How to Improve Your MTB Life: Attend a Training Camp

One of several rides through the urban desert mountains of Phoenix during the week-long training camp, building both skills and camaraderie.

Mountain biking is an amazingly diverse sport. Complementing the plethora of styles and terrain, the motives to participate in cycling are equally varied. Many of us are recreational riders, dabbling in the race scene here and there, cultivating our own unique experience as life permits. Others take to racing on a more serious level by …

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Trail Runner Impaled By a “Deliberately-Planted Spike”

A spike booby trap found at Buffalo Creek in Colorado. Photo: Tim Fishback

We’ve reported about trail booby traps many times in the past, and often the argument has arisen in the comments section that spike-based booby traps are likely to be much more dangerous and damaging for hikers or horseback riders than they would be for mountain bikers. This generally-accepted hypothetical argument has unfortunately moved from the realm of …

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Watch: Danny MacAskill and the Drop and Roll Crew Ride The Philippines

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Join Danny MacAskill, Duncan Shaw, Ali Clarkson, and Fabio Wibmer as the Drop and Roll Tour travels across the world for their first ever show The Philippines. After a few days of shows at The Vermosa Development, the team explore the street riding The Capital; Manila has to offer before heading north to the coast …

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“Gluten-Free” Won’t Make You Faster!

Photo © Pia McDonell of McDonell Media

It feels good to go fast. It feels even better to win (hell, just be honest with yourself). To get there, some people are willing to try almost anything–EPO, steroids, HGH–pick your poison. The majority of us take a more “healthy” approach to reap personal fitness and performance gains. We do things like… diet. But, define “healthy?” Going …

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