ANGEL FIRE, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park, rider-voted Best of the Southwest in MTBparks.com's annual Riders' Choice Awards, looks to round out the season with a bang with a day of bike filled fun. The 2017 Gravity Games will consist of a number of fun events including a whip-off and long jump competition. The games will also consist of the the final event in the Fire 5 Downhill series.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park recently announced it will open May 19 for 2017, and will hold its two-day 'Demo Daze' festival Memorial Day weekend, May 27 and 28. The resort hopes to open with more than 60 miles of trail, and bikes from the likes of Yeti, Santa Cruz and YT Industries among others will be available during the subsequent festival.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The Angel Fire Bike Park trail crew works hard, but what else is special about the Best of the Southwest? Episode Three of Angel Fire's five-part series, Elements of a Trail Crew, looks at the unique Northern New Mexico "brown pow" that allows the park's trailbuilders to do some truly amazing things.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Pro enduro racer and Taos native Macky Franklin is living what many of would call "The Dream." He travels full time and rides his bike for a living. According to Franklin, movement is key, whether on his bike or in his lifestyle. "I'm the happiest when I'm moving," he says in the video. "I think we lose that as we start getting older." Watch below as he talks movement and shreds Angel Fire Bike Park.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park's local race series, the Fire 5, is about to hit its fourth and second to last for the season this Sunday, September 4, during the Gravity Games on Labor Day weekend and the course looks killer. Take a ride with Bike Park Director Hogan Koesis down Upper Supreme DH, Fo' Sho', Easy Street and Upper Boogie in the video below.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Whether you like smashing tech or boosting jumps, having your fork properly tuned can be the difference between a good and bad day at the bike park. Clay and the crew from Angel Fire Bike Park's full-service shop are back with another episode of the "Gravity Garage" to walk you through everything you need to know to set up your fork for your weight and riding style.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The Angel Fire Bike Park Trail Crew is out on the mountain every day, working with a variety of hand tools and heavy machinery to build the Best of the Southwest. Episode Two of Angel Fire's five-part series, Elements of a Trail Crew, dives into the relationship the crew has with the machines that allow them sculpt and move earth on a level that would be otherwise impossible, and one of their favorite elements: metal.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park, rider-voted Best of the Southwest in MTBparks.com's annual Riders' Choice Awards, announced its lineup of events for the annual Gravity Games & Bikes, Blues and Brews Festival starting Friday, September 2.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – As soon as the snow starts melting, the Angel Fire Bike Park trail crew is out on the mountain getting the trails ready for summer. But what does it actually take to open the bike park? Episode One of the five-part series, Elements of a Trail Crew, dives into the struggle the crew faces against its most volatile element, water.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Angel Fire Bike Park, the three-time rider-voted "Best in the Southwest," rolled out the brown carpet last Thursday for 2016's official season opener. A few inches of unexpected snow the day before meant tacky hero-dirt conditions as the skies cleared and the sun came out for the remainder of the weekend with more than 75 percent of trails open and in prime condition.