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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Review: Light & Motion Taz 1500 Bike Light

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Deny it all you want, but the days are getting unmistakably shorter. Those of us who like to keep riding into the fall and even winter will need lights… or time off work. In recent years the cycling light market has exploded from just a handful of high-end models to a whole spectrum of choices …

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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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