Donnelly, ID – Some of the best lift-access downhill mountain biking trails in Idaho will be available Sunday when Tamarack Resort reopens this summer to give riders a sneak peak at the resort's trails. In recent years, Tamarack’s mountain biking program has been on hold as the resort continues to recover from bankruptcy, and with the exception of an occasional race weekend, lift access has not been available for mountain bikers for some time.
Whistler, BC – In a matter of days, athletes and fans from around the world will descend upon Whistler in celebration of Crankworx, arguably one of mountain biking's biggest events. The 10-day competition, held August 8 to 17, delivers some of the world's biggest, best and raddest riders as they compete in a host of events including the CLIF Bar Dual Speed & Style, the Official Whip-Off World Championships and the Ultimate Pump Track Challenge.
Jackson Hole, WY – Teton Freedom Riders is hosting a series of semi-organized Teton Pass Shuttle Days this summer to showcase the amazing Teton Pass Trail Network and help introduce more riders to the trails.
Snowshoe, WV – The Chomolungma Challenge – a downhill mountain bike race as big as Mount Everest. 20 laps and 30,000 feet of vertical downhill speed and bike handling finesse. The Chomolungma is not your everyday downhill race, nor is it quite an enduro race. It is, however, one you definitely want to add to your roster this summer.
Windham, NY – On Sunday, July 27th, the POC Eastern States Cup is proud to provide riders with the opportunity to test their mettle on the Windham World Cup Track at Windham Mountain, NY. That’s right, the “Test Your Glory DH” presented by Clif Bar will be contested on the very track that the UCI World Cup will be using two weeks later!
Winter Park, CO – With some last-minute touches to trails and courses this week, Winter Park Resort' Trestle Bike Park is ready to welcome the world to the 2014 Colorado Freeride Festival, beginning this Thursday, July 24 and continuing through Sunday, July 27.
Winter Park, CO – Kim Godfrey posted this great writeup on her blog recently about her trip to the USA Cycling Colorado State Downhill Championships held July 20, 2014 at Winter Park's Trestle Bike Park. Check out her full report below...
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.
The last few weeks have been a whilrwind of racing and events across North America, and we're back with another MTBparks.com Bike Park News Podcast to give you the run down of what you may have missed while you were out riding.
Steamboat Springs, CO – In the first weekend of the Enduro-X series at Stemboat Resort's Mountain Bike Park, the two-day, five-stage event winner was rightfully dominated by park manager Trevyn Newpher.
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.
Mountain Creek, NJ – The Mountain Creek Bike Park welcomes Kathi Krause of Dirt Rock n Root Training for a three day women’s downhill mountain bike clinic this July 25-27, 2014. Kathi Krause began racing on the velodrome and worked her way through criteriums, road, cyclocross and cross country before finding her way to the Pro Downhill circuit.
Keystone, CO – The Keystone Bike Park played host to the third Big Mountain Enduro event and fourth stop of the North American Enduro Tour recently with six intense lift-served, BIG mountain stages on July 12 & 13. It's no secret that Keystone is home to some of the most raw and rugged lift-accessed mountain biking in the US offering riders rock gardens, drops and high-speed features to keep them entertained throughout the weekend's stages.