trails

Foes, Bonazzi, Norstad and Renner to be inducted into Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

FAIRFAX, Calif.

Amelia Kegel joins NBDA board

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) —  The National Bicycle Dealers Association has announced that Amelia Kegel, marketing manager for the Milwaukee retailer Wheel & Sprocket, has joined the NBDA’s Board of Directors.

Longtime mechanic Ben Chournos opens service shop in Utah

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Drawing on more than 25 years of experience working as a mechanic in the U.S.

Colorado’s Crested Butte/Gunnison Valley uses mobile app to promote trail network

GUNNISON, Colo. (BRAIN) — The  Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association is using a mobile app to promote its vast trail network and encourage mountain bikers to try out all 750 miles of trails in the area. The CBG Trails App by GoMaps tracks and records rides in the Trailquest competition

Colorado’s Crested Butte/Gunnison Valley uses mobile app to promote trail network

GUNNISON, Colo. (BRAIN) — The  Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association is using a mobile app to promote its vast trail network and encourage mountain bikers to try out all 750 miles of trails in the area. The CBG Trails App by GoMaps tracks and records rides in the Trailquest competition. Each unique mile of trail ridden will add up in a race to 750

BRAIN Dealer Tour: Is Palisade the next big MTB destination?

PALISADE, Colo. (BRAIN) — BRAIN’s Dealer Tour braved rain and even a bit of snow pedaling about 20 miles from Grand Junction to the small town of Palisade on Thursday, visiting the town’s Rapid Creek Cycles & Sports. While Palisade is best known now for its wineries and its peaches, the town could become one of the major mountain biking destinations in a few years, if the owners of Rapid Creek have any say in it.  The store is owned by  Scott Winans and  Rondo  Buecheler. Buecheler was the founder of Over The Edge Sports in Fruita, Colorado, (where the Dealer Tour visited Wednesday) where he helped build the trails and biking community that made Fruita one of the most popular mountain bike destinations in the country. In Palisade, he has similar plans.

Bosch’s new ‘eMTB Mode’ automatically switches between assistance modes

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Bosch has launched a new trail riding feature for its Performance Line CX. This new feature, called eMTB mode, will automatically change between assistance modes depending on pedal pressure to optimize support on different types of terrain

Giant Bicycles Canada to open new store in Whistler

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) – Giant Bicycles Canada has announced the opening of its newest retail store, Giant Whistler, located in Whistler, B.C. The new store will hold a grand opening on Friday, May 19, the same day Whistler Bike Park opens for the season.

GT Bicycles sponsors Whistler Mountain Bike Park

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is the new sponsor of Whistler Mountain Bike Park, in Whistler, British Columbia and will supply frames for all bikes including rental, retail, and programs at the park.  “GT is all about the business of having fun on two wheels, and to do so in Whistler, with some of the world’s best trails, is incredible,” Mike Marro, GT’s global senior brand manager.

GT Bicycles sponsors Whistler Mountain Bike Park

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is the new sponsor of Whistler Mountain Bike Park, in Whistler, British Columbia and will supply frames for all bikes including rental, retail, and programs at the park.  “GT is all about the business of having fun on two wheels, and to do so in Whistler, with some of the world’s best trails, is incredible,” Mike Marro, GT’s global senior brand manager. “This partnership gives us a unique opportunity to connect with the gravity community and get more riders on GT bikes.” GT’s rental fleet will consist of over 300 Furys as the downhill option and nearly 200 Sanctions and Forces as the all-mountain/enduro options