Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival Preview

Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival Preview

The Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival will be held in Hurricane, Utah from March 27-29, 2015. The fifth annual festival is promoted by Over the Edge Sports in Hurricane.…

Ely, Nevada is a Backcountry Mountain Biking Paradise

Ely, Nevada is a Backcountry Mountain Biking Paradise

One of the things I like about Ely, and Nevada in general, is it seems like there’s nearly unlimited mountain bike potential. Local mountain bike guru and Fears, Tears and Beers promoter, Kent Robertson, tells me that they have everything from the high desert sagebrush trails I rode, to high alpine riding in the aspens.…

Passing Along the Lost Art of Bike Etiquette

Over the past few years, I’ve noticed a curious thing….more and more people are getting on bikes. On one hand, that’s a great thing. On the other, my experience is this…even though people are riding, they’re missing something about riding.…

Trail Etiquette – Clean, Considerate, Control

Trail Etiquette – Clean, Considerate, Control

We’re often asked how we handle so many users groups (and the volume that goes with it) on the trails. Thankfully it seems most all of the trail users in Park City work under the same simple rule, stop and smile - maybe even say hello!…

Riding Brian Head

Riding Brian Head

The resort is in the process of rebuilding its mountain bike park. We were ok with that as there was pretty much no one else on the mountain. We rode the lift to the top, rode the trail down and got back on the lift. No waiting in line, no dodging other riders, just us and some smooth mountain singletrack.…

The Vagabound Life

The Vagabound Life

The hardest manmade boundaries to cross are the internal ones. The ones that we set for ourselves. How hard can you pedal? How long are you willing to suffer to see what is beyond the next corner or across the next road?…

Peter and the Brink

Peter and the Brink

Describing The Brink, Gregg Bromka’s mountain biking guidebook to the Salt Lake area notes: “You’ll need route finding skills, tolerance, and stamina for harsh terrain, and solid sense of adventure, or this could become a mountain biking adventure come true.”…

Park City and Wasatch Back Early Summer Trails Report

With the trails in primo early season condition, you should consider trying a new trail you've never ridden. Many of the primary trails, like Mid-Mountain Trail from Silver Lake at Deer Valley over to Park City Mountain Resort, or the Armstrong trail heading up to the center section of Mid-Mountain Trail, get very busy on the weekends.…