Trail Review: Whiting Ranch, Lake Forest, California

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This is my trail. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My trail is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. My trail, without me, is useless. Without my trail, I am useless. I must ride my trail true. Tribute to Rifleman’s …

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Video: “Aaron Gwin Blazes a Downhill MTB Trail in California”

You may have seen UCI Downhill champ Aaron Gwin tear up an event course, but this is another story. What happens when you take Red Bull mountain bike athlete Aaron Gwin, put him on a Specialized Demo 8 Carbon and film him on an amazing trail in Idyllwild, California?   You get this ridiculous edit, …

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Mountain Biking Lake Tahoe

Looking down on Lake Tahoe from the Flume Trail.

Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America, and with a depth of 1,645 feet it is the second-deepest lake in the United States (behind Crater Lake in Oregon). If you’ve ever been to Tahoe, you know: this lake is absolutely gorgeous! The water is so clear that you might have a hard …

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The Great Western Road Trip, 2012: Recap

Most of the stops on our journey.

One of the main things that stokes the fires of my mountain biking passion is travel. While mountain biking is exponentially more interesting than road riding, if I had to ride the same trails day in and day out (and year in and year out) I could easily imagine the flames dying down to low, …

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