Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort to Reopen Mountain Bike Park

Just received this press relase from Northstar: TRUCKEE, Calif.– March 26, 2007– After a one-year hiatus, Northstar-at-Tahoe¬† Resort‚Äôs mountain bike park, the largest in Northern California, will reopen this summer offering five new trail segments, two full new trails, increased lift access with the addition of the Tahoe Zephyr Express, a new jump park, skills …

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Truck runs over biker’s head

If you’re skeptical about your mountain bike helmet being able to hold up in a crash, check out this story from Milwaukee. Ryan Lipscomb was riding down a bike path when an oncoming truck caused him to fall off his bike and under the wheels of the truck. Luckily his helmet saved his head from …

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Womens mountain bike camps

Women’s mountain bike camps and clinics popping up all over the country. IMBA is teaming up with Dirt Series by Rocky Mountain bikes at two special camps in Hood River, OR and Park City, UT. Brush up on your technique, master new stunts AND make some new friends at these weekend camps. Rocky Mountain is …

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Equestrians gone wild

For once mountain bikers are on the other side of the trail access debate. Apparently mountain bikers are fed up with equestrians illegally using the trails at two parks in the Lubbock, TX area and a recent letter to the editor shows mountain bikers aren’t afraid to speak out. As you may recall, a crazy …

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MTB trails: Good and bad news

I have some good news and bad news to report regarding mountain bike trails – which do you want first? Bad news? Okay, let’s get it out of the way. Hikers and bikers are up in arms in Marin County (again/still) over illegal mountain bike trails. This time some bikers accidentally found themselves on an …

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Mystery mountain bike spotted at bottom of cliff

I’m not sure why this is news but I guess things are a little different “Down Under.” Apparently a mountain bike was spotted at the bottom of a gnarly cliff and no one seems to know whose it is or how it got there. There doesn’t seem to be any concern that someone might have …

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Olympics pushing out London MTB trail

When the Olympics come to town it usually means new athletic facilities and sometimes even new mountain bike trails (look at the Georgia International Horse Park trails – you too can ride the Olympic mountain bike course!). But for mountain bikers in London, the 2012 Olympics will push out a favorite local trail to make …

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Mountain biking is the next … Golf?

According to an article from New Zealand, mountain biking and cycling in general are becoming more popular with riders of all ages – leading one bike shop owner to agree that “cycling is the new golf.” The article goes on to say that cycling has alot of positives – it’s good for the environment, builds …

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