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  • Delaware Trail Project History | Trail Spinners
    weather trail 2010 85 Foot Fiberglass bridge purchased for Stepping Stone Crossing New Castle County Delaware State Parks and Trail Spinners fund and provide labor for this 100 000 project In 2011 Trail Spinners were awarded a National Environmental Award from the Coalition of Recreational Trails for this project White Clay Creek State Park Redd Park 2007 Chip Kneavel and Jim Ireland begin conversations with the City of Newark 2009 Trail Spinners Delaware State Parks and the City of Newark agree to improving trails in Redd Park First project is start natural surface loop off Reservoir City of Newark is pleased with the project and approves future work 2010 Finished natural surface loop off Reservoir and begin layout to improve connection to White Clay Middle Run We start working on grants for all weather trail 2011 100 000 grant awarded to the City of Newark to create an all weather trail in Redd Park Trail Spinners commit volunteer hours as match and provide financing for the project Jim Ireland and Bob Gaston spearhead a large trail building project within Redd Park the forest adjacent to the Newark Reservoir The project goal was two fold to complete a fragmented network of existing trails within the park and build an example of what an all weather trail COULD be rather than just a paved path through the woods This is a very important objective because while the Trail Spinners prefer to build ribbons of natural surface singletrack trails there are other local cycling advocacy groups who wish to pave literally bike trails through the woods to make community connections etc While this is a good thing for road cyclists many of these trails will not be ridden on skinny tires Thus making the pavement unecessary Not to mention paving a trail with

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/trail-projects/delaware-trail-project-history (2016-04-26)
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  • Maryland | Trail Spinners
    designated as Trail Parks Most parks also have an inventory of tools for volunteers to use Volunteers are used to perform trail maintenance to augment the state park crews Maryland prefers to utilize their own tools in their parks Maryland qualifies regular volunteers to operate equipment and also loans equipment between parks and state forest locations Occasional volunteers use hand tools to support the paid trail crews and Regular Volunteers Most parks also have a Volunteer Ranger Volunteer Bike Patrol program to encourage the development of Regular Volunteers This program requires a 100 hour per year volunteer commitment Join Upcoming Events Weekly Middle Run White Clay Ride 04 27 2016 6 00pm Link view H3R Henry s Happy Hour Ride 04 29 2016 6 00pm Link view Manic Monday Evening Mash at Lums Pond is On the Road Again at Iron Hill aka Pergryn s Mount 05 02 2016 5 30pm Link view More Events Active forum topics Tri Valley Trail Plans Monthly Trail Maintenance Middle Run Pump Track More Forum Tri Valley Trail Plans 03 29 2016 10 10am Monthly Trail Maintenance 02 24 2016 4 35pm 2012 CAADX Cyclocross Bike 07 07 2015 10 45am More Posts Latest

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/trail-projects/maryland (2016-04-26)
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  • Pennsylvania | Trail Spinners
    been in talks with the township to help them improve the trails We need people to show up at the monthly work parties on the first Sunday of the month from 10 AM until 12 PM Franklin Township We ve been at a few meetings with the township We looked at the Banffshire Preserve but PennDOT had to approve parking area Other opportunities exist Natural Lands Trust We visited NLT s Peacedale property to examine the trails We had approval to start a demonstration project last summer but didn t start because of equipment issues and volunteers White Clay Creek Preserve New Friends of White Clay Creek Preserve were formed in 2011 to replace the Bi State Advisory Council It s unfortunate that the current leadership doesn t support bicycle access in the orginal Preserve Pennsylvania State Park Staff is inventorying the Big Elk Creek Section Strawbridge Estate which is the Northern boundary of Fair Hill The Friends seem supportive of bicycle access in this area Join Upcoming Events Weekly Middle Run White Clay Ride 04 27 2016 6 00pm Link view H3R Henry s Happy Hour Ride 04 29 2016 6 00pm Link view Manic Monday Evening Mash at

