The Long Road Back from a Traumatic Brain Injury, Part 2


In September 2013 Mark Wilson crashed on Porcupine Rim, taking a sharp rock a few inches below the rim of his helmet, sustaining a facial skull fracture, and developing a concussion that would evolve into Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI. That accident would affect every facet of his life thereafter, compromising aspects of his job, …

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Interbike Announces Awards for Best MTB Products and Athletes of 2015

photo: Michael Paul

Interbike wraps up today, and organizers just announced award winners in dozens of categories, including several mountain bike-specific categories. At least a couple of these products were part of the Singletracks Best of 2015 list announced back in August, so try to act surprised. Mountain Bike of the Year:  Pivot Mach 429SL Mountain Product Innovation …

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The Great Wizardry of the Fuji Auric One.1


I’m just going to put on my robe and wizard hat right now, because this article is going to talk about a full suspension mountainous bicycling contraption, and as we all know, mountain bike geometry and suspension are wizardry. Okay, good. Got that handled. On to business. I’m going to tell you about my ride …

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7 Lessons I’ve Learned About Life from Mountain Biking

Caption: One of my favorite photos of me and my favorite riding buddy, my husband. Photo Credit: Dean Bradley of DRB PhotoSports

About five years ago, before I started riding, mountain biking had never really crossed my mind. My husband and I participated in other extreme sports (whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, snowboarding, etc.) and a friend of ours who had been mountain biking for several years suggested we try it. So we went out, bought bikes, and …

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Video: Shredding Lenzerheide Bike Park – Mountain Biking in Switzerland


SDS | Loose Gooners from 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 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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