Five2Ride: The Best Mountain Bike Trails in Mississippi

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The existence of “mountain” biking in the state of Mississippi is a testament to the tenacity of human beings. Not willing to settle for riding skinny tires on pavement, the residents of one of the flattest states in the nation–and the fattest–have built trail networks all across Mississippi that are worth at least checking out …

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Interbike Announces Awards for Best MTB Products and Athletes of 2015

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Interbike wraps up today, and organizers just announced award winners in dozens of categories, including several mountain bike-specific categories. At least a couple of these products were part of the Singletracks Best of 2015 list announced back in August, so try to act surprised. Mountain Bike of the Year:  Pivot Mach 429SL Mountain Product Innovation …

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The 10 Best US Destinations for a Weekend Mountain Bike Getaway

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If we here at Singletracks know anything, it’s mountain bike trails. We’ve given you the Top 10 Mountain Bike Destinations in North America, and even the Top 10 Mountain Bike Cities in North America. But there exists a class of destinations that isn’t quite developed enough in trail mileage or sheer grandness factor to make …

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

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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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The 7 Best Climbs in Mountain Biking

Your invitation to a great climb up Tunnel Canyon

Few riders, even dedicated ones, plan rides with the climb in mind. The climb is a means to the end—the downhill!  Fighting gravity is a necessary evil to be endured as the price we pay for gravity at the other end. Yet we all know that climbing provides benefits, most notably fitness, but It’s more …

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Best Mountain Bike Gear of 2012

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Each year ahead of Interbike we score the user-generated mountain bike product reviews on Singletracks and compile a “best of” list. There was a ton of cool gear released in 2012 so naturally competition was fierce. In the end, the following products ended up on top. Best DH Mountain Bike: Santa Cruz V10 Best AM …

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