Monday, April 13, 2009

New Bike Park to be built in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS -- Mountain bikers will have a new place to ride within the Grand Rapids city limits this summer.

A mountain bike trail and skills area are slated to be built in May at the former southwest Little League site at 580 Kirtland, now the home of a BMX bike track operated by Helmet-On.

The project comes after three years of discussions between area mountain bikers and the Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation department. Cyclists have been asking where a city park trail might be built. City officials say they found a location that fits. Click link for full story.......