Competitive Cyclist Updates Strava Connect Program with Goals; Gives Away Free Bikes


Competitive Cyclist’s program to give away free credit to their online store to Strava users came to a grinding halt when they quickly realized that it was a losing proposition. Today Competitive Cyclist announced their new plan: “Goals.” According to their email announcement, the goals could vary from trying to score a KOM/QOM, to creating …

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5 Handmade Beer Accessories for Mountain Bikers

Crookedoakdesign has found a way to upcycle those old bike tubes AND keep your beverages cold.

In my quest for handmade bike accessories I stumbled across several clever, and perhaps even life-altering, bike accessories that the mountain biking beer drinker should consider. As a generous person, I have decided to share these true gems. Note: offers only handcrafted items by individual sellers. Items can, and often do, sell out. …

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10 Ways to Give Back to Mountain Biking

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2015 trail wish list: Complete Bike Vacation: Set Upgrades: Mounted Time, talent, and money to contribute to the mountain bike community: Whaaa?! You’re not done planning your cycling season until you have some karma-building ambitions in the works. Don’t worry, it’s never too late to get started, and here are 10 ways to take part …

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Race Report: 12 Hours in the Wild West


Endurance mountain bike races are becoming incredibly popular these days. Completing an enduance event can not only test your mettle, but it can push your fitness beyond a level that you thought possible. As we’ve written about recently on Singletracks, endurance events such asĀ 12-hour and 24-hour mountain bike races are available in abundance this year. …

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