NEWS

April 23, 2019

The Women’s Slopestyle Tour will be partnering with the FMBA (Freeride Mountain Bike Association) to bring the addition of women’s Dirt Jump, Freeride and Slopestyle events to multiple locations across North America. This inaugural series will touch down in 3 cities, beginning in Truckee, CA with the Little Big Festival, followed by Sugar Showdown in Seattle, WA and the Big White Freeride Days in Kelowna, BC - with hopes of expanding its programming to other centres and offering women opportunities to compete beyond North America. All competitions will be included in the FMB World Tour Calendar as an official stop on the Women’s Slopestyle Tour. Each course will be a bronze level event and for the first time ever will allow female riders to accrue points which will be reflected in the World Tour ranking system. 

April 04, 2019

Seven years and nine months ago, Cortney Knudson and Brooks McMullin, decided to go big — big air, big drops, big flow, big fun. They began creating a dirt playground for their community. It was the beginning of the Truckee Bike Park, the very definition of a passion project. 

September 05, 2018

I feel like many people take bike parks for granted. Not to say that everyone does, far from it. I know there are many people out there that contribute countless hours to their local bike park, but the majority of people just show up and ride with no thought to how the park came to be. Bike parks don't just spring out of the ground, mostly they start small and they grow with the endless labor of a few tireless people.

Truckee Bike Park is such a place, and this spring I had the opportunity to check it out the during the Little Big Festival, a one day bike event at the park that includes skills clinics and some fun contests and races for kids and 

April 19, 2018

For the past seven years Cortney Knudson and Brooks McMullin have donated countless hours of work in order to give the Truckee community one of the top public bike parks in the country.

Featuring a pump track, flow lines, a dual slalom track, and some of the raddest lines around, the Truckee Bike Park has become one of the best places to progress as a rider. After a fundraiser earlier this month, the park is now scheduled for its fifth of six build-out phases.

January 16, 2018

We’d like to introduce you to Truckee local, Ryden, who is probably the most excited about the $1000 donation to the Truckee Bike Park in the Quality Automotive and Smog Season of Giving.  Ryden is an 8 year old bicycling powerhouse who started at the park as a strider when he was just 2-years-old.  It didn’t take long for this little guy to discover the various tracks and eventually move on to jumps.   He loves to ride at the Truckee Bike Park because it’s just fun - all day fun!

Rubicon Pizza Company Raises $15,000 for Truckee Bike Park Project!

Rubicon Pizza Company

January 11, 2018

Rubicon Pizza Company, located in the Village at Northstar, recently awarded a check for $15,000 to Truckee Bike Park Project officials.  The money was the result of fundraising efforts throughout the year which culminated in a fall fundraising party at the restaurant in November. The evening featured a pizza buffet dinner, Deschutes beer, and live music, as well as raffle prizes from local merchants and the biking industry.

October 03, 2017

#3. Truckee Bike Park, Truckee, CA  |  Truckee Bike Park may not be every mountain bikers cup of tea, but if you’re new to the sport, or have kids that you’re introducing mountain biking to, then Truckee is the place to go. Miles of terrain mean that advanced riders can hit trails while newbies can learn on easier trails.

September 28, 2017

The Auburn Recreation District is moving toward a key decision today on a proposed bike park off Maidu Drive.  And it’s doing so with proponents and opponents both having a tour of the site last Thursday of the undeveloped property over looking the American River canyon.... A Rocklin bike-store owner, Ghiselin said that the emphasis on the park is to provide a place for families to ride. He challenges opponents to take a drive to the Truckee bike park – one of the closest to Auburn. 

September 11, 2017

Do you and the family ride mountain bikes or want to introduce your children to mountain biking? If so, Truckee is one of the best places to learn and ride at the Truckee Bike Park!  Recently voted top-3 places to ride in California by Best Things CA, the Truckee Bike Park has been giving families, kids, and adults a fun, exciting, safe, and well maintained place to ride for the past 6-years.  From folks interested in getting into the sport, families and kids on striders, to the advanced rider looking for big jumps, the park has a diverse offering of trails that are fun for everyone.

August 18, 2017

...This month we feature the Truckee Bike Park, a place where dirt and sagebrush have been magically transformed into a world-class biking destination, free for all and designed for all.

After riding a pumptrack in Sun Valley in 2012, Cortney Knudson & Brooks McMullin were inspired to bring the concept home to Truckee.  For the past 6 years they have volunteered countless hours of their own time to build the park.

June 21, 2017

The Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the summer season in Tahoe and Truckee. Mountain biking, boating, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, golfing, visiting historic sites or enjoying a day at the beach are just some of the nearly endless things you can do in Tahoe. If you don’t have fun in Tahoe, don’t blame us.

Each Memorial Day, Tahoe Weekly puts together its must-do list of summer fun, and this year we’re giving you 101 things to check off your Ultimate Tahoe Summer Bucket List. We invite you to have fun this summer checking off our list (or adding things to your own list)....

 

Explore Truckee Bike Park or the Bijou Bike Park in South Lake Tahoe. Don’t forget the little ones and their strider bikes.

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