KILLINGTON, VT – After nearly five months of racing across six states and eight venues, the Eastern States Cup enduro series came down to one final weekend at Killington Bike Park in Vermont with ro racers competing for $6,600 and amateur racers vying for more than $10,000 in prizes. Check out the highlights from enduroing at the "Beast of the East" below.
KEYSTONE, CO – The end of bike park season is near in the Rockies, and Keystone Bike Park will be among the first to call it a wrap this Sunday, September 18. Keystone will load bikes Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – The Mammoth Mountain Bike Park recently dropped the ropes on its newest trail, Smooth Operator, and freeride legend Cam Zink just happened to be in town. The resort says the signature jump trail picks up where Pipeline left off, with a series of step-ups, step-downs and some flowy features that make it a fitting sequel to Pipeline, and allows riders to link the two for all new line down the mountain. Scroll down to watch the video.
ROXBURY, NY – Platekill Bike Park will call it quits for the season Sunday, September 18. The New York Resort will open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for its final weekend, and re-open Columbus Weekend (October 8-9) for one more weekend of mountain biking in conjunction with the Eastern States Cup DH Races and PLATTEPALOOZA.
LUDLOW, VT – In case you haven't ridden the Evolution Bike Park at Okemo Mountain Resort, here's the closest you'll get without a visit. Local rider Everett Freeman filmed an interactive "virtual reality" 360-degree 4k resolution point of view run at the resort.
HARBOR SPRINGS, MI – Boyne Highlands will be hosting timed downhill mountain bike trials each Saturday, August 20 through September 17. Timed trails will be randomly selected and unlimited runs are only $5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
BARTLETT, NH –Attitash Mountain Resort will host the third race in its "Double Down DH" race series Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The local race series is open to anyone and will feature pro and amatuer divisions with a pro cash purse and prizes for amateur podium finishers. Winners are chosen based on the best of two runs.
KILLINGTON, VT – In honor of its 25th anniversary, Killington Bike Park gave one of its classic downhill runs a modern makeover, improving flow while retaining the original feel. Watch below as Dave Parnell rides Stinky at the "Beast of the East."
GRANBY, CO –The third race in the Loose Gravity Series, the "Downhill Mashup" descends upon Granby Ranch this Sunday, September 11. The two-stage event will take racers down two different timed tracks, combining the scores for an overall that will count for the win.