Video: Montanus–The Cold Vein

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MONTANUS – The COLD VEIN from MONTANUS on Vimeo. The call of the mountain is even stronger during winter, when the snow breaks the tree-tops and the cold weather freezes the bones. During this time, when most people put their bike to rest, an adventure between two Italian buddies began. They aimed to search for the COLD …

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Video: Bell Built Contestant: Sky Tavern Bike Park DH Trial, Reno, NV

Sky Tavern dual slalom course

The crew at Sky Tavern is ready to roll the dice as one of three West Coast semi-finalists in the 2015 Bell Built Grant program. Just 20 minutes outside of Reno, NV, the Sky Tavern Bike Park Advisory Group, in conjunction with IMBA Trail Solutions Services, plans to add to its proven dual slalom and …

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Bell Built Contestant Feature: Alsea Falls Chutes & Ladders, Alpine, OR

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Halfway between Eugene and Corvallis, nestled in Oregon’s majestic coastal range, sits the Alsea Falls Recreational Site which, before Fall 2013, offered little more for mountain bikers than an overgrown, primitive hiking trail among abandoned logging roads. Less than two years later in that same site, approximately seven miles of trail descending 1000 feet comprised of technical, buffed, bermed, and …

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Video: Bell Built Contestant: Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, Mariposa, CA

Exchequer Bike Park overlooking Lake Mclure

With the full support of land manager Merced Irrigation District, it wouldn’t seem right not to build a downhill line through the 700-acre site of wide open terrain descending 800 feet to a 1 million acre lake that is Exchequer Mountain Bike Park. Two hours west of Sacramento and San Francisco, tucked in the foothills …

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