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The Winter Park Resort in Colorado is gearing up for the summer season. The said resort recently reveals their plan to install new mountain bike trails by next summer.
The plan includes adding... Read Full Story about 10 miles of trails, which will be mainly available for downhill and free riding. Resort Bike Park and Terrain Park Manager Bob Holme, emphasized that climbing will not be permitted on the said trails since they are designed for coasting and pedal-free only.
The resort’s initiative to expand their mountain biking facilities in order to attract more mountain biking enthusiasts over the summer season is part of the US Forest Service’s campaign to improve summer activities.
New Zealand’s biggest mountain bike dirt jump track, which is located in Auckland’s Woodhill Forest, finally opened last weekend.
Professional riders from across the country descended in the a... Read Full Storyrea to witness the much-awaited event.
The track, which was named “Transition Airfield”, entails about 100 meters of double jumps, wall jump, and two containers that expand about 40 feet long each.
The development of Transition Airfield lasted about a year and took nearly 150 truck loads of dirt. The said track is expected to host the first round of the National Dirt Jump Championships, which is set to take place this coming February.
Two years after the city of Arcata’s mountain biking enthusiasts rallied for their trail, the Arcata Community Forest trail finally got its much awaited dedication ceremony.
The momentous eve... Read Full Storynt was held yesterday, October 23. The brief ceremony included the dedication ceremony as well as the installation of a redwood plaque.
The plaque is a symbol of recognition for each and every mountain bike enthusiast who contributed to the development of the trail. The recognition was extended to the city’s bicycling community, as well as to the local businesses and individuals who donated to the cause.
Meanwhile, the cycling advocate who spearheaded the efforts in the trail development, Rocky Brashears, is currently filing his application for a grant from “Bike Belong” to request funding for the trail’s maintenance.