All you need is dirt, water, some tools, and a lot of time. The plan: create the most awesome backyard possible within the given amount of time and resources. Seeing as I’m currently in transition and have a healthy amount of downtime in the Astoria area while looking for work in Portland, moving a ton […]
What’s cooler than being able to go for a bike ride first thing after brushing your teeth in your own backyard? How about having the cream of the crop of the MTB pro echelon in your backyard racing for the title of unofficial Pump Track World Champion? Check out the story on the-riotact.com and on […]
At this point, it would be surprising it you haven’t at least heard about the pump track phenomenon sweeping the scene. It’s for good reason too- pump tracks are super fun, and not only provide a great way to build handling skills, but they don’t require as much space as dirt jumps.
The Second Annual Fam Jam freeride competition is scheduled to go off on Friday, September 11. Held at Folsom Bike Park in Folsom, California, the contest has a $1,500 purse and tons of prizes from X-Fusion, Atomlab and Blk Mrkt. Here’s the full flyer and click the flyer for more details: The first one went […]
Hot off of bikemag.com, video of the Red Bull Stumps, Clump, and Jumps Tour stop in SF. It’s a rad concept- we wonder how much SF riders got to actually witness? (guessing not much without a telescope) It makes for some seriously cool footage though! Check it- More bike videos on BikeMag.com Here’s to hoping […]
Where do test bikes go after they’ve been tested? This is a question everyone has probably pondered at some point- readers are always asking, often followed by the almost silly question, “can I have it?” Often times the test bikes go home with lucky employees, added to demo fleets, then offered for sale at a […]
All things come to an end; some things sooner rather than later, and sometimes sooner than expected. And our journey as the Trail Care Crew is one of those things. There are a lot of reasons for it, which we don’t need to go into at this time. Instead, we’re looking at what is ahead […]
As far as advocacy groups go, Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance has got it going on. Even if you havenâ€™t heard of them, it’s likely youâ€™ve read about what theyâ€™ve accomplished. Formerly known as the Backcountry Bicycle Trails Club, Evergreen is the advocacy group responsible for the creation of the first urban mountain bike skills park, […]
Westside Trail Federation is holding a shuttle day fund raiser event at the Black Rock Mountain Biking Area Saturday, October 17th. For only $35 for the day, get shuttled from 9am until 4:30pm. 3 large flatbed shuttle trucks will be on site, hauling riders up to the top of the trail. 7+ miles of Freeride/ […]
Red Bull Stumps, Clump, and Jumps Tour hits the west coast with dirt, demos, and free movie screenings. The “Red Bull Stumps, Clump and Jumps” tour hits the west coast August 13-31st with some of freeride’s biggest stars climbing in the RV and hitting the road. The tour kicks off on Thursday in Whistler, B.C. […]
Add this to the “I want” category. Trek World 2010 is currently going on right now, and while we’ve known it was coming, images of the highly anticipated 2010 Trek Scratch are finally emerging online. We’ve seen variations of this bike underneath Cam McCaul for some time now, but the word is finally out.
After a long time away, I’ve returned to my home town of Astoria, Oregon to enjoy some downtime. Many of my first memories of mountain biking took place here, in the hills above town. In fact, the first bike shop I ever worked at was here- at Bikes and Beyond. We also had some good […]