Do mountain bikers tend to bother animals more than other trail users? We ask Douglas Carchrie, a trail consultant at Big Mountain Scotland, who has studied how communicating conservation info can change behavior.
In short, yes. Trail bikes have continued to get longer, lower, and slacker over the five years we’ve been tracking averages. But the changes haven’t exactly been linear over time.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we spoke to five seriously badass women about the events that earned them a spot in MTB history, and opened the door for more women in mountain biking in the process.
Mountain bike brake pad choice can depend on a number of factors including weather conditions, riding style, and even the makeup of the local dirt. And sometimes, pad selection just comes down to personal preference.
Expresso and John Deer are two of North Vancouver’s most popular trails. But these blue flow lines are far from its gnarliest.
Eric Unger’s Salsa Mukluk fat bike is built to haul a modified trailer full of heavy building tools and equipment.
Last February, the two owners of Transition Bikes, Kevin and Kyle, decided to depart from Bellingham, and hop across the bay to Orcas Island for a day of relaxed shredding.
The Ride Concepts Vice Mid mountain bike shoe adds ankle protection and was developed with pro rider Andreu Lacondeguy.