The Friends of Barnum North Bike Park, Plus Size BMX, Gromspot, the City of Denver, BikeDenver.org and Winter Park Resorts held an fantastic event on a cloudy and then rainy Saturday this October. The event featured great riding, free hotdogs and a wonderful raffle where Denver’s own Mayor Michael Hancock presented a lucky winner with a new bike. The “friends” maintain the park as volunteers headed up by Nick Solonincka, of Salvagetti’s Bike Shop and park designer Phil Rowe. Thanks to all that showed up and too bad it rained so hard.
This past weekend Winter Park Resort and the Trestle Bike Park hosted some of the best mountain bike riders on earth for four days of extreme, high-altitude action. I had the opportunity to shoot the Shimano Slopestyle competition for Plus Size BMX and Six Twenty Four Magazine and had a blast. The weather played a bit of havoc but that seems to be normal this summer. At least this time only the competition was hot.