Dirt roads are not trails. Period. By any sane definition of the term, a trail is a path or track and is by its very definition, a narrow space. It seems so logical, right? Any mountain biker gets it: Single track is a narrow trail. Double track is two narrow trails, as left by the passage […]
Portland and the Bay Area have a lot in common when it comes to limited access to trails for mountain biking. Although both areas have a significant amount of green space and trails, due to anti-mountain bike factions with considerable political influence, there is a serious lack of close in recreation opportunities for mountain biking on narrow […]
There are some exciting new developments in the southwestern Oregon region known as the Rogue Valley.
Construction on the long-awaited Stafford Lake Bike Park in Novato, California is in progress at the moment, and images of massive, shaped mounts of dirt have finally appeared on social media thanks to contractors from IMBA Trail Solutions. Riders have been anticipating updates for months, as news on the progress has been slow to surface, […]
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San Francisco’s first ever bike park is close to becoming a reality with $550,000 raised to date; unfortunately it is still not enough to get the project shovel ready. To get over the last hurdle, the McLaren Bike Park founders are hosting an event this Sunday, April 26th. The Goal: raising funds for construction documents — the last pedal stroke […]
Mountain bike trail options in the East Bay Area just got better. We recently rode miles of bike friendly single track, all less than two months old. AND, it’s not only a bike friendly trail, but designed specifically to enhance the mountain bike experience unlike any other trail to date in the east bay. The biggest shock? […]
The Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay showed Rise of Enduro last night at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland. The event featured special guests Mark Weir, Ben Cruz, Marco Osborn, Kyle Warner as well as MTB Pioneer Charlie Kelly who made an appearance. After the screening of the film and a behind the […]
The Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay is holding its annual Fundraiser at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland on Wednesday February 11 at 7 PM, featuring the Bay Area Premier of The Rise of Enduro, a glimpse at the history of enduro & the 2014 season for the sport’s top athletes filmed in Europe […]
We’re big fans of any efforts to help build the riding community, especially in Marin County where getting access to trails is a constant struggle. This up and coming weekend, Access 4 Bikes is hosting an Outdoor Adventure Film Festival to raise funds and awareness of their challenges ahead.
The Santa Cruz pump track scene is blowing up! Construction on the new Scotts Valley pump track is complete, and it is now open to the public, with the official grand opening happening this weekend. MBOSC is hosting the shindig on October 4th, 2014 that will feature a ribbon cutting, demo by local pro riders and raffle prizes. […]
The second McLaren Short Track Challenge was held Saturday in San Francisco’s McLaren Park. A fundraiser for the McLaren Bike Park Project, the short track cross country event is unique in that it’s the only sanctioned mountain bike race held in the city. In addition to the Short Track, the event included a trials area, box jump […]