Eighty years ago bicycle touring was a different animal. Mountains, dirt roads and all of two gears. One rider pays homage to the old-school guys by ditching the materialism and touring in dirtbag style.
Flow exists in all kinds of sports, even tennis players are seeking to flow—it’s not unique to mountain biking. As such, the new development of flow trails has left mountain bikers all over the world arguing about the merits of different trail construction styles.
Brooklyn's traditional English-style pale ale can go toe to toe with its imported competitors. Pennant Ale has a complex flavor that combines a subtle hint of fruit, smooth maltiness and a dry, hoppy finish.
On the cover: Ian Hylands captures evening moodiness right at sunset. In this issue: Arctic fat bike adventure, musings in San Diego, California, as well as our much anticipated $3,000 trail bike test. Plus a whole lot more.