Jeremiah Stone is a mountain bike skill instructor who has taught hundreds of riders across the western USA with Ninja Mountain Bike Performance and the Sedona Mountain Bike Academy. He’s also a freelance trail builder and machine operator in addition to being a skilled rider.
A quiet mountain bike is a happy mountain bike. Still, even the most dialed chariot rattles and clicks down the trail.
A veteran rider swears off hardtail mountain bikes, then discovers how much the bikes have grown up.
Moots is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year so we look back at some of the brand’s unique bike designs and product decisions over the years, starting with the YBB soft tail mountain bike released in the 1980s.
For many, the next best thing to riding mountain bikes is watching — and talking about — other people riding mountain bikes.
The latest Shimano 4-piston XT brake set, officially designated BR-M8120, boasts a few notable tweaks and improvements as I’ve discovered over the past several months of testing.
It’s a tough time to be in the search and rescue business. Not only are calls up significantly in many areas as more folks seek solace in the outdoors, but the pandemic has significantly slowed rescue team recruiting and training events, leading to fewer available workers in the field.
Named for a wily critter, the Pyga Hyrax is a 140 travel bike with a 150mm fork, designed to be as fast and as sure-footed as its namesake across challenging lines.
Tony Boone has been building mountain bike trails for more than 30 years, and literally helped write the book on the subject, contributing to IMBA’s Guides to Building Sweet Singletrack and Providing Great Riding.
Over time brands and consumers alike have latched onto designations like trail and enduro as a way to convey a bike’s intentions. But shorthand descriptors leave important details unstated, and in some cases, can lead buyers astray.