trail inventory

after 2 full weeks of trail building at Ketam Mountain Bike Park, Joey and me took a stroll with Andrew, Angela and Wayne, riding what we build, and marking some of the future todo and prepare for our work report. 2 big sections that need some further work include that bad turn at ‘Rock N ...

Kent Ridge Season 3

If trail building is like any TV series, we are into Kent Ridge Trail season 3. the end of August marked the start of new trail initiative, we targeted small touch up and reroutes on parts of the original lines that will not survive any riding season. Today, I get two new faces into the ...

le cote de foug̬re Рthe fern hill

The fern hill is finally looped. Alvin and Liyana together with 4 other labour force, get things going by looping the top of the hill back to the original trail. This new stretch of single track is well cutted, containing a breath-taking downhill rocky opening, sweet single track for any newbies, with some simple dropoff ...

divert and switchbacking

Yes a new section is carved out today. a few reason for this, to divert from the usual park walkway to preserve some of the flora available to create a better flow to the ride line to do so, a big bridge is done up. This bridge formerly known as MB200 in my posting is ...

post rain evaluation

With my walking buddy, we took a stroll along the trail to check for water catchment, flows and for any items to be fix. The first part of the trail is now lined up with concrete lining. These will be painted brown later on. Most of the rhythm section is pretty dry and the upslopes ...

Bakau lining and mallet

A short 1 hour walk and survey. Primary objective is to cut through the Bakau steps, mallet them out for the wheelbarrow to go through the next day.

trail armoring starts now

The granite chips are finally here. With the granites chips being poured on the trailhead in big cubic metres, Max, Nik, Alvin, Chew take the chance to route the trail from ‘yellow space‘ to ‘triple junction‘. I pop by just in time to see the section and ride through the proposed route first hand. Indeed ...

meeting and race procedures

Just like any other meetings, things get tied down and some new question raised. The race and adoption plans are made ready, with various National Parks people coming for the meeting with a few of us from SACA, so to come up with a plan. Indeed some papers and clarifications are needed here and there. ...

bridge completion

With the roadies’s bridge incomplete, Chew, KeeMeng, Justin and Nik pop by for a full days work to get it completed. Timberman KeeMeng and Knotting Justin get the work done with Chew putting in his bit on sitting and securing the bridge. the completed Roadie’s bridge is one nice piece of work, totally blending into ...

Moss hill

A full recce day. Jaymes (Sporting Spectrum), Max, Liyana (National Parks Board) and me join 3 of the park workforce in a recce trip up the ‘Moss Hill’. This is certainly the highest place this trail will ever reach. we got to the ‘summit’, and I went all the way down to the drain, walk ...