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 – 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.
ALTO, NM – Ski Apache's bike park will close the lifts to bikes following this coming weekend, with the last official day of bike park operations Sunday, September 18. Lifts will operate 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LOS ALAMOS, NM – The 3rd annual Los Alamos Endurofest descends upon New Mexico August 6 and 7 for two days of what event organizers are calling some of the most challenging riding the state has to offer, finishing the second day at Pajarito Bike Park. Racers will encounter 4,300 feet of climbing and 9,500 feet of descending for a chance at a $1,000 pro purse.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – Opening dates are coming up fast across the continent, but perhaps nowhere marks the return of summer for riders across the Southwest like Angel Fire's opening weekend. Scheduled for Thursday, May 19, the "Best of the Southwest" can count on seeing us in the lift line, and this update from Angel Fire Bike Park Director Hogan Koesis has hoping the next two months fly by.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The New Mexico Enduro Cup heads to Angel Fire Bike Park August 16 for the final race of the season. This State Championship event will determine which riders will reign as 2015's NM State Champions. Five timed stages will descend more than 10,000 feet of Angel Fire's finest trails and over $4,000 in cash and prices will be up for grabs.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The dust settled, literally, on course at Angel Fire Bike Park Sunday evening over what was a perfect weekend of downhill racing. Riders celebrated together at the base of the mountain, gathered for awards then packed up to head home. The Chile Challenge Pro GRT brought over 200 racers into town from around the country to a course that showcased a bit of everything the mountain has to offer.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The Chile Challenge returns to Angel Fire Bike Park June 19 through 21. Now in its 26th incarnation, this year's Chile Challenge will also be the third stop of the Pro GRT. More than 300 racers are expected to compete on the 1,800 vertical feet of the revamped World Cup course on a mountain steeped in racing history—pun intended.