Take a Kid Mountain Biking Saturday

My 3-year-old son Reed riding the skills area at Blankets Creek.

National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) is this Saturday, June 11, 2016, and there are events planned all over the USA and the world to mark the occasion. Last year more than 15,000 kids and adults participated. IMBA says TKMDB exists because: Bicycling is good, healthy fun, and a gateway to healthy lifestyles. IMBA …

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Join Singletracks for Atlanta Cycling Fest Night Ride + Portable Pumptrack in Midtown

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The Atlanta Cycling Festival is kicking off this Saturday, June 11, with a rooftop skyline pumptrack at the Georgia Tech hotel in Midtown. Festivities start at 7pm and New Belgium will be on beer duties. Then on Tuesday, June 14, Faster Mustache is hosting a nighttime singletrack ride starting at the Flying Biscuit in Candler Park. The route is about 50% singletrack, …

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Trans-Sylvania Epic Day 3: Enduro!

Fellow Faster Mustache rider Rich Dillen getting the job done. photo: Trans-Sylvania Epic Media Team

Day 3 of the Trans Sylvania Epic was an enduro day, meaning only the descents would be timed. There were five timed descents with your total combined time added to your overall for the week. It’s kind of a rest day since you’re not pinning it up the climbs, but according to my Garmin, the enduro …

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CAMBA Debuts New Signature Wisconsin Event July 23, 2016

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The Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) recently announced a new event, the Longass Ride, set to debut July 23, 2016. The club is already known for the massively-popular Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, which routinely draws thousands of riders and quickly sells out each year. CAMBA also maintains a huge network of some of the best singletrack the …

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The Shasta Lemurian Classic: XC Racing at its Finest

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The Shasta Lemurian Classic mountain bike race occurs at the end of every April and is a harbinger of summer. Taking its name from a mythical, advanced race of small people-like beings said to dwell in a city hidden underneath nearby Mt. Shasta, they are supposed survivors from the sinking of their own continent of …

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Singletrack 6 Stage Race Schedule Announced

location: Salmon Arm, B.C., Canada

As the resident–and likely, lone–stage racer here at Singletracks, I’m always on the look out for fun and challenging events. The Singletrack 6–formerly the Trans Rockies Challenge–has been on my wish list for a few years now. The organizers have confirmed the dates and stages for the 2016 edition. All six of the stages take place …

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