MTB lessons for business

In perhaps another example of mountain biking becoming the next golf, Paul Kedrosky writes “Everything I Know About Business I Learned from Mountain-biking.” Paul makes some good points about looking where you want to go and knowing your limits. Maybe there’s a book idea somewhere in there? Lance certainly does well on the corporate speaking …

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Mountain bike job: Gear tester/writer

For some reason these mountain bike job posts always seem to come to me on Fridays -¬† which is too bad since most of us dream of these types of jobs on Monday mornings :(. This week’s job is perhaps the one job that will make you question your career choice the most – Mountain …

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Old MTB articles posted

We haven’t been officially blogging that long but we’ve been writing online mountain bike articles on singletracks for years (5 and a half years to be exact). Now you can find all our past articles right here in our blog archives, including our most popular article EVER – MTB Jerks. Enjoy the blast from the …

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Mountain bike job: Photographer

I’ve written a couple times about mountain bike jobs (here and here) and somehow I keep finding other jobs I’ve overlooked. The latest gig I found is mountain bike photographer and if you’re looking for a role model, Seb Rogers seems like a pretty good guy to look up to. His portfolio is pretty amazing …

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Race at the pole (North Pole that is)

For those who haven’t heard, the first ever mountain bike race at the north pole will take place on April 7. There are 13 riders signed up for the 2007 race, though sadly registration is closed at this time. Have no fear though, you too can race your mountain bike to the North Pole in …

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Mountain bike patrol

A while ago I posted a list of bike jobs and apparently I overlooked one mountain biking occupation: mountain bike police. Yep, there’s even a Police Mountain Bike Association and this year’s annual conference will be held in Baton Rouge. Last year more than 300 people attended the conference and this year’s conclave will take …

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New feature roundup

Beyond the recent cosmetic changes to singletracks, we’ve also added a ton of new features over the past few weeks. Here’s a run down of what’s new and what’s to come if you haven’t been keeping track: Trail videos: This is probably the biggest enhancement to the site since the beginning and really fulfills our …

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The long tail of mountain biking

I just read a blog post by Doug Walsh that was talking about how divisions exist within the mountain biking community along the lines of gear and equipment. Doug pointed to an article from Outside online where the author described feeling like he didn’t fit in with “hard tailers” at the local mountain bike trail. …

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