Bikeskills instructor and former World Champion, Joe Lawwill is working hard to shape and expand one of the most exciting forms of mountain biking events… maybe ever: Super D. Stay tuned for more on what Joe is up to. In the mean time, watch this video and pass it on!
Just because it’s wet out doesn’t mean you can’t ride, be in control, or miss out on the fun of mountain biking. What you need is a BIKESKILLS clinic! So join the team at BIKESKILLS NW and learn to deal with slippery roots, loose terrain, as well as load up on an array of tips covering foul weather bike and rider set-up even how to make clean up a snap. The clinic takes place at McDonald Park in Redmond WA on February 19th. Start the New Year off right and sign up now!
What an amazing event! It was really something to have so many of mountain biking’s all-time all-stars in one place, at one time, for one purpose: to help the average rider become better, to be safer, and to simply have more fun! Check out some of the weekend’s images and stayed tuned for event video. Photos by Walt Denson and Jason Van Horn and Jeff Engerbretsen. [Read more…]
Join the world’s best cyclists, including world champions Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar, Leigh Donovan and Joe Lawwill along with Cedric Gracia, Crankworx winners Cameron Zink and Jamie Goldman. We’ll be offering an array of clinics ranging from Slopestyle, Downhill, Women’s Only, as well as our basic Trail Riding clinics this coming 24-26 September at Northstar at Lake Tahoe. Truly, World Class. Read on for more details and sign-up information.
Bikeskills Instructor Aaron Shardelman rips some Seattle area terrain. Bikeskills NW’s Eric Disch, Aaron and their team are getting things going for Bikeskills in the Great Northwest. Join them at Paradise Lake, in Woodinville WA, this coming 18 September. Check out the schedule for more information!
Top Jumps to Pump Tracks to North Shore Stunts, to a Rip-n-Rail Perimeter Track, Fresno’s Woodward Bike Park has a lot to offer in a small, bike park setting.
Come Join Bikeskills’ JP Sickler and his special guest instructors at a Bikeskills Central Valley clinic this fall. Whether it’s an “introduction to parking riding” a beginner jumping clinic, or an all-mountain trail clinic, JP and his crew have you covered and get you dialed. And, don’t be surprised when you come away from your clinic with some great, FREE, swag! Check out some more pics, video and clinic info about Bikeskills Central Valley. Read on for more 411.
Whether you need to learn: the basics of trail riding, an introduction to the basics of lift accessed mountain biking, to take your downhill skills to the next level, or are interested in the basics of bike park riding, Tahoe and Northstar’s red-hot local and Bikeskills instructor, Karl Rogne can take you there. Check out the schedule for dates, times, and clinic descriptions.
Skier, Scholar, Sky Diver, and all-around action sports addict and advocate, Amie Engerbretsen, has joined our Bikeskills family. Fresh out of Columbia graduate school, Amie will be managing various projects including our upcoming weekend on clinics and bike demos this September at Northstar with Santa Cruz Bicycles and featuring Greg Minnaar. Stay tuned for the details from Amie!
Mountain Biking is like any other sport: there are proven programs and methods to learn the basics. We will teach you the basics about your bike, various terrain and obstacles, and help you become a better rider, to minimize the risks and maximize the fun. Join Bob Loeffler and the Bikeskills crew and get started the right way: the Bikeskills way!
Every now and then we catch an advertisement or other image of mountain biking that’s well… off. What’s interesting about this one is that it adorns the outside of a pretty well known sports shop, one very close to the self-proclaimed “birthplace of mountain biking.” Rather than make negative comments, we’ve got a challenge with rewards for our readers. [Read more…]