Where Should You Go for Mountain Biking Advice?

While in general sense riding a bike is not overly complicated, once you move beyond the confines of the local bike path and hit some real mountain bike trails, and then go looking for more in depth knowledge, it can quickly become a daunting task to sort through all of the information and misinformation regarding trail 411, …

8 Category-Killing Mountain Bikes

While many, if not most, mountain bikes are easy to slot into their intended category such as cross-ountry, downhill, trail, fat, etc., some recent designs have transcended definition and can play comfortably in several categories. This is achieved either by simple component changes or, in some cases, on the fly adjustments. Here are 8 mountain bikes that defy …

How To Choose Your First Mountain Bike

Soon after getting bitten by the mountain biking bug, you will be ready to purchase your first “real” mountain bike. The myriad of prices, models and types of mountain bikes available makes the process not unlike buying a car. This guide will give you the info you need to be an informed buyer with realistic …

How To Organize A Grassroots MTB Race

Have you ever participated in a mountain bike race that was poorly run and frustrating? On the flipside, are there races that have had a great vibe and went off without a hitch that you invited all your friends to come out to? It turns out there’s a lot involved in organizing a mountain bike race …

News: Rocky Mountain National Park To Allow Limited Mountain Biking

In a recent announcement that marks the successful culmination of lobbying by local mountain bike advocates as well as collaboration between Grand County, Colorado State, and National Park Service officials, a two-mile stretch of the East Shore Trail will soon be open to mountain bikes. The East Shore Trail is six miles, two miles of …

Review: Zoic Ether Shorts and Transition Tech Tee

Zoic has an established reputation when it comes to quality cycling apparel, producing gear that is functional but also stylish. I’ve purchased their gear with my own money for a while now, but I recently got to sample a couple of their latest and greatest garments: the updated Ether baggy shorts and newly-released Transition LS …

Review: Light & Motion Taz 1500 Bike Light

Deny it all you want, but the days are getting unmistakably shorter. Those of us who like to keep riding into the fall and even winter will need lights… or time off work. In recent years the cycling light market has exploded from just a handful of high-end models to a whole spectrum of choices …