Switching Gears

Flow vs. tech trails

Ariel Kent   By Ariel Kent There are two main types of mountain biking trails, flow and tech. Flow is typically wide machined trails that are smooth, fast, require minimal braking, and are full of bermed turns and oftentimes jumps. […]

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Switching Gears

Upper mountain operations

By Ariel Kent It’s about a month early but the special day has arrived. It’s the day when the K-1 opens for summer lift service and mountain operations shift from just weekends to seven days a week. It happened on […]

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Switching Gears

Rainy day rumble

By Ariel Kent Saturday rides for me always start out the same at Killington. I’ve got two hours to get as many runs in as possible before I have to head back to work. This past Saturday I arrived early, […]

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Switching Gears

Sisterhood of shred

Submitted Ariel Kent By Ariel Kent The sisterhood of shred is about women who love to ride bikes. The sisterhood of shred is a group of women who push each other and motivate each other to try harder and work […]

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Switching Gears

Chasing chairs

By Ariel Kent The start of lift-served mountain biking is a monumental event in Killington, even more so than usual this year because bike trails opened Memorial Day weekend, almost two months ahead of schedule! Mountain biking in itself is […]

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