What is Strava and Why Should Mountain Bikers Care?

In this episode of the Singletracks podcast, we explain what Strava is and how mountain bikers are using the service for good (and sometimes evil.) Editor’s note: After recording this episode, we realized we forgot to explain why a rider might yell “Strava!” while passing other users on the trail. Basically it means the person doing the passing is …

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Get Your Mountain Bike Ready for Spring!

Ah, springtime! The time of year when mountain bikers are excited to get back on the trail, only to realize their bikes are dirty, creaky, and shifting like crap due to a winter of abuse through mud, snow, and ice. In this episode we offer some ideas for getting your ride dialed after wintertime neglect, ready to …

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Industry News Recap: Giant, Chain Reaction, SRAM, Shimano, Specialized, and Stan’s

In this episode we discuss recent mountain bike industry news involving a number of brands, including Giant, Chain Reaction, SRAM, Shimano, Specialized, and Stan’s.

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MTB News Recap: Mechanical Doping, New Santa Cruz Hightower, Fat Bike World Champs

In this episode we talk about this week’s mountain bike news including the mechanical doping scandal, the new Hightower 29er/27.5+ bike from Santa Cruz, and the Fat Bike World Championship race in Crested Butte.

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