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Sep. 30, 2017

Hops and Handlebars on September 30th
Our Trestle season is coming to an end so that means we need a party to celebrate all the jumps, berms, skids, and crashes that made up a rad season. This year for our second annual Hops & Handlebars we are going big on CLOSING WEEKEND, September 30th with a Whip Off contest on 36 Chamber, Banana Peel Jam, and live music with New BelgiumĀ® beers down at the base.

9:30am Lift opens for competitors & all guests
11am-1pm Whip Off (36 Chamber)
1-6pm Get your New Belgium beer & compete in our mini bike race competition at the base
2-6pm Live music
2-4pm Banana Peel Jam
5:15pm Mini Bike competition finals
5:45pm Whip Off, Banana Peel Jam, Mini Bike Awards Ceremony & Raffle

Get a custom 2017 Hops and Handlebars cup for $5 which includes one New Belgium beer and enjoy refills for $2.

Whip Off
Riders can show off their whip skills on our brand new trail, 36th Chamber. The judges will choose the winner based on the criteria whip amplitude, landing and style.
Capped at 64 riders (first come first serve)
Course: 36 Chamber
Format: Bracket style contest where riders go head to head and judges will choose the winner to move along the to the next round
Categories: Open Men and Open Women
Prizes: 1st- $350
Registration: $25

Banana Peel Jam
Show off your slopestyle moves and see if you can lay down the best tricks on Banana Peel. This is Stop 1 on the Colorado Slopestyle Championship. Stop 2 goes down on October 14th at Ruby Hill Bike Park in Denver. To win the championship you need to compete at both events. For more details on stop 2 click here.
Capped at 25 riders (first come first serve)
Course: Banana Peel Jam
Format: Jam format, judged by 3 judges who will choose the winner based on trick difficulty, style and landing.
Categories: Open
Prizes: 1st- $500 2nd-$350 3rd-$150
Registration: $25
**Sunday, October 1st will be the Banana Peel Jam & Whip Off weather day.

Sign up for both the Whip Off and the Banana Peel Jam and your registration is $30 TOTAL! Online registration ends on Friday, September 29th at 10pm. There is on-site registration from 8am to 10am on Saturday, September 30.

**If you have already registered and cannot make it on September 30th we will refund your registration.**


Grab your friends and compete to win for all the bragging rights and some great prizes like a Go Pro, Maxxis Tires, Giant swag, and more. Ride during the day to get one of the top 14 times and then compete in the finals at 5:15pm.

We have something for everyone, just stop by the Trestle tent at the base to pick up a raffle ticket to win a 2018 Trestle Bike Park Season Pass and other great prizes.

Hops & Handlebar Poster

  • Time

    11:00 AM — 6:00 PM

  • Location

    Winter Park Resort
    85 Parsenn Road