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My Pumptrack Rolling Garden
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Dec 18, 2012 at 10:46
Dec 18, 2012
Holland Landing, Ontario, Canada
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(Dec 18, 2012 at 17:19)
I put the pictures up as a small celebration!!
My neighbors complained about the Pump Track to the Conservation Authority.
So after jumping through many hoops and over $1000 in fines and permits.
THE TRACK (Rolling Garden) IS HERE TO STAY!!!
Get ready for a huge PUMPALOOZZA INVITATIONAL PARTY in the spring!!!
Just giving my wonderful neighbors a heartfelt thank-you for all their concern!!
(Jan 12, 2013 at 16:50)
Your neighbors are cocks!!! I would be happy to help you dig sometime Shane. I am all about digging for spite!! Hahahaha.
(Apr 11, 2013 at 20:12)
look very nice shane i need to come ride this again in the spring / summer
still wishing this was in my moms front yard
if you dont remember me shane its mitch from down the street
(Apr 12, 2013 at 5:46)
(Dec 21, 2012 at 18:00)
DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, DROOL, This looks like some fun wheeling times to be had.
(Dec 22, 2012 at 13:54)
What exactly happened when this was reported to the conservation authority ? Can't one do what they please on their own property ?
(Dec 22, 2012 at 17:23)
I live on a river....and when living on a body of water, it is considered to be living within a Watershed Protected Area. Which is regulated by the Provincial Government. Bringing any type of material into a watershed area may create water displacement in the event of a flood. So a permit request is required when altering the landscape where I live.
I had to prove that my Track did not effect the surrounding properties.
My neighbors complained with hopes that my Pump track would have to be taken down.
It is here to stay...forever!!
(Dec 22, 2012 at 17:44)
That's interesting and great to hear! It's every bikers dream to have a track similar to this close by.
I often wonder why more local municipalities don't implement the pump track design around Ontario considering our issue with flatland. They provide excellent skill, and endurance training with low risk for all levels of mtb. I for sure would love to have one in Mississauga or Milton and I doubt I'm alone. If the cities can build skate parks why not a small pump track !?
(Dec 22, 2012 at 19:38)
Pump tracks are living and breathing things. Which means that they need constant maintenance. Municipalities would not want the constant up-keep.
(Apr 12, 2013 at 9:03)
Hey Brotha!! You know me...I'm always down for a little dig session/safty meeting(plus it's great to get out of the Don), it's been way tooo long!!!
(Dec 18, 2012 at 11:35)
braaapp looks so awesome!
(Dec 18, 2012 at 14:45)
so sick !!!...is this your backyard man ???
(Dec 18, 2012 at 14:53)
(Dec 18, 2012 at 15:37)
so freakin' cool !!!
(Dec 21, 2012 at 20:09)
SOUTH SIDE!!!. You're ballin now bro!!!.
(Dec 18, 2012 at 11:41)
(Dec 18, 2012 at 15:12)
This looks amazing!
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