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Racing the 2014 Ashland Mountain Challenge

Getting to open it up and pin it down the mountain is the best part of riding and racing bikes in Ashland. Formerly a Super D format, the Ashland Mountain Challenge was a stage race made up of four sections timed on trails primarily going downhill. Not quite an enduro, but not a straight Super D, […]

07.08.2014 Oregon Trails Read the full story →
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2014 Ashland, Oregon Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival

When our friends at Ashland Mountain Adventures invited us to the Spring Thaw weekend in Ashland, Oregon, we couldn’t refuse. A lousy winter that devastated the ski resort meant they’d be running the XC race up to the Bull Gap Trail. Normally  it’s trail still covered in a blanket of snow and ice. This season however, was […]

05.24.2014 Oregon Trails Read the full story →
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Last Chance to Shred — Ashland, Oregon

Winter seems to come to us later and later every year these days. Not that I’d notice it living in sunny California, with our long riding season and temperate weather. It was a warm day here as we drove away with a tinge of regret to drive six and a half hours north for a […]

12.03.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Summer Road Trip Destination: Sandy, Oregon

One of our favorite trail systems of all time is Oregon’s Sandy Ridge Trail. Designed for mountain bikers, by mountain bikers, Sandy Ridge is model trail system of what can be done when all the right pieces come together. A land manager that understands mountain biking, and the economic benefits to providing recreation to our […]

08.05.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Summer Road Trip Destination: Bend, Oregon

Hitting the road on a mountain bike road trip is the highlight of the summer for any die hard rider and for our big trip we decided it was high time we made a return to the mecca of mountain biking, Whistler. As we were traveling by car we also had the goal to ride […]

08.03.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →

Defining flow for the masses

Ask a die-hard mountain biker what “flow” is and you’ll likely get an enthusiastic response. Compare the answers though, and odds are you’ll find them to be very different. Ask a random person off the street what flow is in context to the mountain biking experience, and who knows what kind of response you’ll receive. […]

03.20.2011 Oregon Trails Read the full story →

Post Canyon- Hood River, OR’s Freeride Haven

Hood River is known as one of the sweetest destination for Portland area trail shredders. Whether you are looking to rack up shuttle runs, pedal some flowy single track, or develop your freeride skills, the Post Canyon area has something for you. Reaching the trail system means navigating a hour long stretch of the I-84 freeway, […]

02.19.2011 Oregon Trails Read the full story →

Surveyor’s Ridge, Mount Hood

Mount Hood is the location of dozens of classic single track routes and epic rides, as well as being the epicenter for some of the best riding in the northwest. Northeast of the mountain lies the town of Hood River, known for being one of the major recreation destinations, which includes the infamous Post Canyon […]

10.22.2010 Blog Read the full story →

Sandy Ridge Super D

The first Super D race on the Sandy Ridge Trail system was held this weekend, and it was followed up with an awards party with open and flowing kegs at Windells. Even better, the jump lines and concrete parks were open for shredding. It was by far the best day of bike partying I can […]

09.09.2010 Features Read the full story →

2010 Black Rock Shuttle Day Gallery

Two days of shuttled riding. Funds were raised towards a great cause, and an incredible time was had by all those that came out to ride. Although it the trails were loose and a bit dusty, conditions of the trails were otherwise incredible. It doesn’t get much better than a day at Black Rock without […]

07.28.2010 Features Read the full story →