Opinion: A Fat Bike Is the Best One-Bike Quiver on a Budget

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Editor’s Note: When looking to get more serious about mountain biking, Aaron chose to buy a fat bike as his one-quiver bike–and the decision has been working out great for him! While Aaron Couch is a regular contributor to Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this article are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. You’re …

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Pursuing Gravel on a Fat Bike: 120 miles, 7,000 feet of climbing, 13 hours

Entering Targhee backcountry with Mark Seaburg.

If you haven’t heard of JayP’s Backyard Series races, you’re in for a real treat! Based in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Gravel Pursuit route travels along the Yellowstone National Park border in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. It hugs the Wyoming border and cross in and out of the Montana/Idaho state line along the Continental Divide. …

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Biking in Bear Country: A Guide To Conflict-Free Adventures

Photo: Tim Lumley, via Flickr Creative Commons

What do you do if you come across a bear out on the trail? Mountain biking is perhaps the most dangerous of the forms of recreating in bear country. I think very few of us actually consider this, myself included until two years ago. This article isn’t meant to instill fear or make you question whether to explore new …

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