Dirt Jumps

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Gorge Road Dirt Jump Park in Queenstown, New Zealand

There’s a photo of these amazing looking dirt jumps that kept on popping up on my Facebook feed. They’ve appeared in the feed before, but this time I had a clue, as it was marked as the site of the Red Bull Roast It. Turns out these jumps are part of a jump park located in […]

03.05.2013 From the world-wide web Read the full story →
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SF Bike Expo: Ride Your Bike

For our last few posts we’ve highlighted our reasons for trudging over to south San Francisco to hang out at the SF Bike Expo again this year, but one of the best reasons was to actually ride bikes. Besides the massive jump lines assembled for the AT’s headline event, “AT’ Showdown” there were also several […]

11.19.2012 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 →

SF Bike Expo: AT’s Showdown

The big event of the San Francisco Bike Expo is Andrew Taylor’s freestyle MTB comp, known as AT’s Showdown. This year, the emphasis on slopestyle was taken down a notch and in it’s place, the focus was on a head-to-head dirt jump format. Or, as I was calling it, “watchin’ dudes on bikes hitting big-ass […]

11.15.2011 Features Read the full story →

Dialing in new lines in the Mid-Penn; Bay Area, CA

It doesn’t feel like there is a lot of new single track trail action going on here in the Bay Area, so in moving back here I haven’t had my hopes up. With that said,  you can imagine that when I met up with the local homies at their spot in we now refer to […]

01.14.2011 Bay Area Read the full story →
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Woodward MTB Park in Fresno

On my way south through California, I’ve been making it a point to stop by and check out the status of a number of bicycle skills parks. Although it has been ridiculously hot, it hasn’t stopped me from taking the long way on my trek south to check out a few public riding spots I’ve […]

10.11.2010 California Bike Parks 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 →

Eichler Bike Park Project in Beaverton gets the green light

Awesome news for mountain bikers in Portland, Oregon: local mountain bike advocacy group, the Northwest Trail Alliance, is about to move ahead with what will be the first sanctioned bicycle skills park (on dirt) in the Portland Metropolitan area. We first reported on the Eichler Park Bike Jump area back in May of this year, as part […]

09.20.2010 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →

Spot Check: Salem State Fairgrounds Dirt Jump Park and BMX Track

On the way back from Black Rock for the Shuttle Day, I went searching for the dirt jump park at the Expo area. Turns out it wasn’t at all where I thought it was. After driving around for over 20 minutes, I found the entrance. Since I’m such as swell frood, I made ya’ll a […]

08.09.2010 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →

First look at the NW School of Freeride

Portland and northwest area freeriders, downhillers and dirt jumpers have yet another destination to add to the list for weekend shredding. With 80 acres of private bike park action, NWSoF offers the biggest bicycle skills camp in Oregon. Based at the popular Windells Snow and Skate camp, these guys are also working to build downhill […]

01.21.2010 Blog Read the full story →