Pictures From Virgin, Utah – October, 2020

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Pictures From Virgin, Utah – October, 2020

Last weekend, we attended a couple of events. The Utah NICA league had its state championships in St. George and our friends from the RaceKraft MTB Team staked a claim in the desert outside of Virgin.

We spent the first night camped next to the NICA pit zone, but were able to spend a couple of evenings with the RaceKraft crew in the dirt.

Utah’s unlimited outdoors was on full display. When the red rocks collide with big skies and the wind is chill, the kids can enjoy the mountain biking across this world-class terrain without the crowds and clamor of city living. Here are a few photos from the weekend.

Outside and all is well

Fall and spring in the Utah desert can be quite amazing. If the wind is low and the bugs are out of town, it’s hard to leave.
Our friend Aiden [far right] @aiden_parish83 works on sealing a deal from the comfort of his remote office.

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Mountain Biking the Flying Monkey trail

The fun is spread out over several square miles. It’s like Disneyland, but uncrowded and fun.

Wyatt hikes his mountain bike up a ridge

No lift lines all day long.

MTB Helmets For Kids

Make sure your kids have proper, well-fitting head protection.

Mountain Bike Helmets For Kids

G-Form knee pads for kids

Knee Pads For Kids

Knee pads are another level of protection for young riders.

MTB Knee Pads for Kids

Camelbak LUXE hydration pack for kids

Hydration Packs For Kids

Is your kid big enough to carry their own water and supplies?

MTB Hydration Packs for Kids

Making way back to camp on a desert ridge

Look ahead. Level pedals. Attack position on the bike. One finger on each brake lever. Well done!

Taking time for a photo in the desert

A chest protector is a good idea out here because O-T-B doesn’t just stand for “Outside The Beltway”.

Sending a straight-down line with multiple drops

Wyatt returns to the ground floor of the venue on a line with a few bumps and drops.

Mountain biking down loose terrain in the Utah desert

Riding a narrow strip of the desert’s dusty slip-and-slide.

Flying Monkey. Cue the music and scan the clouds

The Flying Monkey trail is a favorite. Tyge has to walk a section or two, but he can iron out the tail every time.

Jumping at the old Rampage site near Virgin, Utah

Getting sendy on a run-out from a steep, chunky line.

Riding some desert tech

Attend Virgin Tech. It’s an experience and education all its own. Learn as you go. Broaden your horizons and meet like-minded people.

Riding the tail-end of Flying Monkey

Until next time, Virgin. We hope it’s soon.

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