From Excitement to Exhaustion: Around the Clock at 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

Just slightly after 1 A.M. the rain began again as riders set off into the inky blackness of the Arizona desert. Not a complaint was heard as they left the tent.

This is the 24-Hours in the Old Pueblo (24HOP).

Some riders come to party. Others probably bit off more than they could chew, the 24HOP being their first endurance event. But many train hard and go for a podium spot. And for those riders, the appearance of Lance Armstrong and his former Postal posse boosts the motivation to win.

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Rocking Beyond Retirement: Ned Overend’s Top 5 Tips for Staying Strong on the Bike

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A few years ago younger riders started saying “hi, old man,” when I’d show up at rides. At first I didn’t think anything about it. I was, after all, senior to them but was still riding – a lot – and could hold my own. Then one day I looked in the mirror and locked …

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Watch: Trail TV Heads to Rapid City, SD, to Ride the Black Hills

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Rapid City is home base for an incredible range of mountain bike trails that crisscross the Black Hills–singetrack that includes everything from fast and flowy to tasty technical trails littered with rocks, tree roots, and views that stretch on forever. All at 7,000 feet elevation and lower… Watch now as Trail TV provides a little …

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Trail TV: Northwest Arkansas – Mountain Biking’s Newest Hot Spot

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If you’re ready to get dirty Arkansas style, check out the inaugural episode of Trail TV and see what the locals have done to make Bentonville in Northwest Arkansas a mountain bike heaven. Hundreds of miles of rocky, chunky, technical – and flowy – singletrack. All punctuated with off the bike goodies like tasty, world-class …

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Keep Your MTB Running Smoothly: 5 Things a Pro Mechanic Thinks You Should Know

Keep your bike running right for continued good times.

Your bike is hurting on the inside. And it may just decide to lay down on the job. Even if Travis Stephens didn’t say that – or even think it – there’s a chance it’s true. A little, anyway. And it doesn’t matter how much you paid for it. It only matters how much you …

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Epic Has Come to a Place You May Not Have Heard Of Yet: Bentonville, AR

Banked turns and flowing runs make for big smiles.

Moab. Fruita. Whistler. Bentonville. Wait, what? Yeah, Bentonville. While the rest of the world was focused on the big places, the well-known and incredible, breathlessly writing about, photographing, and shooting endless loops of GoPro footage of what is generally considered the promised land (and for good reason), something was taking place in northern Arkansas. In …

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