Bike Park

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An East Bay Bike Park? Tell them what you want on April 27th

Although the East Bay Regional Park District hasn’t been known for being bike friendly, change has been in the works for some time. We reported on amendments to the Master Plan in the fall of 2012 on how cycling is addressed and although change has been slow, it has been steadily been moving forward behind the […]

04.17.2014 BTCEB Read the full story →
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Rebuilt: the Aptos Pump Track

This weekend we managed to get away for a day and got a few loops in on the UCSC trails in Santa Cruz before heading to Aptos to check out the Mountain Bike Festival. The Aptos Pump Track had recently been rebuilt, and Inga was excited to get some time in on it— especially since […]

04.17.2013 California Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Northstar at Tahoe: the Gypsy Trail

The Northstar resort in Tahoe is pretty much the summer destination for gravity addicted downhill and freeriding mountain bikers in the Bay Area and continues get a bit better every year. We missed getting a trip in last season due to having sold off DH bikes to pay bills, and although the quiver is now […]

12.14.2012 California Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Castle Rock, Washington MTB Skills Park Opens

The small town of Castle Rock, Washington has a surprisingly strong mountain biking community. Rallied and brought together via the writing of Jim Lemonds on his website WriteTek, the group meets regularly to ride their local trails, which they’ve etched out themselves. Known as Growlers Gulch, the trails are hidden on private land but are available […]

09.19.2012 Bike Parks and Trails Read the full story →
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Bay Area Dirt Jump Destination: the Pleasanton Bike Park

The Pleasanton BMX Park is one of the few public riding spots the Bay Area where novice dirt jumpers can go to develop their riding skills. It was constructed about 7 years ago, and although it is accessible by public transportation, remains below the radar of many mountain bikers seeking to develop and improve their […]

07.18.2012 Bike Parks and Trails Read the full story →
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Truckee, California has a new pump track park

Truckee California has become the latest town in California to sport its own pump track. From the looks of it, its pretty sweet too. Located in the Riverview Sports Park the site chosen to host the pumptrack project is adjacent to the current BMX track. At 17,000 square feet, the massive track is actually three […]

06.28.2012 California Bike Parks Read the full story →
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The Quiver Lives Again: Santa Cruz Driver 8

Last year upon relocating to the Bay Area, I consolidated my all mountain and down hill bikes, selling them both off. In their place I built up a Santa Cruz Nomad, going with the popular “one” bike approach familiar with those trying to get the monkey known as “Visa” off their back. With a second […]

03.17.2012 Santa Cruz Bicycles Read the full story →

Elk Grove Bike Park … work in progress

The Sacramento area gets another step closer to being a riding destination with the addition of the Elk Grove Bike Park, just 10 minutes south of Sacramento. Technically, this makes a total of three bike parks in the area, not counting BMX tracks. While not yet completed, the construction of the Elk Grove Bike Park […]

11.06.2011 California Bike Parks Read the full story →

Eichler Bike Park Rebuild Day #4

An update from Portland from Raul Atencio, on the Eichler Bike Park Rebuild: “Here are some pics from Eichler Build Day # 4. A couple more build days and this park will be 100% rideable. This was Saturday 25th; this time we had a mini-excavator and we had about 18 volunteers from 9:00 to 5:00, we had a […]

07.18.2011 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →

Coming soon: the Elk Grove Bike Park in Sacramento

It appears that the extended Bay Area will be getting one more bike park added to the list of what is available to ride soon. Located in the Elk Grove Regional Park, the park is will be 2.4 acres, and include the following amenities: (PDF Link) Pump tracks Jump lines Skills Areas Flow trail According […]

07.17.2011 California Bike Parks Read the full story →