Western Idaho Is McCalling You for a Ride

Prologue: Finding a Semi-Hidden Gem When I go on a quest to find my next mountain biking destination, I’m always on the lookout for a location with killer riding that’s not yet fully-known for its singletrack. The good news is our land is full of such places, places that don’t have the mountain biking rep of Moab …

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Five2Ride: 5 of the Best Bike Trails in Germany

Those who have had the opportunity to visit Deutschland know the many historical and cultural treasures that lie within. From the cosmopolitan metropolises to the medieval walled cities to the verdant, rolling hills that seemingly have an even more magnificent cathedral or castle on every knoll, it’s impossible for even the well-organized visitor to soak …

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Trail Variety Is the Spice of Biking Life: This Time, Let’s Play With Topography

Last month, we explored the variety offered by different trail surfaces and configurations, but there remains much more variety offered for us knobby-tired enthusiasts. Each of these trail surfaces and configurations can exist in entirely different environments and geographies, exponentially increasing the total possible varieties available to the two-wheeled adventurer. Each type of topography has its own …

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The Perfect Pedal? Time ATAC MX8 Pedal Review

Over the last couple decades, I have used a variety of pedals from many manufacturers, both widely known and obscure. The one big name that has escaped my cranks until now was venerable French component manufacturer Time. When the opportunity came up to review Time’s current offerings, I was jazzed to be able to round …

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