Over a Beer: What Is “Enduro”? Language in Flux

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Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. Jeff recently started a forum thread that’s generated an excellent discussion, with the question: “What is …

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Lift Rides to the Backcountry: Exploring the Grandiose Welschtobel Trail in Switzerland

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Here in the US, “lift rides” and “backcountry” are two mutually-exclusive terms. But in Europe, they don’t have to be. On my second day riding in Switzerland we used a pair of lifts to access one of the most remote trails that I had the chance to ride in the Alps: the Welschtobel Trail. Using the …

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Singletracks Trail Tales Contest: Share Your MTB Adventure with Us, Win Gear!

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Calling all current and aspiring writers: Singletracks is launching our first-ever essay contest, #trailtales! Sharpen your quill or dust off your keyboard, here’s what you have to do: Tell us a true story about a mountain bike adventure that you’ve taken. It could be one that went horribly wrong, or one that went magnificently well. The …

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Forest Service Says “No Evidence Bike Use Would Degrade Trails”

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A proposal has been put forth that mountain bikes be allowed on a historic trail in the Alleghany National Forest: Tracy Ridge, in Pennsylvania. The USFS conducted an environmental assessment about the fitness of this trail for mountain bike access and they found that “there is no evidence that bike use of the area would degrade the …

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Over a Beer: In it for the Long Haul – Making Smart Decisions to Be a Healthier Mountain Biker

In his early 50s, Micheal Woodruff still sends bigger jumps than I'm willing to attempt.

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. If there was one dangerous flaw I had as a mountain biker (and a downhill skier, …

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Guerrilla Gravity Launches All-New Megatrail SS, and 2017 Updates to the Megatrail

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Guerrilla Gravity (GG) has just released the 2017 updates to their popular Megatrail enduro rig, and has announced the addition of an all-new Megatrail SS model to their lineup. All-New Megatrail SS Standing for “slopestyle,” the new SS model of the Megatrail provides a shorter travel, more playful experience. According to GG, “the shorter travel …

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The 20 Most Tantalizing MTB Trails of 2016, According to Singletracks Readers

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Featuring thousands of trails all around the world, the Singletracks trail database is your first stop for MTB trail research and trip planning. Singletracks’ millions of readers use these listings every day to plan everything from their next day trip, to their annual MTB vacation. We analyzed our 2016 data to determine exactly which trails Singletracks …

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