FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Jockey Hill Trails, NY

October 19, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

One of my favorite parts of mountain bike road trips is discovering those “along the way” trail systems that aren’t your destination but are a nice break from sitting in the car. We all have

FEATURED RIDES

Heli-biking in Alaska? Yes, please!

October 4, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

As of today, the Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in Alaska is open for heli-biking, making it the first outfitter in the United States to offer this service. The Lodge specializes in helicopter-based adventures, including skiing, fishing

FEATURES

How To: Take Your Kid Mountain Biking

October 4, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

This coming weekend is IMBA’s annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, so we felt this was a timely opportunity to share some of our tips for taking your little shredders out on the trails.

BIKES

Ride Review: Marin B-17 3

September 28, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

The pickings were pretty slim at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo this year, especially if you didn’t want to just ride e-bikes all day, which I didn’t (I did try one out – it was alright but didn’t

ADVOCACY

Take a Kid Mountain Biking on October 7

September 27, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

The International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) will take place on October 7 this year. This annual event seeks to introduce the joy of mountain biking to the next generation

NEWS

Interbike 2017: MTB Tires

September 26, 2017 Helena Kotala 1

By Scott Williams and Helena Kotala At this point, it’s no secret that the next big tire trend will be widths in between “normal” and “plus,” so much of the latest and greatest at Interbike

NEWS

Interbike 2017: Goodies from Day 1

September 21, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

We’re in Vegas for the last Interbike in Sin City and here are a few interesting and/or new things we found on our first day wandering the show floor. Pearl Izumi MTB shoes Pearl Izumi

FEATURED RIDES

MTB Destination: Kingdom Trails, Vermont

September 8, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

My stomach dropped as I swooped down one berm and up another, steering my bike down the dirt roller coaster that was the aptly-named Sidewinder Trail at the Kingdom Trails in Vermont. It would have

BIKES

Review: Jamis Dragonfly 26+ Pro

August 14, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

Tester: Helena Kotala Age: 27 Height: 5’3” Weight: 127 lbs. Inseam: 29” The Jamis Dragonfly is a little bit of everything. Parts of it seem decidedly old-school, like a steel hardtail frame and 26 inch

BIKES

First Ride: Heller Barghest

August 10, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

Heller Bikes launched last year as a QBP-affiliated brand that aims to give the customer “the best bang for the buck” and create quality bikes at an affordable (relatively-speaking) price point. The brand’s first bike

NEW STUFF

Beargrease goes big with 27.5 x 4 inch tires

August 2, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

The Beargrease is Salsa’s trail-oriented fatbike and in 2015, became the brand’s first carbon fatbike. It was designed to be agile, fast and totally singletrack-capable, dispelling the myth that “fatbikes are slow” (yes, they are slower