First Indoor Mountain Bike Park
Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park it is a unique indoor mountain cycling facility. It is located inside an old parachute warehouse in Cleveland, Ohio and it is opened since the fall of 2004. Ray's has become something of a dream play land for mountain bikers and BMXers of all kinds.
After a first year that saw the park gain lots of attention from press and visits from all over the world, owner Ray Petro went to work in the first offseason (summer of 2005) and made major changes that included adding a foam pit (place to train jumps and tricks), more north-shore style stunts and a more off-the-course goodies such as a fireplace lounge, TVs, video game systems, internet access and more.
The 2006/07 season have seen Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park reach knew heights, quite literally.
A new cross country loop has been added to the facility that takes riders around the perimeter of the other courses and up into the rafters.
The course takes nearly two minutes to complete and is a surprising workout. The whole cross country loop is self contained, so those looking for a good winter workout can just keep doing lap after lap until their quads can't handle it any more.
The extra square footage has also allowed Ray to turn the foam pit into the GT Jump Camp, a great section for those looking to hone their jumping and stunt skills before trying out a new move on the park's box jumps.
The foam pit has been replace by a better, larger pit, and there is now also a large quarterpipe with a rubberized top and down ramp so you can practice your skills on a proper jump without the risk of major injuries.
Mountain biking around the States
- Ray´s MTB Indoor Park
Official site - Check out all the new features, upcoming events and lots of extras.
Add to that a greatly expanded skatepark (for bikes of course), a larger common area for the extreme course, more stunts, more jumps and a new SRAM Lounge and you have got what has to be the best indoor mountain biking facility in the world.
Mongoose Demo At Ray's MTB Park
Links to open air Bike Parks
- Cypress Bike Park
More lifts, more terrain, more vertical, more excitement! All in Vancouver´s legendary North Shore mountains.
- Glenorchy Mountain Bike Park
A purpose built mountain bike park in southern Tasmania, only 15 minutes out from the City Center of Hobart.
- Highland Mountain Bike Park
Located in Northfield, NH.
- Les Gets Bike Park
Situated between Lake Geneva and the Mont Blanc mountain range and only 50km from Geneva the resort of Les Gets (1172m to 2002m) is at the heart of the famous and fabulous Portes du Soleil territory : 12 resorts, 650km of marked tracks and 24 ski lifts
- Mammoth Mountain Bike Park
Adventure without limits! The Scenic Gondola provides uphill access for mountain bikers, along with the Bike Park shuttle, which begins its route at the Village at Mammoth.
- MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK
Bike Nomad - Since 1995, when we established the first mountain bike center in Slovenia - MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK (www.mtbpark.com), we have been also - by bikes - discovering other parts of Slovenia.
- Whistler Mountain Bike Park
Over 200km of lift-serviced gravity fed, adrenaline fueled descending trails. Something for every level of rider. Gentle, banked cruisers through the Coastal forest. Tight and twisty single track - perfect for intermediate riders.
- Woodhill Mountain Bike Park
Over 120kms of singletracks and 200+ man made structures. And new to Bike Parks... the Transition Airfield!
Another hub of mine about Italian mountain bikes:
Another great indoor bike park
CANADA’S FIRST INDOOR ALL-SEASON MULTI-DISCIPLINE BIKE PARK
The park features a cross-country loop with climbs, BMX zone,
beginner/sport/expert sections, rhythms, foam pit, resi jump, street
park, grind room, pump tracks and much more.
It also offers concessions, bike rentals and in the near future coaching services & a spin studio.
Programs, skills workshops, day camps, private rentals, races/competitions, demo days, and PK sessions will all be offered at the park.
There is something for everyone – beginner riders to pros will find challenges, fun, and fitness.
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