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Insect Traps on Glasgow Side of WCC Trails

Posted  May 21, 2013  by  WCC Administrator

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has placed a number of insect traps in trees in the Landfill Woodlands portion of the WCC Trails. These are flexible plastic funnel traps (like the one on the picture) that are suspended from tree branches and contain chemical insect lures. There will be a couple of students working for […]

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Aidan’s Mansfield 8 Hour Race Report

Posted  May 16, 2013  by  WCC Administrator

Aidan’s Opus Epic 8 Hour Spring Relay Race Report I had been looking forward Chico’s Epic 8 Hour Relay this year.  My mom and I had done it last year just for fun but this year, I was hoping to have fun and make it onto the podium. We arrived at the race venue two […]

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Finished Boardwalks

Posted  May 13, 2013  by  WCC Administrator

The boardwalks that were dropped on to the trails early in the Spring were just left there as a temporary aid for the riders to get over muddy and flooded trail sections. On Mother’s Day, we finally installed them properly. They’ve been placed on stone footing and had nice ramps built to/off them. The approach and […]

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Norco Demo Night!

Posted  May 9, 2013  by  WCC Administrator

Last night had to be the busiest night EVER on the Hydrocut Trails! Both Glasgow parking areas were completely filled and overflowing all along the Glasgow Street, on both sides from the Landfill maintenance building to the railway tracks. Some people were probably parking at the Walmart as well, and many simply came on their […]

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Frankenstein’s New Exit

Posted  May 7, 2013  by  WCC Administrator

The Waterloo Cycling Club Trails are a one-way trail system; the only way to have so many visitors (up to 300 in a day), without congestion and constant head on passing. Imposing the mandatory traffic direction is difficult, but we have managed it with the help of signage and carefully laid out trail intersections that […]

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Frankenstein Drainage Issues – You May Able to Help Source the Answer!

Posted  May 6, 2013  by  WCC Administrator

The Frankenstein is “rideable” if you can get across the pond, like shown on the picture. Emphasis is on: CROSSING the pond, and NOT just riding to it and them making a shortcut to the exit of the trail. Shortcutting is one of the worst offences; it should NEVER be done, regardless of what excuse […]

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Some Interesting Facts About…Trees!

Posted  May 5, 2013  by  WCC Administrator

Next time your ride the trails, try to remember the calculation form the picture. And this is only for 50 year old trees!   While in the WCC Trails, we have quite a few that are much older than that. One that we had to cut few days ago,  had more than 100 annual growth […]

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