Story Time: How I Almost Died In Bethlehem, Twice!

Not only did I almost die twice in Bethlehem, I almost died twice in a matter of seconds! Let me give you a little background first before I get into how I managed that feat. It wasn’t long after I originally found Posh that I began making regular pilgrimages up to the trails mecca that… Continue reading Story Time: How I Almost Died In Bethlehem, Twice!

Story Time: The Poopkin

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m quite fond of a good prank. Every year when Halloween rolls around I’m reminded of quite possibly the greatest prank that I’ve ever had the pleasure of being involved in. The year was 1996 and I was a junior in high school. There were only a handful of… Continue reading Story Time: The Poopkin

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The Water Catcher

Trails live and die by water, and one of the most important jobs at any set of trails is how you manage it. Whether that be planning out drainage, tarping the jumps, or in this case gathering and storing water. I’ve seen more than a few sets of trails fall into disrepair and eventually be abandoned due… Continue reading The Water Catcher

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Story Time: How I Found Posh & Drexelbrook

Last week we had an incident where the google aerial view and coordinates of our trails were posted on Facebook by some cyclocross guys. Our trails aren’t exactly top secret or anything but we do try to limit who all knows their location. Mainly it’s to not raise the attention of anyone living in the surrounding… Continue reading Story Time: How I Found Posh & Drexelbrook

Indoor Pump Tracks, Mentally Challenged Workers, and My First Trails

The first real trails I ever built were at an abandoned gravel pit in Maryland. I guess there was a good bit of sandy clay they had to move before getting to the rocks they were after because there were two humongous piles of it just down the road from the pit. Slowly but surely… Continue reading Indoor Pump Tracks, Mentally Challenged Workers, and My First Trails