mountain biking

Registration is now open for Youth Sports Alliance mountain biking and bouldering programs after school on Fridays. Sessions will run September 4, 11, 18, 25 at the Bouldering Mine for Climbing and Quinn's Junction for mountain biking. To sign up go to www.ysaparkcity.org and click on Get Out and Play.

Team Sugar - an all women mountain bike group - offers guided bike rides every Tuesday night through September 1st. This is a program by women for women offering five different riding ability levels from beginners to experts. Rides leave promptly from White Pine Touring at 6 PM and return at 8. Please come prepared with a bike in good condition, helmet, water, sunglasses and gloves. For updates see the Team Sugar Mountain Biking Facebook Page.

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek are joined by local trail gurus, Charlie Sturgis of the Mountain Trails Foundation and Bob Radke of Snyderville Basin Recreation District.  Also, national trail guru Rich Cook, development director for IMBA, (international Mtn Biking Association) who hails from Boulder, Colorado.  We are talking all things trails on this call in hour. From etiquette to sustainable trails to user groups and trail directions - plus listener questions.

The Park City High School Miners Mountain Biking will head to St. George on Oct. 25 to compete in the state championships. The team has already experienced great success, typically placing first at each of the races. But, they say, it's not all about winning - the team and social aspect along with volunteerism is of equal importance. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

USA Cycling

Following the recent National Mountain Bike Championships in Pennsylvania, competitors from Park City littered the podium and brought home a handful of national titles. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Nathanial Williams

Park City mountain bike racer Keegan Swenson finished in the top 15 in his first world cup race of the season.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.