News: Big Mountain Enduro Announces 2015 Series Stops, and Equal Payout for Men and Women

Pro Women’s podium at Durango Big Mountain Enduro in 2014 (left to right): Sarah Rawley, Cait Dmitriew, Heather 
Irmiger, Krista Park and Alex Pavon.

The Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Shimano has just announced their 2015 series stops, in addition to information about their pro payouts this year. For 2015, Big Mountain Enduro will feature four series stops: Aspen/Snowmass, June 27-28 Keystone Resort, July 11-12 Crested Butte EWS, August 1-2 TBD Series Finale, September 5-6 This year …

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Bike Parks: Plainfield, IL, Elkridge, MD, and Manhattan, NY

Photo: Mark Brandon.

Check out the series pilot for more information about bike parks in general. Plainfield Bike Park, Plainfield, Illinois Designed, built, and funded by volunteers, the Plainfield Bike Park has jump lines for all skill levels, as well as a pump track and a technical skills area. Gathering 20-40 riders a day, the progressive design allows beginners to …

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Bike Parks: Hinton, AB and Burnaby, BC

Photo: Tim Trahan.

Check out the series pilot for more information about bike parks in general. Hinton Skills Park, Hinton, Alberta One of the first municipally owned bike parks, the Hinton Skills Park was donated by the Town of Hinton (TOH) to the Hinton Mountain Bike Association (HMBA) in 2008. After two years of construction, the 37-acre park …

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Bike Park Spotlight Series

Photo: Dan Cronin.

Freeride mountain biking has exploded over the last 10-15 years. What started out as a few renegade downhillers dodging trees close to becoming (shock!) mainstream today. While in times past dirt jumping and freeriding used to require the construction of illicit trails far from the prying eyes of big brother, there has been a push …

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