bike parks

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Santa Cruz, CA: West Side Pump Track

Santa Cruz, we’re getting tired of how bad you’re making the rest of the Bay Area look. While we’re stuck doing cutties and tearing up bark dust landscaping at the local park, you’re up to something like five pump tracks and bike parks. Is that right? And that doesn’t even count the wood or bike […]

08.04.2014 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Marin County’s Stafford Lake Bike Park: Shovel Ready at Last?

The ongoing efforts to get a bike park built in Marin has been in the works for several years now, and it looks like the final road blocks have finally cleared. According to an email blast from IMBA, the Stafford Lake Bike Park, approved several years ago by the Marin County Board of Supervisors, will […]

04.07.2014 Marin Read the full story →
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Polo Grounds Bike Park, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz is known as being the Bay Area hot spot when it comes to dirt jumps and bike parks, best known for the infamous Aptos Post Office Jumps. Unfortunately, the legendary jump spot has been threatened with imminent destruction for some time now, and locals have been scrambling to get replacement spots created before then. Among […]

09.25.2013 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →
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Portland’s Indoor Mecca of Bikes: the Lumberyard Bike Park

The first time I recall talking bikes with Will Heiberg of the Lumberyard Bike Park was at the Backyard Blam Pump Track. Like many Portlanders, he had dreams of a place to ride bikes when the weather turned sour. Turns out it was a vision he was unwilling to let go of, and teaming up […]

12.07.2012 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Silver Star Bike Park

I just came across this edit from the Silver Star Bike Park, and it reminded me of how good the locals have it in Kelowna, BC. Not only do they have one of the best bike parks around, it is less than an hour’s drive to get there. We spent some time in Kelowna in […]

03.27.2012 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →

New Zealand Pumptrack Radness

New Zealand has been popping up quite a bit on the radar lately, and the more I hear, the more I want to figure out a plan for getting down there and checking it out. A few weeks ago I was out with local DH Racer/ Ripper Mikey Haderer and we were putting the New […]

12.20.2011 Pump Tracks Read the full story →

Seattle leads the charge in the Northwest in the creation of Bike Parks

As far as advocacy groups go, Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance has got it going on. Even if you haven’t heard of them, it’s likely you’ve read about what they’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, […]

08.17.2009 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →

MBAction’s newest contributor: ihatebikes

We’re stoked to be onboard with Mountain Bike Action as their newest contributor. We’ve been reading the mag since before we bought our first bikes! We’ll be giving spot updates, ride reports and gear reviews as we travel the road. Check out our first submission: Riding Boulder, Colorado’s Bike Parks. click here to check it […]

02.10.2009 From the world-wide web Read the full story →