2015 trail jersey

Now Sewing & Shipping! 2015 Shine Trail Jersey by KeneticMTB

Back in 2013, at the Tahoe Fat Tire Festival at Squaw Valley USA, the venue for Shine’s Queen of the MTN Downhill Clinic and the California Downhill State Championships, we met KENETiC, the designers and creators of our custom Gravity Race Team Jerseys and the…

Samantha Kingshill is the first female to hit the "Bender Sender"

Inspiring Interview: 15 year old Samantha Kingshill

What is your FIRST mountain bike memory? My first mountain bike memory was when I first got a mountain bike on my 7th birthday, my dad took me out to Auburn State Rec. Area and we rode culvert/tunnel trail to confluence trail. I crashed and…

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2015 Nevada State DH Champs Womens Results

Who says winter is the off season?  Here at Bootleg Canyon MTB Park, in winter-friendly Boulder City, located in Southern Nevada, the “off season” is the BEST time for mountain biking.  While summer, and even spring and fall temperatures can be unbearable, winter is the…

Shine Ambassador Allison Oliver shredding the gnar of Bootleg Canyon at the 2014 NV State Champs!

2015 Nevada State Downhill Champs is GREAT for Ladies

The 2015 Nevada State Downhill Championships, taking place in rugged Bootleg Canyon, Nevada, is the first race of the year for the Shine, and also the first of the three part Winter Gravity Series. Directed by Downhill Mike and his side-kick Evil Elias, these races…

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Behind CES: Details from Female Co-Founder and Director Megan Zemny

Dirty Jane Ambassador Megan Zemny, an accomplished Professional Gravity Mountain Bike Racer,  is also 1 of 4 Founders of the California Enduro Series, a globally recognized mountain biking event series that quickly grew to fame in just two years.  Additionally, Megan is a board member & Co-Director of the…

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Van-cation of Shred: S.W. Colorado and Utah

When mountain bikers get married, mountain bikers have small weddings so that they can go on BIG mountain biking honeymoons. The big trip meant driving 12-hrs from the home trails of Ashland, Oregon, through the trees and over the desert to Salt Lake City, Utah, where it all started by…

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FREE: FUNdamental Mountain Bike Skills Cheatsheet Download

As it would be highly dangerous to take notes while riding, we’ve created this FUNdamental Skills Cheatsheet for our past students to download as a reminder of all they have learned and what to practice before moving on to Enduro Skills, or another of our…