Singletracks Readers Pick The 5 Best Dropper Posts of 2016


Dropper posts rank among the top innovations in the history of mountain biking alongside suspension, tubeless tires, and disc brakes. Why? Well, as Greg wrote in his “Over a Beer” column, they just make riding more fun. Are they absolutely necessary? No. Are they expensive? Yes. Do they sometimes have less than stellar reliability? For …

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The Best Bike Parks in North America, According to

2015-best-bike-parks-awards-map-1200 recently ran their annual Best Bike Parks Survey, and the results are finally live! These Riders’ Choice awards are based on respondents to MTBparks’s extensive survey. Without further ado, here’s the list of results. For a detailed analysis of this list, be sure to click over to Eastern Canada Sugarloaf, NB Bromont, …

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The 10 Best Mountain Bikes We’ve Demoed in 2014


The 5th annual Outerbike consumer expo in Moab, Utah was bigger than ever before, with hundreds of riders and dozens of bike brands in attendance. Outerbike’s popularity is spurring rapid growth, and in 2015 this expo will grow from one event to three! Start planning for some sweet bike demo action next year on these …

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Video: Best of Crested Butte

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Crested Butte. I can’t get enough of the riding there, and I can’t write enough words to truly do justice to the quality of the trails. So, take a break from the written word, and enjoy this video highlighting some of the best trails that Crested Butte has to offer: Best Of Crested Butte Trails …

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20 of the Most Scenic Mountain Bike Trails in the Western USA: Vote for Your Favorite


One of the primary reasons mountain biking is such a transcendent experience is it often offers the opportunity to get away from civilization, under your own power, to enjoy the unadulterated beauty of the natural world. Those pristine vistas can transport us out of our present concerns, out of our worries, and bring us completely …

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