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I was walking around SF the other day and came across some huge jumps…

The Dew Tour was in San Francisco last weekend, and with it, throngs of teens, tweens, and groms. To hold the event, the area in front of city hall was turned into the venue complete with a skate park and the largest set of dirt jumps I’ve ever seen in the middle of a large […]

10.23.2012 Fresh Tracks 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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The Salem Expo Bike Park Part 2

We first reported on the Salem, Oregon jumps and BMX track when we passed by the fairgrounds after the Black Rock Shuttle Day. As I was injured from a crash at Black Rock, I was unable to do anything but take a few photos. Fortunately I was able to get down for an afternoon shred […]

09.21.2010 Features Read the full story →
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Abandoned BMX jump park found in Beaverton

When I drove by this practically abandoned BMX park in Beaverton last week, I had to stop and record some images on my iPhone. I was at once excited and more than a bit bummed to see it. It is clear that Tualatin Parks and Rec┬ámaintains┬áthe park from the recently mowed lawns. However, it is […]

05.25.2010 Blog Read the full story →
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BMX action at the Tigard skatepark

I should get back in to riding a lot more skateparks. We’re based out of Portland at the moment, and while the trails stay wet during this time of year, the parks dry out pretty quickly. Add the high number of bike friendly skateparks to the mix, and I’m running out of excuses.

05.10.2010 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →

Can the Grotto Trails be saved?

I just got off the phone with Shad Johnson of GoodsBMX where we discussed the possible demise of the classic dirt jump spot, the Grotto. At the moment, it appears that there is a strong possibility that the jumps will be plowed. Due to complaints by one of the local residents, the dirt jumps have […]

03.25.2010 Blog Read the full story →

Folsom Bike Park Fam Jam

THE FAM JAM – The Folsom Fam Jam went down Friday September 12. Presented as the Folsom Bike Park’s first dirt jumping competition, the comp featured pro-level riding, as well as an amateur class in two catagories: BMX and MTB.

09.17.2008 California Bike Parks Read the full story →