Crested Butte, CO – MTBparks.com Ambaddasor Matt Reichle is back on the road after spending some time in Denver overhauling his road tripping setup. Now that he has a fresh set of wheels he's back with a new trip report from the road. His first stop was Crested Butte, CO's Evolution Bike Park where a free lift ticket that came with his MTBparks Pass sealed the deal for Matt to add this stop to his summer checklist.
Silver Mountain, ID – Attention Ladies! Looking for a fun day of fine tuning your racing skills and riding with some of the raddest girls in the Inland Northwest? August 2, 2014 is your chance to pick up some quick tips on riding and race prep from two ladies who have raced downhill at the pro and world cup level!
Canyons Bike Park, UT – After an incredible day of racing, the third and final stop of the Scott Enduro Cup presented by GoPro took place at Canyons Resort on Saturday, July 19 as a stop on the North American Enduro Tour. Elite riders from across the world competed on 17. 2 miles of trail with 3,200 vertical descending feet of sharp switchbacks, off-camber rooty single track, and the bike park flow trail.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, BC – The first ever Kootenay Rockies Enduro Series makes a stop at Kicking Horse's Crystal Bowl on July 20, 2014 to offer up some of the best riding within Kicking Horse Bike Park with 3 timed stages. The layout and stages will allow plenty of time for the crowd to enjoy the celebrations located at the resort base while cheering on the competitors.
Silver Mountain, ID – It ws a scorcher in Kellogg, ID last weekend as the Silver Mountain Series Downhill Race #3 took place. But that didn't stop more than 50 riders from showing up to turn in some fast times and see how they fared among other racers. As the temperatures rose, coolers filled with ice cold water and frozen popsicles kept everyone nice and cool while they waited for their shot on the course.
Beech Mountain, NC – July 7, 2014 – Beech Mountain Resort announced recently the addition of a new downhill mountain bike race series for 2014, supported by a team of sponsors, including Cane Creek, Skull Candy, Smith, Dakine, 661, One Industries, Magic Cycles, Giant, The Beech Mountain Brewing Co. and Shimano. The races will be held on three different weekends with roughly 100-200 downhill mountain bike riders expected to show up for each event.
Killington, VT – The POC Eastern States Cup has been loaded with great events this summer and the Killington Bike Park stop was no exception as the resort's downhill mountain bike race track for this 2014 season was anything but ordinary. This track is more or less 3/4 access road/mowed ski trails. It's blistering fast through the speed trap, with the fastest speed set at 45 mph.
Snowshoe, WV – Snowshoe Bike Park will get to showcase the great work its' trail crew (with the help of Gravity Logic and 402 Trails) has been up to recently when the 2014 Pro GRT tour makes its next stop this weekend (July10-13, 2014) at one of the top-rated Best Bike Parks in North America.
Highland Bike Park, NH – The Friday Race Series begins next July 18th at Highland Mountain Bike Park and runs Friday evenings, July 17 through August 29th, during summer hours that run until 7pm. The course will be different each week, ranging from Beginner to Expert in difficulty.
Kirkwood, CA – Summer adventures at Kirkwood kickoff on July 4 offering guests ample outdoor recreational opportunities including mountain biking, hiking, disc golf and horseback riding. The resort also hosts several popular events throughout July and August such as the Kirkwood Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) BBQ, the 13th Annual Kirkwood Wildflower Festival and the 13th Annual Thin Air Chili Cook Off.
Whitefish, MT – Whitefish Mountain Resort's inaugural enduro race, the Enduro Primeval, took place on Saturday, June 28. In true Northwest fashion, the weather treated racers to fog, rain and gloriously muddy trails. Twenty-two competitors from ages eight to 62 took on Whitefish's new downhill trails, as well as old favorites, in the six-stage race, which also included Chair 1 as an untimed uphill stage.
Crested Butte, CO – In case you missed the Central States Cup stop at Crested Butte, CO earlier this year, here's the quick and dirty recap. The track was sick!! The pedally sections at the beginning and end were brutal. The off camber root sections were as gnarly as the rock garden, but the best was the fact that the track changed every time you went down it because it was so freshly cut.
Crested Butte, CO – Crested Butte’s newest downhill mountain bike trail in the Evolution Bike Park features steep, technical and natural terrain. This weekend some 150 racers will be burning in this duffy treat; through multiple wooded sections, rock gardens, off camber bits, and ski run blasts. Take a look as our trail builders shred their latest creation, giving you a new trail preview.