Eugene, Oregon has always had a thriving BMX scene, and moving here to go to school at the University of Oregon ended up shaping my future as a rider of bicycles. The BMX track at Autzen Stadium was the center of much of the scene then, (and probably still is) and the place where budding freestylers learned […]
Last Friday night was a good one. Riding bikes with some cool dudes in one of the sweetest, most photogenic pump track backyards to date will do it. This backyard with its mounds of carefully shaped soil in the shadow of Mount Diablo ranks up there on the wish list of any mountain biker. (although […]
I just got off the phone with Shad Johnson of GoodsBMX where we discussed the possible demise of the classic dirt jump spot, the Grotto. At the moment, it appears that there is a strong possibility that the jumps will be plowed. Due to complaints by one of the local residents, the dirt jumps have […]
It seems like our time in Boulder was months ago. It is hard to believe we have only been on the road a few weeks. And while we have been a few great trail rides in here and there, I am really missing some of the great dirt jumping sessions we had courtesy of our […]
This is what I love about living in California. While everyone else is complaining of negative temperatures, we’re riding our bikes in the sun. Yesterday I met my buddy Adam from MTBR down in Belmont to ride DMC. Also known as Carlmont, (the common spot to park is at the end of Carlmont Street) this […]
We met up with some of the homies last Sunday for a session at a secret spot in Santa Cruz. It was super fun. Santa Cruz has some of the best riding in the area, with soft loamy dirt, that your tires just stick to. Not only that, the weather is great.
After an urban session on the U of O campus and downtown Eugene, we headed back to the cars and drove to a market to stock up on energy drinks and gatorade. I was delighted to find that my new favorite energy drink, “Von Dutch” was on sale for a dollar a can. I debated […]