Trail Flow: Boulder Trailheads Reopen after Fire, Vinny T Redefines ‘Chill’ with New Trail

We check in on the latest mountain bike trail news from Colorado to Alabama, and from France to Scotland.

Trail Flow is a roundup of all the mountain bike trail related news of the week including new trail builds, advocacy, and planning. Do you have trail news? Email [email protected] for possible inclusion.

Heil Valley Ranch trails reopen

File photo: Singletracks member alskoj

Two trailheads at Heil Valley Ranch reopened last month following closures due to wildfire in 2020. Over the past year and a half volunteers have worked to help clear fallen trees and plant new ones in the popular riding area located in Lyons, Colorado and north of Boulder.

New trail coming to Dingwall in Scotland, funds needed to complete

The Dingwall Mountain Bike Group is working on a new trail at Knockbain Farm, and the group is hoping to raise funds to finish the project. “We have been working hard with fundraising and constructing a new trail at Knockbain. This is a new connection between the Peffery way and the existing trails.We need a small amount of funding still to get the trails fully complete and open for later this summer. Please share this link with anyone you know who likes riding bikes.” Click here to donate.

NEABA raising fund to build 2.5-mile trail in Alabama

The Northeast Alabama Biking Association (NEABA) is looking to build another 2.5 miles of bike trails at Wiggins Community Center in Anniston, Alabama. The group has already completed about a mile of trail, which is popular with young local riders. According to IMBA, “Flowmotion, a professional trail builder, has volunteered his time for the first section of trail on this project. Funds raised will help pay for training of the NEABA volunteer trail crew by Flowmotion, as well as trail markers and materials for a kiosk.” Click here to learn more about the project and to donate.

The new “Chill” trail looks anything but

Vinny T and the trail builders from Bike Vision have teamed up to build the newest trail at Bernex Mountain Bikepark in France. The trail, which is set to open soon, is called Chill Trail, and is supported by the Bluegrass Eagle brand.

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