Jackson, WY – If you've ever watched Red Bull Rampage, one of the most impressive mountain biking events in the world, you understand what it means to be truly inspired. If you've been a four-time participant at the Virgin, UT, event and you also happen to already build one of the most coveted go-big, go-fast bikes on the planet, you're probably going to be inspired on a whole different level than most mere mortals.
Silverstar Bike Park, BC – Elevate Mtn Bike Camps, presented by ZEE components, are open for registration for the 2014 summer mtb season at Silver Star Bike Park. In its third year running, the camps are led by Matt Hunter and Thomas Vanderham, who are joined by Kenny Smith and Jordie Lunn to give you some of the best all round coaching you can find anywhere.
Welcome to another installment of MTBparks.com Riders Guide to Great Gear. Throughout the year, we'll be tapping into our vast network of bike park managers, trail builders, pro riders, industry insiders and joe schmoe to get the goods on the coolest, best, funkiest and raddest gear around. This time we check in with World Cup Racer Jackie Harmony...
Whistler, BC – This just in from Pique Magazine. An economic impact study conducted by Squamish's off-road cycling association suggests the community benefits to the tune of $8 million in direct spending thanks to mountain bike riders. Mountain biking continues to be a growth activity in Squamish, according to data released by the Squamish Off Road Cycling Association.
The March 2014 issue of decline magazine hit the newstands this week and offers a peek at the winners of the MTBparks Best Bike Parks Riders' Choice Awards. In this issue, MTBparks founder Michelle Good gives decline readers the first peek top picks from the three-month rider-voted survey.
BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries ' Sugoi Performance Apparel has acquired the mountain bike and lifestyle apparel brand Sombrio. Late last year, Sombrio founder Dave Watson said the brand was considering shutting down after a failed retail rollout. "There are a number of synergies in adding Sombrio to the Sugoi family," said Kyle Weiner, President of Sugoi.
After three months of collecting votes and entries from riders across North America for the Best Bike Parks Rider Survey, we are ready to announce our list of winners who will be getting some sweet prizes in 2014. (Results from the survey will be coming this spring!)
Whistler, BC – Some days you run across a video that gets you so pumped to ride, you could watch it over and over. Especially this time of the year! Remy Metallier and Chris Ricci pulled it off with this little edit straight from Whistler Bike Park.
The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of decline magazine hit the online media shelves recently. In this issue, MtbParks founder Michelle Good contributes an article highlighting the newest bike parks that popped up during the 2013 lift-served mountain biking season.