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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In Appreciation of the Non-Riding Spouse

We hardcore mountain bikers are a rare breed. Sure, there seems to be a lot of us when we show up at a busy trailhead on a weekend, but relative to the overall population, we are but a drop in the bucket. What’s more, we don’t always gravitate toward each other–romantically speaking, that is. Wouldn’t …

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10 Trails You Like More Than Me – 2017 Edition

In the many thousands of times I’ve set knobbies to dirt, I can’t remember a single time I wasn’t happy to do so. I don’t care what the trail is, what bike I’m on, or what the weather is, I’m always happy to be turning cranks. That said, I still find some trails have a reputation …

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Marin Bans all Cycling in County

In an unprecedented move, Marin County, California, has banned all bicycles county-wide. Marin has long been known as the most hostile municipality with regard to mountain biking, having effectively wiped mountain biking off its birthplace on Mount Tamalpais, and now that anti-bike sentiment has spread throughout the county to include fire roads, paved roads, and …

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