Watch: Trail TV Heads to Rapid City, SD, to Ride the Black Hills


Rapid City is home base for an incredible range of mountain bike trails that crisscross the Black Hills–singetrack that includes everything from fast and flowy to tasty technical trails littered with rocks, tree roots, and views that stretch on forever. All at 7,000 feet elevation and lower… Watch now as Trail TV provides a little …

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Sun Valley, Idaho: Your Destination for Endless XC Singletrack

Rider: Greg Heil. Photo: Ray Gadd

“Sun Valley’s brand is high-speed riding on endless, well-maintained trails,” commented Adrian Montgomery, the Executive Director of the Wood River Bicycle Coalition, as we rode up the chairlift at Bald Mountain. And over the course of my three days and 80+ miles of riding in Sun Valley, I found that statement to ring oh-so-true true. The singletrack spiders …

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Dirt Bagging with the Millionaires: How to Mountain Bike Sun Valley on a Budget


If you visit Sun Valley, Idaho in the summer you will see a lot of three things: multimillion-dollar mansions, range upon range of mountains, and endless miles of cross country singletrack. What you won’t see? Crowds of people. According to, the average home listing price in Ketchum is about $1.3M, and the average monthly …

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The Ultimate North American MTB Road Trip: Riding the Top Trail in 56 States and Provinces

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Singletracks recently published its annual list of North America’s top trails as determined by you, our treasured Singletracks members. At the end of that infographic, Singletracks Publisher, Jeff Barber, threw out the challenge for someone to plot out the best possible route for the ultimate mountain bike road trip, hitting all those trails. This is …

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The Top 10 Places We’d Love to Mountain Bike… If It Was Legal

Photo: Greg Heil

With the Sustainable Trails Coalition’s bill officially introduced in Congress, we can’t help but daydream about all the places we’d love to ride our mountain bikes… if only it was legal! With over 109 million acres of designated Wilderness in the United States, plus thousands more miles of singletrack outside of Wilderness areas that are also off limits …

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Mountain Biking Nicaragua Coast-to-Coast


By 7:30am I’m already sweating through my jersey, and we haven’t even started biking yet. Miguel leads the way, picking through the maelstrom of the early morning market, our loaded bikes in tow, strategically avoiding the tortilla ladies–he knows my addiction will get the better part of me and I’ll order 10 on the spot, forcing …

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Most Popular Mountain Bike Trails in the US and Canada, State-by-State (2016)


Each year Singletracks ranks the most popular mountain bike trails based on the number and quality of Singletracks members’ reviews, along with the number of visits riders make to each trail during the year. This year, we’re also including select Canadian Provinces in our list for the first time! There are many familiar names on this year’s list, but …

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