There is quite a bit written about pump tracks online — including this site — its hard to find a comprehensive online resource on all things pump track. Let’s change that.
The interesting thing about pump tracks is how different the experience of riding them can be based on the creativity of the designer/ builders. We’ve seen some amazing and innovative lines created, as well as “tracks” that completely lack creativity with dozens of rollers in a row. While we’ve been lucky enough to be invited […]
The best part about the concept of the pumptrack is the riding scene that builds around it. Because riders of all ages are capable of riding them, riders of all skill levels gather together to share in the good times. It’s something that isn’t found as often in the mountain bike trail riding scene, where […]
This weekend we managed to get away for a day and got a few loops in on the UCSC trails in Santa Cruz before heading to Aptos to check out the Mountain Bike Festival. The Aptos Pump Track had recently been rebuilt, and Inga was excited to get some time in on it— especially since […]
The first time I recall talking bikes with Will Heiberg of the Lumberyard Bike Park was at the Backyard Blam Pump Track. Like many Portlanders, he had dreams of a place to ride bikes when the weather turned sour. Turns out it was a vision he was unwilling to let go of, and teaming up […]
Things are seriously moving along with the Eichler Bike Park Project. If you haven’t been following the story of the Eichler Park Jumps, click here for a recap. It’s been pretty exciting to see progress on this site finally happening, with a legit Bobcat on site moving earth. It was just over a year ago […]