Bike Park

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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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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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Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park

Located 20 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee, Ray’s MKE is one of the two largest indoor mountain bike parks in the country. (Ray’s Cleveland is the other) They pack a serious amount of awesome into the park; I spent a little over 11 hours riding in two days and it went by way too quickly. This place is huge, […]

01.22.2015 Bike Parks & Trails Read the full story →
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Northstar Bike Park Opening Weekend Photo Run: Gypsy Trail

The Northstar Bike Park opened for the 2014 season this weekend and we made it a point to be there for a day of gravity fed riding. The jump strewn Livewire trail never disappoints and has become my favorite warm up line on the mountain. The terrain at the park is known for dusty and loose […]

06.10.2014 California Bike Parks Read the full story →
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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 Bicycle Trails Council 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 & 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 & 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 →