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FEATURES

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

May 24, 2018 Carolyne Whelan 0

Or: Why I Always Carry a Map Mountain biking is a lot like the military in two ways: It’s a family and operates as an “army of one” (in most every other way it is

BIKES

Win a Pivot Cycles Mach 6 Aluminum

May 22, 2018 Trina Haynes 0

Pivot Cycles has teamed up with us to give one lucky winner a Mach 6 Aluminum Race XT Bike! Enter below to win!   The Mach 6 Aluminum brings Pivot’s progressive long and low enduro/trail

BIKE CULTURE

Backyard and Beyond: Purple Lizard Maps

May 18, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Welcome to the first installment of the Backyard and Beyond video series. For our first effort, we visit with Purple Lizard Maps. Purple Lizard Maps was created in the mid-1990’s by Michael Herman. Herman, a longtime

NEWS

Pivot Trail 429 – First ride

May 17, 2018 Eric McKeegan 2

Pivot’s Mach 429 Trail is a best-seller for Pivot, so when it came up as the next in line for a revamp, careful consideration had to be given to not messing up a good thing. To

CONTESTS

Win a Thule Vital 6L Hydration Pack

May 17, 2018 Trina Haynes 0

Win a Thule Vital 6L Hydration Pack! You can earn 20+ entries by clicking below! Applying years of biking expertise, Thule introduces a variety of hydration packs to help you get the most out of any

Bikepacking

Sheep, Kiwis & RVs

May 15, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Words and Photos by Colleen O’neil   I’m grinding up the gravel road, sweating profusely in my rain jacket. A sudden summer shower just passed, so now it’s 80 degrees and sweltering again. Drops of

GEAR

Review: Bontrager Line Pro 30 TLR

May 14, 2018 Scott Williams 1

Early in 2017, Bontrager unleashed a handful of enduro/trail and cross-country wheelset options to help make upgrading to a stronger and lighter wheelset more affordable. One offering from Bontrager is the Line Pro 30, which

BIKE CULTURE

Cool Bike: Custom Schwinn Fat Bike Cruiser

May 9, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 8

Walk around the small ski town of Crested Butte, Colorado and it doesn’t take long before you start to notice the bikes parked everywhere. Beach cruisers, converted classic mountain bikes and homages to the klunkers