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.
Repairing bikes isn’t a great way to make a living. On average, bike mechanics are paid less than the average high school dropout. The newly formed Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association might help change that.
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.
Our tech editor lays out a vision for a bike race that celebrates the rider who can kill it on any type of bike in any type of terrain, whether or not they could win one of the existing, super-specialized events.
Cigarettes used to be a tool for celebrating happy times, soothing a stressful mind, fighting boredom, suppressing hunger or easing social situations. The bike does these all in a much healthier way. Except hunger suppression. Bike rides suck for that.