Highland Mountain Bike Park

Recap: Women's Gravity Weekender

Thanks to all the ladies that came out this weekend and rode with us at the Women’s Gravity Weekender! Everyone had a great time and left with big smiles and new skills–it makes for the perfect weekend! Take a moment and checkout the photos and video of the event. Feel free to share with friends and family and show them how easy it is to learn how to downhill mountain bike! Karen and Kate get the day started with introductions and rider assessments. Practice, practice, practice. Karen and Kate work on body positioning and flat ground drills. The pump track is the perfect place to work on weight transfer and bike control. Karen talks the ladies through cornering techniques in the new Central Park  learn to ride zone. Seeing is believing. The ladies review helmet cam footage to fine-tune their form and bike handling technique. The ladies take it to the…

Pro GRT Race Course

After a record breaking opening weekend, Highland has started gearing up for the second stop of the Pro GRT series on May 13-15th. Watch course designer extraordinaire Dave Smutok walk you through this weekend’s racecourse! If you haven’t already, register now at www.Highlandmountain.com Pro GRT Course teaser from Lucent Productions on Vimeo.

New Trail – Easy Rider

That’s right, New Trail coming in 2011 called Easy Rider.  This trail will be around 1.5 miles long and cater to beginners , kids and families looking to try gravity mountain biking.  The finished trail will start up by the cell tower dropping into the backside of the mountain and wrap all the way around to riders left of Meadows End.  Phase one of the trail is ready to rip on opening weekend, to get to it take Meadows End and towards the bottom two bridges take a left.   Here are some shots of phase one.

Winter Blues pt. 1

While digging through old files on my computer I found a bunch of clips to help ease the winter blues.  Here is the first one with Chris Van Dine filming for AT&T TV show last fall. Winter Blues pt. 1 from Highland Mountain Bike Park on Vimeo.

New Cannondale/GT partnership for 11'-12'

Cannondale and GT Named Official Bike Sponsors for Highland Mountain Bike Park Visitors to Enjoy More Benefits from the Brands and the Park in 2011 and 2012 Bethel, CT, December 16, 2010 —Snow may be falling in parts of the US, but mountain bike enthusiasts will be hoping for an early thaw as Cannondale and GT have joined forces with the Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, NH, becoming the official bike sponsors for 2011 and 2012. As part of this new relationship, consumers will be able to rent, test and experience innovative products from Cannondale and GT, meet pro riders, and even receive free lift tickets at the Park with select bike purchases. Cannondale and GT are part of the Cycling Sports Group, a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A). Visitors to Highland will enjoy many new enhancements and benefits with the new official partnership, including: • “Find…