Photo Gallery: The Mountain Bikes of NAHBS, 2015

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) is a yearly trade show that allows custom builders to showcase their craft. This year the show was held in Louisville, Kentucky, home of horse racing and bourbon. As expected, the majority of bikes at the show are road or ‘cross, but there were still plenty of mountain …

NAHBS 2015: New Di2-Compatible PRO Components from Shimano

With Shimano now offering its Di2 electronic shifting in their XTR drivetrain, PRO Components has released bars, stems, and seatposts that allow integration of the wires. The Tharsis XC bar is available in three models: the 700mm wide flat; the 720mm wide flat top; and the 740mm wide, 15mm riser. Small channels run underneath the grip …

Faster Mustache Celebrates 10 Years of Bikes and Beers

It’s hard to believe that Faster Mustache (FM) is turning 10 this year. The diverse group has put on numerous races over the years (most famously the 24-hour urban relays through the streets of downtown Atlanta), but at its core, FM loves dirt. You may remember that the group is responsible for the Tuesday night “Dirty …

News: Mulberry Gap Receives Approval for Guided Rides

If you mountain bike in the Southeast, there is a good chance you’ve heard of Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Getaway in Ellijay. The property is nestled in a valley near the challenging Pinhoti and Bear Creek trail systems in the expansive Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Beginning in 2015, Mulberry Gap will add guided rides and multi-day tours …