July 6, 2015 – Summer's heating up and that means there's a plethora of events and more going on at a lift-served bike park near you. If you're still trying to figure out what to do this weekend, or next, this run down will help get your wheels pointed in the right direction.
CHARLEMONT, MA – Thunder Mountain Bike Park opened for 2015—and the first time ever—yesterday. The brand-new park, designed and built by Gravity Logic, Inc., calls Berkshire East ski resort home, and features 13 trails on 1,000 feet of vertical drop with more in the works. See what some riders thought of the finished product on opening day in this video from Farrell Video Productions.
WEST DOVER, VT – Starting Wednesday, July 1, downhill mountain bikers of all abilities will be able to enjoy chairlift access to Mount Snow’s legendary terrain five days a week with the Canyon Express Quad spinning from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday through the end of August. Mount Snow Bike Park has been open on weekends and Wednesdays since May 23.
WEST DOVER, VT – Mount Snow Bike Park has released the first episode of its "Gravity Feed" video series for the 2015 season. The edit features sections of Trail 7 and the high-speed freeride Trail 9. The release coincides with the announcement that the resort is now open five days per week. Downhill Mountain Biking is now open 5 days a week at Mount Snow Bike Park with Canyon Express spinning from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
CHARLEMONT, MA – Thunder Mountain Bike Park at Berkshire East opens this Thursday, July 2, for the summer of 2015 and joins the MTBparks Pass program with a free lift ticket. Brand new for 2015, Thunder Mountain Bike Park is Gravity Logic built and features more than 1,000 feet of vert.
KELLOGG, ID — The second annual Silver Race Series kicked off in Kellogg this past weekend with the 1st and 2nd second of the series, Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, respectively. Nearly 50 racers per day braved 100-degree temperatures and dusty conditions to vie for top honors in the Northwest's premier unsanctioned downhill series.
WHISTLER, BC — Whistler Mountain Bike Park has announced that it will open the third, highest and final mountain zone, The Peak Zone, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. With The Peak Zone open and providing access to the Top of the World trail, Whistler Mountain Bike Park will be 100 percent open for the 2015 season.
NEWRY, ME — Opening weekend at Sunday River Bike Park kicked off with three beautiful days of riding in the sunshine on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sunday’s crazy rain showers were a bit of a wash, but who doesn’t love to play in the mud? Sunday River is expecting another awesome week of summer weather leading into next weekend and the park should be in prime condition for the 4th of July holiday weekend.
BARTLETT, NH — Attitash Mountain Resort will once again be hosting some of New Hampshire's premier mountain bike race events this summer including the Eastern States Cup and the new Double Down Race Series. This is the third consecutive summer the Eastern States Cup series will be returning to Attitash, with this year's events serving as New Hampshire's Enduro State Championships on June 27-28 and Downhill Championships on August 29-30.