Five2Ride: Mountain Bike Trails in Washington

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Washington state is chock full of amazing mountain bike trails, though unfortunately (or fortunately, if you’re a local) Washington’s northern neighbor British Columbia seems to get all the mountain bike tourism love. But travelers would be wise to consider all the excellent mountain biking opportunities Washington has to offer, including two IMBA Epics (Skookum Flats …

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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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News: Trail System in Beatty, NV Opening for Business with 47 miles of Trail on May 2, 2015

Part of the brand-new Dynamite Trail. Photo: Trails Oasis Valley.

Last December Jeff reported on a massive trail system coming to Beatty, Nevada. We just received word: the trails in Beatty will be opening on May 2, 2015. The grand opening will launch 7 miles of purpose-built mountain biking singletrack, along with 40 more miles of “adopted burro trail and remote two-track,” according to Cimarron …

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Ride Report: Preriding the Singletracks #BrutalLoop

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The idea behind the Singletracks Brutal Loop was to put together a long route that hit as much great North Georgia singletrack as possible. When most people visit Ellijay, they typically ride Bear Creek and sections 1 and 2 of the Pinhoti Trail. Another excellent but less ridden trail is Mountaintown Creek. Mountaintown is tough to …

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Five2Ride Series Starts Next Week

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When it comes to exploring the planet under human power, there’s no better tool than the mountain bike. Helping mountain bikers find the best places to explore on two wheels has been at the core of the Singletracks experience since 1999 and this week we’re excited to launch a brand new series called Five2Ride. Over …

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Ride Report: Braving Silver Creek’s Charms in Salida, Colorado

Shredding the Rainbow Trail. Rider: Tom M. Photo: Greg Heil

Under a banner of thunderheads, Endo and I hitched our wagon to a post outside Absolute Bikes in Salida, Colorado. our drive from Crested Butte had just taken us up and over a menacingly-dark Monarch Pass–the type of summertime moodiness that can turn frighteningly surreal given a proper mix of rain, wind, and lightning. Luckily, …

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