JULY 20, 2015 – The days are already getting shorter, but that doesn't mean there's any shortage of rad stuff happening at bike parks across North America. Here's a look at some races, clinics, competitions and festivals going on at some of our favorite lift-served bike parks across North America. So, if you're still trying to figure out which direction to point 'er in the coming days, hopefully this list provides a bit of insight and inspiration.
WINTER PARK, CO – A large crew of downhill mountain bikers attended a public open house meeting last Monday evening, June 22, to learn about plans for Phase 2 of Trestle Bike Park's proposed expansion. Nearly every seat in the hot and stuffy room of the Balcony House at Winter Park Resort was taken as riders gathered to take part in the discussion and learn what the proposal means for what is one of the most easily accessible—and favorite—bike parks for many riders who live on Colorado's densely populated Front Range.
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.
Winter Park, CO – With some last-minute touches to trails and courses this week, Winter Park Resort' Trestle Bike Park is ready to welcome the world to the 2014 Colorado Freeride Festival, beginning this Thursday, July 24 and continuing through Sunday, July 27.
Winter Park, CO – Kim Godfrey posted this great writeup on her blog recently about her trip to the USA Cycling Colorado State Downhill Championships held July 20, 2014 at Winter Park's Trestle Bike Park. Check out her full report below...
The last few weeks have been a whilrwind of racing and events across North America, and we're back with another MTBparks.com Bike Park News Podcast to give you the run down of what you may have missed while you were out riding.
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.