Review: Trail LED 3000 Lumen Bike Light

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We get asked to review a lot of bike lights but truthfully, many are just knock-offs and re-brands of existing light systems. So when Grady from Trail LED reached out about reviewing a light after reading my non-review of the 5,000-lumen SolarStorm, I was hesitant. Then I realized this is the same company that produces …

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Night Riding in Atlanta: The Most Dangerous MTB Ride in America?

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Every Tuesday night, a group of mountain bikers meet up for one of the most dangerous rides in America. The trails can be technical for sure–just think broken glass, exposed rebar, and fallen trees–but that’s not what makes this ride dangerous. Instead, the Tuesday night Faster Mustache ride in Atlanta has become a bullet-riddled tour …

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5 Things that Keep You from Night Riding… and Why They Shouldn’t

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We’ve written extensively here on Singletracks about night riding, providing reasons why you should night ride, how to start night riding, and more. But this year, I want to examine night riding from a different angle: why don’t some people night ride? What keeps them from night riding? According to our survey data, 55% of …

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Infographic: MTB Night Riding by the Numbers

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Mountain bikers have been riding at night since the earliest days of the sport and today, most riders have at least tried night riding once. We mined the Singletracks trail check-in data to see what insights we could gain into night riding and put together this quick infographic to share our findings. Of course, having …

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NiteRider Awards Singletracks Night Riding Check-in Badge Leader With 25th Anniversary Trip

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Last month NiteRider celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a weekend of riding and partying at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, CA and they invited Singletracks member johngataride to attend. As the Singletracks Trail Challenge player with the most night riding check-ins (at last count he’s logged 218 rides in the dark!), John was treated to a …

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News: Chainbuster Presents Inaugural Nite Nationals 12-Hour MTB Race, October 25, 2014

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Chainbuster and NiteRider are hosting the first-ever Nite Nationals mountain bike race on October 25, 2014 at Chewacla State Park in Alabama. The 12-hour, night race format is a fairly new development, so I wanted to get the lowdown from head Chainbuster, Kenny Griffin. The following is an edited interview with Kenny. Singletracks (ST): Chain …

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