Port Angeles, WA – The party starts today, gets serious Thursday and ends Sunday as the biggest non-World Cup mountain bike racing event in the country takes place this week at the Dry Hill course west of Port Angeles.
Mountain Creek, NJ – Online registration is now open for the inaugural event at the new Mountain Creek Bike Park. At the Mountain Creek Spring Classic the best local, national and international riders will compete for points in the USA Cycling Pro GRT Series as well as the Eastern States Cup Series. The race will also mark the first ever USAC New Jersey State DH Championships. Riders will test their skills on the same terrain that played host to the world renowned US Open of Mountain Biking, as they compete more than $7,500 in cash and prizes.
Alyeska, AK — Alyeska Resort plans to open lift operations for the summer season beginning July 6, 2012. With the large amounts of snow from this winter, the trail crew will be working furiously to get lower mountain bike trails open. Lifts are currently scheduled to run Fridays through Sundays from 11 am to 6 pm beginning July 6th and closing October 8th.
Crested Butte, CO — For over 25 years, Crested Butte has been host to the longest running bike festival in the country with its Crested Butte Bike Week. This family friendly celebration attracts riders of all levels with every type of bike looking to explore the best of Crested Butte's cycling scene.
Aspen, CO — Aspen Mountain plans to open lift operations for the summer season beginning May 26, 2012. The Silver Queen Gondola is scheduled to open for weekends only beginning May 26th with daily operations beginning June 16th. At Snowmass, the Elk Camp Gondola will open for daily operations June 22nd.
Big Bear, CA — Big Bear Mountain Resorts plans to open lift operations for the summer season beginning May 26, 2012. The Snow Summit Scenic Sky chair is scheduled to open, weather and conditions permitting, for weekends only beginning May 26th. Daily operations will begin June 16th.
Big Bear, CA — Karen (Super K) Lundgren, one of the foremost authorities on all things mountain bike, adventure and passion, is hosting a special Women’s Only Mountain Bike Retreat scheduled for May 25-28, 2012.
Angel Fire, NM — As the 2012 mountain bike season begins to get underway, plans are starting to unfold for further expansion at Angel Fire Bike Park in Northern New Mexico. In April, they announced plans to add another 20 miles of trails this summer.
Windham, NY — For the third year in a row, the world’s best professional mountain bikers will converge on Windham Mountain as the town hosts the eighth in a series of 10 World Cup events held all over the world.
Plattekill, NY — Now with the POC Eastern States Cup's “The Loeka Women’s Challenge” women of all rider abilities can race and win like the pros. Based on the popular POC ESC Team Challenge, the Loeka Women’s Challenge will pay $1000.00 to the top four women in points, regardless of class.