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Trail Update — New Shuniah Mines Access Point

Trail Update — New Shuniah Mines Access Point

For the past month or so, we have been working on developing a beginner level access trail, currently named New Upper 2K, from Hydro Hill (which will eventually extend to Kinsmen Park) into the heart of Shuniah Mines. We have been re-routing some of the old 2K tread to make the Mines more accessible for more riders of all abilities. Here’s some of the work we have been doing: Love the Upper 2K and don’t want to lose it? Neither do…

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Trail Development Day #2

Trail Development Day #2

Summer is around somewhere, but while we wait for the heat to stay, let’s go build some trail! Join us on Wednesday, June 7 for Blacksheep’s second trail build of the season! The plan? We will be meeting at the Shuniah Mines trail access point on the north side of the expressway at 6pm. For those planning on attending make sure to bring work gloves, water, and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty in. As far as other…

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Trail Development Day #1

Trail Development Day #1

Saturday May 13th we will be holding our first Trail Development Day of the season! I know everyone is anxiously awaiting the trails to open up this spring so we can get out and shred, but in the meantime why not come out and put in a little sweat equity and help ensure the trails are in tip-top shape when they do finally dry out! The Trail Development committee has been hard at work all winter planning for this upcoming…

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Trail Night – Hosted by the City of Thunder Bay

Trail Night – Hosted by the City of Thunder Bay

Without getting too lengthy here, this is an important milestone for the club. We’re excited to see what the future holds and how we can work together with the City to create bigger and better trail systems. What do you want our trails to look like? Monday March 6th from 6:00-9:00 PM at the Current River Rec Centre, the City will be holding an open house discussing OUR trails! A good representation here can make a world of difference later…

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Social Ride Wednesday

Social Ride Wednesday

Our first group ride of the season is Wed June 1. We will meet at the Kinsmen Park/Trowbridge Falls parking lot, and head out onto the trails at 6:30pm. Typically, we split up into groups of similar ability so no one is left waiting or falling behind. The session will be led by experienced Blacksheep members familiar with the Shuniah/Centennial trail system. This is a great chance to discover trails and learn riding skills. There is no fee, but you…

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