Tag Archives: Mountain Biking

Local News
October 18, 2017

US Open bike race coming in 2018

After a successful 2017 relaunch, the US Open of Mountain Biking has announced the event will be hosted at Killington Resort in 2018. The iconic event will be held Aug. 1 – 5, the week leading up to the UCI World Cup at Mount Saint Anne….

Sports
August 31, 2016

It’s not the latest technology that makes biking so great

By Ariel Kent In this day and age mountain bikes come in all shapes and sizes. There’s fatbikes, plus bikes, 650B, 29ers, and the good old 26-inch. One is definitely not better than the other, and up until 5-10 years ago there wasn’t such a…

Flow vs. tech trails
Switching Gears
July 15, 2016

Flow vs. tech trails

Ariel Kent

 

By Ariel Kent

There are two main types of mountain biking trails, flow and tech. Flow is typically wide machined trails that are smooth, fast, require minimal braking, and are full of bermed turns and oftentimes jumps. Flow is a…

Vermont’s best-kept mountain bike secret
Switching Gears
June 22, 2016

Vermont’s best-kept mountain bike secret

Courtesy of Killington Resort

A mountain bike rider soars over a jump in Killington Bike Park.

By Ariel Kent

There is a place not far from Killington that’s full of flowing singletrack and tall pines. This place, known as Green Mountain…

Rainy day rumble
Switching Gears
June 16, 2016

Rainy day rumble

By Ariel Kent Saturday rides for me always start out the same at Killington. I’ve got two hours to get as many runs in as possible before I have to head back to work. This past Saturday I arrived early, got the first chair and…

Sisterhood of shred
Switching Gears
June 9, 2016

Sisterhood of shred

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By Ariel Kent

The sisterhood of shred is about women who love to ride bikes. The sisterhood of shred is a group of women who push each other and motivate each other to try harder and work for…

Switching Gears
June 1, 2016

Chasing chairs

By Ariel Kent

The start of lift-served mountain biking is a monumental event in Killington, even more so than usual this year because bike trails opened Memorial Day weekend, almost two months ahead of schedule!

Mountain biking in itself is much more than just a…