How To Pick Your Trail Dog

It is impossible, I believe, to find a more enthusiastic trail shredding companion than a trail dog. No matter the weather, the destination, the length of the ride, or the speed, they are always keen. Their enthusiasm is infectious; nothing drags me out of the hole of despair on a long climb better than my …

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10 Ways to Get the Most out of Demo Days

Demo days provide a perfect opportunity to properly try a mountain bike before you buy. Here you can test the fit, feel, and handling of a new bike, off road on actual trails rather than just ’round the car park of your local bike shop. For direct sale brands this is their version of a shop …

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Hate Racing? Get Motivated by Setting a Summer Challenge Instead

Spice Up Your Mountain Biking Life this Summer Sadly, it is a fact of life that not all of us are destined to be the next Aaron Gwin or Rachel Atherton. The vast majority of us just don’t have the killer instinct. We don’t have that razor sharp focus, that burning need for glory, that …

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