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/trail-projects/pennsylvania (2016-04-26)
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  • Rider Education | Trail Spinners
    Biking Paper Mill Park rescheduled to 10 18 10 11 15 Mountain Bike Skills Climbing Fair Hill registration open to IMBA members 10 18 15 Intro To Mountain Biking Paper Mill Park registration open to all Sign up by sending an e mail to mb101 trailspinners org More Info Requirements All participants must bring a trail worthy bicycle a helmet in good condition and plenty of water Beginners are strongly encouraged to use flat pedals A charitable tax deductible contribution 30 Individual 50 Family to the Trail Spinners includes the following Intro to Mountain Biking with fundamental skills training Free access to intermediate skills training during the season Free 1 Year IMBA membership Free 1 Year Dirt Rag digital subscription VIP pricing on a new Subaru All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver Participants under 18 years old will need a parent or guardian signature on the waiver Families with children between 10 and 16 years old must participate together including the trail ride These are fair weather events and may be canceled due to poor trail conditions Please pre register so we can provide cancelation notification if necessary You must pre register for a course by sending an e mail to mb101 trailspinners org Locations may require either an annual pass or a daily parking fee Locations are subject to change To take a skills course other than an introduction course you must pass a mountain bike skills test at the beginning of the skills course Every rider must be able to demonstrate the fundamental skills that are taught in every Introduction to Mountain Biking Course Mountain Biking requires a certain level of fitness and skill to practice safely You will be learning about both of these requirements and experiencing both during a course To become

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/advocacy/rider-education (2016-04-26)
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  • Bike Patrol | Trail Spinners
    through monitoring efforts Work with land managers to maintain and or gain trail access for mountain bikers Offer volunteer services at outdoor races and events Collaborate with local clubs on trail work days clinics group rides and Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day events Since 1994 IMBA s NMBP program has provided hundreds of hours of volunteer service to countless land management agencies and trail users Patrols typically operate as a volunteer group for the local land management agency and may or may not be affiliated with an area mountain bike club Patrollers promote responsible mountain biking through IMBA s ohilosophy of environmentally sound and socially responsible riding embodied in the universally recognized IMBA Rules of the Trail Is the NMBP right for you It is if you enjoy Riding your mountain bike Helping others Being involved in the management of your local trail systems Learning and sharpening skills such as outdoor first aid trailside bike repair off road riding and trail use education JOIN THE TRAIL SPINNERS NMBP PROGRAM TODAY Join Upcoming Events Weekly Middle Run White Clay Ride 04 27 2016 6 00pm Link view H3R Henry s Happy Hour Ride 04 29 2016 6 00pm Link view

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/advocacy/bike-patrol (2016-04-26)
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  • Volunteer Ranger | Trail Spinners
    Parks Volunteer Mounted Patrol VMP and the Volunteer Bike Patrol VBP The Volunteer Ranger VBP organization is currently made up of eleven active Mountain Bikers most of whom are Trail Spinner members VBP supports monthly and adhoc trail maintenance events at Fair Hill and Susquehanna State Parks and adhoc maintenance events at Elk Neck State Park VBP members also support search and rescue efforts provide a security presence at park events supporting the MD Natural Resources Police and provide input to park managers on trail issues and improvements to the trail system There is a 100 hour year minimum volunteer effort required including attending training and other MD DNR events Contact any Trail Spinner officer for information on how to become part of this important effort Join Upcoming Events Weekly Middle Run White Clay Ride 04 27 2016 6 00pm Link view H3R Henry s Happy Hour Ride 04 29 2016 6 00pm Link view Manic Monday Evening Mash at Lums Pond is On the Road Again at Iron Hill aka Pergryn s Mount 05 02 2016 5 30pm Link view More Events Active forum topics Tri Valley Trail Plans Monthly Trail Maintenance Middle Run Pump Track More Forum Tri

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/advocacy/volunteer-ranger (2016-04-26)
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  • Files | Trail Spinners
    6 00pm Link view H3R Henry s Happy Hour Ride 04 29 2016 6 00pm Link view Manic Monday Evening Mash at Lums Pond is On the Road Again at Iron Hill aka Pergryn s Mount 05 02 2016 5 30pm Link view More Events Active forum topics Tri Valley Trail Plans Monthly Trail Maintenance Middle Run Pump Track More Forum Tri Valley Trail Plans 03 29 2016 10 10am

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/files/type/bod-agenda (2016-04-26)
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  • Files | Trail Spinners
    Clay Ride 04 27 2016 6 00pm Link view H3R Henry s Happy Hour Ride 04 29 2016 6 00pm Link view Manic Monday Evening Mash at Lums Pond is On the Road Again at Iron Hill aka Pergryn s Mount 05 02 2016 5 30pm Link view More Events Active forum topics Tri Valley Trail Plans Monthly Trail Maintenance Middle Run Pump Track More Forum Tri Valley Trail Plans

    Original URL path: http://www.trailspinners.org/files/type/club-documents (2016-04-26)
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