Tag: why we ride

TrailQuest

trailquest screenshot

Announcing the newest version of our free CBGTrails Map App, complete with TrailQuest! We’ve been working with our map genius, Derrick Nehrenberg and his team at GoMaps, on a pretty sweet project for months now. We’re pleased to announce that, just in time for this year’s Gunnison Growler Weekend, we have released the new CBGTrails… Read more »

Ride Report: #ThrowbackThursday to Strand with Rhodes

Rhodes posing at the top of Strand Hill

The air was so clear that distant mountains stood right before me. The September sky appeared perfectly blue. Crisp, yellow Aspen leaves colored the hills and mountainsides. The Decision In spite of an overflowing inbox and lengthy to-do list, I said to myself “we’re going for a big ride this evening!” At that moment I… Read more »

Andrew’s Summer Ride List

Summer 2017 marks my 7-year anniversary living in the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley.  That being said, I am embarrassed to say, I have yet to conquer some of the valley’s classic rides on my mountain bike. After discussing this, we as a staff thought it would be fun to post our summer bucket lists.  We will… Read more »

Laurel’s Summer Bucket List

Mountain Biking on Teo Ridge

Usually about this time of year I start thinking about favorite trails like old friends I’m going to go see soon. Those trails usually form the basis of my summer riding bucket list in the Gunnison Valley. But as I get more technically proficient on my bike, the list of trails that I can ride… Read more »

Let the 2017 Mountain Biking Season BEGIN!

riding Josho's Trail at Hartman Rocks in Gunnison

Hartman Rocks Opening today– April 13, 2017   Yeehaw! It’s officially mountain biking season in the Gunnison Valley. Gunnison Trails reported this morning that the BLM has officially made the call to open Hartman Rocks north of the Powerlines today, April 13, 2017. There are a few temporary closures in place. Get the full scoop… Read more »

Leia’s Summer Bucket List

sunset at Hartman Rocks in Gunnison, CO

Overnight on the bike I’ve been riding in the Gunnison Valley for about 15 years and have had many epic days on long, grueling rides with scenery and terrain that literally takes my breath away. One of the greatest parts of living in the Gunnison Valley is that I can access thousands of acres of… Read more »

Spring Outerbike Report

orion coolers and mtbhome at outerbike spring in moab

This past weekend marked the passing of another successful Spring Outerbike in Moab. Three times a year the folks at Western Spirit Cycling organize “the best bike demo event in the universe.” During the spring and fall, the location is in Moab. During the summer, the event will take place in Mt. Crested Butte for… Read more »

Daniel’s Summer Ride List

Summer is right there, just around the corner. It won’t be long, especially with this warm weather, before Hartman Rocks has melted out and the summer ride training can start. The anticipation is killing most of us, and while the trips west to Moab, Sedona, and Fruita are great, they just can’t live up to… Read more »

Thanks, Outside Magazine!

The heritage of mountain biking runs deep in the Gunnison Valley, especially Crested Butte. Since the early 1970s, Crested Buttians and visitors from out of town have been exploring our Valley on two wheels: building new trails and racing down them (both formally and informally). The history of the sport of mountain biking is inextricably… Read more »

10 Reasons to Come to One Good Weekend

Crested Butte pays homage to its mountain biking heritage with ONE GOOD WEEKEND—a celebration of bikes, bands, craft beer, and chili—September 9-11, 2016. Here are the top 10 reasons to experience ONE GOOD WEEKEND. #1 BIKES Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley has 750+ miles of singletrack more than anywhere in the world. Festival passes… Read more »