||Bruce and Derek are famous in
UMB's website editor Bruce and Derek Ransom (awesome UMB
racer) help Voice of America film two segments on mountain
biking for broadcast in China. Great fun. Links to the actual
more... December 2008
||Trails re-routed in Lambert Park
The private property in-holding has been fenced, and
trailbuilders have already responded. There's a new Ziggy that
descends from Corkscrew to the
old lower Ziggy. The new ZPC (Ziggy-Poppy Connector) offers
additional riding opportunities. Lambert
Park Trail Page November 2008
||2009 Frozen Hog set for
Saturday February 7!
The 2009 Frozen Hog winter mountain bike race at Lambert Park will
be on Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 9 am. The race features a split course to offer greater challenge to expert racers. Come join the frosty
||New Draper DH ready, although
not officially open
The new DH-only track falls 2.5 miles from the Deer Ridge
trailhead in Suncrest down to the Suncrest Road. Man-made
stunts and air opportunities abound. The stunt areas will be
extended further down the mountain next year. More
Info. November 2008
||Justin Griffin wins Widowmaker!
Kudos to Justin Griffin of the UtahMountainBiking.com race team!
Justin has won an "Outstanding Performance of
the Year" award from Cycling Utah
winning the Widowmaker hillclimb race at Snowbird.
Justin is 12 years old, smokin' the big guys
to be first at the top of the hill. November 2008
||UtahMountainBiking is "Mountain
Club of the Year"
Cycling Utah has named UMB the Mountain Club of the Year. UMB
won the IMBA trailwork trophy with over 250 hours of trailwork,
and won the ICup
trophy as 2008 champions. UMB also sponsors the Frozen Hog winter
bike race. Cycling
Utah... November 2008
||Eagle Mountain working on bike park
The intrepid bikers of the western side of Utah Lake have
begun work on a
free-ride park with pump track and dirt jumps, a downhill track, and new singletrack trails.
Volunteers are working almost every
park blog... October 2008
||30 new trails in 2008...
Bruce has mapped over 30 new trails during 2008, including 5
in the St George area, 6 in Logan Canyon, and 3 near Brigham
City. Several trails have been revisted to update the
information. It's been a productive year! UMB now has around
300 trails on our site. October 2008
This was an awesome season due to the efforts and enthusiasm
of many team racers. We set a new ICup record of 1585 team
points, winning 10 of 12 races against competition that also
broke previous point records this season. We had our
highest-ever number of season champions, putting 13 UMB racers
on the podium. For more info on our outstanding season, see
the team BBQ
and awards page. September 2008
2008 IMBA trailwork award!
Our race team put in over 250 hours of volunteer trailwork
during the 2008 ICup season (September 2007 through August
2008). For the second year in a row, we get to put the trophy
in our window! More...