Cross-cultural exchanges are often fraught with differing ideas of how things “ought” to be. An American struggles to come to terms with a cultural barrier he had not anticipated—the Italian way of mountain biking.
Even before the current diversification of wheel sizes, the ever-increasing number mountain bike niches had us pondering the growing number genres. In 2006 we asked a panel of industry insiders to give us their take on the growing number of niches.
An inspiring account of the positive impacts that high school mountain bike racing has on young students, written a by a former team captain and the 2015 winner of the Specialized Student Athlete Leadership Award.
When our writer first heard about trails being built on a mountain that captivated him in his youth, his imagination ran wild. He went to find out how residents of a small town are hoping trails bring revival.