BASYE, VA – Virginia's Bryce Bike Park is kicking Old Man Winter to the curb sooner than expected and has announced a 2017 opening weekend of April 15 and 16. The park will be 100-percent open and operate on an early season schedule, weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., until mid-June when regular season hours commence.
While many of us take to skis and snowboards in the winter months, the time between our chairlift seasons can seem like an eternity. Most bike parks are buried, and even for those of us who love playing in powder, months without riding two wheels can be torture. Slow, painful torture. Sure, some of us are lucky enough to live in sunny climes and ride year-round, or we get breaks in the weather to sneak in some shuttle runs and pedal some laps, but many resorts are giving riders winter options. Here's a list of upcoming winter bike events going on at bike parks around North America to keep you shredding until the snow melts.
BASYE, VA – Bryce Bike Park has re-imagined the downhill run Pickleback as its new signature black diamond jump trail. The trail is approximately 90 percent complete and currently open to riders during normal park hours, with completion scheduled by the weekend of November 19 and 20.
The East is on fire with the color of the changing leaves and snow is starting to make its mark on ski hills everywhere. With the not so subtle hint of winter in the air, you may be tempted to hang up the bikes and tune the skis—but there's still plenty of opportunities left to shred! Take a minute to check out our handy guide for to planning out the rest of bike park season, and beyond, with our final look at where you can still get a gravity fix in the East.
With the summer months dropping off the calendar one by one and the days growing shorter, many of us begin to go into bike park panic mode. In many parts of the country, even our local trails aren't accessible all year long, let alone the lift-served gravity goodness that has become a beacon of the summer months for those seeking a downhill fix.
BRYCE, VA – Bryce Bike Park opens this Saturday, May 16, for the summer of 2015. This two-time Top 5 winner in the Mid-Atlantic/Southeast region of the MTBparks.com Riders' Choice Awards has fresh trail updates on tap and returns to the MTBparks Pass program with a free day for 2015.
BASYE, VA — With summer and the promise of fresh dirt and new adventures just around the corner, some of last autumn's best rides continue to haunt us. In this 'Fall Finale' edit from Synaptic Visuals, we are reminded of the magic of the changing seasons as Reeves Hankins, Hayden Miller and Andrew DeVier-Scott make the most of their last laps at Bryce Bike Park.
Bryce, VA – After a big push this spring to get things dialed for the 2014 bike season, and a short delay due to ongoing maintenance of its chairlift, the Bryce Bike Park was still able to get an early start on the season when it opened for riders this weekend.
Bryce, VA –The crew at Bryce Bike Park announced today, that due to ongoing maintenance of its chairlift, the Bryce Bike Park will not be open until May 17th, 2014. The Bike Park will open with many expanded features throughout the park.