The Thule T2 Turns Pro – A Bike Rack Review

Life would be great if every one of our rides could start right out our front door. I recently retired to a location (South Lake Tahoe) where I have plenty of ride options to do just that. However, there are still many times when I need to load up the bike in my truck to …

New Kingsbury Stinger Trail in Tahoe Nearing Completion

The Lake Tahoe area has seen the addition of many great trails over the last six years. Another trail is about to join this rapidly expanding inventory. Work is nearing completion on the new Kingsbury Stinger trail. The hope is that this trail will officially be completed sometime this fall, although there is a chance …

The Gathering of the Yeti Tribe: Montrose, CO

I have a confession to make. I am a Yeti freak and have been since I first had a chance to hop on a Yeti and take it for a spin in 2001. That initial ride was an experience like no other! While I am making confessions, I will also admit that I am not what …

Opinion: Strava Sucks the Soul out of Mountain Biking

Editor’s Note: Bob Ward has been riding mountain bikes since 1985. Over the years he’s authored three guidebooks, owned and operated a mountain bike tour company, and much more. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. I was out riding one of my local singletrack …

Do Dogs Smile?

Do dogs smile? Google this question and you will find most dog behaviorists yammering that dogs don’t really smile and that it is just a form of anthropomorphism as people try to make their little buddies little people. It is also a common theme that although dogs don’t actually smile like humans, they sometimes happen to …