Sessioning Trail Features: The Best Way to Enhance Your MTB Skills


Between shooting photos, tinkering with my bike, and wolfing down cinnamon bears (never mind what goes into product reviews), if there was a Strava trophy for “Jester of the Mountain” (JOM), it’d be mine everyday, all day. Still, these time-sucking culprits pale in comparison to the time I set aside for “sessioning,”yet it is during a session …

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Over a Beer: If you want to stay healthy, you can’t JUST mountain bike.

Trail running in the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness with my wife, Summer.

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular opinion column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for, the opinions expressed in this commentary are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Last week I shared with you my vision for a #move366 challenge. Basically, I’ve …

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The Strava Effect on Mountain Biking


In case you haven’t heard of it, Strava is a website/mobile app that allows you to share information about your mountain bike rides using GPS data collected during the ride. The social network is built around the idea of tracking your fitness progress and challenging friends (and even strangers), which makes the whole thing pretty …

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How Does MTB Tire Pressure Affect Power and Speed? Searching for the Perfect Tire Pressure


If you’ve ever had a conversation with a group of mountain bikers about tire pressures, inevitably the whole thing devolves into a contest to see who is running the lowest pressure. And why not? With tubeless and high volume tires like those on fat bikes and plus-size rigs, mountain bikers can safely run some pretty insanely low pressures …

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