Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria – Last September Kona Bikes helped introduce a new bike park to the world. Tucked away in the Austrian Alps, the brand new Kona Bike Park Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis has come to life. The initial offering includes three new professionally built DH mountian biking trails, including a jump line with over 40 airs and features, a super tech black line, and a family friendly blue line.
Jackson Hole, WY – Last summer, there was a surge of "Best Bike Park" articles circulating around the Internet. And as it normally goes with all things found online, each article seemed to draw a spark of controversy amongst the vocal riders who would comment about how each article had completely missed the mark, excluded an obvious choice and so on.
Sechelt, BC – The Coastal Crew has announced the first in a series of exclusive rider preview days for the new Coast Gravity Park, beginning on March 8th. The sneak peek is available for those who initially supported the launch through an indiegogo fundraising campaign.
Whistler, BC – In 2013, big tricks and plenty of clean runs blew the judges away at the Crankworx signature Slopestyle event and in the end Brandon Semenuk of Whistler, BC reclaimed the podium’s top step after his first win in 2011 and took home a cool $25,000.
China Peak, CA – VP Components EnduroFest today announced a change of venue from The Dirt Club in Los Olivos on April 19-20 to China Peak Mountain Resort in Lakeshore on June 21-22. “We’re excited to take all we’ve learned about creating and running a successful event at the Dirt Club venue and apply it to developing a truly world-class event at China Peak.”
Boulder City, NV – The second event in the Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon drew a group of dedicated racers over President's Day weekend and MTBparks was there to get the full report. Read on to get the complete race recap from MTBparks.com contributor Mike Power.
Jackson, WY – If you've ever watched Red Bull Rampage, one of the most impressive mountain biking events in the world, you understand what it means to be truly inspired. If you've been a four-time participant at the Virgin, UT, event and you also happen to already build one of the most coveted go-big, go-fast bikes on the planet, you're probably going to be inspired on a whole different level than most mere mortals.
Silverstar Bike Park, BC – Elevate Mtn Bike Camps, presented by ZEE components, are open for registration for the 2014 summer mtb season at Silver Star Bike Park. In its third year running, the camps are led by Matt Hunter and Thomas Vanderham, who are joined by Kenny Smith and Jordie Lunn to give you some of the best all round coaching you can find anywhere.
Welcome to another installment of MTBparks.com Riders Guide to Great Gear. Throughout the year, we'll be tapping into our vast network of bike park managers, trail builders, pro riders, industry insiders and joe schmoe to get the goods on the coolest, best, funkiest and raddest gear around. This time we check in with World Cup Racer Jackie Harmony...