Words and Photographs by Eric Cook Riders and filming - JJ Squires and Ulysses Yarbrough. Thanks guys! Angel Fire Opening Day - Done and Dusted On May 18, Angel Fire Bike Park opened the lifts for their 2018 season! There was good rider turnout and everyone was stoked for some 2,000ft lift … Continue reading Angel Fire Bike Park: Opening Day 2018
Jagged Axe, simply put, is one of the best, and most challenging trails in New Mexico. A huge credit goes out to Jagged Axe Trail Designs for their work creating this masterpiece. From rollers, hucks-to-flat, massive rock gardens, even some flowy sections, this trail has it all. Come to Glorieta Camps and see for yourself. … Continue reading Jagged Axe
Eric Cook chasing Daniel Rhodes on the Perimeter Trail in Los Alamos, New Mexico in January 2018.
Winter has decidedly come late this year, and while it is a bit unnerving, if the weather is warm and the trails are running, the bikers aren't complaining. We shot a video of a few sections of the Winsor Trail in Santa Fe on December 1st, and conditions were dry and dusty. The crew was … Continue reading Winsor Trail in December
The guys from Jagged Axe Trail Designs have turned out another incredible trail at Glorieta Camps, NM. View the video edit! Send it!
This weekend was the last two days of lift access at the Pajarito Bike Park in northern NM. Naturally, a bunch of riders showed up to ride the steep loose trails that are on offer here. We put together a short video edit, experimenting with a gimbal for the first time, and sessioned some drops … Continue reading Pajarito Bike Park Closing Weekend
Quebradas is a classic desert ride consisting of a double track climb followed by a rolling section of single track. Quebradas is the name of the Scenic Byway that runs about 24 miles East from Socorro, of which the double track climb utilizes. Quebradas is a Spanish word typically translated to gully or ravine in … Continue reading Quebradas – Cerillos Del Coyote, Socorro, NM.
The Chalk Dust trail in Placitas is one of the oldest trails in the area, and one of the most unique as well. It is located on the north-eastern boundary of the Placitas trail network. The beginning of the trail starts off with a flat section of doubletrack. It crosses a small steep wash and … Continue reading Chalk Dust, Placitas, NM.
Trail 365 runs the entire length of the Foothills of the Sandia Mountains, and is arguably the most popular trail in the Albuquerque area. Not all sections of this trail are created equal, however. The section that drops South from the last saddle (pictured above) has the most to offer for riders seeking gravity fueled … Continue reading Featured Trail: 365 FOO Drop and Sidewinder, South Foothills, Albuquerque, NM.
Great route back to the parking lot for advanced riders!