Category Archives: Switching Gears

Switching Gears
September 10, 2015

Ride of the week: 12 miles on the 12th

By Tony Accurso On Saturday, Sept. 12 the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield will be putting on a 12-mile counter-clockwise lap without course crossings and will integrate the tougher “Bubba Trail,” which…

Switching Gears
September 10, 2015

Trail etiquette

Most trails systems in Vermont including the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield, request that mountain bikers, follow the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) Rules of the Trail: Ride Open Trails:…

Trail of the week: War Man
Switching Gears
September 8, 2015

Trail of the week: War Man

By Tony Accurso War Man is a fun trail in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield.  This trail consists of 20 switchbacks in less than half a mile, and…

Switching Gears
August 27, 2015

Building a bike park

Killington Resort’s terrain park supervisor and head excavator gives an insight into the process By Polly Lynn Killington Resort is in its second year of a five-year build-out of its…

Trail of the Week: Underdog
Switching Gears
August 21, 2015

Trail of the Week: Underdog

Courtesy of pinehillpark.org The trail of the week, Underdog, is highlighted in red. By Tony Accurso Underdog is a fun trail situated in the Pine Hill Park trail network in Rutland,…

New bike park attracks beginner riders
Switching Gears
August 21, 2015

New bike park attracks beginner riders

Killington’s new bike trails on the expanded Snowshed bike park have attracted beginner and intermediate riders looking to give the sport a try or improve their skills. The “flow ride”…