PHILLIPSBURG, MT – Discovery Bike Park will close for the season this Sunday, October 11. If you haven't explored this hidden gem, it's not too late to ride free at "Disco" with your 2015 MTBparks Pass.
It's happening—bike parks are coming to a halt across the country as resorts switch gears and the white stuff begins to fly. Looking for a last chance to get a chair lift-fed gravity fix? Check out this list of parks that will give you one last chance to ride this weekend. And if you haven't done so yet, you can ride these for FREE with your MTBparks Pass, making the most of the end of your season and your pass!
BLUE MOUNTAIN, ONT – Blue Mountain Bike Park in Ontario, a two-time Riders' Choice Awards Top 5 winner in Eastern Canada, will close its bike park for the season this Monday, October 12. Autumn in Ontario is a great time to ride, and it's not too late to ride free at Blue Mountain with your 2015 MTBparks Pass.
MOAB, UT – The 10th Annual Moab Ho-Down Mountain Bike and Film Festival is set to kick off October 22 through 25. The annual mountain bike festival and Halloween bash has become a beacon of fall in the Southwest, and this year's will be no exception with an enduro race, jump jam, skills camps, group shuttles and—of course—a costume party.
VIRGIN, UT – Red Bull Rampage is just around the corner, and much of the mountain bike world will once again converge on the red dirt of Virgin Utah to watch what is arguably the single largest freeride event in the world. And if you've been, you know that watching the sport's elite go big leaves you amped up and itching to ride. For the second year in a row, MtnRanks is giving you the chance.
MAMMOTH LAKES, CA — Perhaps the signature event of the 2015 Kamikaze Bike Games at Mammoth Mountain, the Legends race took place on the Kamikaze course over two stages for a combined total of more than 3,000 feet of elevation loss over 5 miles. While not technical in the traditional sense, it's possible to reach speeds close to 60 miles per hour on the loose gravel and pumice, and most of the legends weren't far off. But what bikes did they ride?
VERNON, NJ – September 28, 2015 – The second stop of the 2015 Eastern Enduro Triple Crown Series will head to Mountain Creek Bike Park in Vernon, NJ, this weekend for the King of the Mountain Enduro. Now in its fourth year, this year’s King of the Mountain promises to be the biggest and best one yet.
MAMMOTH LAKES, CA — The 2015 Kamikaze Bike Games at Mammoth Mountain marked the last weekend of bike park operations, as well as the final stop on the 2015 Pro GRT. The pro downhill course dropped 1,130 feet over 1.5 miles on Bullet, one of Mammoth's signature tracks and home to the Rock Garden, a section of trail well known amongst hecklers and racers alike.
MAMMOTH LAKES, CA — The 2015 Kamikaze Bike Games took place this past Thursday through Sunday at Mammoth Mountain, marking the last weekend of bike park operations. Perhaps the signature event, Legends of the Kamikaze gave some racing heavyweights the chance to vie for victory on one of the most famous fireroads in mountain biking.
With the summer months dropping off the calendar one by one and the days growing shorter, many of us begin to go into bike park panic mode. In many parts of the country, even our local trails aren't accessible all year long, let alone the lift-served gravity goodness that has become a beacon of the summer months for those seeking a downhill fix.
NORTHFIELD, NH – Highland Mountain Bike Park is hosting its annual Women's Freeride Festival October 3 and 4, 2015. The festival will include clinics in a variety of disciplines from dirt jumping to cross-country, with breakdowns on individual skills such as cornering and drops. Full details below.
KEYSTONE, CO – Jaymes Baassiri gave up the "normal" life in Texas to hit the road with his MTBparks Pass and ride some of the best bike parks and singletrack in the Rocky Mountain region. In this third installment of Jaymes' adventure, he finds the key to pushing his personal limits at one of the Rocky Mountain's most notoriously technical bike parks.
DULUTH, MN – Who knew there was bike park magic in the Minnesota? The latest edit from Spirit Mountain Bike Park, has us suddenly jonesing for a Midwest session. Spirit Mountain is open into October, so be sure to check it out while you still can. The Fall Frenzy MTB Festival on October 2 sounds like as good an excuse as any.