Whistler, BC – Nine year old Finn Finestone is a born and bred Whistler native. It goes without saying that Whistler would be a spectacular place to grow up. But what might be even better is the abundance of great mountain bike riders to infulence a young aspiring ripper. Check out this summer recap of Finn tearing it up on the Whistler Bike Park trails.
The Esatern States Cup always offers a great chance to ride some of the best mountain bike courses and trails bike riders love in the Eastern US. Developed in 2010 as a USA Cycling Eastern Regional Championship Series and featured two USA Cycling State Championships, the Eastern States Cup has proven to be a popular formula bringing together the best mtb racers and top mtb venues. In 2011 and 2012 the series saw tremendous growth, offering the USAC Regional and three state championships. 2013 will be even bigger as several events, including an Enduro and SuperD Series have been added to the calendar as well.
Mount Hood, OR – The multi-year, heated debate over whether or not the Forest Service will allow mtb bike trails at Timberline Lodge Resort is about to come to a close. In late November, Timberline received approval by the Forest Service regarding their proposal to build a Gravity Logic-designed bike park. After years of development, this is a significant step in the right direction toward the creation of an amazing bike park on Mt. Hood.
Bootleg Canyon, NV – The MTBparks.com crew is enjoying some warm winter riding in the remarkably quiet town of Boulder City, just a stones throw from "Sin City," where mountain biking in Vegas (or Bootleg Canyon to be more specific) is as gnarly and rugged as it gets. Last weekend, riders from near and far met up for one of the first, and hottest DH and Super D bike races of the season! MtbParks was lucky enough to bump into Ian Cook with MyBikeStand.com, who provided us with this great weekend recap...
Enduro bike racing is the fastest growing mountain bike discipline in the world right now and the Big Mountain Enduro Series is at the forefront of this US movement, bringing you world-class courses with unparalleled big mountain descents.
Silver Star, BC — SE Racing & Promotions and Silver Star Bike Park have announced the launch of BC’s first Cycling BC sanctioned snow race – aptly named SilverStar FrostBIKE. The race will be held the weekend of March 2 & 3, 2013, and is expected to attract downhill mountain bike racers for throughout the region. Adding to the excitement, the event will also serve as the official kick off party for the 2013 BC Cup series, which runs from May through September.
Bootleg Canyon, NV – Boulder City, Nevada, home to Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park, once again hosts USA Cycling’s Nevada State Downhill Championships from January 18 - 21, 2013. Event promoters have worked hard this year making sure that this Holiday Weekend (MLK) works best for all racers. In the past the Nevada State Champs shared the same date as the Southridge Series.
Whistler, BC – Crankworx Whistler 2012 was an event for the record books with adjectives like biggest, best, busiest dropped over and over again when describing the 10-day freeride festival in Whistler, BC.