“Recreation Not Red Tape Act” Seeks to Streamline Recreational Activities in Our Public Lands

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in the recognition of the part outdoor recreation plays in our economy, especially in areas now depressed due to the loss of high impact public land usages like mining and logging. The loss of these traditional industries weighs especially heavy in states with a strong environmental ethos, but …

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The Kask Rex Helmet Provides Maximum Cooling – A Review

Play It Cool, Man Some people put a lot more thought into helmet selection than others. For others, as long as there’s some kind of barrier between the ol’ noggin and that which may impact it, it’s all good. The first sort of people include all sorts of criteria into their helmet selection, from safety features …

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Trail Variety Is the Spice of Biking Life: Why All Trail Types and Configurations Have Their Place

“Variety is the spice of life” goes the old cliché. It is not just the spice of life in an overall sense, but also the spice of various elements of life, mountain biking being one of them. Variety in trail types is a sure-fire route to keeping your ride spicy. When I chose to settle …

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Five2Ride: 5 of the Best MTB Trails in Montana

Montana has a bit of an identity crisis. Most people know it by its unofficial nickname, “Big Sky Country.” However, its official nickname is “The Treasure State.” While different, these competing nicknames are actually complimentary, and Montana beautifully reflects both nicknames.  Montana is indeed big. Even better, our fourth largest state has our seventh smallest …

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