The Mountain Bike Life

Tag: Bike Parks

As much as I enjoy Singletrack trail rides, I do not think that they are the end-all or pinnacle of my experience and ultimate enjoyment when it comes to mountain biking. I like to mix things up and to go to as many different places as I can to keep things interesting. Like they say “Variety is the spice of life”. Many years ago I remember when I had just gotten my first mountain bike. At the time I lived…

I seem to make the trip to lift accessed trails about once a year. This year there happened to be a race in the California Enduro Series, which I have been writing about her on the blog, at Northstar Resort. This time, instead of a race report, I thought that I would discuss my thoughts on bike park trails. One of the trails that we raced on last weekend was Northstar’s signature trail, Livewire. Livewire, like many bike park trails…

I’m guessing that since my last two posts have been about our upcoming summer holidays, one or two people might have guessed that I’m excited about holidays. The truth is, it can’t come soon enough, and we’ve got a whole lot of fun stuff planned. The view atop Silver Star is incredible! As for the mountain biking part of the holiday, the plan has been to return to Silver Star. I loved Silver Star last year – it was my…