Folks, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, along with partners Santa Cruz Bicycles and Yuba Expeditions, is proud to announce another “5 Bucks A Foot” campaign. Up for grabs this time is the winner’s choice of ANY Santa Cruz bicycle, along with ONE YEAR’s worth of free shuttles courtesy of Yuba Expeditions! Every purchased foot of singletrack is an opportunity to win, and the phones are open now through January 6, 2014.Tweet Print
“Bike Town USA” is in the news again.
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) has announced that its 2014 World Summit will be held in Steamboat Springs, Colo., Aug. 20-24. The biennial event brings together mountain bike enthusiasts, volunteers, trail builders and thought leaders with bike industry representatives, land managers and government officials from across the U.S. and around the world. The IMBA World Summit is a unique opportunity for people to share ideas, learn new things and ride great trails in a beautiful destination. Read the full storyTweet Print
Voters in Steamboat Springs, Colo., overwhelming approved a new measure that will allocate a tax on lodging to building more trails and a new downtown riverfront promenade. Ballot Measure 2A was approved by 71 percent of the city’s voters, according to Steamboat Today. Read the full storyTweet Print
Spirit Mountain in Duluth, Minnesota, has been named one of IMBA’s Model Flow Trails.
This year, IMBA is recognizing five Ride Centers, four Epics, three Flow Trails and two Gateway Trails in locations from the Czech Republic to Kentucky.
These trails should go on your short list of riding destinations. These are the trails worth traveling to, the best places to introduce someone to the sport we all love and are the facilities builders and advocates should look to for inspiration. They vary from gorgeous adventures in the backcountry to innovative trail systems located amidst population centers. Read the full storyTweet Print
The Coastal Crew builds and films some of the best mountain bike trails in the Pacific Northwest, and now they’re taking the huge step to open a bike park of their own.
Rather than adapt a ski area, they’re building one from scratch on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. The goal is to build a year-round, lift service bike park, opening in Summer 2014.
The Coast Gravity Park is being funded in a unique way as well: crowd-sourcing. Contribute to the goal of $100,000 Canadian and you can get anything from a lift ticket to a personal riding tour of the Sunshine Coast with the Coastal Crew.Tweet Print