OPENING DAY AT
RAY’S INDOOR PARKS
The vibe: Forget about the long
winter ahead; there’s riding to be done!
Locations: Cleveland, Ohio, and
Dates: Early October to March
Built to avoid the nasty onslaught of winter weather, Ray’s
Indoor Mountain Bike Parks bring summer time riding to the
Midwest rider. Just because the snow starts to fly doesn’t mean
you have to kick the bike to the back of the shed.
Stop to enjoy the view: No matter which festival you choose to to attend,
make sure to take the time to enjoy the whole experience.
The vibe: The ultimate chance to test new
bikes on Moab’s legendary trails. Not to mention, it happens during the best weather week
of the year for Moab.
Location: Moab, Utah
Dates: October 1–5th
Outerbike is a chance to test ride next
year’s bikes and gear on Moab’s world-class
trails. For three days, the bike and gear manufacturers descend on the Outerbike Expo site.
You can walk through and see next year’s
innovations, and you can pick a bike you’d
like to try and take it for a ride. Repeat as
needed. There are 20 miles of connected loops
that range from fun and easy to technical
and gnarly. Additionally, riders will have the
opportunity to take shuttles to some of the
more famous trails in the Moab area. The riding for Demo Days includes the Brand Trails
network, which is located adjacent to the
Photo by Mike Shrif
Photo by Scott Markewitz