The A-line and the chicken line
the ride into the feedzone never going to be an easy task. we’ve added 2 sections at the bottom of the slope, incorporating a technical line and a longish contour chicken line. the trail crew got better in these few recent day and they are really master mason when it comes to rock work. Jason ...