The NEXT 10 Best Mountain Bike Destinations that You Need to Visit (In the USA)

Racing the Breck Epic. Photo: Eddie Clark/Breck Epic

The top 10 mountain bike destinations in the United States are, at this point, widely known. This widespread knowledge is thanks in large part to lists like ours detailing the best places to ride across the nation. The thing is, this list doesn’t really change from year to year. Generally speaking, the best just keep getting better–the singletrack-rich …

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Scott Spark 720 Plus Long Term Review


During Scott’s press camp in Crested Butte, CO last summer, our Chief Editor, Greg Heil, unveiled the latest revisions to the Scott Spark line of XC and trail bikes. Due to his affinity (and the curiosity of 99.9% of mountain bikers who’ve yet to try one) for plus wheels, Greg spent most of his time …

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The Magicshine MJ-908 Mountain Bike Light Makes Big Claims. Does it Deliver?


The Magicshine MJ-908 mountain bike light kit is designed for serious night riding, and the company makes some pretty big claims for this reasonably priced light set. But does it deliver? I decided to find out. Claim: 8,000 lumen output Lumen count is the number that consumers tend to focus on when selecting a bike light, and …

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Low-Fi Trail Traps Pop Up at Bethunes Gully in New Zealand

photo: Nic Sullivan

Sadly there is yet another report of trail terrorism targeting mountain bikers, this time at the Bethunes Gully trails in New Zealand. Nic Sullivan reports finding tree limbs deliberately placed on the trail to slow down or perhaps even injure riders on the popular mountain bike trails. Initially Nic and his riding partner thought the branches had fallen …

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