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Mountain Biking: Oakland vs. Portland

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 […]

09.01.2015 Advocacy Read the full story →
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Mountain of the Rogue Trail: Rogue River, OR

There are some exciting new developments in the southwestern Oregon region known as the Rogue Valley. In the mountain biking world, the area is best known for the riding and events on Mount Ashland, but the local mountain bike scene includes trail networks near communities in Medford, Talent, Jacksonville, Applegate and Grants Pass. If you’ve never ridden in Southern […]

08.21.2015 Oregon Trails Read the full story →
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Stafford Lake Bike Park on Track to Open August 22nd

Although progress or fresh news of the bike park at Stafford Lake in Novato, California has trickled out painfully slow at times, things are on track. In fact, the long wait is finally over with the first phase of the new bike park set to open on August 22nd. The long awaited opening event is presented by […]

08.13.2015 California Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Our Honda Element Adventuremobile

I spend a lot of time dreaming about the adventure van we’re hoping to acquire in the next year. It’s going to be a high-roof Sprinter type rig that allows us to take off at the spur of the moment for the next adventure. Serving as transportation as well as a tiny home during our travels […]

06.25.2015 Adventure Life Read the full story →
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A Weekend in Oakridge with Oregon Adventures

Fast, flowy and twisty, down hills every day. If that sounds like a recipe for a fun weekend of riding, you might just want to check out the riding in Oakridge, Oregon. With shuttles provided by the crew at Oregon Adventures, it’s easy to explore dozens of miles of trail in a single day, packed […]

06.07.2015 Oregon Trails Read the full story →
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Stafford Lake Bike Park Update: Construction in Progress

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, […]

05.18.2015 California Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Short Track Racing at Mclnnis Park in San Rafael, CA

Riders gathered at McInnis Park in San Rafael Wednesday for the Summit Shorty. A short track mountain bike race, the series runs for six weeks every Wednesday evening from April 22nd – May 27th. Hosted by Acme Bikes, the course is a mile long, primarily on single track with a short grind up on pavement and plenty of beautiful views. Riders can pre-register […]

05.07.2015 California Trails Read the full story →
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MBP DIG: Fundraiser for the McLaren Bike Park

Check out Bermstyle on Facebook to see the gallery of photos from last night’s McLaren Bike Park fundraiser: www.facebook.com/Bermstyle Learn more about the park and how you can help make it a reality at http://mclarenbikepark.com

04.27.2015 SF Urban Riders Read the full story →
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McLaren Bike Park DIG Fundraiser

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 […]

04.23.2015 Advocacy Read the full story →
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Full Circle: BMX >> FGFS >> MTB 26″ Turf Mob Edit featuring Ramon Antonio

It’s finally happened. Fixed gear freestyle has evolved again, to the point its not even fixed anymore, it’s just freestyle. From 20″ to 700c FGFS, to 26″ FGFS, to just… 26″ BMX. It has got to be almost 10 years since guys like Eric Porter and Aaron Chase made their names riding street on 26″ […]

04.20.2015 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →