Video: Coldwater Mountain Shredit With Eric Porter and Cody Kelley

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The mountain bike trails at Coldwater Mountain in Anniston, AL are incredibly fun but no video (including my own) had been able to capture how truly excellent these trails really are. Until now. Check out this video from IMBA showcasing the Coldwater Mountain Trails with riders Eric Porter and Cody Kelley.¬†Warning: You may end up …

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Projekt Roam’s Weekly Wander: Seven Bridges Trail, Oak Mountain State Park, AL

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The Seven Bridges Trail actually happens upon eight bridge crossings throughout this wooded trail. This trail throws some moderate, technical sections at riders every once in a while. The Seven Bridges Trail makes its home in Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama, where it can be joined with numerous other trails in the park …

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Projekt Roam’s Weekly Wander: Rattlesnake Ridge, Oak Mountain State Park, Alabama

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Rattlesnake Ridge Trail can be an entertaining and sometimes challenging ride with skills testing opportunities on “obstacles of fun” encountered along the trail. Rattlesnake Ridge Trail offers mountain bikers an ample range of trail settings from narrow and serpentine to rock-strewn sections, as well as jet-setting downhill segments that feed riders’ grins. This trail is …

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Projekt Roam’s Weekly Wander: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, Oak Mountain State Park, AL

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Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride lends tires blissful singletrack with a snug, tree-hugging turn from time to time, mixing it up a little bit. When ridden in a counter-clockwise direction, the trail is a smooth, flowing, enjoyable experience. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride resides in Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama and can be connected with …

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Projekt Roam’s Weekly Wander: Lightning Trail, Oak Mountain State Park, AL

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Lightning Trail is a directional, downhill flow trail packed full with jumps, drops, bermed corners, rollers, a step down, and some mandatory pedaling. This playful trail is located in the heart of Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama and can be linked with multiple other trails in the system.

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Projekt Roam’s Weekly Wander: Jekyll ‘n’ Hyde Trail, Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, AL

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The Jekyll ‘n’ Hyde Trail careens through a vibrant forest as it makes a mad dash through the trees with tight twists and turns, undulating rollers, rock features, and banked berms. Jekyll ‘n’ Hyde is one of numerous, fun-filled trails for all levels that can be found in Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL. …

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Speeding the MTB Trails of Talladega National Forest

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On day 20 of my 29 Trail challenge I struck out early with 3 trails on my to-do list. Destination: east-central Alabama and the Talladega National Forest. Sylaward The Sylaward trails are located near Sylacauga, AL along the shores of Lake Howard. The forecast for the day put the high in the low to mid …

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IMBA Names 2010 Epic Trail Systems

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Yesterday IMBA released its 2010 list of Epic mountain bike trails and the six selections represent a diverse group of trails scattered across the US. The organization claims the trails on this year’s list “provide something for everyone” and we have to agree there’s a lot of variety represented. photo by Terry_Tiessen Black Rock (Falls …

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