Collaboration Builds Community

The Crow Wing Trail Association formed in 1999 to build a section of the Trans Canada Trail from Emerson to Winnipeg, Manitoba. The trail celebrates a…


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The Emergence of Bike Parks

In just a few decades, mountain biking has grown from an obscure activity to a well-known pursuit that inspires millions of enthusiastic participants worldwide…


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Build A Bike Park Dream Team

One successful strategy for advancing a bike park is to establish a “dream team.” Assembling such a team is effective because it ensures that planning efforts…


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Bike Park Maintenance Tasks

The following list suggests some of the important tasks for keeping a bike park facility in top shape.


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Maximizing MTB Opportunities at Ski Areas

Opportunities and considerations gleaned from the evolution of snow-sport resorts into summer mountain biking playgrounds.


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Future of Bike Parks & Flow Trails

How Bike Parks, Ski Resorts and Flow Trails are Enhancing the Mountain Biking Experience.


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Bancroft & Thunder Bay, Ontario

We covered a lot of miles through northwest Ontario in only a few days. After Ottawa we spent half a day in Bancroft with Dave Naulls who owns Endo Cycles. He…


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Calculating the value of trails – Kingston, ON

How much does it cost for us to recreate? A winter cross country ski pass can run you anywhere from $50 to $250 plus. Golfing in the summer can start at $25…


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Outdoor Industry Association Research

The Outdoor Industry Association and its non-profit arm, the Outdoor Foundation, provides excellent research on mountain biking and other outdoor activities.


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