Mountain Bikers often forget that the trails they hold so dear have to be built, usually by other mountain bikers. They have to be thought up, planned out and slaved over until they become the pieces of flowing perfection we all have dreams of.
Josh ‘Ratboy’ Bryceland and the 50to1 crew have embarked on a new signature trail in Revolution Bike Park, nestled in the mountains of North Wales. The trail, when finished, will bring the UK something it has never had before, something that in the past you’d have to fly to mountain bike Meccas such as Whistler BC for. A big, floaty jump track the length of God’s arm.
We spent a fine Welsh Wednesday with the 50to1 crew to find out the truth about all this trail building lark. Here’s the low down…
1) It’s always, always pissing down when you’re building a trail