Rolling With New Trends

In the last decade, “wheel-friendly” parks and plazas have exploded across the country, whether intended for bikes, skateboards, or both. Skateparks in particular are showing up in communities from St. Cloud, Minn., to Poplar Bluff, Mo., as more parks departments realize the benefits of dedicating public space to individualized action-sport activities.  The action-sport landscape now has another under-realized newcomer gaining ground in public parks: sanctioned BMX race tracks. Until recently and much like skateboarding, BMX racing had little public awareness …


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2 comments on “Rolling With New Trends

  1. Terry Fink on said:

    We are in the beginning stages of planning for the creation of a mountain bike course.
    Any information or lesson learn from anyone point of view would be appreciated. The above story and contacts will be of great assistance.
    Cheers Terry

    • Mike McIntyre on said:

      Terry! So sorry we are just seeing this now. If you are still interested, please contact me at Thanks

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