PALMERTON, PA – As sunsets come sooner, so does closing day at most bike parks. Blue Mountain Bike Park is doing its best to make the most of the long fall in the Northeast with a tentative closing day of October 30, and has updated its late season schedule.
MASSANUTTEN, VA – Massanutten Bike Park is offering downhill clinics Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30, courtesy of Take Aim Cycling, LLC. There will be a women's clinic as well as jumping and cornering skills clinics. Each clinic will be three hours long and limited to six people per session.
VIRGIN, UT – An event as iconic as Red Bull Rampage is awe-inspiring for just about anyone, regardless of age or riding ability. The two wheeled spectacle that takes place each October atop the razor-like ridgelines of the Utah desert is perhaps as close to superhuman as exists in the "real world." So, what's it all like through the eyes of a young, uninitiated 13-year-old fan? Jessica Sykes checks in from her first Red Bull Rampage.
MOAB, UT – The 11th Annual Moab Ho-Down Mountain Bike and Film Festival is set to kick off October 27 through 30. The annual bike festival and Halloween bash has become a beacon of fall in the desert, and this year's will be no exception with an enduro race, jump jam, skills camps, group shuttles, bike movie and—of course—a costume party.
CHARLEMONT, MA – Thunder Mountain Bike Park has announced "Bike and Boo Fest," a halloween themed party on the mountain that includes bike races and a costume contest as well as access to the bike park, cross-country rides mountain coaster, aerial adventure park and more. The festival will be held Sunday, October 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BASYE, VA – Bryce Bike Park will wind down 2016 this weekend, operating Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23. While this weekend is the last guaranteed for the park to be open, Bryce says it may continue operating weekends on a case by case basis, weather permitting, as long as possible.
KILLINGTON, VT – Killington Mountain Bike Park was scheduled to close out 2016 Columbus Day weekend, but due to popular demand and favorable weather, spun the lifts for a bonus weekend October 15 and 16 and has anounced yet another bonus weekend, October 22 and 23.
VIRGIN, UT – Stringing together highly technical tricks in a near-flawless run, Brandon Semenuk claimed victory in the 11th edition of Red Bull Rampage. Joining Semenuk on the podium was Antoine Bizet, coming in at a close second, and Carson Storch, landing on the podium for first time, rounded out third. Twenty-one of the world’s top riders participated in the premier freeride mountain biking competition.
VIRGIN, UT – The red dust has settled on the 11th edition of Red Bull Rampage and for the second time in his life, Brandon Semenuk has emerged victorious, joining Kyle Strait and Kurt Sorge in the elite club that can claim two Rampage wins.
CHARLEMONT, MA – Thunder Mountain Bike Park has announced late fall hours and with no definite closing day (October 30 is tentative), says it will stay open as long as possible—quite possibly longer than any other bike park in North America aside from those open year round.
MARS HILL, NC – Bailey Mountain Bike Park has done incredible things with the North Carolina soil since its inception just over a year ago. Watch below as World Cup racer "Sick Mick" Hannah descends what seems like forever—which at his speed is really saying something.
VIRGIN, UT – The 11th edition of Red Bull Rampage, the single most iconic freeride event in the world, is underway. Courses have been sculpted, lines are dialed and practice runs are complete. Here's a recap from Thursday's practice. Rheeder, Lacondeguy, Agassiz, Berrecloth and more are ready to descend the red ridges of the Utah desert as finals get underway today.