March 12, 2014
We will be having another trail work day at Burke Farm on 3/23, from 10 am til 1pm. We have three issues to address on the expert side trails: remove the wooden “bermed” bridge; move our metal bridge span about an 1/8th of a mile to a new location; and re-route a trail so we can continue to ride a loop after the recent trail closure on that side of the property.
Tools needed: shovels, rakes, loppers, wheel barrows (for carting the old bridge out of the woods), crow-bars, hammers. Gloves, sturdy boots. Some heavy-duty wire cutters that can hold up to barbed-wire might be handy too.
The trail clearing for the loop re-route should be fairly straightforward – there aren’t the brambles we had to deal on the other trail, so it should be a matter of clearing leaves, small overhang, and some trail “shaping” for runoff.
Post here if you can make it. I’ll post more details as it gets closer. If the weather looks unbearable or dangerous we’ll reschedule.
January 30, 2014
Hello CAMBO Members!
For those not on Facebook we wanted send the message that there is going to be a Fit Party for the new CAMBO Jersey & Bibs on Tuesday February 4, 6pm at the Bike Stop Culpeper. Please bring a dish to share and a beverage to swap! Try on Jerseys and bibs to get the perfect fit. Then order your kit for the 2014 season.
You do not need to be on the race team to purchase. Jerseys can be purchased separately, (or bibs only!) it is not necessary purchase both.
Following at 7pm will be a club meeting (also at the Bike Stop Culpeper). This is so we can catch up on CAMBO happenings, the Burke trails, and to generally see what fun 2014 has in store for the club.
It’s going to be a great night! Hope to see you all there!
January 24, 2014
Starting today (1/24/2014), a portion of the expert-side trails are going to be closed. We are no longer going to have access to that land effective immediately. The trail closure will start around the beginning of the Jeep Trail Climb and continue around to the second bridge crossing. We are in the process of determining a good re-route so we can continue to get the same fun mileage out of that side of the farm. In the meantime, you can ride the rest of the trail as an out-n-back, or find an old bypass route we put in a long time ago that comes after the “Sneaky Snake”. Just don’t proceed past the trail closures. We’ll keep you posted on trail-work days and progress on re-routes. Thanks.
October 8, 2013
Check out http://www.fauquiertrails.com for info on The Great Pumpkin Ride!
September 2, 2013
Please make sure all of the gates are closed when you leave the Burke Farm. Even if there are still people riding. Close the gates behind you every time. Thanks so much!
August 21, 2013
Race Course Battle @ Burke Farm
This will give you a good idea of the race course for 2013 Battle at Burke Farm