ROSSLAND, BC – Alright, maybe it doesn't have anything to do with an actual bike park, but this short edit of 10-year-old Bodhi Kuhn sending gaps in British Columbia is just too good not to share. Bodhi bombs Joy Division, a jump line on Woopidydoo in Rossland, BC, looking super smooth and finishing with a 30-foot stepdown road gap. Even the camera man, aka dad, was audibly impressed, letting out a "Yeee-haw!"
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The dust settled, literally, on course at Angel Fire Bike Park Sunday evening over what was a perfect weekend of downhill racing. Riders celebrated together at the base of the mountain, gathered for awards then packed up to head home. The Chile Challenge Pro GRT brought over 200 racers into town from around the country to a course that showcased a bit of everything the mountain has to offer.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – It was a rad day on the hill as racers pushed themselves yet even further for the last time on the old World Cup track during finals at the Angel Fire Bike Park Chille Challenge Pro GRT. Times dipped below 4 minutes after having the top qualifier sitting at 4:03 yesterday.
NEWRY, ME – Sunday River Bike Park opens this Thursday, June 25, for the summer of 2015 and joins the MTBparks Pass program with a free lift ticket for members plus 50% off in you bring a friend. Over the last few years the park crew has been hard at work adding new trails and creating machine-built terrain including jumps, berms, and flow trails, and adding log and bridge work.
FRANKLIN, WI – The Rock Sports Complex announced today via its Facebook page that it will no longer offer lift served downhill mountain biking. The sports complex wrote, "The current business model doesn't support itself, nor does it offer the surrounding MTB community an option that best reflects the type of ridership in the Metro Milwaukee area."
ANGEL FIRE, NM – First day of practice for the Angelfire GRT started early and everyone was eager to tackle the 2005 World Cup course. Though slightly smoothed out, the long rock gardens proved to be a challenge as far as keeping speed throughout. The OG road gaps looked to be intimidating, but it seemed no one wiped out there.
VERNON, NJ – Mountain Creek Bike Park says it will debut a new top-to-bottom beginner trail for the 2015 season. The focus of 'The Trail Crüe ' in sculpting Greenhorn has been "mellow and flowy lines, perfect for newcomers looking to build confidence and perfect the basics."
ASPEN, CO – Bike Snowmass bike park opens this Saturday, June 20, for the summer of 2015 and returns to the MTBparks Pass program with a free lift ticket and a free Budweiser draft at the Elk Camp restaurant.