Mountain Bike News

01/14/2013 10:20 AM

County commissioners' approval, bridge deal are final hurdles

The city of Boulder is close to wrapping up a land deal that would allow mountain bikers to connect from Boulder Canyon to Flagstaff Mountain via Chapman Drive.

The Chapman Drive connector was one of two mountain bike trail proposals approved last spring by the City Council as part of the management plan for the West Trail Study Area, a chunk of open space west of Broadway.

01/14/2013 02:37 PM

Boulder Mountainbike Alliance volunteers gather for riding, booze

From its inception, the annual end-of-summer Boulder Mountainbike Alliance ride wasn't meant for the faint of heart.

Mountain bikers roll together on the 2011 Caribou Classic. (Courtesy photo, Boulder Mountainbike Alliance)

06/15/2012 03:47 PM

Forest Service: Popular trails will not look the same after thinning project

Early June is usually when the snow melts and mountain bikers go for their first ride of the year on the popular West Magnolia trails, just southeast of Nederland High School.

04/30/2012 11:00 PM

Dual slalom races a way to 'reach out to the community'

Around here, there aren't many places for mountain bikers to race dual slalom -- a head-to-head form of racing in which two cyclists rip down winding side-by-side dirt tracks.

"In terms of gravity racing, downhill, dual slalom, there's not much on the Front Range," said Joey Schusler, a pro mountain biker and member of the University of Colorado Cycling Team who won the national collegiate downhill and dual slalom races...

03/07/2012 09:45 AM

BMA's growing so fast and so strong that it's time we hired some professional outside help (not of the psychiatric variety, although maybe that's up for discussion).  BMA seeks one or two people to steward the individual and business membership programs.  Job descriptions and contact information below.

 

02/02/2012 10:06 AM

Local cyclists hope to showcase Valmont Bike Park in 2014-15 championships

Boulder Cycle Sport owner Brandon Dwight is used to criss-crossing the country for USA Cycling's cyclocross national championships. He's done it every year for 14 years.

But for the 2014-2015 season, Dwight is hoping -- as a racer and a business owner -- that the national championship races will be held here in Boulder, at the Valmont Bike Park.

12/27/2011 12:00 AM

City Council's decision enrages local mountain bike community

11/28/2011 12:00 AM

Bike impounds, parking enforcement among early discussions

Hoping to change bad behaviors, Boulder open space officials are looking into ways to better enforce the rules for parking, dogs and mountain bikes on open space.

The city's Open Space Board of Trustees is expected to take up issues such as the green tag program for off-leash dog access sometime early next year. But the board's discussion recently extended to include the possibility of increased fines for illegal...

11/14/2011 12:00 AM

Boulder High takes team overall again in Colorado mountain biking league

After another successful weekend of racing on singletrack, Boulder High School is now two for two in competitive mountain biking.

The school tied Salida for the team competition at this year's Colorado High School Cycling League finals at Ridgeline Open Space in Castle Rock over the weekend. But after four strong weekends of racing, Boulder High had earned the highest points total and took the...

11/10/2011 12:00 AM

Guest editorial by BMA President, Jason Vogel

Because of the Boulder Mountainbike Alliance (BMA), mountain biking has never been as good in Boulder County as it is today. Our community has proven to be a constructive force for public lands stewardship in Boulder County. We spend more time building and maintaining trail, advocating for the passage of open space taxes, engaging in peer to peer education, and working for the benefit of our children and the land than any other...