Articles in the Dirt Jumping Category
Dirt Jumping, Events, Featured, Headline, Trailwork »
Cunningham Park, Queens
October 24 & 25 from 9:00am – 3:00pm
Join us for a massive trail work party to maintain and improve the pump track. If enough people show up we will build a small flow pump line for kids in the same general area. Come help sling dirt and learn from the pros. We can use a few plate compactors, if you have one for us to borrow let us know.
Jim Dellavalle and Jim Martinez from Dellavalle Designs will be donating their time to help supervise and dig. Come down …
Cycling Issues, Dirt Jumping, Featured, Headline »
Right now, the staff at Brooklyn Bike Park are hard at work, preparing for a landmark season…..and YOU can help!
Last year you helped open the most unique bike park in New York City, and the first legal off-road bike facility in the borough of Brooklyn. This season, consider how your gift can help reinforce that foundation. Brooklyn Bike Park is now a 501c3 non-profit, and your contribution is tax Deductible.
Check out some of what we’re putting together at the park;
New clay cap over the entire track, and …
Dirt Jumping, Events, Featured »
Cycling Issues, Dirt Jumping, Headline, Trails, Trailwork »
ITS BEEN A FEW WEEKS SINCE WE LAST POSTED…… But the time is near. After some small delays in May, the Brooklyn bike park has seen a full transformation. The finishing touches are being put into place over the next two weeks and opening day is now scheduled for early July -But there’s one small hangup.
Insurance costs for bike parks come at no small cost, We are asking you to help us pull through this one last hurdle, to bring you the most unique experience you can have on a …
Dirt Jumping, Headline, Trails, Trailwork »
Two Trees Management Announces Interim Community Uses for Domino Site-E
Empty lot will be transformed into exciting community space with an urban farm, reading room, bike course and more!
Two Trees Management Company has announced the creative community uses that will occupy Site E of the Domino Sugar property. What is currently a vacant 55,000-square-foot lot on Kent Avenue between South 3rd and South 4th Streets will be transformed by two independent operators into a neighborhood destination with a community farm, bilingual reading room, community green space, family-friendly …
Dirt Jumping, Featured, Trailwork »
You gotta hand it to our local mountain bike community. Over 45 volunteers turned up this past Saturday at Cunningham Park in Queens to help repair the extensive damage to the Jetline jump line and Thrilla trail. Hats off to Mike Vitti, Jimmy Martinez and the whole crew, who moved countless wheelbarrows of dirt and rocks, and rollered, tamped and reshaped the entire both lines after an unknown group of vandals systematically dismantled them sometime late last Sunday.
Dirt Jumping, Featured, Photos, Trailwork »
The Highbridge trails got spanked right on Sunday, with eleven people volunteering an unprecedented 40 hours of labor. All of the back trails were raked, and vigorous poison Ivy cut back, and the DJ’s got a face-lift with a spankin’ new roll-in and a base for the first jump in the new beginner line!
Dirt Jumping, Events, Headline »
Dirt Jumping, Events, Headline »
That’s right MTB movie fans- 200 of you were there for our 2008 Seasons movie premiere from this same talented filmmaking crew. Now the veterans of the Collective are back with a new company (Anthill Films) and a new movie (Follow Me!) that promises to deliver the hottest mtb footage of 2010. And we’re doing another premiere, right here in NYC, on Saturday, April 24th, at the EMS flagship store down in SoHo.
Cycling Issues, Dirt Jumping, Featured »
As reported in the Manhattan Times, Governor Patterson has put all state-funded construction projects on hold until the legislature approves a budget, threatening construction on the Hamilton Bridge. The effect is twofold- this extends the time frame that the longer All-City race course must remain closed, and it delays construction of the planned Highbridge skatepark that will be located under the Hamilton Bridge once the project is completed.