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Scotts Valley Pump Track: First Look

The Santa Cruz pump track scene is blowing up! Construction on the new Scotts Valley pump track is complete, and it is now open to the public, with the official grand opening happening this weekend. MBOSC is hosting the shindig on October 4th, 2014 that will feature a ribbon cutting, demo by local pro riders and raffle prizes. […]

10.02.2014 California Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Santa Cruz, CA: Chanticleer Park Pump Track

At this point, we’ve ridden a good number of pump tracks up and down the west coast, (plus a few in Canada and even one in Alaska) and are known to drive out of our way to sample a new one. The new pump track at Chanticleer Park stands out as being one of the […]

01.14.2014 Pump Tracks Read the full story →
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Tamarancho Flow Trail Construction Update

If you weren’t stoked on the prospect of the Bay Area’s first flow trail currently being under construction and mere months or even weeks away from being a rideable reality, perhaps these images of our roughed in route will change that. Sunday, December 16th was a cold and foggy morning. After getting soaked on an […]

12.18.2012 Tamarancho 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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Night Pumptrack Party Session

Take a backyard pumptrack, add a few dozen rabble rousers and riders, a Beastie Boys cover band, a keg of Racer 5 and a taco truck, and you have the recipe for a sweet birthday party. Although we had to seriously motivate after an XC ride with our bike club earlier in the morning, we were psyched […]

10.15.2012 Pump Tracks 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 →
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A backyard with a view

Last Friday night was a good one. Riding bikes with some cool dudes in one of the sweetest, most photogenic pump track backyards to date will do it. This backyard with its mounds of carefully shaped soil in the shadow of Mount Diablo  ranks up there on the wish list of any mountain biker. (although […]

08.23.2011 Pump Tracks 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 →
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Zen garden of awesome: pump track sweetness in Santa Cruz County

Pump tracks, backyards, bbq and beers always equal an awesome time. Sadly, it has been a while since I’ve ridden a cool pump track. While they are really popular in the northwest, I haven’t really ridden that many since coming back to the Bay Area. I’m guessing this is likely attributed to a few things: one, […]

06.29.2011 Pump Tracks Read the full story →