Biking Blogs

3 Perfect Days of Spring in Mammoth Lakes

May 10, 2016 / Monica Prelle

The good news about spring: there is so much to do. The bad news: it's tough to fit it all in three days. MORE

One Spring Day: Ski, Bike, and Run

Apr 24, 2016 / Monica Prelle

It’s the most wonderful time of year in Mammoth. The snow up high on the mountain is holding up to the warm days, but still freezing at night and turning into epic corn in the late morning—leaving plenty of time in the afternoon for a bike ride. And if you can find the energy to go for a run in the evening before the sun sets you’ve got yourself the ultimate Sierra trifecta. MORE

Mountain Biking Spring Cleaning: Getting Ready to Roll

Apr 21, 2016 / Jason Abplanalp

With many of the lower elevation trails open and free of snow, the mountain biking season is off to an epic beginning in Mammoth Lakes.  MORE

Top 5 XC Mountain Bike Trails Near Mammoth Lakes

Sep 24, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Though Mammoth Mountain is famous for its downhill mountain bike park, there are plenty of options for those who prefer to pedal up, down and all around. From the famed Lower Rock Creek Trail to the popular Mammoth Rock Trail there are cross-country rides for those looking to climb and descend on two wheels. MORE

Beginner’s Guide to Biking Mammoth Lakes

Sep 23, 2015 / Monica Prelle

From mountain biking on trails to cruising on the town paths, Mammoth Lakes has something to offer for bicyclists of all abilities. Whether you are a novice looking to ride in Mammoth Lakes for the first time or a beginner wondering how to get started, we have you covered. This is your beginner’s guide to biking Mammoth Lakes. MORE

Best (or Worst) Hill Climbs in the Eastern Sierra

Sep 15, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Mammoth Lakes is situated on the edge of the Eastern Sierra, which means any road you want to ride is most likely going to climb a mountain pass. It’s a destination for cyclists who love hill climbing. MORE

Mountain Biking Essentials for Your Next Trip to Mammoth Lakes

Sep 10, 2015 / Monica Prelle

To really enjoy your mountain biking vacation in Mammoth Lakes, you’ll need to be geared up properly for the sport. There are plenty of trails to choose from for beginners to advanced riders, but you’ll need a few mountain biking essentials before you hit the trail. Be prepared for your mountain biking adventure with all the gear you need. MORE

Biking in Mammoth Lakes: Why Women are Riding More

Sep 09, 2015 / Mike McKenna

For reasons known only to people who like to study bizarre statistics, bicycling has long been a male dominated sport.  From 10 speeds to mountain bikes to 10 year-olds putting baseball cards in their spokes, biking has usually been thought of as a sport “for the boys.” But the times, they are changing, especially when it comes to who’s riding bicycles on (and off) the roads of the Eastern Sierra: women are beginning to take over the industry.  Read More MORE