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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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Grand Chasm & Ontario Summer Games

Grand Chasm & Ontario Summer Games

We have some big announcements for you, so listen up! Firstly, the Grand Chasm is OFFICIALLY open. We mean it this time.  Thanks for everyone’s patience during the fence construction.  The Blacksheep would like to thank the City of Thunder Bay Parks and Open Spaces Section for their help with getting this project completed.  Although we lost a sweet ridge line, we hope the new trail section will put a smile on your face!  Thanks again to the Blacksheep who put in the extra time…

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Get out there and ride!

Get out there and ride!

The announcement you’ve all been waiting for: The trails are dry and open for riding! **Insert thunderous applause** But what could be an even better announcement than that? THE GRAND CHASM TRAIL WILL OFFICIALLY BE REOPENED SOON (just awaiting the completion of some final paperwork)! We’d like to thank a few individuals for making this long-awaited dream a reality, specifically your Vice President Mark Maranzan, Trail Development Chair Jeremy Goth, Member at Large Matt Pavlik, Cross Country Director Gerald Hamm, Shawn…

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