News: The Whistler Bike Park May Double in Size During New Expansion

Photo: Logan Swayze via bike.whistlerblackcomb.com

Whistler-Blackcomb recently announced a new “Renaissance” expansion, in which they plan to invest $345 million in expanding various parts of the resort. While this expansion will be rolled out in three phases and isn’t solely focused on mountain biking, Whistler claims that this project has the potential to double the size of the bike park! Pinkbike reports …

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First Year-Round, Dedicated DH Bike Park in North America Slated to Open in Western North Carolina

photo courtesy Bailey Mountain Bike Park

Whoa, that title was a mouthful–they had my attention at DH bike park! Bailey Mountain Bike Park, located just 20 minutes outside Asheville, NC, is slated to open this June with what they claim is the first year-round, dedicated downhill mountain bike park in North America. The park will initially open with a shuttle service …

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New Mountain Bike Trails Opening in Tasmania

Photo: Jupe/Bergshoeff, GreaterHobartTrails.com.au

The Australian state of Tasmanian has recently invested about $4.5M ($3.5M USD) in building 100km of new mountain bike trails across two trail networks, Hollybank and Blue Derby. The idea behind this project, like many others, is to increase tourism to the area and judging by the photos I’ve seen online, I’m ready to book …

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