IMBA Trail Care Crew Visits Golden

The Golden Cycling Club recently hosted the International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Trail Care Crew over the Remembrance Day weekend.

The Golden Cycling Club

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The Golden Cycling Club recently hosted the International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Trail Care Crew over the Remembrance Day weekend.

Chad and Deanne Lazaruk were able to take advantage of a change in their schedule to visit Golden and provide us with two days of trail design and construction.

Based out of Kitchner, Ontario, the couple have spent the last nine months travelling throughout Canada meeting with clubs and riders and sharing their knowledge and experience.

On Friday they worked with two of the local GCC directors and demonstrated trail design and building techniques meant to create exciting and sustainable trails.

Then on Saturday they put on a full day workshop attended by 12 members of both the Golden and Invermere clubs.

Beginning with a classroom discussion in the morning, the workshop culminated with a four hour hands-on experience on one of our local trails. Coffee and lunch were generously donated by Tim Hortons, Subway, Overwaitea and Sobeys. Local metal worker Andrew Prosser came through with a last minute welding fix.

Chad and Deanne were able to take the next day off and spent it riding on our Moonraker trails. Apparently timing really is everything because they finished the weekend just before our first serious snowfall. They will finish their season with workshops on the coast and you can follow them on their IMBA website blog, at  www.imbacanada.com

 

 

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