VERNON, NJ – This past weekend, the 2015 Mount Creek Spring Classic served as the second stop of USA Cycling's Pro GRT series as well as the third stop of the Eastern States Cup Atlantic Downhill USAC Regional Championship Series. The east coast resort was unusually dry and dusty during practice, but the skies opened briefly Sunday morning providing a short reprieve in the early part of the day before the track dried out and the dust returned. When it cleared, Aaron Gwin and Jill Kintner were on the big boxes. MTBparks.com ambassador and pro racer Bridgette LeBer was on hand to capture the action.
VERNON, NJ – Today marked the first day of practice for the Spring Classic ProGRT at Mountain Creek Bike Park. MountainBike Mania took a run with Bryn Atkinson to give us a taste of the course. Thursday's rain is already a distant memory, and the course is unually dry and dusty, likely making many of the Southern California and Rocky Mountain racers feel right at home.
MOUNTAIN CREEK, NJ – Downhill mountain biking kicks off this Saturday for riders near the bustling metropolis of Manhattan as Mountain Creek Bike Park fires up the lift for 2015 summer operations. With 40 miles of trail etched into just over 1,000 feet of vert, this Beast of the East offers a progressive riding experience with something for everyone, but is classically known as big bike territory.
MOUNTAIN CREEK, NJ – Mountain Creek Bike Park returns to the MTBparks Pass program for 2015 with one FREE day, plus 50% OFF return visits all season. In its second year, the MTBparks Pass gives riders free lift tickets, discounts and deals at some of the Best Bike Parks across North America. With more than 30 resorts and partners offering benefits—and more continually being added—the MTBparks Pass is the best value available in resort destination riding.
MOUNTAIN CREEK, NJ— For the second year running, Mountain Creek Bike Park celebrated the change in seasons with its Transition Race on March 28. One part ski/board, one part bike, all gravity-fueled, the race is our kind of duathlon. Watch highlights of the on-snow shenanigans below.
VALENCIA, CA – The May 2015 issue of decline hits newsstands this week with an exclusive first look at the winners of the MTBparks.com 2014 Best Bike Parks Riders' Choice Awards. The article highlights the top rider-voted bike parks for eight regions across the US and Canada. What is so great about this list? You'll have to pick up a copy at your local bike shop and find out.
JACKSON, WY – Last year, MTBparks.com launched the Riders’ Choice Awards via an online survey in an effort to identify the best North American bike parks—according to riders—in their respective regions. This year, while many resorts fiercely defended their rankings, other resorts worked hard to put themselves on the map or step up a notch or two.
MOUNTAIN CREEK, NJ — Mountain Creek Bike Park today announced May 2 as its official 2015 opening day. Offering one of the largest trail systems in the East with nearly 50 trails and more than 1,000 vertical feet of descent, Mountain Creek is one of our favorite east coast destinations. Details after the break.
Jackson Hole, WY – The April 2014 issue of decline magazine hit the newstands and offers a look at the best bets for early season lift-access shredding. Some of the picks include MTBparks Best Bike Parks Riders' Choice Award winners.
Jackson Hole, WY – Last summer, there was a surge of "Best Bike Park" articles circulating around the Internet. And as it normally goes with all things found online, each article seemed to draw a spark of controversy amongst the vocal riders who would comment about how each article had completely missed the mark, excluded an obvious choice and so on.