Video: Shredding Lenzerheide Bike Park – Mountain Biking in Switzerland

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SDS | Loose Gooners from primeshot.ch on Vimeo. Noel Niederberger and Lutz Weber are two young talented downhill racers from Switzerland. One week after they raced at the UCI World Cup in Lenzerheide we spend four days together in the Bikepark Lenzerheide. After a leak of rain, the park became dusty and tough to ride. …

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Singletracks Is Looking for a California-Based Writer

Singletracks.com Editor in Chief Greg Heil on assignment in Park City, Utah

Are you passionate about mountain biking, and do you love to share your adventures through carefully-crafted words and photos? We’re looking for an enthusiastic, dependable writer based in California to contribute to the Singletracks blog on a weekly basis with product reviews, trip reports, and commentary on the mountain biking lifestyle. In addition to being …

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Project WanderSpire Plans to Mountain Bike 8,800 Miles to Benefit Stroke Victims

Arizona Trail. Photo: TMWJR777.

Arthur Thomas “Tom” Lillquist and Michael Dionne are planning quite the adventure for 2016: mountain biking the Colorado, Great Divide, and Arizona trails, plus others for a total of 8,800 miles of trail riding. The duo is dedicating their ride to helping the National Stroke Association by raising funds and awareness along the way. As they …

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Mountain Bikers: We Like Beer

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Mountain bikers love them some craft beer! At least, that’s the rather unsurprising conclusion our survey on mountain bikers’ favorite beer found. For many of us, mountain biking is about connecting with unique places and enjoying locally-brewed beer is, in many ways, very similar. Judging by the big breweries and well-known beers listed above, you …

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6 Ways Mountain Biking Has Improved My Life

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I got back into mountain biking a little over two years ago after a 10-year hiatus. My return to the sport began because I thought fat bikes looked interesting, and I wanted to give it a try. I never thought that one early morning ride through the snow in the middle of winter would lead …

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Specialized Medicine: The Impact of Cycling on ADHD

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects people of all ages worldwide and is one of the leading disorders diagnosed in childhood. The characteristic behaviors of ADHD include varying grades of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. While these behaviors may seem normal for any school-age …

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5 Handmade Beer Accessories for Mountain Bikers

Crookedoakdesign has found a way to upcycle those old bike tubes AND keep your beverages cold.

In my quest for handmade bike accessories I stumbled across several clever, and perhaps even life-altering, bike accessories that the mountain biking beer drinker should consider. As a generous person, I have decided to share these true etsy.com gems. Note: etsy.com offers only handcrafted items by individual sellers. Items can, and often do, sell out. …

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