Crankworx Colorado

Whistler Resort is putting on the Crankworx freeride mountain bike festival at Winter Park in Colorado this summer. The legendary Crankworx festival is held in Whistler, British Columbia each year and features cross country, downhill, and free ride races and demonstrations. Crankworx Colorado takes place July 5-7.

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Good chance to ride the Kokopelli trail

For those who have dreamed of riding the famed Kokopelli Trail but haven’t had the time to plan the trip, Bikerpelli 2007 might be a good option for you. The 5th annual Bikerpelli trip is fully supported and rides the entire trail starting near Fruita, CO and ending in Moab, UT in 4 days. All …

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Mountain bikers: talk to National Park Service

The US National Park Service is holding several forums around the country this month and listening to park users of all types (including mountain bikers). The meetings are designed to solicit public input into park management issues so show up and be heard! Scheduled stops in March include Alaska, Texas, Colorado, California, Florida, Ohio, Wyoming, …

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North Shore mountain biker inspires kids

North Shore rider Ryan Leech is using his skills on the mountain bike to teach kids important life lessons through his 50-school “Trials of Life” tour this spring. The 28-year old rider starred in MTB films like the Collective and now shows off his gnarly riding in parking lots to awestruck audiences of kids and …

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Epic mountain bike race

The Absa Cape Epic is easily the most extreme mountain bike stage race in the world. The race takes place in South Africa and runs almost 900 km (about 600 miles) with 16,000 meters (52,000 feet) of climbing over 8 grueling days. This year’s race kicks off on March 24. I had never heard of …

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Mountain bikers > Road cyclists

Whenever my brother and I would drive up to the mountains for a day of mountain biking we’d invariably pass groups of cyclists out on the road to which we would yell “road bikers suck” out the window of our speeding car. It was certainly good natured, just a friendly rivalry like that between skiers …

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Mountain biking class

Man, kids have it great these days. When I was in school PE usually consisted of kickball and square dancing (Georgia public schools at their best) but these days kids are taking mountain biking classes. According to the article “students must provide their own bikes” and it doesn’t sound like they go during school hours, …

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